How to Prepare for Change and Thrive Every Day

When you prepare for change it isn’t as jarring as when it just arrives out of the blue and knocks you off-course. And yet, even when you prepare for change, unexpected events can still momentarily throw you. And these days, unexpected changes seem to pop up with unnerving frequency. Still, you’ll be able to respond…

Manage Sudden Change — Ideas for Responding to the Unexpected

How to manage sudden change is a challenge that’s much on people’s minds these days as the world struggles to manage Covid-19. I recently had a very timely question from a reader. It wasn’t specifically about the coronavirus. But it was spot on about how to manage sudden change when it visits your life. So…

Snowstorms: Gifts or Disasters — You Get to Choose

Snowstorms are a fact of life here in New Hampshire. The weather is one ingredient in our lives that often presents tests for our agility and flexibility. And reframing these situations as opportunities rather than recoiling from them is powerful. It’s a seemingly small choice that offers you an endless wellspring of energy. Fundamentally, it’s…

Offering Support Requires Balance: How Do You Manage?

Offering support to a friend or a family member in need is part of what it means to be in a relationship. So, when trouble comes, what do you do?  Balancing your needs and responsibilities when others unexpectedly need your help or support presents you with a time management challenge. And at the same time,…

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…