Boost Your Productivity by Keeping Promises to Yourself

If you want to boost your productivity, what do you think is your #1 key? It’s not multitasking and it’s not packing your to-do list full to the brim, either. Certainly, your time management skills are very important if you want to be successful and boost your productivity. But let’s pause, take a deep breath,…

Do You Multi-task? Maybe You’re Not Helping Yourself

Do you multi-task? Lots of people do, without even thinking about it. In your busy, daily life, time management is important, and productivity is at a premium.  So you’d think it would make sense to multi-task whenever you can, wouldn’t you?  I mean, who wouldn’t want to be doing two things in the time it…

Using Your To-Do List — Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Using your to-do list gets you from where you are to where you want to be. Your list is your road map. Maybe it’s the map for your day. And maybe it extends to your week, month, or even your year. The thing is, making the time to create your to-do list is important. But…

Put Perfectionism in Its Place: Time Tips That Help

When you put perfectionism in its place you free yourself to be as creative and powerful as you actually are. You get out of your own way and start to see what you can actually do. Indeed, one of the great illusions about perfectionism is that it is the pursuit of excellence.  Nothing could be…

Get Your Workspace and Your Energy in Sync

Your workspace is key in shaping the energy that you bring to your work. And at the same time, your energy affects how you create and how you perceive your workspace.   Whether you work at home or in an office, your workspace has a powerful and undeniable impact. And you hold many, if not…

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…

Try the Pomodoro Technique to Refresh and Refocus Regularly

The Pomodoro Technique is a powerful time tool that helps you focus your energy and attention and get into a flow with your work. Simple to implement, the Pomodoro Technique offers a sure path to increasing your productivity.  The problem… Finding flow and focus can feel elusive sometimes. Have you experienced that? It’s amazing how…