Free Yourself to Flow By Letting Go of Rigidity

When you free yourself from anything that has you stuck, you give yourself a powerful gift. And there are few things more likely to hold you hostage than rigidity. Think about how it feels when you are working on a project you love. You immerse yourself in the work, and find it refreshing and energizing.…

Your Flexibility Gets You to Your Goals — 3 Tips

Your flexibility is key to accomplishing what you want and need to each day. That might sound like a contradiction.  But you know what?   It doesn’t have to be. In fact, I would say that flexibility is key to attaining your goals. Your situation may change from moment-to-moment. And YOU are changing all the…

Your Rigidity Keeps You Stuck. Your Flexibility Frees You.

Your rigidity isn’t a quality that you want to cultivate. Yet it’s easy to confuse your discipline with your rigidity sometimes. And the results generally aren’t very pretty. When you’re busy, getting everything done requires that you do some planning.  If you don’t, you’ll be at sea in the midst of a floating array of…

Be Agile and Flexible — How Your Words Affect Your Energy

What do being agile and flexible have to do with managing your time? And why do the words you use matter? Being efficient is often thought of as a matter of developing systems and being steady and disciplined about sticking to them.  And while those skills are very important, they may not work when something…

Your Exercise Routine: How to Thrive Through Upheavals

Your exercise routine is a key element in your self-care. And when life gets disrupted, as it has been over recent months, staying on track with any routine is a challenge. Indeed, self-care is often the thing that falls to the bottom of your to-do list when you’re stressed or your plans get upended.  Am…

Agility is Key for Staying on Track When Life is in Flux

Agility is key in many situations, and possibly at no time more than right now. Indeed, knowing when to stick to priorities and when to hold them loosely, in the midst of daily flux can be a challenge. Saturday afternoon the clouds rolled in fast here in New Hampshire as thunder rumbled in the distance.…

Working with Others: 5 Tips for Skillful Management

Working with others is more complicated than working alone. The skillset it requires doesn’t always come easily. And things can get especially difficult when you’re working with someone who relates to time differently than you do. What do you do when you find that someone key to your work success defines her or his values…