Boost Your Productivity — Let Go of Being So Busy and Try Balance

Tired? Stressed? Spinning your wheels? Today I invite you to try balance because when it comes to efficiency and effectiveness, being busy isn’t the key. No, indeed. In fact, if productivity is your aim, then time balance is a very important component in your toolbox of time management skills. It’s a common and quite destructive misconception…

Stress, Aging, and Your Energy — 3 Timely Tips

Energy.  It’s hard to come by sometimes. But the good news is that you can replenish it. So, does your work schedule have you stressed to the max? Or do you feel like you’re slowing down as you age and you just can’t accomplish what you used to in a day? Well, making time for…

Accountability Buddies: 5 Tips for Making the Most of This Time Tool

Perhaps my recent post about accountability buddies inspired you to give this time skill a try. If so, I’d love to hear how it went for you. Stick with it, as your buddy can offer powerful support as you move toward your goals. So, today I’m sharing 5 focused tips to help you make the most…

How to Boost Your Productivity Using Accountability Buddies

Accountability buddies? What are they? Well, when you’re working on your time skills and getting ready to step it up a notch, an accountability buddy might be just the ticket. Let’s say you’ve been honing your prioritizing and boundary-setting skills. And you’ve been taking the air out of your time myths, time thieves, and other Time…

Upgrade Your Time Skills Today with These 7 Timely Tips

Your time skills affect everything about your life. The good news is that skills aren’t magical. No, in fact, you develop and sharpen them through practice. So, here are some time skills for your consideration. Having them in your time toolbox will help you make time choices that enhance your productivity, as well as your…

Breathe, Just Breathe, and Release Your Stress

Stress is a huge energy drain. It eats into your productivity and certainly diminishes your experience of your moments. But just breathe to relieve it?  Really? What kinds of stressors do you experience in your life today? I have heard from friends that the 24-hour news cycle can be a great source of distraction and…

Your Work and Your Energy — Managing the Flow

More time to spend on your work — isn’t that what you’re always looking for? And do you give away sleep time, leisure time, family time, and exercise time (to name a few) so that you can find more work time? Think about it. And if you’re stuck, here are a few questions to jog…