Transitions and Your Power: Transforming Time

Transitions are a constant in our lives. That’s because we are always changing, as is our environment. Another way of saying this is that life is bigger than your plans. Sometimes that fact is more noticeable than others – like when your schedule is disrupted by unanticipated events.  But in truth, life 

Find Time to Include YOU in Your Time Choices

Finding time for the things that matter most is a key skill to develop (and use) if you want to find true satisfaction in your life. And what a great skill to practice this week, as Thanksgiving rings in the holiday season with all of its warmth and joy and, yes, stresses and challenges! In…

Find Time for Agility and Nimbleness!

Finding time and being efficient is often thought of as a matter of developing systems and being steady and disciplined about sticking to them.  And don’t get me wrong – those skills are very important! But the recent blizzard(s) that have inundated and paralyzed the Mid-Atlantic region of the US provide a reminder of the…

Find Time by Honoring Yourself and Your Time

Is finding time a challenge for you?  Do you feel like you give your time away, so that you never get to your own goals and priorities? This is not an unusual situation.  It is not a character flaw.  No – it is a predicament that many struggle with, and one that, with practice, time…

Finding Time to Get to YES by Saying No

Finding time for the things that matter most is always a matter of giving yourself the space and time to follow through on your priorities. I like to use the metaphor of a basket to help visualize time.  My friend and colleague Melissa McCreery uses the plate as her metaphor on her site and blog,…

Find Time For Your To Do List-Prioritizing

Finding time to set your time priorities is a key time management skill – and one that we often don’t actually get to in the rush of daily life!  Last week we introduced a Time Finder series about some of the challenges of managing and following through on to-do lists. Finding time for planning was…

Finding Time Boundaries as We Learn About the Swine Flu – 3 Tips

Finding time to figure out what’s what, when it comes to the swine flu, is a challenge right now.  Any peek at the news media, be it print, on line, or on TV or radio, is going to yield lots of breaking news about the spread of the flu, and lots of frightening questions about…