Clutter and Your Basket of Time

Clutter is constraining, confusing and sometimes confounding. I’m thinking about clutter as I look outside at the high snow piles that, right now, obscure the view out my office window and make it hard for people and animals to move around.  Clutter comes from all kinds of places, including the sky sometimes! But what I…

Balance Leads You to Enhanced Energy and Time

Balance, as we discovered earlier this week via Goldilocks, is about discovering what works best for you.  Your sweet spot, when it comes to something like work-home balance may be completely different from mine. The main thing is to open up to who you are and where your balance point lies.

Finding Time for What Matters Most

Finding time to clarify what you value, and then put those values into practice in your everyday life is an ongoing challenge.  Yesterday we looked at the impact that our time choices about the internet can have on other things we value – like family time.  Making these time choices consciously, rather than by default,…

Find Time to Clarify Your Time Priorities by Clarifying What You Value

On her blog Money, Meaning and Beyond, Andrea J. Lee has a regular feature titled “A Course About People | 5 Little Things You Want To Know” where she posts snippets of wisdom from Thomas Leonard, founder of Coachville, and often known as the father of life coaching. This gem caught my eye yesterday: “People…

Find Your Values Baseline – Where the Rubber Meets the Road!

A little more than a week ago we did an exercise in which you visualized, and concretized, your ideal day. This was a first step in identifying what you value. We then moved on and explored internal and external values. If external values are the “what” then your internal values are the “how.” Let’s focus…