Redefine Success to Clarify Your Time Choices and Refresh Your Sense of Self

Success is a concept that we generally think we understand — right up until we sit down and attempt to define it for ourselves. Then it becomes a more complicated idea. It’s complex because there are so many different factors that play into it: family and cultural influences, natural inclinations, good friends and teachers who’ve…

Your Life, Your Dreams, Your Choices — It’s All in Your Power

Your life is created out of each and every one of your choices. So making your dreams come true is largely a matter of choice, too. But here’s the thing: realizing your dreams requires, first, that you be fully awake. Why? Because you need to be awake to be making conscious time choices. Think about…

Efficiency and Effectiveness — Maybe They Aren’t the Heart of the Matter

Efficiency and effectiveness are the Gold Standard when it comes to time management these days. Or are they? Certainly, finding time to complete all of your tasks is important. But there’s much more to life than efficiency and effectiveness. In fact, if you’ve visited here before, you know that my Heart-Based Time Management™ System is,…

New Habits, Skiing, and Finding Time

New habits. Ask anyone about them, this time of year, and you’re likely to get a blank stare, a hapless shrug, or maybe a defensive response. That’s because when it comes to developing new habits we tend to relate in a black-and-white way. We’re either doing it or we aren’t, and there’s no process involved.

Find Time to be Amazed by Time's Mysteries on Cyber Monday!

Finding time to simply take in the amazing mysteries that time presents is something that we seldom let ourselves do.  And yet, those mysteries are with us every moment, as we live and breathe and work and play within time. Consider how the merest snatch of a song or a scent of lilac or newly…

Find Time to be Amazed by Time’s Mysteries on Cyber Monday!

Finding time to simply take in the amazing mysteries that time presents is something that we seldom let ourselves do.  And yet, those mysteries are with us every moment, as we live and breathe and work and play within time. Consider how the merest snatch of a song or a scent of lilac or newly…

Find Time to Bring Along What You Need for Each Day’s Journey

Finding time to give yourself what you need is probably the most powerful productivity tool there is.  It is what makes everything possible; and yet, for many, this is the item that constantly falls to the bottom of the list. So, maybe it will help if you think of your day as a journey. Picture…