Category: Leverage My Time

10 tricks to staying productive (even with little kids)

Time does not discriminate, nor does it offer anyone favors. We all have an equal 24 hours each day and we get to control how we spend that time. Whether you are an employee, work-at-home parent, community volunteer or stay-at-home mother, it can be very tricky to get things done, especially with children at your feet. C.S. Lewis states it best: “The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.” Here are 10 tricks you can implement to get more done each day and make the most...

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Is your New Year’s resolution SMART?

So you set a resolution (or two) for 2014. You have great intentions and really want to make this the year you make that resolution a reality. You’re not alone in your attempts at change. According to Statistic Brain, 45 percent of Americans set a New Year’s resolution, yet less than half of those individuals will actually keep their resolution past June. Maybe the problem with accomplishing a resolution has less to do with our ability to follow through on a goal and more to do with the kind of goal we set. Spending less money, getting organized and losing weight are the...

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5 tips to keep control of your holiday schedule

Snow is falling and the air is crisp. The sound of Christmas music already rings through department stores. Ready or not, the holiday season is underway. And if you have not already experienced a boost in activity, life is about to get very busy. We can let the busyness of the holidays rule us or we can remain in control of our schedule and create a season full of memories and purposeful activities. Here are five steps we can take to remain in control of our schedules during the holidays and avoid stress and Christmas chaos. 1. Make a...

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Why you are looking for life balance in the wrong place

Wish you could find a balance between life, work and family? You are not alone. Moms everywhere tell me they crave that balance too. JaLesha Olson,a mother of three boys, describes the lack of balance as a feeling of guilt and being overwhelmed: “Whatever it is I have been neglecting or avoiding is always at the back of my mind. I start to feel inadequate, like I can’t do it all or get it all done.” Often when we imagine a balanced life, we think everything will be equal and transitions from one activity to another will be smooth, as if...

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Giveaway: Define Your Time™ Group time-management program

It’s time for another giveaway and I can hardly hold my excitement! Why? This giveaway could very well change your life! Of coure it all depends on you, but it has the possibility to help you find balance between life and family.  Even get more done in less time, with less stress! We are giving away  1 entrance into the Define Your Time™ group summer program! Join other moms as we work together to manage our schedule, balance life and get more done! By the end of the course you will: Learn several systems for time and life management Identify with your core values and motives for scheduling Find extra time each day to get more done Learn a special way to tackle big projects in less time, with less stress Understand the Balance Cycle and how it works Create balance in your life Coursework: 25-page workbook (valued at $40) 4 hours of audio training ($400) Coursework printables ($10) Bonus: 2 hours bonus audio trainings ($200) The Balance Cycle audio training ($50) Take Back Dinner Meal Planning System ($50) Group Benefits: Weekly Google Hangouts to discuss each section Accountability Partner In-real-life Event! Winner must be able to participate in the course with us! You need to be able to engage with us from June 17th through July 20th. It’s O.K. if you have vacation scheduled. You just need to be willing to do the home study work....

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