Less Is More!

It doesn’t matter what you do or where you work – everyone is looking for ways to be more productive. Almost to the point of obsession. But excessive amounts of caffeine and endless list-making isn’t gonna get you any closer to reaching peak productivity levels. So, why are we so obsessed with productivity? It’s probably […]

A Is For ACTION!

Does the following scenario sound familiar? You come into your offie, sit down and look at the papers spread out on your desk and pick one of them up. It’s from John. “Oh, I have to call John,” you say. So you start a to-do pile somewhere on your desk and that paper goes into […]

The Super Simple Secret To Getting Stuff Done!

When you look around, do you see evidence of incomplete commitments, projects, tasks and “I’ll deal with that later” piles? Do you wonder how on earth you are EVER going to get it all done? If you answered yes to these questions, you’re not alone. Now, let me ask you this: are you as tired […]

Time Management Lies We Tell Ourselves Every Day!

When it comes to time, most of us are guilty of telling ourselves little white lies. Sometimes, we tell whoppers like … I don’t have enough time … I’ll do it later … I can multi-task … They seem harmless, but these little deceptions can have a negative impact on our overall lives. When you’re […]

How to Prioritize When Everything Feels Like a Priority!

You know that overwhelmed feeling you get when there’s just so much to do and everything feels like it’s got to get done NOW?!? And so you do nothing because you’re paralyzed by indecision. Or you end up working on busy stuff but not really getting anything of importance done. It’s a problem that everyone […]

Just One Minute!

Sometimes when we’re feeling stressed and overwhelmed with too much. … … stuff … disorder … email … things to do, it’s easy to forget that spending just a minute cleaning something up can make us feel a little more in control. Getting organized doesn’t always have to take a lot of time. Really. It’s […]

It’s A Good Time To Slow Down!

“There’s just not enough time in the day!” “I have too much to do, I’ll never get caught up!” Do these statements feel familiar to you? I hear them often, and I’ve even said them myself a time or two … or more. And because there’s just never quite enough time, you probably feel the pressure […]

How To Make Your To-do List Smaller!

You can’t do everything. There simply aren’t enough hours in a day. Instead ask yourself: “What am I willing to give up in order to gain more hours for the things that really matter?” ~ Harold Taylor Does ‘busy’ rule your world and make you feel overwhelmed? Does your list of commitments, tasks and action […]

A Time Management Lesson From A Fruit Smoothie

True story … One morning I was observing the process my hubby uses to build his breakfast smoothie. Most days he struggles with getting all the yummy ingredients into the small container we use. Consistently, he saves the big chunks of fruit for last and then it’s battle-royal getting it all to fit into the […]

Unplug Yourself

We’re plugged in 24 hours a day now. We’re all part of one big machine, whether we are conscious of that or not. And if we can’t unplug from that machine, eventually we’re going to become mindless. ~ Alan Lightman The laptop on your desk, the netbook by your bedside, the smartphone that’s never very […]