Stress and You: Manage It, Free Yourself, and Find Time!

Stress is part of everyone’s life and work. Whether you are a solo-entrepreneur, run your own business, or work for someone else, managing your work stress can be a challenge. And the better you manage that stress, the more productive you’ll be – and the happier and 

On Track and On Time-Maintain Focus with Strong Boundaries

Staying on track and on time, whether you are working alone on a project or managing other people is a key skill for productivity and success. Digging down a bit, we see that staying on track is about maintaining focus.  And digging down a little further, I’d add that it’s about knowing

Resolutions 101: When You Slip, Release Failure and Focus on the Fix!

Resolutions are in the air, as 2014 begins its unfolding and we all anticipate making some desired changes in our lives. It’s an exciting time, filled with hopeful energy and new promise.  And for many of us, it’s a time when we re-introduce resolutions that we’ve made 

Your Stress: Find Freedom With Your Time Choices

Your stress is what drains your energy and keeps you from enjoying your time to its fullest.  When your stress is in charge, you rush through moments, make mistakes, and ultimately lose time as you have to backtrack, redo things, and sometimes apologize for a short temper or frustrated tone. And yet, your stress is…

Find Time to Turn Your Fear Into a Path to Your Strength: Empower Yourself and Recharge Your Time!

Finding time to work with difficult feelings like fear can ultimately recharge your energy and confidence. And the good news is that it doesn’t need to eat up a lot of your time to get there. Indeed, as you develop the habit of looking your difficult feelings right in the eye, you’ll find that it’s…

Find Time for What's Most Important to You Every Day-Day #2

Finding time for planning helps you see where your time goes.  That, in turn, helps you find time for the things that are most important to you. How did you do with yesterday’s planning task?  Remember?  I suggested that you think of three things that you really wanted to do, write them down, and then…

Find Time for Agility and Nimbleness!

Finding time and being efficient is often thought of as a matter of developing systems and being steady and disciplined about sticking to them.  And don’t get me wrong – those skills are very important! But the recent blizzard(s) that have inundated and paralyzed the Mid-Atlantic region of the US provide a reminder of the…