Project Preparation – 5 Timely Tips

Starting a project and following it through to completion involves time management skills that translate into lots of other situations, Not long ago I shared a post about finding time to start your project. There are two key components to this enterprise: Getting yourself ready and Preparing your environment. If you neglect either one of these components, it’s going…

Task Planning – Increased Detail Equals Increased Success!

Task planning is a time management skill that offers a surefire path for getting you from where you are to where you want to be. In other blog posts recently we’ve written about the power of chunking tasks down into bite-sized pieces, respecting your natural work rhythms, 

Find Time for Planning … Not for Worrying

Finding time for planning, and for telling the difference between planning and worrying, can be a challenge.  It’s one that we’ve had to confront head on here at Finding Time in recent days as we’ve worked to recover from unexpectedly losing our web host, web site, and most of our infrastructure. Yesterday we took a…

Finding Time to Celebrate and Look Back with Appreciation!

Finding time to celebrate anniversaries, accomplishments, and milestones is one way that we find time for what matters most in our lives! The graduation season that many just celebrated is a great example. Rituals and celebrations… These rituals reinforce our values and give us an opportunity to feel our growth. They also allow us to…

Find Time to Strive for Excellence … Not Perfection!

This morning I’d like to continue our weekly tradition of exploring a quotation from the perspective of finding time.  Today we’ll look at two quotations, both of which I found in The Quote Garden. (By the way, if you haven’t checked out this wonderful site, you should give it a look!) Here are the two…

Find Time for Gratitude-5 Tips

In The Finding Time E-zine I’ve been exploring the ways that gratitude enlarges and enhances our lives.  In yesterday’s edition, I shared 5 tips and insights that highlight the importance of gratitude for creating and nurturing meaning every single day. I wanted to share those thoughts here as they are so key! 5 Gratitude Tips 1. …