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Is Time Your Challenge?

I’ve been helping business owners and managers find better ways to manage their time for many years. That’s given me plenty of time to figure out what it takes for an owner to get the most from his/her 24 hours each day.

The most valuable lesson I’ve learned over the years: There are three key […]

10 Steps to Make Time Management Work for You

The right techniques make time management work.

In the quest for better time management, we have been flooded with a large variety of gizmos, tools, and programs invented to help us more effectively manage our time. These tools and programs make great claims, but most fail to help us achieve that ultimate “nirvana” of time […]

The Value of Time

Consider these:

1. To understand the value of a year, talk to a student who has failed an important exam.
2. To understand the value of a month, talk to a mother who has given birth to a baby a month prematurely.
3. To understand the value of a week, talk to the publisher of a weekly […]

What Is Your Relationship With Time?

At ActionCOACH, we like to say that time is your most valuable asset. After all, as a wise man once told me, you can always make more money, but when your time is spent, its gone forever…….

So, how do you think about time? Can you really manage it or does it manage you? Why […]

Are You A Train Wreck Waiting To Happen

Life is more complex than it has ever been, with increasing interruptions and demands on our time. As a business coach I see many business owners literally drowning under all these demands, their life and business is operating in chaos mode, each day is spent fighting “bush fires” and they are highly stressed, running […]

What Is Time Mastery?

Time mastery

During the 1990’s, media attention was focused on the idea of productivity mainly because business owners and policy makers realized the benefits that had been gained over the preceding decade as a result of automation, computer technology and IT

The goal of Time Mastery from the ActionCOACH perspective is to leverage both an owner’s […]

Who Will Fill My Calendar?

20 percent of a business owner’s priorities will give him 80 percent of his production, if he spends his time, energy,
money and personnel on the top 20 percent of his priorities. When a business owner does this, he can get a 400 percent or fourfold return in productivity.

Every business person needs to understand the […]

The Clock Is Ticking

There are two things business people find very challenging: thinking ahead and doing things in order of
importance. Doing these two things makes the difference between success in business and just surviving. And the same is true for all areas of our lives.

Leadership trainer and author John Maxwell says, “Thinking ahead and prioritizing responsibilities marks […]

How To Get More Done With Less Time

Time management is a misnomer, we cannot manage time it just slips away, we will never have more of it and we will never get it back.

The secret is to be more effective with our time and get to do the things we really want to do. As the saying goes, “Never put off […]

Are you spending or investing your time?

We have at our disposal 86,400 seconds every single day, we only get them once and when they are gone they are gone forever. Unlike money, which we can all earn money, spend and then go earn again. Once our time has been spent it cannot be replaced.

Becoming more efficient with our use of […]