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It's Not The Task We Procrastinate - It's Getting Started!

Apr 16, 2019 | by Cindy Sullivan

  We’ve all been there - - that lingering item that needs to be done but we just can’t seem to make ourselves do it.  Sometimes it’s that the task is large or difficult.  Other times it’s something that’s new and we’re not quite sure how to proceed.  Or, it could be that we are waiting for ALL the...
Consider WHEN and HOW you work to maximize your productivity

Building a Better Plan - - WHEN and HOW to work

Apr 9, 2019 | by Cindy Sullivan

A plan for your time should be dynamic.  Think beyond the boundaries of a list of “stuff” to do.  As my earlier posts in this series (Broaden Your Scope and Leave Space), taking into consideration when as well as how to do various tasks can boost your productivity significantly.  If you haven’t really considered your...
Leave Space to be flexible!

Building a Better Plan - - Leave Space!

Apr 1, 2019 | by Cindy Sullivan

  Better planning means avoiding pitfalls that jeopardize our intentions.  Like last week’s article “Broadening the Scope” (click here to catch up), the idea of Leaving Space means giving ourselves room to maneuver and adapt as life comes at us.  Here are some things to consider:   How "responsive" is your role?...
Broaden your scope to build a better plan!

Building a Better Plan - - Avoid Being Shortsighted

Mar 25, 2019 | by Cindy Sullivan

It's so frustrating to create a plan for your week and then have it all go out the window!  While we can't always avoid emergencies, priority changes, or sometimes even interruptions there ARE ways you can make sure that you don't jeopardize your plan from the get go.  Make sure your plan isn't short-sighted.  There's nothing like constantly...
If time were money, where would you spend it?

Here's $86,400 - - Now Spend It!

Feb 19, 2019 | by Cindy Sullivan

I recently spoke at a Lunch-n-Learn where they used a great icebreaker to kick off our discussion.  Participants were told to imagine they have been given $86,400.  They are required to spend it all – none can be saved.   Their assignment was to consider HOW it would be spent.  Many then shared what they would put the money...
fitting all the pieces together

Fitting It All In

Aug 29, 2018 | by Cindy Sullivan

For most people, how to fit everything into their day or week is at the top of their priority list when it comes to time management.  How can we better tackle the mountain of projects, tasks, and responsibilities while still trying to fit in time for leisure and downtime?  Unfortunately, it's often our personal time or goals that gets sacrificed at...
Time Management Habits that Hinder Success

Time Management Habits that Hinder Success

Feb 9, 2018 | by Cindy Sullivan

Habits are like shortcuts for our brain.  We don't have to really think about what we're doing, we've built habits and can go on auto-pilot for many things we do regularly.  The problem is that habits can be positive AND negative.  Here are a few habits around time management and productivity that can really limit your ability to...
The 5 Perks of Planning

The 5 Perks of Planning

Dec 17, 2017 | by Cindy Sullivan

One of the easiest things to dismiss when we're busy is taking the time to PLAN.  Often our attention is drawn to other things so it's easy to ignore - or forget - why this activity can be so beneficial.  Here are 5 reminders as to how taking 30 minutes to plan your week can really pay off in time saved and lower stress: You know where to begin -...
Strengthen These 6 Areas to See Increased Productivity!

Strengthen These 6 Areas to See Increased Productivity!

Oct 24, 2017 | by Cindy Sullivan

Have you ever felt that despite your work to build a plan, the day slips away from you?  Or, have you taken time to do some goal-setting all to come to year's end and realize that you didn't make any progress on them?  Do you know WHAT you want to be doing but just can't seem to figure out HOW to fit in all you have to do and actually stay...
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