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…

One Quick To-Do List Tip to Recharge Your Energy Today

Today I have one quick to-do list tip that will help you renew your energy and accomplish more, no matter what. Using to-do lists to increase your productivity is a tried and true time management tool.  And whether you use a paper list or one of the many online tools, lists help you stay organized.…

The 10 Core Principles — How to Find More Time and Energy

Some years ago, I developed the 10 Core Principles of Finding Time. They are the result of the writing and research I’ve done over time, as well as many years of coaching experience in my off-line coaching practice. I am sharing the 10 Core Principles here as a refresher for readers of The Time Finder.…