Focusing on Your Minutes Helps You Optimize Your Hours

What does focusing on your minutes have to do with making the most of your time? Well, as you well know, getting everything done in the time you have is a constant challenge. This is especially true at this busy time of year. It can feel like you’re just barely keeping your head above water.…

Timers Help Hugely When You Set Time Boundaries

Why am I writing about timers today? Well, first, let’s step back and take a look at the importance of time boundaries in your life. You’ve a better chance of staying focused when you know how long you need to be on task and productive. First, know the terrain. When you know how much time…

Are You Rigid or Focused? It’s a Difference That Matters.

The difference between being rigid and being focused or disciplined has a big impact on your success. Yet, quite often these qualities are conflated. Finding time to get 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 seemingly random (and demanding)…

Do Time-Wasters Trip You Up? Here’s Some Help.

Time-wasters seem to come at us from all directions these days. Have you noticed? The world is filled with potential distractions, and when they pull you off track, you’ve been captured by one of the many time-wasters in your world. Finding time and staying on track should not be so hard, right?  You have your…

Do You Multitask? Here Are Some Pros and Cons to Consider

When you multitask, it seems like a good idea, doesn’t it? I mean, finding time and being more productive is so important, why not multitask? Your focus when you multitask When you multitask it works against you if you’re engaged in activities requiring focus.  Tests performed by the American Psychological Association in Washington D.C. conclusively…

Your Focus is Your Key to Freeing Your Energy and Creativity

Your focus and effectiveness are inextricably linked. Indeed, time management tips, no matter how well-grounded they may be, are only as effective as your capacity to focus and follow-through.   So, your focus is a powerful productivity tool. But that’s not all. Your focus actually helps you restore your energy and free your creativity, too.…

Be in Your Moments to Fully Experience Your Life

Choosing to be in your moments is one of the most profound choices you ever make. It’s a choice that deeply affects the quality of your time and you must make it over and over. And when you are either looking forward to something or dreading something, choosing to focus and be in your moments is…