The Value of Saying No

NoDo we ever have trouble saying “no”? I know that I have in the past and the older I get the more I realize how important it is for me to say no to certain requests.

Our time is limited and if we are to accomplish what we were meant to do on this earth then there are times that we must say no.

All of us have more requests coming at us daily than we can do. Is your to do list finished?

If it is then you do not need to say no, but if it is not then here are some reasons to say no more often to requests from others: Read more

5 Ways to Achieve Your Most Important Project

mountainAre you ever frustrated by the lack of time you have to work on your most important project? Each of us have the same amount of time to accomplish our goals but some people just seem to reach their goals and accomplish their most important project easier than others.

Here are several ways to make sure we accomplish our most important project: Read more

Do You Procrastinate? Stop Wasting Time with These Tips

procrastinateDo you procrastinate? I’m sure most if us have our moments, where we set off to tick everything off of our to do list, then find ourselves staring out the window into the sunshine.

Procrastinate is defined as “to put off or defer (an action) until a later time; delay; to postpone until tomorrow”.

There are many reasons for procrastination. I know a person who procrastinates because she simply can not work efficiently unless under extreme deadlines. So, if there is a week to do a project, she would rather procrastinate until the two day mark, and then get the project done in a frenzy. Effective? Who knows. It seems to work for her. Read more

Get More Focused and Productive with a Weekly Review Process

productiveDo you want to get more focused and productive? Do you want to accomplish more of what really matters to you in your life? We can stay more focused and accomplish more of what matters with a weekly review process.

Here is a process that can be followed or adapted. I have adapted my process from David Allen’s book, Getting Things Done, as well as from Michael Hyatt. Read more

Stay on Track – Intentionally

stay on trackDo you ever find it a challenge to stay on track in your life or your business? At some point, most of us get off track, and it is easy for this to happen as we have many responsibilities to balance and execute.

Here are a few ideas and a process to help us stay on track and focused in those areas of life we consider most important. Read more

Sleep Your Way to Health and Productivity

SleepTo sleep, perchance to dream. The famous quote from Shakespeare’s Hamlet has never held more stock than in today’s hectic world.

The pace of our lives sometimes feels never-ending. All of those predictions about technology reducing our workloads, and making us a civilization of leisure? Well, it hasn’t really worked out that way.

In fact, it’s been the opposite. The faster and more efficiently we can so something these days, only results in more time to do more things, faster, and more efficiently.

The “glorification of busy” has been written about often. And the first thing that takes a hit when we’re all ‘so busy’? Our sleep. Read more