Time Management

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Treat Strategic Time Like a Doctor’s Appointment 

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | May 8, 2024 |
For this article by Jo Ilfeld, Executive Leadership Coach on strategic time the image shows someone holding an ipad with a schedule.

Do you want a tip on how to safeguard your strategic time? During a recent conversation with one of my clients about blocking off strategic time in the calendar, a lightbulb moment occurred for me. This particular client was sharing her struggle of preserving her blocked-off time and how it quickly vanishes like pixie dust…

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Covid Makes It Take Longer

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | September 14, 2021 |
Jo Ilfeld | Relationships|Executive Leadership Coach |Are you tripping yourself up?

Are you that person who gets frustrated by someone so long to do a task that you know will only take five minutes? And are you also that person who’s been putting in longer hours because of all the extra work created by Covid? Then you’re like me and this video is for you.  When…

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Take Control of Your Schedule

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | September 22, 2020 |
Jo Ilfeld | Executive Leadership Coach| Take Control of Your Schedule

Tell me the truth. Are you annoyed when someone is late for a zoom meeting or are you secretly thrilled that now you get a quiet few minutes to catch up on emails or finish up a project? If you’re like me and feel the latter, then it’s time for you to scratch at least…

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Is time flying for you, too?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | April 17, 2018 |

Raise your hand if you too, can’t believe it’s April. I’m barely used to writing 2018 when I write the date. Sadly it does seem to be true that time slips away much faster the older you get.​​​​​​​ Time is an interesting beast, right?  I think so too – that’s why this blog incites come…

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Three Secrets To Shifting From Busy To Strategic

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | March 21, 2018 |
For this article by Jo Ilfeld, Executive Leadership Coach on being busy, the image shows a man with several arms holding items from a telephone to writing pad to calculator.

This article was first published on Forbes.com. How do you make that shift from being busy to less intense periods of work? How do you stop your mind from working overtime? If you’re old enough, you might remember records. The larger records spun at 33 1/3 RPM and the smaller single records were 45 RPM.…

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Feeling Overwhelmed? What is YOUR True Limit?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | May 15, 2017 |
feeling overwhelmed

True confession here. Although the majority of my clients at one time or another turn to me for some time/energy management help, I’m always walking that journey alongside my clients. No matter how much I know (and practice) of optimal time management practices, I still find myself at times, well simply, overwhelmed.

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