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  • Saving Time

    Five Simple Tips To Help you Manage Your Time

    As someone who does about 40-50 different tasks throughout the day, it’s somewhat difficult to accomplish all of these tasks in a cohesive and constructive way. At times when you realize all the mundane (and necessary) “stuff” you have to do it can become overwhelming and will actually prohibit you from doing your tasks in […] More

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    Personal Productivity Is…Personal

    I’m sure each of us could pull out a piece of paper and make a list of at least 5 different productivity plans and time management products we’ve tried in our lifetime. I personally have tried Getting Things Done (GTD), Flylady, Franklin Covey, OrganizeHer, 4 Hour Work Week, Outlook Tasks, Gmail Tasks, etc, etc. But […] More

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    21 Things You Can Do in Five Minutes

    Five minutes, 300 seconds, it doesn’t seem like much in the grand scheme of your day. But have you ever really timed it?  Once you do you’ll realize, as I did, how much you can accomplish in 5 minutes or less. Throughout our days, we can all find pockets of available time such as a […] More

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    How to make the “BEST” decisions

    One of the most effective ways to get a handle on your calendar is to evaluate each item thoroughly before making a commitment and wield the word no as a weapon of freedom. I recently ran across a clever acronym that can assist with your decision making – BEST. Debbie Bowen, author of Simply Sane, suggests that when […] More

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    Knowing When to Start, Stop or Continue

    If you have ever worked in Corporate America, you may be familiar with the popular Start-Stop-Continue exercise used in decision making and planning. Corporations are successful for a reason and many of the tools used can also be extremely effective in your personal life.  The Start-Stop-Continue exercise is the process of breaking a subject down into the […] More

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    The Power of No

    When the phone rings and it’s the PTA president asking you to make 100 cupcakes for the bake sale tomorrow, what’s your first response? “Sure, I’d be happy to.”  But in the back of your head you’re thinking, “How the {bleep} am I going to fit that into an already packed schedule?” Or it’s 4:30pm […] More

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    Super Woman is a Myth – How to Ask for Help

    There is no such thing as Super Woman. There, I said it. Sorry to burst the bubble of everyone out there who thinks they’re Super Woman, but ladies you’ll drive yourself to the grave trying to be everything to everyone. The power of asking for help can be so freeing and yet for many of […] More

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    Just One of Those Days

    “I’m late, I’m late for a very important date.” – White Rabbit, Alice In Wonderland When was the last time you had one of these days? The alarm doesn’t go off, the kids are late to school and your late to work. Or you’re headed to a play date but can’t find your child’s shoe, […] More