Finding Focus — How to Tap Into Your Productive Mojo

Finding focus can be difficult in our plugged-in, information-saturated world. And once you’ve found it, focus can also be quite difficult to sustain.  But when it comes to reducing your stress, being more productive, and achieving your goals, finding focus is key. Your ability to focus is one of the most remarkable inherent strengths you…

Excellence vs Perfection — How to Keep Your Head in the Game

Stepping toward excellence vs. perfection is all about your choices and your success. But are you able to keep the two sorted for yourself? Indeed, one of the great illusions about perfectionism is that it is the pursuit of excellence.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  Excellence is smothered by perfectionism.  As artist and…

Your Perfectionism Holds You Back — How to Fight It With 3 Powerful Tips

Your perfectionism isn’t a positive trait, even though there are ways that our culture often seems to reward it. In fact, your perfectionism stands in your way. It never, ever helps you get to your goals. Finding time to accomplish your goals can become challenging when your expectations are so high that they are impossible…

One Quick To-Do List Tip to Recharge Your Energy Today

Today I have one quick to-do list tip that will help you renew your energy and accomplish more, no matter what. Using to-do lists to increase your productivity is a tried and true time management tool.  And whether you use a paper list or one of the many online tools, lists help you stay organized.…

Excellent or Perfect? How You Answer Really Matters

Is it excellent or perfect? What you think about this question, and where you draw the line, makes a huge difference in your life. Maybe you are wondering, today, whether your desire for excellence is healthy or something that steals your time and peace of mind. Here are some considerations to help you explore what…

How to Move Forward by Creating a Personal Retreat

Creating a personal retreat is a profound act of self-care. It is also a powerful investment in your energy, efficiency, and effectiveness. Too many of us were raised to equate self-care with self-indulgence. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Many are learning, during this time of COVID, that deep reservoirs of resilience and energy…

Your Self-Discipline and Your Time — The Power You Hold in Your Hands

What does your self-discipline have to do with your time? Well, in today’s busy world, finding time for what matters most is a challenge that we all confront daily.  Life’s distractions and demands come at you fast if you’re like many people. And staying on track may sometimes feel nearly impossible. Your self-discipline is a…