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3 Strategies for Fearless Delegation

Posted by reallifee on Sep 8, 2014 in Encouragement, Entrepreneurship, Internships & Jobs, Psychology, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

3 Strategies for Fearless Delegation

At first glance, not doing something yourself feels risky: What if it doesn’t get done? What if it’s not quality work? But done correctly, delegating can actually lower the risk in your business. By delegating, you are decreasing the chance that you’ll burn out and that important activities only you can do won’t get done. Real control comes from managing risk and releasing control in appropriate ways. Here’s how to change your approach to delegation to maximize business results. Identify Where to Focus To help you let go of projects...

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Tempo

Posted by reallifee on Aug 25, 2014 in E Tips, Social Media & Technology | 0 comments

Tempo

Often times meeting stress has little to do with the actual meeting and much to do with the little details required to be ready and on time for it. Panic can arise when you realize you can’t find the location address or you’re circling the area trying to find a place to park or you realize you never took a moment to find the document you need to review. Fortunately, there’s an amazingly simple solution to eliminating much of your pre-meeting stress. It’s a smart calendar app called Tempo that acts as your personal...

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You Are Trapped

Posted by reallifee on Aug 18, 2014 in Encouragement, Psychology, Rest & Rejuvenation, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

You Are Trapped

We’re all in this together… When I worked with Phil Lawler on setting the trajectory for him to have a more fulfilling life, we worked on everything from tackling work projects as an IT professional to reading his backlog of books to applying to business school. My time coaching has helped Phil, particularly through the graduate school application process. But he also has taught me things like sending me an exercise I could share with you about how to get out of being Trapped By Our Own Low Expectations. Here’s...

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Please don’t… JUMP!

Posted by reallifee on Aug 4, 2014 in Encouragement, Psychology | 0 comments

Please don’t… JUMP!

It’s essential that before you take action on your commitment you:  Stop Take a deep breath Think through what you actually need to do BEFORE you do it. Why is this important? To avoid these two results: Absolute Paralysis because you know you run the risk of hurting yourself and/or drowning if you jump off this high dive of a habit change or plunge into this mountain of a project from your current place of preparation. Hurting Yourself/Drowning because you force yourself to jump off the high dive without having the...

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How to Diagnosis What’s Making You Chronically Late

Posted by reallifee on Jul 14, 2014 in Entrepreneurship, Internships & Jobs, Psychology, Relationships, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

How to Diagnosis What’s Making You Chronically Late

Do you find yourself apologizing constantly because you’re chronically late? Do your friends not even bother to show up until at least 15 minutes after they told you to arrive, knowing they’ll still need to wait for you? Have you missed out on opportunities, had work rejected, or had to pay a great deal of money in ticket change fees because you just couldn’t arrive on time? Do you keep saying you want to break this bad habit but never really seem to change? If so, you’re not alone. Many people struggle with running their life with...

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The Secret To Reducing Stress at the Office

Posted by reallifee on Jun 30, 2014 in Entrepreneurship, Internships & Jobs, Relationships | 0 comments

The Secret To Reducing Stress at the Office

When you and your stakeholders don’t see eye-to-eye on the timing of communications and deadlines —stress happens! So, why is setting time expectations so important? The challenge for leaders is that if you don’t set expectations, your stakeholders will. That means you may go for months–or even years–feeling like you’re constantly being thrown for a loop by everyone else’s whims. Most constituents don’t know what’s reasonable in your position so for everyone to be happy, you need to let them know what to expect. What’s one...

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Forbes link: Why Does It Feel Like I’m Always Working?

Posted by reallifee on Jun 24, 2014 in Encouragement, Entrepreneurship, Internships & Jobs, Rest & Rejuvenation, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

Forbes link: Why Does It Feel Like I’m Always Working?

Keeping your life in balance does not just mean doing the basics to survive. In order for your business to thrive, you need to as well. If you find yourself feeling like you do nothing but work, check out my article on Forbes “Why Does It Feel Like I’m Always Working?”. It is just as important to schedule in personal time and tasks as it is to schedule your work ones. When you have the proper fuel for yourself, you have the fuel your business needs to grow.   About Real Life E® Elizabeth Grace Saunders is the founder...

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What to Do the Night Before So You Exercise in the Morning

Posted by reallifee on Jun 10, 2014 in Health & Wellness, Psychology, Rest & Rejuvenation, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

What to Do the Night Before So You Exercise in the Morning

Exercise: You know you should do it. You even want to do it. Despite good intentions, it can be all too easy to skip this healthy activity for “more important” commitments. The reality is, exercise is one of the most important things you can do for physical and personal balance. The below routine is one person’s strategy to help you power down at night so you can power up in the morning and get your day started out right! Let the balance begin! Example of an Evening Before Morning Exercise Routine Important Mindset: Taking...

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Diagnosing (And Curing) Your Communication Issues

Posted by reallifee on May 26, 2014 in E Tips, Internships & Jobs, Psychology, Relationships, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

Diagnosing (And Curing) Your Communication Issues

Communication is the life-blood to any  team or relationship and communication issues can destroy or connect. Whether it is at work or at home, curing your communication issues is one of the most important things you can do. However, these problems and their solutions are not always obvious, as they can range form over to under to simply ineffective communications. My 99u article covers many common communication issues and how to fix them. If you find that things are getting off track from either too little or too much communication check...

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Tame Your Inner Routine Rebel By Recognizing These Roadblocks

Posted by reallifee on May 12, 2014 in Encouragement, Psychology, Relationships | 2 comments

Tame Your Inner Routine Rebel By Recognizing These Roadblocks

But I don’t waaant to. Attempts to start or follow a routine come to a screaming halt when your inner routine rebel just doesn’t want to cooperate. No matter how much you recognize on an intellectual level that you need more structure, on an emotional level, you resist it. Why? Why keep yourself in a place of frustration and guilt when you could experience the freedom of operating along strong, powerful routines? As a time coach and the author of The 3 Secrets to Effective Time Investment: How to Achieve More Success With Less...

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