Learn Your Time and Space Style Preferences

You are unique - your time management system should be also!  But . . . how do you know WHAT STRATEGIES will work for you? You need to understand your preferences! So, what are those preferences? Cena Block, a productivity expert and business coach, has developed a tool to guide you in determining how you like to manage your time and space. The Time [...]

2016-12-07T20:00:19-04:00By |Uncategorized|2 Comments

Stop Procrastination – with AWE!

Confess it - you probably procrastinate every day. Look at what you have written down in your note pad, journal, to-do list, or calendar. How many of those tasks have you started? And how many have you completed? The reasons we procrastinate are numerous.  Maybe fear of success.  Possibly fear of failure.  Could be the task doesn’t align with your values and goals.  Often, [...]

Schedule Your Procrastination

"Productive Procrastination" - a very real . . . and very sneaky . . . phenomena where you stay busy all day yet accomplish very little.  Previously, I wrote a post entitled "Don't Confuse Progress With Motion"  where I shared 5 tips on how to overcome Productive Procrastination.  Periodically I'm updating some of these solutions; last time we talked about identifying your #1 task [...]

How to Overcome “Stuck”

Procrastination is a topic that clients often ask to discuss during our coaching calls.  Sometimes they lament, "I know I'm a procrastinator, it's just who I am, I wish I could change."  Others will comment, "I want to stop procrastinating, I know it's 'bad' for me, but I just do my best work when I'm under pressure." Sometimes clients will say, "I'm so excited [...]

You Deserve a Break!

Do you take regular breaks during your work day?  I know that I can become so focused that hours can pass by before I notice it.  Yes - that means I'm sitting, at my desk, typing on my computer, without moving, for hours.  Umm . . . not healthy in a physical or a mental sense! I know this isn't great for my productivity. [...]

Relaunch Yourself!

When a friend of mine recommended I join Joel Boggess and Dr. Pei Kang on the ReLaunch Radio, I was intrigued.  What a great title!  I did some research into what they're all about and discovered that Joel and Pei are focused on helping entrepreneurs and other business owners reach for success and personal growth - relaunching themselves! They focus on the journey on how [...]

Prevent Email Interruptions in 3 Easy Steps

Does your email program have a default setting to check for new emails every 5 minutes? If so, you could be interrupted by email 96 times in the average work day. 96 times!!! Does this sound familiar? You start writing a training manual and the little mail icon slides across the bottom of your screen. You minimize the manual, jump over to your inbox, [...]

How To Turn 15 Hours of Work into 8

Let me tell you a story. (And if you can relate to this story please be sure to leave a comment below.) Once upon a time ... in a land far, far away (Florida) there lived a focused and diligent entrepreneur.  He had been working with a brilliant time strategy visionary (hmmm wonder who that could be?! LOL!) and was becoming incredibly efficient and [...]

What’s the “WHY” Behind That Task?

Delegation.  I know - this is one topic I cover OFTEN on my blog.  Why?  Because I sincerely believe this is one of the areas in which you can "gain" a large chunk of time. (Read more on delegation here.) Yet clients often resist delegating. Sometimes the reason is "I just don't have anyone to delegate to".  (See this post for resources) [...]