Culling to Find Focus — Try It Today

Finding and maintaining focus is a huge challenge for most of us. Surrounded by a swirl of priorities and responsibilities, how do you manage to stick with just one? Everything seems to be clamoring for attention at once. Indeed, some days do you feel like you just rush from one task to the next without…

Too Many Top Priorities? Try This…

Setting priorities is a powerful way to organize yourself. It’s a time skill that helps you organize and order your daily activities. And yet, it isn’t always simple. Here’s a recent question from a reader that illustrates a common challenge that people face when prioritizing. See if it resonates for you… Carol of Trenton, New…

Declutter Your To-Do List and Get More Done

When you declutter your to-do list you give yourself a huge productivity boost. Think about it. We all know that finding time to complete the items on your to-do list is an ongoing challenge.  During the holiday season, it’s a challenge that often becomes especially difficult. So, this morning, I invite you to take a step…

Your Time Boundaries are the Foundation of Your Time Success

Setting and maintaining time boundaries is a sure path to successful time management. But why are time boundaries so important? Well, trying to manage your time without having time boundaries is a little like trying to get yourself a drink of water without using a glass. Just try holding a sieve under the faucet when…

Finding Fullness: Your Values and Time Choices Define Your Moments

If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed about your choices or struggling with competing priorities, that’s a good sign that you may need to step back and do some values clarification. This doesn’t need to be a lengthy or unpleasant task. Think of it as a friendly dialogue with yourself. It’s a wonderful way to get re-acquainted.…

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…

Got Regrets? Avoid This Energy Drain with Clear Priorities

Living without creating regrets for yourself is a skill that you develop with practice. And learning to live without regrets can feel more challenging when urgency intrudes. Urgency?  Here’s how you might feel it… Time is passing.  Summer is waning. And how are you doing on fulfilling your summer plans and dreams? As the days…