Making Choices — What Do You Let Go Of and What Do You Keep?

Life is a matter of making choices. Indeed, whether you’re aware of it or not, you are making choices all the time. This is because your time is limited. You have 24-hours every day — no more and no less. So, when you do one thing you are, by definition, eliminating other possibilities. Making choices……

Work at Your Peak and Sidestep Productivity Traps

Finding time to work at your peak and avoid productivity traps is a time challenge that we all face.   And it’s a challenge that we cal all overcome, too. So today, I want to share 5 timely tips to help you work at your peak and stay on track. These tips are especially helpful…

Losing Time and Energy? Check Your People Pleaser for Leaks

If you feel your time and energy evaporating some days, maybe you’ve been indulging your people pleaser tendencies. That’s nothing to be ashamed of. But if it’s costing you precious time and energy, you may want to stop the leaks.   Being a so-called people pleaser isn’t a character flaw. No, it’s about choices you…

Refuse to Feed Habits That Don’t Serve You — And Win

Finding time becomes easier, and more enjoyable, too, when you refuse to feed habits that don’t serve you.  These are habits that steal your time and block your success at every turn.   I’m talking about habits like denial and procrastination and, yes, perfectionism, too. Simply put, they are destructive and dangerous. You see, the…

Tame the Tiny Time Wasters That Trip You Up: 5 Tips

Why should you worry about tiny time wasters? I mean, staying on track should not be so hard, right?  You have your eye out for the really big distractions.  But do you still sometimes ‘come to’ and realize that you’ve wandered off into the underbrush? Well, maybe it’s the tiny time wasters that throw you…

Stop Tripping Yourself Up and Start Achieving Your Goals

Achieving your goals gets much easier when you stop tripping yourself up. But sometimes that’s easier said than done. Earlier this week, I wrote about how tricky our time challenges can be.  Now I’d like to get even more specific. How are YOUR own particular time challenges active in your life? Figuring this out is…

Knowing Yourself Starts with Your Time Choices

Knowing yourself is a foundational goal for human beings. And often it’s framed as a very difficult and elusive goal. But I like to think of knowing yourself as fundamentally about learning what’s important to you. Finding time for what matters most is the core goal of my Heart-Based Time Management system. So, with all…