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Time Management – Becoming Better Organized

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I did complete all of those tasks? (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) Time Management – Becoming Better Organized My three earlier posts about Time Management; The Clock Is Ticking! How Good Are You At Time Management) , ( Time Management: Know Where Time Goes - Keep A Log Pinpointing Those Emotional Blocks to Change , said that the first three steps in managing time are  To be clear about your purpose and your direction in life, To know how you spend your time To include an emotional element in your time management program. Now you need to be become better organized. The easiest way to do this is by using a written “To Do” list. You can do this on line or in a simple note book. Each task needs to be prioritized and given a deadline. For example, Priority 1 Top Priority – By the end of the week, Priority 2 Medium Priority - By the end of the month Priority 3 Low Priority – No Deadline. You will notice that High Priority tasks usually reflect the 80/20 rul

Be Successful – Making A Personal Change – Part 1 Admit A Change is Needed | WiseWolf Talking – Leadership, Management, Career and Personal Development

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Before you make a change, you need to truly acknowledge and accept that one is required.   Admitting we need to make a personal change or that we have have a weakness, can be very painful.  It is far more comfortable to blame  others.  It is easier to make excuses and rationalize, rather than admit to things as they really are.   Our sister blog WiseWolf Talking has a new post on personal change.  It is mainly related to careers but the principles apply equally in our lives outside work,  You can find it at this link: Be Successful – Making A Personal Change – Part 1 Admit A Change is Needed | WiseWolf Talking – Leadership, Management, Career and Personal Development : 'via Blog this' Wendy Mason is a Life and Career Coach.  She helps people have the confidence they need to be successful at work and to change career while maintaining a good work/life balance. You can email her at wendymason @wisewolfcoaching.com

Appreciate Before You Change

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   Appreciative Inquiry is an approach to change that focuses on the positive!  It works on the principle that what is good now that can be built on to achieve a vision for the future. When thinking about change people often focus on what is wrong now – what is deficient. This has been the traditional approach to change management Appreciative Inquiry, which has its roots in Positive Psychology , starts the other way round.  It looks at what is good and valuable now and then uses that as a foundation for moving forward. Once the basis is established you can then explore the future possibilities with much greater confidence. In all change, something will be lost, but with Appreciative Inquiry you work to make sure that much of what is good remains.  It allows people to honour the past and have confidence in the future! Appreciative Inquiry was developed as a tool for changing organizations but, as an approach, it works very well with people and teams.  It allows them to approac