On Time and Timing

Often time management is not what you think it will be. There seems to be a paradigm of work harder and more. But the most effective paradigm for time management has to do with approaching it in different ways. I was working with a client yesterday who decided...

Precrastination – Who’d a Thought?

Another interesting article – this one is about a concept I discuss frequently with my clients – the tendency to do that which is right in front of you, but does not yet need to be addressed, just to get it off your plate. This tends to be something we do at the...

Time Management Tip #5 – Plan Your Day

Time Management training is next Wednesday – 5 seats left! https://www.eventbrite.com/o/mclaren-coaching-3074191754 Time Management Tip #5 – Plan Your Day Often we approach our days without a clear intention for what we will accomplish. If this is how you...

Time Management Tip #4 – Say “NO”

I cannot tell you how many of my coaching calls involve this epiphany:  “I need to say ‘no’ more often.”  It’s interesting to me how much we say “yes,” when our businesses would run smoother, not to mention our personal lives, if instead we said, “No.”  So many of us...

Time Management Tip #3 – Write it Down

Do you ever feel scattered or like there is too much in your head? When you have a spare moment, do you have so many things in your head that you don’t know where to start? Do you wake up at night wondering if you have missed something? These are symptoms of a larger...

Time Management Tip #2 – Take Breaks

Tip#2.  While many of my tips are not numbered in order of importance, this one is.  I believe this to be one of the most important and certainly most neglected time management tips. Perhaps it is because of the counter-intuitive nature of the tip that people don’t...