Your Future Self Isn’t That Great

Hal Hershfield, a professor at UCLA, conducted a study on brain scans and learned something important: when you think about your present self vs. a stranger, the scans look very different. But when you think about your future self and a stranger, the scans look the same. What does this mean? According to Chris Bailey author of The Productivity Project, this means that the [...]

A Case Study: When Goals Change

When you align your vision, goals, and actions, success is guaranteed. Think about it, as long as the activities you spend your time on each day relate directly to the path you want your life to take, you will be living a life of intention, focused on the priorities that are most important. Seems simple, right? One of my clients (we'll call her DeAnn) always [...]

What’s In Your Tool Box?

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 [...]

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High Impact and the Power of Less

So much to do, not enough time. WOW - how many times have you thought that? The reality is . . . you can have it all, you just can't have it all at the SAME TIME! Each of us is gifted with 168 hours each week - and we have control over how we spend those hours. One of the keys to "spending your [...]

What’s Your Next Goal? Think Big!

If you could focus for the next 30 days on ONE goal, what would it be? What do you want to work on over the next 30 days? It’s AWARENESS building time! Allow yourself to think big during this exercise.  No judgment. No censoring.  No decisions. Just brainstorming. Create a list by answering some of these questions . . . If I [...]

The 5 Emotional Stages of Creating Change

Creating change can be tough!!! I recently read The 12 Week Year: Get More Done in 12 Weeks Than Others Do in 12 Months by Brian P Moran and Michael Lennington and especially noticed the graph below. What I found interesting about this graph is the authors took into account the emotional piece of creating change. A quick overview of the Emotional Cycle of [...]

Are You a Planner or a Crammer?

You're productive but know you can do better and still reduce the stress of working too much. One way to do that is to play to your strengths. Become aware of the amount of time and effort it takes you to begin a task. Are you the systematic Planner, the last-minute Crammer, or a combination? All three have positive and negative characteristics. [...]

The Magic 168 Solution to Time Management

Data rules!  When it comes to being effective and efficient - nothing can take the place of having accurate data when making decisions. Do you have enough time to get everything done each day? Most people say "no"!  In fact, 90% of my clients come to me because they feel overwhelmed by the amount of stuff on their plates. Early in our coaching relationship, [...]

When is a Double Standard a Good Thing?

When is "good enough" good enough? When is "perfection" the only option? As a motivated professional you KNOW that sometimes perfection truly is the only answer. Other times as long as you finish a project that is considered success. The key is knowing the difference! One of my clients (I'll call her Kim) really struggles to send out a marketing piece to her prospects [...]

Are You the Asked or the Asker?

Mary Cravets I've been fortunate to work with the AMAZING marketing and business coach Mary Cravets the past few months. As we strategically looked at my business, clients, part marketing efforts and goals we created a Marketing Blueprint of activities to accomplish each month. I love Mary's approach, as it deals with data. No second guessing. No throwing spaghetti against the wall hoping [...]