Interruptions Intruding? 3 Timely Tips Restore Your Focus and Productivity

Interruptions sometimes trip all of us up. But the more you develop strategies for dealing with them, the less time you’ll lose. Using solid time management strategies helps you prioritize, organize, and plan ahead. But once you have a plan, you also need solid skills for managing those inevitable interruptions that challenge your focus and…

De-Clutter Your To-Do List and Lighten Your Load

When you de-clutter your to-do list you give yourself an immediate energy boost. Indeed de-cluttering that list is an important and rewarding gift that you are in a position to give yourself any time. Prioritizing and de-cluttering aren’t exactly the same, though. Prioritizing your to-do list helps you highlight what’s most important at any given…

5 Compassionate Questions to End Procrastination NOW

Asking yourself compassionate questions is one of the best ways to get to the root of any issue. Why? Compassionate Questions Help Well, they focus on curiosity and understanding, not judgment. Compassionate questions open doors and help you take down defenses. So there’s nothing better to get yourself moving when you’re stuck. And what’s more…

Finding Time to Reflect Grounds and Sustains You

Finding time to reflect is an essential time management tool. And, ironically, it’s when that time is hardest to come by that it is most useful and important. This fact is reinforced frequently, in large and small ways. Many years ago it was brought home to us at Finding Time when our web host suddenly…

Agility for the Ages — How Systems Help Keep You Going

Agility isn’t just about physical dexterity. No, agility is about responsiveness. And, if you think about it, it’s also a key time management skill. Your agility helps keep you on track no matter what life throws in your direction. Setting the scene… Imagine you’re going about your life and then one day, suddenly, you have…

The Iceberg Principle: Time, Money, and Your Hidden Heart

The iceberg principle? Time? Money? Heart? What? Read on and I’ll explain… The Iceberg Principle It’s what’s hidden that trips us up. Whether it’s time issues or money issues, finding time to deal with them can be a huge challenge. And it’s especially difficult to manage challenges if times are tough, as they are for…

Stop Procrastinating Now by Asking Some Key Questions

Can you really stop procrastinating now? Not tomorrow, but now? Well, today I’m here to tell you that there’s no better time than now. So let’s get started. Do you find yourself rationalizing right now? What reasons do you give yourself for thinking that now is too soon? How do you make it okay to…