What Does a Sponge Have to Do with Time Skills?

Well, actually what I’m going to be talking about here aren’t sponges but sponge activities. If you’re a teacher or former teacher, you may be quite familiar with sponge activities. They are typically used in classrooms as a way to fill time between other projects and pursuits. But I want to expand on that concept…

Too Much To Do? Paring Down Your Priorities Helps

Finding time when you have too much to do is a formidable (and very typical) challenge. Really, who among us doesn’t usually have too much to do? Here at The Time Finder, we are in the midst of getting ready to launch a new product, and there are lots of details involved. Some of the…

When Procrastination Eats Your Time, This Helps

If procrastination eats your time you’re not alone. Indeed, losing time to procrastination is a common and extremely frustrating human experience. Despite your best intentions, there are always a few tasks that just seem to never get done.  They bounce along on your to-do list from one day to the next. And yes, they eventually…

Does Your To-Do List Include Dessert?

Dessert? Really? Yes. Setting goals and then following through on those tasks and responsibilities is a challenge. Indeed, we all work hard to be productive and efficient in our busy lives. And our to-do lists are often filled-to-overflowing. In fact, we could spend all of our time chipping away at necessary tasks and never complete…

Pause to De-Stress and Step Into Your Moments Again

When you pause in the midst of busy times you immediately reduce your stress. But choosing to take a moment to pause and let go of stress is a challenge. This is especially true when your tasks are pressing and time feels like it is rushing by. The thought of pausing in the midst of…

Too Many Top Priorities? Try This…

Setting priorities is a powerful way to organize yourself. It’s a time skill that helps you organize and order your daily activities. And yet, it isn’t always simple. Here’s a recent question from a reader that illustrates a common challenge that people face when prioritizing. See if it resonates for you… Carol of Trenton, New…

Declutter Your To-Do List and Get More Done

When you declutter your to-do list you give yourself a huge productivity boost. Think about it. We all know that finding time to complete the items on your to-do list is an ongoing challenge.  During the holiday season, it’s a challenge that often becomes especially difficult. So, this morning, I invite you to take a step…