Exhausted From Running Your Business?

2020-09-14T08:44:31-04:00By |capacity, Goal Setting and Mind Set|

“My schedule is so packed – I’m exhausted 80% of the time,” exclaimed a friend of mine, a business owner I greatly admire. Someone who, frankly, really has her $%!* together. See, the thing about being productive, effective, and efficient is the target keeps moving. The time management skills that got you this far aren’t the same ones you need as your business grows. [...]

Are You Procrastinating or Do You Need a Break?

2020-06-15T12:08:11-04:00By |capacity, Distractions and Procrastination|

"I just can’t!” Admit it - sometimes we can just get so overwhelmed that making one more decision or doing one more thing is impossible to imagine. I’ve hit this point recently, and last week two of my clients did also. Is this procrastination - or do you just need a break? Here’s the Wikipedia definition of procrastination. “Procrastination is the avoidance of doing a [...]

Is This Really Your Problem?

2019-04-17T16:42:28-04:00By |capacity, Overwhelm|

Here’s an email that Seth Godin sent out at the beginning of the year. I keep it in my inbox and reread it at least once a week. I’m sharing it with you today in the hope that you will find it as helpful as I did. Problems and Boundaries All problems have solutions. That’s what makes them problems. The solution might involve trade-offs [...]

When “Good” Crowds Out the “Great”

2018-02-13T10:51:45-05:00By |capacity, Delegation and Elimination|

We allow so much “good” into our lives, that these activities often push out the room for the “great.” Here are some real-life examples from some of my clients over the past month! You say “yes” to hanging out with some work acquaintances after work (you had a free night, and you like your work pals, so good), but then are unable to take your [...]

A New Attitude About Achievement

2017-07-21T15:27:06-04:00By |Awesome People, capacity|

If you have followed me for any length of time, you know that one of the most frequent issues my coaching clients face is achieving more with an already full schedule. No matter how talented, experienced or focused you are, you have only 168 hours in a week to get everything done! Solutions can include delegating, understanding how you use your time, and understanding [...]

Take Control of Your Calendar with 4 Ds

2017-06-12T13:15:45-04:00By |capacity, Delegation and Elimination, Productivity|

How full is your schedule? Your calendar? Your to-do list? Often, you have A LOT on your plate . . .which limits your ability to spend time doing the activities that will best help you accomplish your goals. You don't intend for this to happen . . . it just does. Slowly one activity after another after another sneaks its way into your life until you are full [...]

What’s In Your Tool Box?

2017-05-15T11:28:52-04:00By |capacity, Products|

One of the great things about being a Capacity Coach is having all sorts of fun tools and tricks up my sleeve to help my clients expand their capacity, achieve more, and work less. What a life! Here are some ideas. Data rules! When it comes to being effective and efficient, nothing can take the place of having accurate data when making decisions. When [...]

How to Get More Done Without Going Nuts

2017-02-25T08:08:41-05:00By |Awesome People, capacity|

I recently had the privilege of participating in not one but TWO fabulous podcasts intended to help busy professionals achieve more while working less. Let's go over some key points from each. David Hooper of ProCoach Podcasts focused on how coaches and other helping professions can do more to support their clients without giving up their own precious time spent with family and friends. It is [...]

What Do the Rule of 3 and Gratitude Have in Common?

2016-12-07T20:00:02-05:00By |capacity, Checklists & Systems|

In the book The Productivity Project, Chris Bailey uses the "Rule of Three" as a strategy to retain your focus throughout the week. The goal is to decide on three activities, projects, or actions you want to complete prior to the end of the week. Once you can define your "three," you can keep them top of mind throughout the day so you stay on [...]

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