When the worlds of the Planners and the Spontaneous collide, fireworks—not the romantic kind—can erupt. The Planners think the Spontaneous are being inconsiderate jerks. The Spontaneous think the Planners are being controlling freaks. Who’s right? Who’s wrong? And can they possibly get along?
“I thought you had this taken care of!”
“I didn’t know that this was that important to you.”
“I told you about this a month ago.”
“Something came up.”
“I can never count on you for anything.”
“I’m making progress and doing the best I can-just chill out.”
“Where are you?!”
“I’m on my way.”
And so on…
And so forth…
As a time coach and the author of The 3 Secrets to Effective Time Investment, I’ve listened with a sympathetic ear to the plight of both time personalities. Through my professional and personal experience, I’ve developed a way of explaining their distinct differences, and more importantly knowing what techniques can help them to respect and appreciate-or at least work with-each other in a somewhat civil manner. To learn more, read Elizabeth’s full article over here at LifeHacker.
About Real Life E
Elizabeth Grace Saunders is the founder and CEO of Real Life E® a time coaching company that empowers individuals who feel guilty, overwhelmed and frustrated to feel peaceful, confident and accomplished. She is an expert on achieving more success with less stress. Real Life E® also encourages Christians to align themselves with God’s heart through Divine Time Management.
McGraw Hill published her first book The 3 Secrets to Effective Time Investment: How to Achieve More Success with Less Stress. Harvard Business Review published her second book How to Invest Your Time Like Money. Elizabeth contributes to blogs like Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Fast Company and has appeared on CBS, ABC, NBC, and Fox.