The 3 Column Method — Your Key to More Effective Planning

What do I mean by the 3 Column Method? And how does it help you with your planning? Well, using schedules and to-do lists is a time management skill that many of you are familiar with.  So, this is a variation on these tools that can help you fine-tune them. Using it you’ll increase your…

Following Through is a Powerful Trust-Builder with Others AND Yourself

Following through on promises and plans that you make is fundamentally a matter of managing your time choices and your time boundaries. Sound simple? In some ways, it is.  But as with so many things, interruptions, competing priorities, others’ needs, and unexpected changes may dislodge your intentions. This makes following through a challenge. And when…

Your Roadmap for Time Traps Helps You Navigate Your Day

Your roadmap for time traps helps you move through your day and avoid snags that trip you up. And developing your roadmap for time traps is a worthy investment of time. Indeed, getting through your day can often require all of your ingenuity. This is especially true when your to-do list is overflowing, projects await…

Work at Your Peak and Sidestep Productivity Traps

Finding time to work at your peak and avoid productivity traps is a time challenge that we all face.   And it’s a challenge that we cal all overcome, too. So today, I want to share 5 timely tips to help you work at your peak and stay on track. These tips are especially helpful…

Your Productivity Traps Don’t Need to Steal Your Time

Avoiding your productivity traps and getting things done is a goal we’re almost always striving for. But what do I mean by your productivity traps? Well, let’s explore a couple that may feel familiar to you today. We all have these traps that trip us up. Learning to pause, recognize the traps, and then step…

Keep Blogging, Even When You Think You Can’t — 3 Tips

Finding time to keep blogging brings up all kinds of issues for busy people. In fact, it may well be the biggest fear that many have about starting and sustaining a blog. Time often feels scarce and is easily filled with daily tasks. How can you squeeze one more thing in? And if you’ve already…

Chunking Tasks: Quick Help to Stop Procrastinating Today

What do I mean by chunking tasks? And how will it help you stop procrastinating? Well, chunking tasks is actually one of the best time management skills that you can ever develop for yourself.   It makes challenging jobs doable and lets you step out of the procrastination trap. But before we explore this new…