7 Productivity Tips for an Energized Month

Productivity tips come in handy when you’re busy and your energy is flagging. And when are you NOT busy? Indeed, productivity tips can really save the day when you’re striving to accomplish daily tasks. And they are especially key when you are also aiming to work toward long term goals. Maintaining the daily while moving…

Does Your To-Do List Include Dessert?

Dessert? Really? Yes. Setting goals and then following through on those tasks and responsibilities is a challenge. Indeed, we all work hard to be productive and efficient in our busy lives. And our to-do lists are often filled-to-overflowing. In fact, we could spend all of our time chipping away at necessary tasks and never complete…

Stop Perfectionism in Its Tracks with Compassion — More Timely Tips

In a previous blog post about the childhood roots of perfectionism, I shared 3 tips to help you deal with perfectionism. This self-sabotaging time thief at once slows you down and wounds you. It presents you with an impossible goal, no matter what you’re doing. Then it proceeds to criticize what you produce and eat…

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…