3 Strategies to Turn To-Do Into Done

2022-06-20T13:18:12-04:00By |bottleneck|

ast month I shared the story of Emily and her overwhelmed staff who felt stressed by a large number of messages and tasks from a variety of communication channels, concerned that some were slipping through the cracks and not getting done. They were all hypervigilant about checking their communication sources, even long after their normal work hours. (Read the post here) Emily and the [...]

As Soon as This Project Is Finished…

2022-07-13T12:32:14-04:00By |AWE, Productivity|

One of the goals my client shared with me is to not take work home to do in the evenings or on weekends. She often took that time to catch up on a project or two when she should be relaxing! She came to our coaching call last week frustrated. She had spent a couple of hours over the weekend holed up in her [...]

The Top 3 Causes of Stress for Business Owners

2022-07-25T12:48:20-04:00By |AWE|

According to researchers, the top 3 challenges entrepreneurs face that cause stress are: 1. Access to Capital 2. Time Management 3. Managing Difficult Clients Here’s the deal – I can’t help you with access to capital or managing difficult clients, but I can certainly help you reduce the time stress in your day using the very simple A.W.E. method. Awareness – What is it [...]

Real Solutions for Time Scarcity

2018-10-23T14:46:00-04:00By |AWE, Overwhelm|

"I just don't have time to exercise! By the time I get everything together in the morning, it's time to head out the door. I can't possibly get up any earlier to exercise; I'm exhausted as it is." "I just don't have time to write a book. I know I've been putting it off for years, but between running my business and caring for my [...]

How to Prioritize an Overflowing Task List

2016-12-07T20:00:06-05:00By |AWE, Prioritizing|

I talk often about prioritizing (here, for instance), but haven't provided practical advice in a while. Now's the time! You are frustrated by a  lack of progress at the end of the day. What you need is to be able to control your to-do list so you can feel a sense of accomplishment each day. So, here's the question of the day ... How do [...]

Eliminate Distractions in 3 Easy Steps

2016-12-07T20:00:06-05:00By |AWE, Checklists & Systems|

Our daily lives are so complicated and full of distraction - social media, text messages, voicemails, phone calls, Skype, email .. the list is endless! Between the internet and our phones, it can seem like you barely have time to eat! At least that's how I felt for a time. But, out of necessity, I developed some strategies for reducing distractions so I could keep [...]

When Does “Yes” Mean “No”?

2016-12-07T20:00:10-05:00By |AWE, Delegation and Elimination, Prioritizing|

We know there are limits to time, so why do we so often say “yes” to tasks or commitments that are not directly related to our goals? Think of this... when you say "yes" to something that is not aligned with your values to please someone else, you are in effect saying “no” to accomplishing YOUR dreams. I recently read "The One Thing” by Gary Keller [...]

How to Benefit From a Productivity Buddy

2016-12-07T20:00:18-05:00By |Distractions and Procrastination, Goal Setting and Mind Set|

I organized the Tupperware this morning. It started with throwing together a couple of ingredients so I could marinate chicken for tonight. But before I could do that, I needed to empty the dishwasher. Then I noticed the Tupperware shelf was messed up, so I fixed that. Then I went looking for a Ziploc bag, and wouldn't you know it, that cupboard could use [...]

Stop Procrastination – with AWE!

2016-12-07T20:00:20-05:00By |Distractions and Procrastination, Uncategorized|

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, [...]

Change “Try” to “Do”

2016-12-07T20:00:24-05:00By |AWE, Uncategorized|

Welcome to another A.W.E. inspired post! "I used to want the words 'She Tried' on my tombstone. Now I want 'She Did It'" - Katherine Dunham. How can you change "try" into "do"? Try following this 3 step approach to create AND experience the life of your dreams! A - Awareness What are your current ideas?  What do you want written on your tombstone? [...]

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