Finding Time to Align Your Priorities with Your Deepest Values

Finding time to make choices that are in sync with your heart can be a challenge in the midst of the clamor of competing demands and responsibilities. Who and what do you listen to, when you are setting your priorities?  And do you set priorities at all? These are good questions to ask yourself periodically. …

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

What does it mean to say that you are honoring yourself? Well, let’s look at the challenge of finding time for some examples. 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.  And it’s not a character flaw. …

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. And one way to do this is by saying no to the things that aren’t priorities. I like to use the metaphor of a basket to help visualize time.  My friend…

Find Time For Your To-Do List-Prioritizing

Your to-do list will confuse you if it doesn’t address your priorities. Indeed, 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…

Time to Reflect: Find It and Increase Your Effectiveness and Efficiency

Finding time to reflect is an essential time management tool that can be most useful and important when it appears almost impossible to come by. This fact was brought home to us at Finding Time very clearly over the past week when we lost our site and all of our infrastructure (including our mailing lists…

Finding Time to Manage Transitions by Knowing Yourself Better

Finding time for managing transitions is easier the more you know about yourself and your responses to change. That may sound like a truism, but, in fact, many of us respond to change (and to lots of other things, as well) automatically. These reactive responses deny us the power of making conscious choices. But it’s…