Actionable Steps: Your Key for Accomplishing Your Goals

Setting goals with actionable steps opens up all kinds of doors. And creating and managing your to-do lists so that they break your tasks into small chunks that don’t overwhelm you is really worth the upfront investment.  Creating actionable steps for your goals and tasks takes practice and commitment. No one system is going to…

Awareness and Flexibility, Your Powerful Goal-Setting Twosome

What do I mean by using words like ‘awareness’ and ‘flexibility’ when I write about goal-setting? Well, finding time to set goals for yourself creates two states of mind. Both can improve your life whether you achieve your objectives or not.  They are awareness and flexibility. Traction comes into play under the state of mind…

Your Time Boundaries Honor You, Your Priorities, and Your Worth

What does it mean to say that your time boundaries honor you? If you’re a reader of this blog, you know that time boundaries are a foundational tool in my Finding Time toolbox. They are the key to creating space and gaining the traction you need to accomplish your goals and priorities. But how is…

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…

What Does Your Success Mean for You?

Success is a concept that most of us think we understand, right up until we sit down and attempt to define it for ourselves. Then your success becomes personal, and a more complicated idea. And, in fact, when you define it ahead of time for yourself, your success may become a burdensome idea. Even worse,…

7 Productivity Tips for an Energized Month

Productivity tips come in handy when you’re busy and your energy is flagging. And when are you NOT busy? Indeed, productivity tips can really save the day when you’re striving to accomplish daily tasks. And they are especially key when you are also aiming to work toward long term goals. Maintaining the daily while moving…

Here’s What Gets You to Your Goals

Your goals are important to you, right? But far too often, they seem more like dreams than goals. Does that sound familiar? Finding time for what matters most is a daily challenge, as is taking the steps to move your goals toward becoming realities.  That’s why it’s so important to remember, as you negotiate your…