Goal-Setting Gold – 3 Tips for Focused Success

Goal-setting is a time management skill that sharpens your focus and sets you up for success. Used well, goal-setting helps you identify and sort your priorities, and develop your plan for moving toward them. And for your goal-setting to work optimally, it’s important to ensure that you’re setting goals for the right reasons or in…

Deadlines – Color Your Calendar to Find Time!

Deadlines. We all have them, and managing them can be a challenge – especially if you’ve got very tight, or intersecting, or competing deadlines. Too often, deadlines create anxiety, stress, and rebelliousness. A looming deadline sends many people into a tailspin – the kind of state that makes denial and procrastination look like attractive alternatives. But…

Goal-Setting – Finding the Right Mindset for Finding Time!

Goal-setting is a very helpful enterprise any time of year. And as we move into a new season, goal-setting becomes even more important, timely, and invigorating.  The start of spring (here in the northern hemisphere …) is an especially good time to 

Goal-Setting to Stay Flexible and Find Time!

Goal-setting.  What do you think of when you hear those words?  Is goal-setting something that you find to be a useful tool in your daily life?  Does it scare you? Pay attention to how your body 

Find Time to Start Because the First Step is Your Key!

Finding time to be as productive as possible means taking the first step many, many times, as you work on different projects and tasks.  Whether it’s big or small, long-term or short-term, the toughest moment in any project or activity is taking the first actual action step. There are traditional methods for overcoming the hurdle of…

Find Time to Create a Goal-Setting Mindset to Achieve Success: 3 Timely Tips

Finding time for goal-setting is a key to your success, whether it’s in your business or personal life.  In order to do that, it’s important to sift out your top priorities … so reflection is key, at numerous points in the goal-setting process. It’s not just the content or your goals that bear reflection.  For…

Find Time to Give Yourself Traction AND Flexibility When Setting Goals!

Finding time to set goals for yourself creates two states of mind that can improve your life whether you achieve your objectives or not.  They are “awareness” and “flexibility”.  Today I’d like to focus on the link between setting goals and “flexibility”. If you’re like many, you may think that once a goal is set,…