Category Archives: Priority and time management

How to Manage Time with Balance: LMBL 02

By Anastasiya Goers Why is it difficult for you to bring your life into balance? I read over a hundred comments from you in the introductory post for the challenge. We are all different and have different struggles and goals … Continue reading

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Finding, and Keeping, a Healthy Life Balance

By Maud Purcell, LCSW, CEAP It’s always the same story. A woman comes into my office feeling like she is having a “nervous breakdown” or as though her relationship is “on the rocks.” The problem is rarely that serious and … Continue reading

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101 Important Questions To Ask Yourself in Life

“The key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions.” – John Simone What questions do you ask yourself every day? Believe it or not, the kind of questions you ask determine the kind of life you lead. That’s because … Continue reading

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12 Ways to Feel Sane in a Crazy World

By gust author Tess Marshall “Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony.” ~Thomas Merton Today’s technology, the pressures of work, the economy, and fear of the future are just a few … Continue reading

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The High Cost of Low Trust

Each week we will be asking Dr. Stephen Covey to comment on common questions. Most organizations have no clue of the enormous cost of low trust, and because most executives have no means of measuring its bottom-line impact, they have … Continue reading

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Adjust Your Sails and Behold the Stars

I’ve been a little cranky lately. Things have been going bad one-after-another, and I’ve begun to notice that my overall attitude has gone sour. Heck, everybody notice it. I’ve become the guy who shuffles down the street grumbling to himself, … Continue reading

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Adjust Your Sails

“When you can’t change the direction of the wind, adjust your sails.” ~ Unknown My friend Paul loves to be out on the water. His favourite summer pastime is to sail across Gull Lake in his catamaran enjoying the lush … Continue reading

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Don’t Spit At the Wind, Adjust Your Sails!

“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” ~ Confucius When you set an intention or a goal, you don’t just dive head first into the goal. You must set … Continue reading

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Habit 6: Synergize – Principles of Creative Cooperation by Stephen R. Covey

Synergy means the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. The essence of synergy is to value differences to respect them, to build on strengths, and to compensate for weaknesses. Synergistic communication is opening your mind and heart … Continue reading

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Habit 5: Seek First to Understand Then to be Understood by Stephen R. Covey

We often prescribe before making a proper diagnosis when communicating. We should first take the time to deeply understand the problems presented to us. Skills of empathic listening must be built on a character that inspires openness and trust and … Continue reading

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Habit 3: Put First Things First Principles or Personal Management by Stephen R. Covey

“Habit 1 I am the Programmer. Habit 2 Write the Program. Habit 3 Execute the Program.” Habit 3 is Personal Management, the exercise of independent will to create a life congruent with your values, goals and mission. Time management is … Continue reading

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Habit 2: Begin With The End In Mind or Personal Leadership by Stephen R. Covey

There are three major aspects of our personal and business management. First is leadership what do I/we want to accomplish? Second is management how can I best accomplish it? Third is productivity doing it. According to Peter Drucker and Warren … Continue reading

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Habit 1: Be Proactive or Personal Vision by Stephen R. Covey

Proactivity means that, as human beings, we are responsible for our own lives. Our behavior is a function of our decisions, not our conditions. There are three central values in life: the experiential (that which happens to us), the creative … Continue reading

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7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

About the Author Stephen R. Covey STEPHEN COVEY is cofounder and vice chairman of Franklin Covey, a global professional services firm. Acknowledged by Time Magazine as one of the 25 most influential Americans, Dr. Covey is the author of seven … Continue reading

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Healthy and Happy Sound Sleep starts before 10 pm

This short essay based on scientific research, is presented to help us recognize the need to take rest early each night (latest before 10 pm) and to wakeup at least before sunrise (average 6.30 am) each morning in order receive Supreme Success and live Balance and Healthy lifestyle. Continue reading

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