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Posted on : April 16, 2007
Compassion Is Power: It Opens You Up to Your Possibilities
Compassion and power might seem like an odd pairing of words but read on. It'll make sense, I promise. ...»

Improve Your Time Management Skills With These 8 Tips
Time is the only resource that is allocated to us on equal measures. However, the difference between a successful individual and a failure is how they manage their time. Proper management of this vital resource guarantees you immense success. However, this does not mean that successful people spend all their days and nights pursuing their goals. They simply utilize the few hours that they have. ...»

Actuating Motivation Versus The Power of Discipline
We all want to be motivated. We all want to be disciplined. You might be thinking, "What's the difference?" But according to many self-help gurus, there are differences. Or are there? ...»

Applying The Lessons of Last Year to the New Year
Consider how many mistakes you and I make each year. Now, imagine we you could learn from them and avoid repeating them. It's not just our mistakes. It's also all the things we tried that didn't work, and the things you saw other people try that didn't work. ...»

Giving Yourself the Time and Space You Need to Create
Creativity isn't magic. No, in fact, it is the result of focus, discipline, and steadiness. Read on for some ideas about finding time to nurture your creativity. ...»

The Wisdom of Simplicity: Letting Go and Your Time
Simplifying your life is an excellent way to enhance your experience of each moment. And letting go is a key skill that is too often overlooked in time management circles. ...»

What If We Only Lived 10 Years
IMAGINE if God had designed human life to expire after just ten years. Try to think how that might challenge and change our perspective. Could it be a worthy reflection, today? ...»

Smart Work Precedes Hard Work: Top 5 Tips for Increasing Efficiency
In professional sphere, we are often advised to work hard for achieving success. However, working hard itself doesn't bring success. It requires you to work hard, in a very smart way to become successful. This article illustrates 5 proven techniques for enhancing smartness of your work. ...»

6 Actionable Ways To Get More Done In Less Time
This blog post is about 6 simple, doable and actionable ways to get more out of the time at hand for you. Time management is a very crucial art in today's times, especially when everything around us is here to distract us from prioritizing our goals. It is a quick and productive read, a good use of your next 5 minutes! ...»

The Right Attitude for Time Management
Having the Right Attitude! The critical things about time management are the desire to change and the dedication to implementation of time management practices. ...»

How to Gauge Time Management Failure
Many people do take their time management skills seriously and what generally happens is that they do not accomplish their goals when they need to. Managing time is a very important skill that not only has to be developed but instituted as a routine discipline otherwise you will always fall short of accomplishing your desired goals. The problem managing your time properly is that people lack the formula that it takes for the time management skills process to actually work, and it is simpler than you think. ...»

Open to New Beginnings Each Day, Each Moment - Start Right Now!
Choosing to open up to the new is an enriching decision that you have the power to make in every single moment of your life. How often do you actually give yourself that gift, though? ...»

Challenges and Choices - Making Lemonade Out of Lemons
Life challenges crop up everywhere and present us with hurdles, large and small. Whether it's a small annoyance or a major upheaval, we are constantly making choices about how to manage challenges. What you make of your challenges, in very fundamental ways. determines your path in life. ...»

Be Thankful for Little As Well As for Much
The attitude of gratitude is a transformational time tool. How often do you use it? ...»

Greet Your Aging With Energy and Openness, and Avoid These 3 Time Traps
Aging is one of those sneaky surprises. Intellectually, you know that with each birthday you grow older. However, some of the consequences of growing older can creep up on you, giving you an emotional jolt and leaving you without a plan, or even without the time required to make the necessary adjustments. When you find yourself in that spot, you know you've fallen into a time trap! ...»

Encouraging Words Are So Powerful - They'll Help You Find Energy and Time
Self-talk is a time and energy tool that many people overlook. You'll be amazed at the powerful boost that encouraging words will give you when you start using them with yourself. ...»

Lists Help When You're Too Busy by Half - Are You Fully Utilizing This Powerful Tool?
When it comes to staying on top of tasks and reducing stress, lists are among the best tools going. Here are some list-making tips for busy people with busy lives. ...»

Is Being Productive ALWAYS the Best Use of Your Time?
Productivity is something everyone is encouraged to strive for. But let's step back for a moment. Rather than just accepting that assumption, have you ever asked yourself if productivity is always all that it's cracked up to be? ...»

Reflection Time - Build It Into Your Schedule to Power Up Your Productivity
Your schedule is a key tool for optimizing your productivity. And when you schedule the time to reflect you are NOT being unproductive. In fact, you're giving yourself a gift. ...»

How To Get Control Of Your Time
Many people go through life without finding any satisfaction in the simple fact of being alive. Yet this lifetime is the only time we will have - we had better make the most of it. Few of us do, of course. We act as if this time were just a practice run for the next. As George Bernard Shaw said, we seem not to live long enough to take our lives seriously. ...»

Has The Heat Slowed Your Productivity?
Are you feeling guilty because you're essentially getting nothing done? Maybe it's the heat; maybe it's the season; maybe it's supposed to be a way of forcing us to slow down and be more present? Read on and file the guilt under "Another Day!" ...»

Clear Out the Clutter That Procrastination Creates on Your To Do List
Procrastination eats up your time, energy and confidence. Here are 3 tips for removing procrastination clutter from your to-do list. ...»

Perfectionism Buster: Let Your Wise Inner Voice Weigh In
What you say to yourself is very powerful. Discover ways you can use your wise inner voice to counter the perfectionistic messages you give yourself. ...»

Does Time Exist or Is It an Illusion of Man's Creation?
This question is posed because in space there is no time. On earth we gauge time by the cycles of the earth around the sun. Days divided into segments are man's invention designed to better communicate with each other. ...»

7 Proven Tips to Master Your Time
"The bad news is time flies. The good news is you are the pilot." Are you envious of your co-worker who constantly accomplishes more than you? ...»

Overwhelmed? You Know, Stepping Away Sometimes Saves the Day!
When you're overwhelmed, what's your first response? For many of us, the knee-jerk reaction is to increase our efforts immediately... ...»

Nourish Your Way Through Your Transitions
The seasons offer us models of transitions. And if you think about it, so do the daily changes of the morning, noontime, evening, etc. ...»

Dance With Change by Coordinating Your Intuition With Your Calendar
Finding time in periods of change and transition requires reestablishing balance. This is a skill that you can develop and hone for yourself. ...»

How Marshmallows Can Help Overcome Workplace Distractions
Discover the key to overcoming workplaces distractions and working in a more focused and productive way. Marshmallows just may hold the key to getting more done in less time despite the distractions around you from emails, texts and conversations. ...»

The Multitasking Myth Exposed
The secret to greater productivity and enjoyment while you work is to stop multitasking, especially if you think you are good at it. Discover the smart alternative instead. ...»

Why I Ditched My Smart Phone, Television, and Microwave
Smart phones, television, and microwaves can be a devastating time waster if used too often. This article explains why I ditched them and what I gained from doing so. ...»

Do Not Allow External Forces To Control Your Time And Ultimately Your Life
Only a few people you know may be managing their time wisely. If you are NOT one among them, it means that you are allowing others to control your time. Your co-workers may seek your help for sticking to their deadlines or your spouse or other members of your family may need your time for finishing some of the tasks they do not wish to carry out. There may also be people who may want you to take part in their gossip sessions. If you accede to these requests, you may not have time for yourself. This means you should have complete control over your life by controlling your time. Read on. ...»

Is Your To Do List Feeling Like Your Enemy? This Will Help!
Finding time to set your time priorities is a key time management skill - and one that we often don't actually get to in the rush of daily life! Indeed, managing and following through on to-do lists is often a challenge in and of itself. ...»

Time Heals All Things - It's A Myth
We've all heard it - time heals everything - nothing is further from the truth. Don't believe me - read on. First of all - time can't heal anything - it's time not a healing process, medical professional or medication. I know you probably think I'm starting off on the side of ridiculous. Well, just trying to get your attention. ...»

Time Management For Students - 10 Tips For Effective Time Management
We are going to cover ten time management hacks, so you can make more time to do what you love, as well as study. All too often we ignore doing the things that we love and take care of ourselves. While studying, this is of particular importance. ...»

Why We Love Time Management (And You Should, Too)
24 hours in a day is all that everybody has. It seems like sometimes that is not enough. The reason why it may not seem as it is not enough because you are not using your time wisely or correctly. Why is it that some people can accomplish so much in a day while other people struggle to accomplish any tasks? The answer better time management skills. ...»

Jump-Start Your Day by Setting It Up the Night Before
Is it a challenge to get yourself going in the morning? If so, you're not alone. ...»

Step Into the River of Time by Embracing Transitions and Changes
How you respond to transitions and changes will, to a very great extent, define how you experience your time and your life. It also has a profound effect on your energy, your focus, and ultimately your productivity and success. ...»

Toxic Fear Is a Poisonous Time-Waster - Here Are Some Antidotes
Fear is the very last thing you need -- especially when you're busy or under pressure. But how often does it creep into your thinking, distracting and undermining you? ...»

The Life That Works
Be calm. Be calm and not shocked about anything, and you will handle it better. I know of whence I write about. For, reality for even the most "lucky" of us has its troublesome moments that cause at least a little bit of worry when not dealt with calmly and effectively. ...»

Strong Time Helps You Deepen Into Peace and Calm
Strong Time is a powerful concept that has its roots in the early 20th century. First described by the French sociologist Emile Durkheim, the core ideas about strong time were then expanded upon by the philosopher, teacher and writer Mircea Eliade. ...»

Optimize Your Time With Proactive Communication
If you think you can manage time, look in the mirror. That's what you can manage: your own Attitudes, Behaviors and Activities. If you believe anything else, you might as well try to catch water in a sieve. ...»

What You Can Accomplish With An Extra Hour
Do you always wish you had more time? Whether or not time is scientifically an illusion, our reality is based on time. Specifically, it is based on doing the most we can with the amount of time we have. There are 24 hours in a day, this is a constant, so there is no way to actually get time back, right? ...»

Monday Blues to Rock: Strategies to Overcome Monday Morning Blues
Now it is Friday afternoon, the hectic work week is swiftly ending, and your last two hours of work are filled optimism as you think of a relaxing weekend. Unfortunately, the euphoria abruptly ends when faced with a long list of tasks that are either neglected or incomplete. Despite your best efforts, your weekend ends on a lethargic note as you reflect on ways to prepare for the dreaded day-Monday. If you have experienced this, you are not alone. Millions of Americans experience what is referred to as Monday Morning Blues (MMB) which experts define as a depressed mood that occurs after the weekend. ...»

What Time Is It, Really?
When it comes to certain things, I am quite a bit confused. One thing has to do with time. What I want to know, what time is it? I do not know why time cannot be the same for everybody. After all, everybody is squirming about equal rights. Why can't we have equal time rights? Why do we have to split it up so much? If that is not enough, we have this idea of changing the time. Who in the world came up with such a stupid idea? You turn the clock ahead one hour and then a couple months later you turn it back one hour. What good does that accomplish? ...»

5 Reasons to Plan for the Unknown
When you plan for the future, you may think about positive events such as marriage, starting a family, retirement or grandchildren. Yet there are other life changes such as job loss, illness, disability, or needed to care for a family member, that can take an emotional and financial toll. While it's natural to avoid thinking about these difficult events, it's short-sighted to ignore the possibilities. ...»

Self-Leadership Challenge: The Two Biggest Time-Wasters That Great Self-Leaders Avoid
As an executive coach, I've reviewed the time logs of hundreds of senior managers and executives. In those logs, where leaders track their movements at 15-minute increments for two full weeks, the two biggest and most consistent time-wasters that great self-leaders avoid have jumped out from the page: (1) attending meetings and (2) writing/responding to emails. Does this sound familiar to you, too? ...»

Top 3 Tips to Get Work and Tasks Done Everyday
Everyone in this world has tasks and work they need to do each and everyday and sometimes people need a little guidance on how to make sure it gets done as quickly and efficiently as possible. So here are the top three tips to get your work and tasks done each day. ...»

Patience Is Not Simply Our Ability To Wait, It's How We Behave While We're Waiting
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson because it tests my convictions and priorities, faith and faithfulness patience and resilience, and in the end, my ultimate desires. ...»

Finding Time - Have You Ever Used a Shopping Template?
Do you do your weekly food shopping on the weekend? And is it a chore that you dread? ...»

Find Time for Sleep - It's A Key to Your Well-Being
Finding time to get enough sleep is among the greatest challenges that many people face in this busy world of ours. How many are chronically short on sleep? ...»

Discipline or Rigidity? 4 Tips Help You Sort It Out
Planning is your key to finding time to get everything done. Indeed, if you don't plan, you'll find yourself at sea. ...»

Life Interrupted: Resolutions and Habits
How are you doing with the promises you made so adamantly on New Year's Day? If you're falling by the wayside, I feel your pain! Let me share some of my own issues about following through, OK?" ...»

The Importance of Time Management
As important as money management is, so is properly managing your time. We cannot buy time. And time is something you can't get back. ...»

Time Is As Relevant As You Want It To Be: Your Perception Of Time
Time travel; It doesn't take much research into the topic to realize it's almost an entirely fictitious idea. Although you can't, to our current knowledge, bend space to travel to another time in your life, you can bend your perception of time pretty extraordinarily. ...»

Self Improvement - The Importance of Getting Feedback
When you run a business or any service, the most important thing that you have to consider is the customer satisfaction. Along with this goes the employee satisfaction which is entirely the department of Human Resource management. In fact, if the employee's working in an organization will be happy only then they will be able to keep the customer happy and maintain good relations with them. Since, as industries shift from physical to more administrative level, so does the need for more highly trained staff. ...»

Why Is Time So Elusive?
Have we ever really thought in depth about time, and why it is so elusive to so many? Time to exercise the brain, and do a little deep thinking on the matter. Maybe you'll save some time. ...»

Time Management for Freelancers
It takes time to grow a freelance business; it takes time to establish yourself; and it takes time to make money. All of this can be nerve-wracking and cause countless sleepless nights. ...»

Find Time With a Grateful Pause
Gratitude has a profound effect on our experience of time. Wondering how that might work? ...»

12 Easy Tips On Getting More Done In Less Time
Work is very stressful especially when you own the business. This article provides you with 12 easy tips on how to get more things done in less time. ...»

Healthy Compartmentalization and the Pomodoro Technique
Compartmentalization and the Pomodoro technique are two productivity strategies most people overlooked. This article explains how you can use them to your advantage. ...»

How To Organize Your Household Quickly
Information overload comes when you are living in a cluttered place. This article teaches you how to organize your household quickly and avoid decision fatigue altogether. ...»

Does 'Pre-Holiday Funk' Exist?
Do you have times where you just can't seem to get it together? Might this be seasonal, with changes in time, daylight hours or, maybe, the terror of approaching holidays? ...»

How To Build Your Time Freedom Online
Time freedom is one of the ultimate wants of humans. We all want the ability to choose whatever we like at any given moment. One way to achieve that is to utilize the internet to do so to earn your income, while being physically anywhere you want. ...»

Creativity and Vision - Timely Inspiration From The Time Finder
For artists, entrepreneurs, and innovators of all stripes, creativity is the coinage of the realm. So, how does the creative process work for you? ...»

Time Perspectives
An article explaining why we fail to achieve both long and short term goals. Your perspective on time has a profound effect on your ability to achieve your goals. ...»

10 Easy Tips To Create An Amazing Work Environment
We all are influenced by the environment. If your work environment isn't supportive, you can't produce extraordinary work. This article reveals 10 easy ways to create an inspiring environment to succeed. ...»

How To Recognize A Great Opportunity
Entrepreneurs are good at spotting great opportunities. The ability to do so is a skillset. This article explains 3 guidelines you can use to spot the good ones. ...»

3 Simple Steps To Prioritize Tasks To Get More Results
Becoming a productive person is a challenge to most. If you don't know how to prioritize, you don't get much results. Here's the 3 steps on how to do so. ...»

5 Productivity Apps That Can Change Your Life
Productivity apps are only useful when you choose the right ones. This article reveals the best 5 apps that can change your life. ...»

How To Get Rid Of Time Wasting Tasks
Attention management is the key to eliminate time-wasters. This article reveals 5 tips on how to set yourself up on a path of extreme productivity. ...»

7 Tips To Eliminate Distractions Today
Distraction is one of the most common thing that kills people's productivity. This article teaches you 7 tips on how to eliminate them. ...»

10 Easy Tips To Gain Focus On Your Business
Building successful businesses require focus. This article reveals the 10 most important tips on how to do so. ...»

Time Management Triage
Periodically in life, your daily schedule may call to mind if not a disaster scene then at least a hospital emergency room and leaves you overwhelmed and exhausted. You know that order should be brought to the swirling chaos, so that you can get the most important things done and also preserve mental and physical health, but you lack the time and energy to think things through. Well consider this---if your schedule looks like an emergency room lobby, then why not take charge of it like a doctor would? Doctors are routinely called upon to assess and treat a chaotic jumble of patients. To successfully work through that formidable task, they perform a process called triage, to rank patients according to the urgency of their illnesses and increase the likelihood that all will survive and recover. Prioritizing is the foundation of triage and for that reason, the system may be applied to time management. ...»

7 Quick Hacks For Massive Focus
The ability to focus is key to succeed in any endeavors. This article reveals 7 quick hacks for massive focus. ...»

5 Easy Tips To Beat Procrastination
Procrastination is a disease that we find hard to cure. This article reveals 5 easy tips on how to beat this pandemic. ...»

How To Develop Better Focus
Focus is the key to achievement. This article explains how to develop such skill. ...»

How Your Energy Ebbs And Flows Affect You
In order to become productive, a strong mental discipline is required. However, understanding your energy ebb and flow can also be conducive to your productivity. This article explains why. ...»

Take an Organized Approach to the Holidays
Some advanced planning will help your holidays be more organized, less stressful, and more meaningful. It's not too soon to get started creating the holiday experience you've dreamed of. ...»

5 More Tips To Block Your Time
Time-blocking is powerful to increase your productivity. This article reveals 5 tips on how to do it effectively. ...»

5 Reasons Why You Can't Time Block Effectively
If you find it difficult to time block, there's a problem. This article reveals 5 most common reasons why you can't do it properly and how you can remedy that. ...»

5 Reasons Why You Can't Time Block Well
There are certain reasons why you may find it difficult to protect your time. This article explains the most common whys and how you can correct them. ...»

5 Tips To Block Your Time
Time blocking is a easy-to-use technique to boost your productivity and motivation. This article reveals 5 secrets on how to block your time effectively so you can do things efficiently. ...»

Why You Should Block Your Time
Time blocking is an amazing tool for insane productivity. This article explains 4 massive benefits you can get and why you should start blocking your time. ...»

Finding Time Can Mean Saying No, Even When You're Scared to Death!
Finding time might begin for you, today, with finding the courage to say No. Maybe your schedule and To Do List are jam-packed, and adding one more thing will throw everything else out-of-whack. ...»

Ten Ways to Free Up the Time You Need To Do More Things You Want
If you think that you don't have the time to do more things you like, then try one or more of these ideas. Even little bits of time used consistently and wisely, will produce remarkable results. ...»

Don't Let Time Changes Steal Your Time
There are predictable time changes that confront most of us twice a year. Depending on where you live, the dates that they occur may vary, but in most countries these changes are now a staple. ...»

So You Don't Have Enough Time?
Do you ever wish for twenty-four more hours in each day? The keyword here is time management. Let's take a look at ten time management tools. ...»

Why Practicing Solitude Will Drastically Increase Your Productivity
Productivity cannot be sustained without strategic rest. One of the little known ways to rejuvenate yourself is to practice solitude. This article explains why this daily practice will massively increase your productivity. ...»

How To Create Your Holy Hour For Intense Focus
Our attention is constantly being pulled away in today's society. It's important for you to protect your focused time to get things done. This article explains how you can use the Holy Hour concept to at least double your productivity. ...»

Why Your Ability To Focus Is Your Personal Power
Focus is power. Your ability to concentrate on one thing will be directly relevant to your ability to achieve extraordinary results. This article explains why your focus is your ultimate weapon to succeed in life. ...»

Why You Must Challenge Yourself To Get Into Flow
Getting into flow state is powerful and tricky. One major key is to attain it is to set yourself a good challenge. This article explains why challenges are great for you to get into flow. ...»

Why The Pareto Principle Isn't That Magical
There's a lot of myths around the 80/20 Rule. This article explains why the Pareto Principle isn't that magical as many marketers have proposed over the past few years. ...»

How Do You Know When You're In Flow?
Flow state is a powerful phenomenon for extreme productivity. But how do you know when you are there? This article identifies the 6 common characteristics when you're in flow so you know when you're experiencing this amazing state and how to get in there again! ...»

How To Identify Your Habits In 3 Easy Steps
All habits can be dissected into 3 parts: Cue, Habit Routine and Rewards. This article explains how you can use these 3 simple steps to dig out all your habits so you can change them into healthy ones, one at a time. ...»

Why Getting Into Flow Will Change Your Life
If you want to change your life, you must take massive imperfect action. One of the secret productivity tool is getting into the flow state. This article reveals why getting into flow can change your life in an instant. ...»

Why Habits Are So Hard To Break
Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken, Warren Buffet once said. This article explains the psychological reason behind why habits are so hard to break. ...»

3 Bad Habits That Are Killing Your Energy
Nothing gets done without energy. Instead of looking for ways to increase your energy level, why not eliminating the bad habits that's zapping your energy away? This article explains the 3 most common bad habits that's killing your energy right now. ...»

3 Simple Ways To Automate Your Lifestyle
You may have heard of the term "automating your business", but have you ever used the same concept in your personal life? There are several things you can automate in your household life and this article reveals 3 simple ways on how you can use them this weekend. ...»

3 Funny Shortcuts To Cook Faster And Save More Time
Cooking is a nice hobby to have. But if you just want a quick meal, why spend so much time every few hours to prepare your food? Here are 3 little shortcuts you can use to cook faster and save more time today. ...»