• POSTED: 01.14.2014
    Time Management

    “Power Planning” Time Management Tool

    Recently one of my cross country clients and I incorporated one tool that doubled her monthly income immediately, raised her team’s morale, and saved dozens of back and forth email time. It reminded me of the power of planning time management tools that successful people use regularly. Today here’s the first Power Planning Tool:

  • POSTED: 09.24.2013
    Time Management

    1 Life, 1 Calendar

    There are only twenty-four hours in anyone’s day, and you don’t need to add to your stress by feeling fragmented and having things fall through the cracks. Your calendar– a single calendar should reflect a balanced and satisfying life for you. You can start that journey by consolidating your activities through living one life on one calendar.

  • POSTED: 05.02.2013
    Time Management

    3 Tips to Remember Anything!

    Do you find yourself forgetting things during the day that you intend to do? There’s an easy way to move from defeat to success with getting things done. Use the tools you have.

  • POSTED: 01.31.2013
    Time Management

    Who’s in Control of Your Time?

    When I organize my clients, I often start with their calendar – the place that created the stressful lifestyle they are in. I suggest the following calendar tips to create the calm in your life you need to function at your best.

  • POSTED: 06.12.2012
    Time Management

    Is the Timing Right?

    To simplify your life and get organized and stay that way, you have to have the right time in life. Just deciding to get organized isn’t enough. You have to have a good time in your life. Here are several times that work. Can you think of good timing to get organized? Usually it happens […]

  • POSTED: 09.20.2011
    Time Management

    Power Time Tool #2: Time Slot Your To Do List

    Last night I spoke to the American Subcontractors Association in San Diego and shared our next Time Planning Tool: a “Time Slotted To Do” list. When you master this tool, you can create successful day almost any day. Power Planning Tool #2: Time Slot Your To Do List Did you know studies show we can […]

  • POSTED: 09.20.2011
    Time Management

    Power Time Tool #3: A Master List

    I had a wonderful time of speaking last week but came home to a desktop of scattered papers – mail from being away, speaking notes, people to followup with, emails to send out, book orders to mail, and a letter to be notarized. Ugh! Nothing in itself was too hard. It was all just too […]

  • POSTED: 09.20.2011
    Time Management

    Power Time Tool #1: Plan Your Week

    Recently one of my cross country clients and I incorporated one tool that doubled her monthly income immediately, raised her team’s morale, and saved dozens of back and forth email time. It reminded me of the power of planning time management tools that successful people use regularly. Today here’s the first Power Planning Tool: Power […]

  • POSTED: 02.08.2011
    Get Organized!, Time Management

    Four Important Steps to Get Things DONE!

    Do you get everything done in a day that you’d like to? There’s one way to do that – schedule it differently. Why? Because if what you’re doing isn’t leaving you satisfied, it’s time for a new approach. Here are four steps to make sure you realistically fit everything into a day. 1. List all […]

  • POSTED: 02.08.2011
    Get Organized!, Time Management

    How Can I Stay Organized?

    As I speak on organizing the comment often arises, “I get organized but then it all falls apart. How can I stay organized?” Good question. Here are 3 habits that can take you from frustrated to fantastic. Anyone can practice them. It takes one new action at a time and persistence. 1. Practice the “Two […]

  • POSTED: 01.07.2011
    Paperwork, Time Management

    The Two Minute Pickup For Paperwork

    Before you walk away from your desk, spend two minutes tying up loose ends such as: 1. Clear off the center of your desk and jot down your next three action items for your return. 2. Straighten the papers you were working on and put away any files. 3. Enter new information into your database […]

  • POSTED: 01.07.2011
    Paperwork, Time Management

    Can A “To Do List” Help Me?

    Put Your “To Do List” To Work For You! Put simply, a To-Do list is a list of actions you want to remember or need to accomplish in a given day or short time period. It solves the problem of “I forgot …” and relieves the worry that you won’t remember a need that comes […]

  • POSTED: 10.15.2010
    Get Organized!, Time Management

    Seven Calendar Tips You Must Know To Save You Time

    I LOVE starting a new calendar. All those white squares each month represent breathing room, margin in our lives, and a relaxed pace. Can we really change? Yes, IF we get control of our time by controlling our calendar. That can be done by “tweaking” our lives in the new year with the following Time […]