Your Schedule-Take Charge and Find Time!

Your schedule can be a stress-reducer or a stress-creator, depending on how you structure it. You’re the one who decides about your schedule.  But how often do you forget that, allowing your priorities to get hijacked, and falling into reactivity when it comes to structuring your time? Taking Back Your Schedule

Our Schedules, Ourselves-How Busy People Find Time

Our schedules are, all too often, our masters rather than our servants.  And when that’s the case, our schedules aren’t truly ours.   What that means in practice is that they aren’t going to work very well for us.  Okay, so, what does work well, then? When it comes to our schedules, the emphasis needs to be…

Find Time by Factoring Dependencies Into Collaboration: Increase Your Priority Power™

Finding time requires working in collaboration sometimes. And working closely with others can be complicated; there are lots of variables to consider. So, to combine forces as effectively as possible, try thinking in terms of dependencies.  When you do, your Priority Power™ will rise appreciably. Is “dependency” in project management a term that you’re familiar…

Finding Time to Support Your Friends When Trouble Comes

Finding time to offer support and encouragement when it’s needed is an important part of your relationships.  And balancing your needs and responsibilities when others unexpectedly need your help or support presents you with a big time management challenge. You may not even want to think about it at the time, but your ability to…

Find Time to Plan (Especially if Schedules Bring Out the Rebel in You)!

Finding time for scheduling and planning can be difficult. I was witness to a very interesting group discussion recently, in which the words scheduling and planning were pivotal.  It quickly became clear that for many in the group, the word that they chose was key in determining how they responded to the task they were…

Find Time to Expect the Unexpected-5 Tips

Our world is filled with change … all the time!  Finding time to deal with the sudden changes that can present themselves to us is a difficult challenge that is compounded by the fact that, by definition, we are unprepared for them! What can you do to prepare?  You can establish a base so that…