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…

Your Priority Power™ — Harness It for Your Success

Your Priority Power™ is one of the foundational keys to your time success. And using it well gets easier and easier, the clearer you are about your priorities. But just knowing your priorities isn’t enough. You also need to give yourself permission to be decisive about following through on them.  That’s what I call your…

Too Much To Do? Paring Down Your Priorities Helps

Finding time when you have too much to do is a formidable (and very typical) challenge. Really, who among us doesn’t usually have too much to do? Here at The Time Finder, we are in the midst of getting ready to launch a new product, and there are lots of details involved. Some of the…

Being and Doing: Your Values and Your Time

Being and doing are the twin poles of our life in this world. When I talk about finding time for what matters most I am really talking about finding a balance between being and doing, or between mindfulness and productivity. It’s a matter of making time choices that are congruent with your values. Being and…

If Writing is One of Your Goals, This Will Help.

Writing is something that many of us have on our to-do lists. And often, as well, it’s something that we postpone or procrastinate about. Maybe your goal is to write an article or a blog post. Or maybe it’s an e-zine, a book, or a note to a friend or family member. Whatever your particular…

Being Busy Doesn’t Have to Mean Being Exhausted

When you’re busy it’s hard to juggle everything and find time for what matters most. And, indeed, in today’s world of 24/7 information overload and exhaustion, addressing (or even just maintaining) your priorities can be a world-class challenge. So, do you find yourself overwhelmed by the demands of your life? Are you often exhausted and…

Circumstances Change, So Update Your Goals to Stay Current

When circumstances change, do you adjust or do you stay the course? And how do you decide? It’s a fact of life, that your circumstances change all the time. And in some situations, flexibility is what’s needed. On the other hand, sometimes discipline and focus are the skills you want to call on. This is…