"Scheduling is a practice that is fundamental to my productivity."
In honor of these loving hardworking individuals, I wanted to jot down some of the best tricks that have helped me have a better relationship with time, AND with everything I have going on in my busy fun life.
Would you say your life is great? I've often heard people make this statement. Many times followed up by, "As long as those closest to me are happy, my life will continue to be great." For many years I thought it was one of the most selfless things a person could say
It is because of my decision to have it all, that All is included in the thoughts that come to mind regarding my life, children, career, money, etc., as I continue with my nightly meditations.
"No" is not always a negative. It can be a positive when it means giving yourself time to find balance and be more productive and creative. So learn to say "Yes" to the word "No" when it make sense.
Knowing how to prioritize and being sincere when you do need to cancel or postpone can be freeing. After all, we're human. Every person can understand feeling over-extended or stressed. By being honest, you may also be helping the next person to do the same.
In every successful small business owners life there comes a point when they need to decide if they want to expand and turn their small business into a mid size business or if they want to stay a small business. When I had to make that decision, I decided to let go instead.
The following hacks might seem bluntly simple. However, once you actually start doing them, you'll notice how your projects get done in lesser and lesser time.
My advice to you is this: Don't wait until you reach your breaking point or there is a catastrophic event to start making bold choices about our life and the way you work. This is your work. This is your time.
Achieving something is a practice, just as meditation, writing every day, working out, eating healthy, etc. are practices as well. Time needs to be allotted to it. As I continued to ponder, I came up with three ways to stay committed to a goal.
As an entrepreneur, knowing when to say "yes" and when to say "no" is crucial. It's the difference between a business that limps along -- or even fails -- and one that goes from strength to strength.
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When we stop "doing" for a little while, we disengage from our ego-driven, habitual ways of doing things. When we take some time to let go of our constant striving, we see the ego objectively and it loses a bit of its power to control us.
Begin your day with an intellectual mise-en-scene. Plan ahead. Prioritize your list. Above all, put your smartphone away when you are with the people you love. They are your priority, not other people's Instagram feeds.
Tula is the Sanskrit word for balance, and as a busy mom of two, media contributor and entrepreneur, I know how hard it is
If you're anything like me, once I'm focused, I'm off to the races. But it takes some effort to get there, and may require changing things up a bit to achieve success.
Priorities are your life. They are your current circumstances. They are not something to be poked with a stick from afar but something to be faced head on and strategically. Prioritizing is the engine that propels you to your goals. So how can you make your next move your best move?
Are you feeling overwhelmed with all the work that you've got to do? There seems to be a million different things that need to be done. We feel overwhelmed and out of control because we don't know where to start. Should I start with project A? What about project B and C that need to be done as well?
Congratulations, you're the new Executive Director of a social-change organization. You've taken on a very hard job.