Let Your Self-Knowledge Jump-Start Your Success — Some Timely Tips

Your self-knowledge is key to using your time wisely. Indeed, finding success is founded on self-knowledge and self-respect.  You might think that success requires organizational skills and discipline. And those things are certainly important.  But even more important to your time success is being your own best friend. Self-Knowledge — Where It Starts: In everyday…

Skating on Thin Ice? How to Avoid This Dangerous Pitfall

Skating on thin ice. Does that phrase sound familiar? When you were growing up, how many of you occasionally heard 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 we all had a pretty good idea of…

When Your Deadline Arrives — 5 Last-Minute Solutions for Procrastinators

When your deadline arrives and you’ve been procrastinating, what do you do? You know that project you found out about two weeks ago but haven’t worked on yet? It’s the one that you keep moving from one day’s to-do list to the next. (The one you kept saying that you would get to tomorrow.) Now,…

Knowing Where Your Time Goes Doesn’t Need to Be a Mystery

Knowing where your time goes is an important part of your time management plan. But do you sometimes feel like knowing where your time goes is a mystery? This makes planning and finding more time difficult.  It’s profoundly disorienting. And ultimately, it’s like trying to set out on a journey when you don’t know where…

Your Follow-Through — It’s Your Powerful Trust-Building Secret Weapon

Your follow-through is one of the most powerful and trust-building tools in your time management toolbox.  This is especially true at this time of year. Have you made resolutions? If so, then what you do next is important on a multitude of levels. When you make resolutions you are making promises to yourself.  And your…

How to Boost Your Efficiency with 3 To-Do List Tips

Time management, at its best, helps you boost your efficiency and effectiveness. This, in turn, allows you to accomplish necessary tasks and find time for what matters most.  Whether you are an entrepreneur, a busy mom, a coach, a student, or anyone else with a full plate and limited time, your to-do list is key…

How to Root Out Perfectionism by Digging Down to Its Roots

When you’re ready to root out perfectionism, it’s important to seize the moment. So, if you feel thwarted by perfectionistic energy in your life, let’s get started. The best place to start to root out perfectionism is by looking more closely at the verbal and nonverbal messages you received growing up. As you come to…