Multitasking and Distractions: The Web's Effect on Our Brains, Our Memories, and Our Time

Multitasking is a very common practice, and one that many people erroneously think increases their productivity.  In reality, multitasking means that you create a situation in which you need to deal with constant interruption … from yourself. Not only that, but multitasking 

Find Flexibility, Focus and Fun with Segmented Planning-Part 3

Finding time to get it all done isn’t easy, as we all know!  Using Segmented Planning allows you to be responsive to the events and emotions that invariably crop up in your day. When you plan in smaller chunks, you are more nimble and can incorporate the unexpected into your segmented schedule.  You don’t feel…

Find Time to Follow Through: 3 Tips for Building Trust and Creating Success!

Finding time to follow through on your plans and commitments is a matter of managing your time choices and your time boundaries. Sound simple? In some ways, it is.  But as with so many things, interruptions, competing priorities, others’ needs, and unexpected glitches can dislodge your intentions and make follow-through a challenge. What are the…

Finding Time to Follow Through on Your Priorities – The Role of Assertiveness

Yesterday we wrote about finding time by clarifying your external values and then basing your time priorities on them. Today I’d like to share one of our finding time tips that speaks to what’s often the next step in this process … employing your assertiveness skills to help you keep to those priorities! TIP Assertiveness…

Finding Time With Your Transition Toolbox!

“They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.” Confucius Finding time to navigate transitions is a necessity of life, and yet one that we often see as an interruption or a disruption in the “normal” flow of events. Effectively making transitions is a skill that will stand you in good stead,…