Excellent or Perfect? How You Answer Really Matters

Is it excellent or perfect? What you think about this question, and where you draw the line, makes a huge difference in your life. Maybe you are wondering, today, whether your desire for excellence is healthy or something that steals your time and peace of mind. Here are some considerations to help you explore what…

Fear of Mistakes and Perfectionism — How to Let Go and Live

Fear of mistakes is a time thief that slows you down and keeps you from exploring, innovating, and learning as you go. And it’s a fear that is a powerful fuel for perfectionism. I speak from experience, as I’m a recovering perfectionist. And what that means in practice is that I’m inclined to check and…

How to Save the Day by Killing the Clock — 5 Tips

How does killing the clock help you save the day? To get to the bottom of this question, we need to first gain a fuller understanding of time. So, one simple and irrefutable fact about time is that it’s concrete and finite.  No matter how you measure it or use it, your time begins and…

How to Create New Habits by Building on Your Successes

When you create new habits you use repetition to build on your successful choices. Usually, it takes about a month for a habit to start to take root. And then you need to keep practicing to maintain and solidify that habit. You expand your energy and confidence when you create new habits.    It’s an…

These 3 P’s Help you Make Your Best Time Choices

You’ve heard of the 3 R’s, but what are the 3 P’s? They are your key to making time choices that help you use your time for whatever is most important to you. Making conscious time choices is a skill that serves you well, no matter what your goals are or what is happening in…

Making Choices — What Do You Let Go Of and What Do You Keep?

Life is a matter of making choices. Indeed, whether you’re aware of it or not, you are making choices all the time. This is because your time is limited. You have 24-hours every day — no more and no less. So, when you do one thing you are, by definition, eliminating other possibilities. Making choices……

Your Procrastinator May Be the Craftiest Time Thief Ever

Your procrastinator is a time thief that may sometimes seem to have as much or more power than you do. It can almost feel like it has a mind and a personality of its own. But you know that’s not true, right? What I’m calling your procrastinator is actually a choice or series of choices…