Focus now: Overcoming distractions

How to regain focus in your life The human brain was made to notice distractions.  This probably doesn’t come as a surprise to you if you live in our technology driven world.  The ping of a text message, the lure of a new Facebook post and the pull of unread emails can disrupt even the…

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Goal setting: what people don’t know

Moving beyond goal setting to goal getting When I talk with clients about goal setting, there are always a few (okay, a lot) who give up before they start.  They usually say things like: I tried setting goals… and they don’t work for me. I just don’t have any willpower. I’m tired of setting goals. …

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ready to get started?

Most of us are always starting something: a new job a new diet a new relationship a new project a new adventure How do you start well?  How do you begin so that you avoid past mistakes?  How do you ensure the best possible chance of success?  Are there any strategies that work? It turns…

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you are the only one

The One Question to Increase Productivity lOX Are you always busy and on the go? Is your calendar and time maxed out? Are you productive and effective in your work? Contrary to popular opinion, there is no correlation between how busy you are and how productive you are. In fact, the less you do… the…

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night time productivity hacks

how to jump start your day Many times entrepreneurs think productivity hacks are just for starting and fast tracking your day.  But one of the key things you can do to set yourself up for success is finish your day well.  Here are some ways to finish strong: Create boundaries Determine an end time and…

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Two Tips to Double Your Productivity

productive woman on phone

Eliminate Two Things to Be More Productive What if you could make two simple changes in your life and double your productivity?   What if it not only increased your productivity but it also freed you from unnecessary stress and frustration?  It’s a no brainer… right?  Here are two changes I’ve been making that have improved…

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Simple Steps to a Productive Day

Wonder how to have a productive day? Do you react to events as they unfold? Are you always putting out fires or responding to emergencies? Or do you plan, schedule and organize your priorities? Are you living an intentional life? For many years, I lived my life by being reactive instead of creative.  I started…

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Create a game plan for 2021

Create a game plan Don’t we all want 2021 to be a banner year?   Especially after what we went through in 2020?   One of the best ways to make it a banner year is to create a game plan for success by not only creating new goals but first taking the time to…

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#1 enemy of productivity?

What is the #1 enemy of productivity?   Facebook?   Multi-tasking?   Stress? Distractions?   It could be any of those but I often find the number #1 enemy for many clients is perfectionism. Seriously. Why? Because if you feel you need to do something perfectly, if you hold yourself against that impossibly high standard,…

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Girl…Clean Your Office!

Girl…Clean Your Office! Seems like everyone I talk to lately remarks on how badly they need to clean their work space. It’s easy to let things get out of hand.  Files piled everywhere.  Books that need to be shelved or even potentially shared. Office supplies stashed everywhere.  Even personal items that need to be put…

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