Productivity is a Gateway, Not a Goal!
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Productivity is a Gateway, Not a Goal!

So many of us spend a lot of energy and angst lamenting over what we don’t get done.  We compare ourselves to others who seem to accomplish things with such ease, and we rarely measure up. We feel guilt and shame and stress over our struggle to keep up and follow-through, and we’re always trying…

The Keys to Time-Management (Part 5): Tame Your To-Do List
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The Keys to Time-Management (Part 5): Tame Your To-Do List

In this final article in my series on time management, I’ll explore how you can tame your To-do list so that you can actually get done the things you intend to get done when you intend to do them and follow through consistently! As I explained in the previous article [here], having some sort of…

The Keys to Time-Management (Part 4): Getting Your “To-Dos”, Done!
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The Keys to Time-Management (Part 4): Getting Your “To-Dos”, Done!

An effective time-management system isn’t really a single system, but a complex and interwoven set of skills and behaviors. There are lots of different things that come into play with how well we manage our time, including how efficiently we work and resist distractions; how well we estimate and judge the passage of time; how…

The Keys to Time Management (Part 3): “The Best Calendar”
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The Keys to Time Management (Part 3): “The Best Calendar”

Calendar Management is another important element of time management where many of my clients struggle. Calendar management itself is also not a single skill, but a set of behaviors and tools that need to come together to be effective.  And, like so many things related to Time Management for our ADHD tribe, although this sounds…

The Keys to Time Management (Part 2): “Improving Your ‘Time Sight'”
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The Keys to Time Management (Part 2): “Improving Your ‘Time Sight'”

“Improving Your ‘Time Sight’” Struggling with Time Management is a hallmark characteristic of ADD and a Busy Brain.  It’s a universal complaint among the individuals who come to my coaching practice for help. And, honestly, it’s one of my favorite things to work on with a client because the results of our partnership can be…

The Keys to Time Management (Part 1)
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The Keys to Time Management (Part 1)

The most common complaints I hear from people coming to my coaching practice are about time management.  If you, or someone in your life, struggles to manage time effectively, you need to understand what goes into “Time Management,” and what you can do to improve it!  In this first of a series of articles on…

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3 Behaviors Essential to Time Management

Just about every new coaching client asks me, “What kind of calendar is best for Time Management?” My answer is always the same… “The one you use!” Which specific type of calendar you use is significantly less important than most people realize. It’s been my experience over about a decade of coaching individuals with ADHD…

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Overcome ADHD Overwhelm & Procrastination with Self-Awareness

If you’ve met me or listened to me speak about ADHD for more than 30 seconds, you know that I believe wholeheartedly in a strength-based approach to managing our challenges.  When I’m coaching my clients, my approach is to help them uncover their natural strengths and teach them to focus on their strengths & what…

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Down to the Wire AGAIN! (aka the “Power of Purposeful Procrastination”)

Deadlines. We all have them: at work, at home, and in every aspect of our lives, from time clocks to taxes and bills to birthdays. For some of us, the pressure of a deadline can be a good motivator. We’ve all heard someone say, “I work best under pressure!” This can feel especially true for…