Category Archives: Priority management

(#371) Your Life. Your Choices.


What do we choose to allow into our lives? What do we dismiss from our lives? On a friend’s recommendation, I bought Traction: Get A Grip On Your Business. The author lays out a simple premise, “If you’re not happy … Continue reading

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(#270) Have You Spent Time With Ida Ownly?


A relationship with Ida Ownly has no future other than one of contrition, remorse, disappointment, and heartbreak. You know Ida Ownly, don’t you?  I’m sure you (like me) have spent some time with her. And when we do it generally … Continue reading

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(#234) Are You Waiting for It?


You don’t wait for a goal—you work for it.  Perhaps you have heard someone say something like, “I have been waiting for this all my life!”  A student says, “I have been waiting for the day I get my degree.”   Or … Continue reading

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(#231) Rookie Mistakes and Life Lessons


The takeaway for me is not that we made errors but we have taken time to reflect and grow. We just passed the halfway point of our semester.  It is a natural reflection point to examine where we have been … Continue reading

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(#120) Are You Intentional About Your Growth?


While I cannot control or manage the ticking of the clock, I can manage my choices.  I manage my priorities and, thus, I manage my life. I have written on this blog in the past about priorities ((#100) Milestones: Endpoints … Continue reading

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(#100) Milestones: Endpoints or Checkpoints?


#100 Milestones remind me of the possibilities in life. Today when we speak of milestones we most likely are referencing some significant event—personally, professionally, politically, physically, emotionally, spiritually, or culturally. Video recommendation for the week: Perhaps some of us might … Continue reading

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(#87) Priority Management: Are You Doing the Right Things or Are You Just Doing Stuff?


We cannot stop time, create time, or control time. But we all can effectively manage our priorities. Time management is a myth.  Can’t be done.  I can manage my finances (spend less, earn more). I can manage my weight (eat … Continue reading

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