When You Set Time Priorities, Do You Make Space for Change?

Finding time to set time priorities is an important time choice.  It gives you a clear path to your goals. When you set time priorities wisely, you are claiming your power and, ultimately, finding time for what’s most important to you. But life isn’t predictable. Change is predictable, but… Change is a constant in our…

Finding Time to Reflect Grounds and Sustains You

Finding time to reflect is an essential time management tool. And, ironically, it’s when that time is hardest to come by that it is most useful and important. This fact is reinforced frequently, in large and small ways. Many years ago it was brought home to us at Finding Time when our web host suddenly…

Agility for the Ages — How Systems Help Keep You Going

Agility isn’t just about physical dexterity. No, agility is about responsiveness. And, if you think about it, it’s also a key time management skill. Your agility helps keep you on track no matter what life throws in your direction. Setting the scene… Imagine you’re going about your life and then one day, suddenly, you have…

Disruptions, Opportunities and the Eye of the Beholder

What’s the difference between disruptions and opportunities? Well, if you step back and reflect on it, you realize that the two may be a lot closer than you’d first thought. That’s because disruptions are simply events that we, then, ascribe certain qualities to. Do we see them as positive? Negative? Jarring upheavals? Welcome surprises? Disruptions…

Preparation is Key When There’s Trouble on the Horizon

Preparation helps, no matter what is headed your way. And here in New Hampshire, we’ve got a big snowstorm coming. Weather is, at once, predictable and unpredictable. And snowstorms are a very good example. Depending on how things play out, we might wake up to a beautiful winter wonderland tomorrow, or we might experience power…

Crisis Support — You Need It When You Need It, and This Helps

Crisis support is something that is needed urgently when it’s needed. But most of the time you aren’t even thinking about it. The challenge, both for individuals and for groups and organizations, is to be prepared so that what’s needed is available when a crisis takes place. So, here’s a tip to help you ready yourself…

Gratitude and Sudden Change — You Actually DO Hold the Power

Sudden change is something that many people fear. But let’s step back and think about what we mean by sudden change, and why it is something that people generally want to avoid. Take stormy weather, for example.  This past week Europe and large swathes of North America were hit by powerful weather events. While we…