Time management Archive

  • Succeeding at Far Off Goals – Last in a series

    Succeeding at Far Off Goals – Last in a series

    Today in the last of a series on reaching long-term goals, I offer age-old wisdom from Stephen Covey along with a simple, specific tactic. First, the tactic: create two-week goals.  Take the big long-term goal that you have, and ask yourself this simple question: “What […]

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  • Lead Towards Your Best Self

    Lead Towards Your Best Self

    Friends, This week is just another week.  Today is just another day.  This hour has 60 minutes like every other.  And this instant is all you ever have – a largely unending succession to be sure – but only just this instant to be lived. […]

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  • Use the Big Deadline

    Use the Big Deadline

    Friends, Sheryl Gay Stolberg wrote a fascinating piece on President Obama’s wide-reaching use of deadlines – on Gitmo, health care, Iran, Russian arms deals, and a wide array of other issues – in yesterday’s New York Times.  She suggests the risks can be high when […]

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  • Execs Tips For Getting on Top of Time

    Execs Tips For Getting on Top of Time

    I am working with a group of executives and when asked what issue they would like to discuss at our monthly meeting, they quickly and overwhelmingly said: Work overload. Email in particular has been mounting, becoming more and more of a daily (and nightly) grind. […]

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