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 [...]

The Parking Lot: A Distraction Busting Technique

2018-02-13T11:08:36-05:00By |Productivity|

It can be frustrating to concentrate on a project and then get distracted by an idea for another project. You can build structure around eliminating physical distractions (such as phone calls, email, and people), but it’s much harder to eliminate the distractions in your own head! [su_youtube url="" width="360" height="280"] The Challenge You’re working on a project and an unrelated thought pops into 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 [...]

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 [...]

Burning Questions: How to Use Time Effectively

2016-12-07T20:00:01-05:00By |Awesome People, Delegation and Elimination|

Recently I had the privilege of having a conversation with the fabulous Meredith Liepelt of Rich Life Marketing, to answer some questions presented by her listeners and clients. I shared my experience and my clients' experiences with how to increase capacity and achieve more, but without giving up "me time." Meredith works with people who accomplish a lot and have high aspirations for themselves and [...]

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 [...]

When Time Management Isn’t Enough

2016-12-07T20:00:03-05:00By |Goal Setting and Mind Set, Products|

I’ve heard people say that a book, or even a quote, changed their life. I never really believed it. Then, I read the Productivity Project by Chris Bailey. Though I wouldn’t go so far as to say it changed my life – I will say this book changed my business. I've been "that time management lady" for many years - the time strategy visionary. I lived [...]

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