Productivity and You: Using Your Energy to Optimize Your Time

Productivity is job one for most of us. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, teacher or VA, a student or a small business owner, a blogger or a busy mom, being as productive as possible is a daily challenge and ongoing goal.   And it’s often elusive. If it were simply a matter of pushing ourselves harder,…

Find Time to Keep Yourself Focused and on Track with This One Simple Tip!

Finding time to stay on track, especially if much of your work must be done on-line, can be a very big challenge.  There are so many potential distractions that can pull you away from your planned work.  Do you notice that you ‘lose time’ when you’re at your computer?  It’s a very common problem and…

Find Time for December's Time Finder Favorites as We Step into 2011!

Finding time to look back over the past month and review posts that caught our readers’ eyes last month is one of my favorite ways to prepare for the coming month. Following are our top five posts … beginning with an old favorite:  Finding Time by Being Flexible-3 Timely Tips! Clearly this is always a…

Finding Time: Is This Discipline or Rigidity? Some Tips on How to Tell

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) tasks, priorities, and dreams. And planning requires both focus and flexibility.  I emphasize flexibility because so often, when we develop plans, our attitude is…

Find Time for Creativity: When to Grab Your Inspiration and When to Let it Go!

Finding time to manage your creative ideas can be an exciting challenge.  If you’ve pursued any kind of creative endeavor, you know how wonderful it can feel to be in that flow, with interesting ideas coming to you fast and furious. Last week in “Find Time to Capture Your Inspiration: 3 Tips and a Free…

Find Flexibility, Focus and Fun with Segmented Planning-Part 2

Finding time to get it all done is our subject this week, as we take a look at using Segmented Planning as a time management tool. Yesterday we explored some of the ways that you can allow yourself much more flexibility in your day by building in brief stopping points where you can adjust your…

Finding Time Today to Create a Sanctuary for Flexible Focus

Finding time today to create a sanctuary for flexible focus can feel heavenly! Take a few steps to cultivate this open focus right now.  It can be accomplished in a few minutes, and it will always repay you richly! What is your reward? Increasing your concentration while keeping nimble on your feet! If you find…