Discipline? Rigidity? Flexible Focus? Find Your Sweet Spot

When does discipline fall over into rigidity? And how about flexible focus? When is it too flexible? These are questions of balance and involve developing and fine-tuning your time skills, not to mention your self-knowledge. So, let’s step back for a moment. Picture yourself planning time to dive into a project that you love working…

Feeling Stuck About a Project? Well, This Will Surely Help…

When you’ve got a project on your horizon and you’re feeling stuck, what do you do? It can feel overwhelming, and the more time passes, the larger the project looms. So, the first bit of advice I’ll give you is simple: Remember that a project isn’t a monolith. (Click to Tweet) Indeed, any project has…

Voice Recognition Helps You Counter the Toxic Power of Your Inner Critic

The Inner Critic steals your confidence, your time and your energy. It’s a voice that undermines with insidious whispers. And it takes a huge toll in your everyday life. The more you listen to this destructive voice, the worse it gets. And the effects of the Inner Critic are often particularly hard to see and…

Crisis Support — You Need It When You Need It, and This Helps

Crisis support is something that is needed urgently when it’s needed. But most of the time you aren’t even thinking about it. The challenge, both for individuals and for groups and organizations, is to be prepared so that what’s needed is available when a crisis takes place. So, here’s a tip to help you ready yourself…

Now Let’s Explore How Chunked Planning Adds to Your Fun

‘Chunked Planning’  allows you to be responsive to the events and emotions that invariably crop up in your day. If you’d like to learn more about just how that works, check out our previous posts titled: Chunked Planning Makes So Much More Possible — Part 1; and Chunked Planning for Increased Focus — Here’s Part…

Chunked Planning Makes So Much More Possible — Part 1

Finding time to get stuff done while also taking care of yourself — that’s your daily challenge. And if you’re like me, you probably like to plan your day ahead.  Planning is a powerful and practical time management tool. But what about sudden change? Change, especially when it’s sudden and unexpected, throws a wrench in…

Small Steps Get You to Your Goal — Just Ask a Marathoner

Small steps are the increments that carry you to big transformations. But do you celebrate those steps? I mean those incremental ones that move you from where you are to where you’d like to be. You see, incremental work is powerful, and it’s also some of the hardest work you’ll ever do. Why is that?…