Time Management Tips - Three Top-Ranked Time Tips For Decisively Exercising Power Over Your Life

Jul 2 13:23 2013 Paula Eder, PhD Print This Article

Time management tips ultimately explore how effectively you exercise power over your life. The quality of your decision-making every waking moment of your day is too important to take for granted! Use these 3 top-ranked tips to make the most of your time.

As entrepreneur Connie Ragen Green writes,Guest Posting "If you're willing to do for a year what others won't, you can live for the rest of your life the ways others can't."

Time management tips ultimately explore how effectively you exercise power over your life. The quality of your decision-making every waking moment of your day is too important to take for granted! Not surprisingly, three of my time management articles that received the strongest positive response center upon related themes:

1. Succeeding through Heart-Based Time Management

2. Lining up External and Internal Values for Empowering Time Choices

3. Outmaneuvering Your People-Pleaser Time Gremlin Before It Allows Others to Disrupt Your Day.

Working with 3 of the top time tips in depth will carry you beyond your current way of doing things in a way that scanning through 10 or 20 top tips never can. So go slow, go deep and go steady to walk your path of power.

1. True Success Arises from Heart-Based Time Management.

To genuinely stand in your power using Heart-Based Time Management, follow these guidelines:

* Regard success as a step-by-step process. Remain focused on your current progress to avoid burnout.

* Check in with yourself to ensure that your values and energies align with your actions. Think of it as a dynamic, evolving interchange between your mind, body, and spirit.

* View success as both active commitments and a state of inner dynamic harmony. While remaining humble, make the caliber of your time choices as high as possible.

* Be willing to make tough choices and to build on them. Walk towards the sound of the cannons.

2. Line up Inner and Outer Values for Strong Choices

Covering new ground requires grounding your risks in full inner congruence and integrity.

* External values are those that concern what you prioritize most highly. This may include family, spirituality, health and career. The order of importance may shift through the years for you.

* Your internal values reflect how you move through life. Heart-based values may include responsibility and authenticity, for example.

Monitor what you think, what you say and what you do. When you detect a disconnect between these and your values, both internal and external, explore how you can bring them into alignment.

3. Outmaneuver Your People-Pleaser Time Gremlin

Whenever you place others' priorities over your own, you forfeit your ability to plan effectively. Moreover, any hidden bargains that you strike are bound to backfire.

As an antidote to your People-Pleaser Time Gremlin, answer these questions in one or two brief sentences:

* What new challenges will you face when you take the risk to put yourself first?

* If you take full responsibility to meet challenges on your own terms, what is the worst thing that can realistically happen?

* How will meeting new challenges with autonomy help you grow? How will your values stand out?

* What is your very first step? (One you can perform right now... or in a single sitting?)

Challenge can provide the most profound inspiration. By remaining with the tips that seem most uncomfortable, you will expand your possibilities in ways you can't now imagine. What a wonderful use for your time!

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Paula Eder, PhD
Paula Eder, PhD

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