The Choices You Make About Your Time Create Your Path

The choices you make, when it comes to time, determine your path through your day. It’s as simple as that and as powerful. So, how do you make sure that your time choices are actually working for you? Coming to recognize this is a foundational time management skill. What it boils down to is assuring…

Put Self-Sabotage in Its Place With Assertive Time Choices

Self-sabotage?  You? Wait, why would anyone do that to themselves? Well, picture this: Do you ever find yourself getting ready for bed and suddenly feeling like your busy day was a blur and you’re not sure where it went?  Or maybe your to-do list is a mile long and you have two looming deadlines right…

What is Minimalism and How Can It Help You Find Time?

What is minimalism and why is it something you might want to think about exploring? Well, our 21st-century world is often hectic and harried. Getting more, spending more, having more, doing more, connecting more — it all eats up time, energy, attention, and money.  And when you come to the end of another day cluttered…

Don’t Let Your Pursuit of Excellence Tip into Perfectionism…Online or Off

The pursuit of excellence is a worthy goal and one that many successful people set for themselves. Indeed, making time to be the best that you can be and give yourself the best tools to get you there is worth striving for every day. However, as many of us may have learned the hard way, the…

Skating on Thin Ice? Let’s Get You Back to Solid Ground Today

What do I mean by “skating on thin ice”? Well, when you were growing up, did you occasionally hear an adult in your life say, “Careful, you’re skating on thin ice”? I know I did. And I bet quite a few of you did, too.  And I’m sure that we all had a pretty good…

Your Courage: Cultivate It to Make Change Possible

When you cultivate your courage you give yourself a boost, no matter what your goals may be. Even small steps sometimes require courage. But why is that? Well, for starters, even when they don’t serve you, it’s not always easy to step away from old pastimes or habits. If you’re working to change a pattern…

Are You Rigid or Focused? It’s a Difference That Matters.

The difference between being rigid and being focused or disciplined has a big impact on your success. Yet, quite often these qualities are conflated. Finding time to get everything done requires that you do some planning.  If you don’t, you’ll be at sea in the midst of a floating array of seemingly random (and demanding)…