Overcome Procrastination Using 3D Thinking

As I have said many times, my high-achieving clients often struggle with procrastination. I've been expanding my knowledge of this concept lately, and have found so many out-of-the-box ideas to overcome this habit. (Yes, it IS a habit.) Why do some people struggle more than others to start AND complete a task? Enter Neil Fiore, Ph.D, the author of The Now Habit, with the idea of [...]

How to Get More Done Without Going Nuts

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 [...]

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 [...]

Manage Time by Defining Success

In a recent post I talked about how to stay focused on a goal by measuring the steps along the way. I want to expand on that idea by telling you about what happened at a major event I chaired a few months ago. I'm privileged to be coordinator of education for two local women-in-business networking groups, and I thought it would be useful [...]

How to Define Success Using Benchmarks

Recently my client Jane started her coaching session with the statement, "I really want to work on finding some strategies to help me stay focused on a project even when I'm in the middle of a crisis." This is a common challenge for my clients. Most of them are super busy and as soon as something unexpected comes up, their day gets thrown in [...]

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 [...]

Coffee and Coaching with Vision

If you start with defining who you want to be, and then look at strategies on how to get there, you can create enormous success. But first, you need to determine what your end goal is! Caryn Fitzgerald of Coffee and Coaching with Caryn and I explored this concept and more on her show.  Caryn's nickname is "the Manifesting Queen" because of her ability to [...]

Create a Stress-Free and Productive Year End By Envisioning Success

If I told you that you could have a stress-free and productive end of the year - what would that mean to you? What does a stress-free and productive end of the year entail? What activities would you do? What projects would you complete? How would you feel? [Tweet "Envision this reality - a stress-free and productive November and December."] Over the next few [...]

SystemSavvy Consulting Helps Another Client Win through Effective Time Management

Time is one of those finite resources that we try to capture.  However,  when we really think about it  we realize that time is like the sand slipping through the hour glass. We cannot capture it - we can only make sure we make the most of it.   Whether we use the hours in our day to move our business forward, or create [...]