Why Is Time Management So Hard?

“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first sharpening the ax.” ~ Abraham Lincoln Ugh, Another Time Management Seminar I remember saying those exact words early in my career.  I believed I planned well.  My job didn’t allow me to stay on top of things.  Customer questions, employee Read more about Why Is Time Management So Hard?[…]

How Much Time Should I Spend On Social Media?

The biggest question I get is, “How much time should I spend on social media?”  It’s hard to think about squeezing something else into those 1440 minutes we have every day. Solution: Schedule Your Social Media My answer is simple, it will take as much time as you make for it.  You can spend 10 Read more about How Much Time Should I Spend On Social Media?[…]

Curating Your Life

“The truth is, it’s okay to curate your life…We make choices every day that limits our exposure to things (or people) that are frustrating, confusing or unpleasant…” ~ Matt Gemmell Curating Your Life I hear myself saying how busy I am, if not to others to myself…a lot.  It stresses me out. I add the caveat, “it’s all Read more about Curating Your Life[…]

The Power of No

No, is the most powerful word in our vocabulary.”  ~ Octavia Spencer Power of No I have written before about the Power of No when it comes to others and setting boundaries, but it is also a powerful word when it comes to ourselves. I’m not talking about punishing ourselves.  Instead, I am talking about telling ourselves Read more about The Power of No[…]

Business Productivity Tip: Control Email

“Turn off your email; turn off your phone; disconnect from the internet; figure out a way to set limits so you can concentrate when you need to…Technology is a good servant, but a bad master.” ~ Gretchen Rubin The Email Disaster About a month ago, my email crashed. Ugh!  It was crazy trying to delete the Read more about Business Productivity Tip: Control Email[…]