Set Goals and See How It Helps You Create Flexibility in Your Life

When you set goals you create two states of mind that can improve your life, whether you achieve your objectives or not.  These two states of mind are awareness and flexibility.  In my last post, I discussed how you create awareness when you set goals. So, today I’m going to discuss the link between setting…

Setting Goals 101: Why is Goal-Setting Important?

Setting goals may seem like something everyone does if they aim to be successful. Indeed, many people just assume that goal-setting is a necessary pre-requisite to effectiveness in most areas of life. If this is an assumption you’ve made, I invite you to put it aside for a moment.  Step back and consider a larger…

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…