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Time Management   

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"Either you run the day or the day runs you"

Jim Rohn

In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take, relationships we were afraid to have and the decisions we waited too long to make. Don’t waste a single moment (Unknown)

managing timeDo you wish you had more hours in the day – or another pair of hands?

Are you a very busy person? 

Fast track your Time Management skills & get on top of your work - & your life - with 1-2-1 training personalised to your needs.
 

Quick quiz

  • Do you ever feel overwhelmed by MOUNTAINS of paper, reams of emails and the never-ending tasks that constantly grow despite your best efforts to tick them off your list?
  • Do you ever butterfly from one task to another, leaving lots of half started, half finished tasks? 
  • Does work ever intrude on your breaks, lunch breaks, evenings or weekends? Has it ever interrupted a well-earned holiday posing a further challenge to your work-life balance?
  • Do you enjoy the pressures of targets and deadlines yet sometimes find that pressure tips the scales into the realms of stress?
  • Do you ever feel burdened by all manner of clutter at home or at work, books, clothes, equipment, papers, gizmos and more?
  • Would you like to manage your time more effectively?

If so, it’s time to learn and apply some tried and tested time management techniques.
 

life directionsWhat is time management?

Good time management may be compared to going on a journey.
Ideally and hopefully you know your starting point and your destination and all the stops along the way.
 

Time management techniques

In coaching for better time management I use a wide variety of techniques, models and practical exercises, such as using a Time Log to discover your current use of time, the ABC system of creating priorities, the Salami system of dealing with the overwhelming, and using weekly and yearly planners.

During coaching you can not only acquire new skills & practices but apply them there and then to your paper mountains and overflowing tasks to feel more in control of your time…and hence, your life. Coaching enables you to discover & discard your key misuses of time and create new patterns and positive practices.

"Thank you for all the kindness you have shown. I am determined to be organised and not procrastinate so that I can live a fuller & more productive, value-creating life" (London client)
 

Clutter

"Have nothing in your house you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful" (William Morris). Paper & other clutter may prevent you starting altogether on new tasks or distract you, causing you to butterfly from one thing to another. Make space for your thoughts and actions. Leave a clear desk, place and space at the end of each day to make a new start for the next. Allocate a regular slot in the week to clear out the old & make way for the new.
 

running out of timePeople and priorities

Sometimes people get in the way of managing time. They interrupt or make demands, telling you everything is urgent! Here, it’s important to combine time management techniques with the skills of assertiveness if you are to manage your own priorities.

Work life balance

Time management coaching also helps you create that important yet elusive work-life balance.
In the words of George Bernard Shaw: "We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing."
 

time resourceFive tips for today

  1. Don’t delay: do the most important tasks first
  2. Beware of chaotic piles: put your papers away where they belong
  3. Avoid the battle of the bulge! For each new piece of paper, remove at least one
  4. Overwhelmed by a giant task? Divide it into tiny, manageable slices
  5. Don’t lose track: make a daily to-do-list – and follow it

North London and Long Distance

Whilst I am based in North London, location is not an issue as coaching is available via mobile and by Skype (video and audio) as well as in person. No matter where in the world you are, we can work together thanks to the possibilities offered by Skype video and voice calls, which are free.
 
Whether you live overseas or are travelling in Europe, the Americans, Asia or Australasia, Africa or the Middle East, we can ‘meet’ for coaching sessions without leaving the privacy of your home, office or university premises.

I offer Life Coaching and 1-2-1 Training in person at my comfortable London office overlooking a tropical garden. The office is near Golders Green & Finchley in North London and is local to North West London including Barnet, Camden, Edgware, Finchley, Hampstead, Hampstead Garden Suburb, Harrow, Hendon, Highgate, Muswell Hill, Pinner, Southgate, Stanmore, St John's Wood and Swiss Cottage. I can also be easily reached from north, south, east and west London via the A406 North Circular Road, Finchley Road and A1000, which runs from Hertfordshire to Oxford Street. Accessible from Borehamwood, Elstree, Hadley, Hertford, Radlett, St. Albans (Hertfordshire).  I also offer Life Coaching and Executive Coaching on the telephone and by Skype or a combination of all three.
Contact me - Lucy Seifert Life Coach London - today on
Tel: 07956 663151
Email: info@lucyseifertcoaching-training.co.uk
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