Agility, Aging, Retirement, and the Hidden Gifts of Change

The changes that come with aging demand lots of things from us. And interestingly, one of the keys to navigating this life transition is agility. Finding time and knowing when to stick to priorities and when to be agile and hold them loosely, in the midst of changes can be a challenge. And those changes…

Running into Obstacles? Try This Timely Tip Today

Obstacles, like changes, are constants in our lives. And while obstacles can definitely be frustrating, if we choose to spend our energy on being annoyed, we are actually making them more difficult to navigate than they need to be. So, here’s a tip for your consideration. I hope you find it helpful with the next obstacle…

Give Yourself a Leg Up — Prepare Ahead of Time

When you prepare ahead of time, you give yourself a significant gift. That’s because preparation is a time management skill that enhances your flexibility. This is especially important and true when something unexpected comes up. The more you prepare ahead of time, the more you can focus effectively and efficiently on what’s needed in each…

Flexibility and Compassion Help with Time Challenges, NOT Your Inner Critic

Flexibility and compassion are two keys to increasing your time management skills and meeting daily time challenges successfully. No matter how well you plan your time, there are bound to be glitches and bumps in the road. How you manage them defines your day, as surely as your plans do. Consider this scenario — one that’s familiar…

Chunked Planning for Increased Focus — Here’s Part 2

Finding time to get everything done that you need to is a perennial challenge. And a time tool that I call ‘Chunked Planning’ gives you a big boost in your time management efforts. In my last post, I explored some of the ways that you can allow yourself much more flexibility in your day by…

Want to Accomplish Your Priorities? Well, Here’s One Thing That Helps

Accomplishing your priorities is one sure way to increase your efficiency and effectiveness. Yet staying on track with your goals is not easy. Indeed, after you’ve set your priorities, do you find it challenging to balance your goals against the demands and realities that your day presents?  And what about the special challenges you encounter when…

Decluttering, Gratitude, Flexibility and Gmail — Time Finder Favorites

Decluttering was high on the list of readers’ priorities this past month. That’s just one of the things we discovered as we looked back at our top posts. Looking back provides a base, always, for stepping ahead. This is true whether you’re analyzing the performance of your blog, setting priorities for a new month, or trying…