unconventional time management for people who aren't machines

If you are a creative whose efforts to get organized aren't working, here's what I most want you to know: it's not you, it's your systems.

Conventional approaches to organization are designed by and for more linear thinkers. Those models will never be effective for someone whose mind doesn't work that way. And those models are based on a limited view of Time itself. Time is more flexible than fixed. It's more spiral than arrow. It's more relationships than measurements. It's more dimension than force. Like you and your brain, it has properties ignored by the average day planner.

When you approach organization with tools and techniques designed around the way Time actually works and the way your brain naturally thinks, you can shape Time to your liking. Time can become a space you can navigate with confidence. A space where doing what needs doing is more joy than struggle. A space that feels as comfortable as your favorite clothes and as satisfying as an exquisitely prepared meal. A space where there is some space. A space where you can be yourself and still be successful.

Sculpting Time is all about composition - the skillful arrangement of elements - something as a creative you already understand better than you realize. Effectively planning your week or creating systems to keep track of the details are just a matter of mastering this particular medium. The Atelier of Time is a studio school devoted to just such mastery.

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Don’t have it in you to try one more tip, trick, hack or app in the name of productivity? You’re in the right place. Find your naturally efficient and effective groove, fuel your work, hone your skills – and get a taste of right-brain time management. It’s free. Learn more.

Get Organized in The S4D

Enough with the willpower already. Learn how to shape your days and craft flexible, organic systems – custom built around who you are and what you love – in ways that will fuel your creative productivity like nothing else you’ve tried. Learn more.

Escape the Quicksand of Overwhelm

Responding to overwhelm by trying to “get organized” is like trying to prevent a fire after it has ignited. This handbook is the missing set of instructions – the stop, drop and roll – for getting yourself out of overwhelm and back on solid ground. Learn more.

 

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