Time Management

Make an Appointment with Yourself

By |November 11th, 2010|

Let me ask you a question. Which items on your to-do list do you do most consistently—your appointments (prescheduled events that are assigned a specific date and time on your calendar) or unscheduled to-dos? I’m going […]

What’s on Your Play List

By |October 13th, 2010|

Today’s post is a sample of my weekly organizing quick tip. If you don’t currently subscribe, you can sign up here. Enjoy. :)

For this week’s Quick Tip, I have a little question for you:
What’s on your […]

How to Get Things Done

By |October 7th, 2010|

Today’s post is a sample of my weekly organizing quick tip. If you don’t currently subscribe, you can sign up here. Enjoy. :)

Have you ever tried taking two steps at once? If not, stand up right […]

Four Simple Ways to Declutter Your To-Do List

By |October 6th, 2010|

Here are four simple ideas that will help you take a fresh look at your to-do list and clear-out some of the clutter. […]

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Start Your Day with Your Most Important Task

By |February 24th, 2010|

If you’ve ever read a book on time management then the idea of starting your day with your most important task isn’t a new idea. But, here’s the big question: do you do it? Do you […]

Just Get Started—You’ll Be So Glad You Did!

By |October 1st, 2009|

Last weekend I started a new project—redecorating our master bedroom. One of the first steps in this project was painting the walls. Right now, as a result of this painting project, the bedroom is in quite a state of disarray. The walls are painted (hooray!) but much else in the room is torn apart. […]

Give Yourself Permission to Change Your Mind

By |August 18th, 2009|

When you give yourself permission to change your mind, you give yourself permission to try new things.

If you’re tempted to stay the course on a project, hobby, or other time commitment that no longer inspires you […]

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Practice “Partial Progress Thinking”

By |July 14th, 2009|

If you read my blog, you may know that when the school year ended I decided to start getting up at 5 a.m. Monday through Friday mornings. My goal was to carve out some uninterrupted quiet […]

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What are your non-negotiables?

By |July 7th, 2009|

We all have tasks on our daily to-do list that are non-negotiable: we will do them no matter what else is going on. For many of us, this list includes things like brushing our teeth, eating, […]

Getting Things Done Using the Power of Completion

By |June 29th, 2009|

Ever since starting (or rather resurrecting) Finish It Friday, I’ve been thinking about the power of completion. It feels so good to finish things and yet, it’s often difficult to do so. Why is that? Here […]