Managing  Your Personal Energy Level Helps you Manage Your Time

Managing Your Personal Energy Level Helps you Manage Your Time

Public Service Announcement: Christmas is 20 days away. Just thinking about what all you need to accomplish between now and then may make you want to get in bed and pull the warm, cozy covers over your head. For many of us, amongst all the joy and excitement of the...
5 Areas to Organize Now to Make Your Life Easier

5 Areas to Organize Now to Make Your Life Easier

Last month we discussed the importance of putting systems in place at work in order to improve productivity. This month we’re going to continue with the theme, but we’re going a little closer to home.  Let’s talk about systems for culling and organizing...
How You Can Benefit From a Productivity Consultant

How You Can Benefit From a Productivity Consultant

“Oh, I hadn’t thought about that.” Have you ever found a solution to a nagging problem after talking it over with someone else? Ever had someone else’s point of view be just what you needed to solve a situation? Have you been better able to...
Vacation and Productivity: Why Time Off Pays Off in Productivity

Vacation and Productivity: Why Time Off Pays Off in Productivity

My friend sent me the above picture recently, with the note, “Recharging the batteries!”  She gets it. Time away from work pays off.  What’s more, time spent with family and friends refuels the soul.  I’ve heard far too many times,...
Effective Meeting Strategies

Effective Meeting Strategies

Sarah Cooper’s book, 100 Tricks to Appear Smarter in Meetings, makes light of some of the more absurd things you might see in a meeting; the book is truly hilarious. But, it is a sad truth: meetings have earned a bad reputation. That is too bad. I’m a firm...