How Are Stars and Time Management Connected?

Are you focused on your most important tasks each day? Not the most urgent tasks, but the most important ones? The ones that will really get you closer to your goals. The ones that might be a little harder than you'd prefer. The ones that might push you a little out of your comfort zone. Here's how you can tell . . [...]

AWE Inspired – Motivation

"Motivation is a fire from within.  If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly" - Stephen Covey Welcome to another A.W.E. inspired post! How will you choose to use your time? Try following this 3 step approach to create AND experience the life of your dreams! A - Awareness What are your current goals?  What [...]

2016-12-07T20:00:39-04:00By |AWE|7 Comments

Does a Time Strategy Visionary Ever Feel Overwhelmed?

Keeping with the theme this month of "Overwhelm" I'd like to offer you a "Peek Into My Brain"! One of the top challenges my clients face is feeling overwhelmed by the number of time demands in their life.  When we work together in our one-on-one coaching programs, we really start to focus on prioritizing and scheduling.  What is most important and how do we [...]

2016-12-07T20:01:00-04:00By |Overwhelm|21 Comments

How Does a Time Strategy Visionary Schedule Her Day? Part 2

Yesterday I posted that I was going through a feeling of overwhelm.  Many time demands caused me to shift to choosing my priorities each day based on deadlines - not based on importance.  Rush, rush, rush, rush, rush!  UGGG!  (Wondering what in the world I'm talking about?  Check out yesterday's post!) So, like any good time strategy visionary, I implemented the A.W.E. principle to [...]

How Does a Time Strategy Visionary Schedule Her Day?

A Peek Into My Brain One of the top challenges my clients face is feeling overwhelmed by the number of time demands in their life.  When we work together in our one-on-one coaching programs, we really start to focus on prioritizing and scheduling.  What is most important and how do we make sure to accomplish this task each day. [Tweet "Determine what is important [...]

2016-12-07T20:01:23-04:00By |AWE, Overwhelm|7 Comments

Stress Free Holidays – Step #1 Envision

One of the greatest causes of stress for many of my clients is living up to their own expectations during the holidays.  They try so hard to make the entire season perfect for their family and friends.  They complete the shopping, the wrapping, the cooking, the cleaning, the decorating all while being the “hostess with the mostest” and juggling the everyday demands of family [...]

National Simplify Your Life Week – Define Your Reality

Did you know that last week was National Simplify Your Life Week.  The perfect week to highlight my work as a time strategy visionary.  (Goodness, I teach people effective time management strategies for a living - and one of the major components is to simplify . . . your calendar, your goals, your environment,  . . . ) However, I found myself overwhelmed trying to decide which ideas to [...]

2016-12-07T20:01:30-04:00By |Overwhelm|9 Comments

18 Activities to Rejuvinate Your Brain to Increase Productivity

I Haven't Had a Free Moment For So Long, I've Forgotten What I Do For Fun! What have you done recently just for fun? This really isn't a rhetorical question - I promise! Many professionals recently returned from their National Conventions.  Big goals, audacious dreams, and L   O   N  G  to-do lists. But, after a certain point the more you work, the less you accomplish.  [...]

2013-08-09T10:56:57-04:00By |Prioritizing|6 Comments

The Real Truth Behind Scheduling

I'm a HUGE fan of the late Stephen Covey.  His book, "7 Habits of Highly Effective People" was the first book on time management I read.  Sometimes, even a time strategy visionary like myself can find herself feeling a little frazzled at the end of a day.   When this happens, I return to the basics - Covey's 7 Habits to determine the adjustments I [...]

2016-12-07T20:01:30-04:00By |Prioritizing|20 Comments

10 Questions You Should Ask BEFORE Starting Your Next “Big Thing”

I've written a few posts about "being busy, busy, busy" all day long, but not making progress towards accomplishing your goals.  My advice usually boils down to - focus on your priorities and complete those tasks first. A recap of those posts . . . Don't Confuse Progress With Motion - The Procrastination Dilemma Direct Sellers - Are You Majoring in the Minors? Direct [...]