Yep, that’s me! Life is better outdoors! I've not been "planning" much lately, more just waking up and dealing with what the day brings. I've been skiing several times this winter and have had a wonderful time. I hadn't been on skis at all for at least 30 years and have been amazed that I … Continue reading What Have I Been Doing Lately?
Overwhelmed by Distractions?
"Time Management" experts seem to encourage getting everything out of your mind and into your trusted collection device - like a planner or app. I've heard the term 'brain dump' used many times over the past number of years. I became familiar with the term 'grasscatcher' list over 35 years ago. Brain dumps or grasscatcher … Continue reading Overwhelmed by Distractions?
Focusing on What’s Most Important
Many of the time management experts tell us to try and only work on the important stuff. I agree. Where it starts getting more complicated is trying to figure out what is important. Hobbs, Smith and Covey all write about trying to separate the urgent from the vital. I looked up urgent and important in … Continue reading Focusing on What’s Most Important
Getting to the Vital Few
I participated in my first time management workshop in June or July of 1982. I don't remember the name of the presenter, but I do remember the name of the workshop - Time Power - and it was a session on using a pocket Daytimer to plan your priorities. Even then it wasn't really about … Continue reading Getting to the Vital Few