Now Is the Perfect Time to Do This!

Many of my clients have been in this “new normal” a few weeks now - and are starting to fall into a routine. Routines are good - they allow you to regain some control over your day (which certainly helps reduce the stress) and they allow you to be more efficient since you don’t have to think about everything before you do it! AND [...]

2020-04-09T09:14:10-04:00By |Productivity|0 Comments

If I Only Had an Extra Hour…

I start most of my workshops asking the attendees what they would do if they had an extra hour each day. The #1 answer . . . sleep! WOW - even though I know that answer is coming, it still shocks me each time. How frustrating that we have created such a busy life that our basic need for sleep isn’t even being met! [...]

2020-02-24T10:04:25-05:00By |Productivity|0 Comments

Be the Leader Who Gets It Done!

We are more than halfway through January and I’m curious . . . where are you with dedicating time to your Q1 goals? Have you been majoring in the minors (doing all the little check-‘em-off-the-to-do-list tasks) and running out of time to work on your important strategic objectives? I get it - it can be really satisfying to check off 6 tasks in 20 [...]

2020-01-24T09:37:17-05:00By |Productivity|0 Comments

A Connection Between Leadership and Productivity

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to lead a breakout on 8 Dimensions of Leadership at the Dynamic Women Succeed event. Before my presentation started, one of the participants said, “Aren’t you the time management lady? Did you change your business?” So - good news - she knew the main focus of my business is to help leaders and teams be more [...]

The Fastest Way to Land in Productivity Jail

23 minutes and 15 seconds. According to a study at the University of California-Irvine, it takes 23 minutes and 15 seconds to regain your flow once you are interrupted and distracted. Co-worker stops by to say “hi” . . . 23 minutes and 15 seconds GONE! Email pops into your inbox and you choose to answer it while working on a project [...]

2019-11-11T09:51:05-05:00By |Productivity|0 Comments

Reduce Your Time by 50%!

Did you know that completing one task could take at least 50% longer than it should, depending on the time of day? Think back to a time you FORCED yourself to complete a project. Remember the struggle? You were distracted by every shiny object. You kept telling yourself, “Just 15 more minutes – you can do anything for 15 minutes.” Then, you realized you [...]

Productivity is Killing Your Business!

Productivity is an enticing buzzword that keeps many small business owners running in circles. (In fact, for a while, I called myself a “productivity consultant”!) You know what I mean . . . always looking for the newest productivity app, productivity book, and anything you can get our hands on that might make you feel more effective in your business. Really, anything to help [...]

2019-05-29T09:33:32-04:00By |Productivity|0 Comments

This Will Cut Your Time in Half!

Did you know that completing one task could take twice as long as it should depending on the time of day? Think back to a time you FORCED yourself to complete a project. Remember the struggle? You were distracted by every shiny object. You kept telling yourself, “Just 15 more minutes - you can do anything for 15 minutes." Then, you realized you spent [...]

2019-01-16T09:30:33-05:00By |Productivity|0 Comments

Save Time by Tracking Time

How can you become more productive? One solution is to become more aware of where your time is spent! The websites listed below offer some useful tools to help you understand your time management habits. They'll help you become aware of distractions, know how much time you spend on various tasks, and juggle multiple priorities and projects. Rescuetime helps you understand your daily habits so [...]

2018-10-18T15:53:58-04:00By |Productivity|0 Comments

It’s Time to Unschedule!

One of the most common challenges my high-achieving clients have is procrastination. Now, you may think that “high achieving” and “procrastination” shouldn’t be used in the same sentence . . . but it is true! Because of this, I’ve been doing a lot of reading on procrastination. What causes it? What are some strategies to overcome it? What makes it easy for someone to [...]

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