Category Archives: Work/Life Balance

When Your Routines Get Disrupted

When Your Routines Get Disrupted

By: Audrey Thomas If you’ve been following Audrey, you might know she recently lost all her normal routines! Here’s what she’s learned about productivity and getting back in the groove: If you find yourself in transition–at home, work, or in …
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Create Margin in Your Life Today

Create Margin in Your Life Today

Have you ever noticed how some people aren’t fazed when the boss adds one more thing to their already-full plate, while others have a quiet meltdown at their desks when asked to manage additional work? Regardless of how much a …
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Do less. Accomplish more.

Do less. Accomplish more.

What questions will be answered by this blog post about saving time? 1. What types of things can I do now so that I save time later? 2. How can I safely back up my electronic devices? 3. What can …
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Why staying in your pajamas is good for business

Why staying in your pajamas is good for business

This is my once annual not-so-serious blog post as we head into the holiday season. It is my desire that you find it fun at a time of year that needs a little lightening. The holiday season is just around …
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5 Things my doctor taught me about productivity

5 Things my doctor taught me about productivity

I consider myself a healthy person overall. No chronic issues, no major diseases. Every day that I wake up and am able to roll out of bed I feel blessed! When I think about habits that contribute to higher productivity, …
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Strategies for Reaching your Goal

Strategies for Reaching your Goal

June marks the half-way point of the year and by now many have long forgotten the goals they set for the New Year. So this is a great time to review strategies that will help us work towards new goals. …
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Avoiding potential airline disasters the next time you fly 

Avoiding potential airline disasters the next time you fly 

Whether you travel a little or a lot, one thing is for sure. Travel is not as enjoyable as it used to be. Here are a few of my “musts” when traveling. Perhaps they’ll come in handy the next time …
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Bring balance now with these 2 fun activities

Bring balance now with these 2 fun activities

It’s the start of a new year, which means some of you have made New Year’s Resolutions. I hope you are seeing great success with them.   While I don’t make annual resolutions, I do spend time reflecting over the …
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Do people like coming to your meetings?

Do people like coming to your meetings?

Corporate culture breeds meetings. The more meetings that require your attendance, the less time you have to spend doing your work and answering all of those emails. Here are 5 quick ways to change how you think about doing meetings: …
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3 Things That Keep You From Getting Things Done

3 Things That Keep You From Getting Things Done

When it comes to not getting things done, we all have our reasons. Procrastination might be at the top of many individual’s lists. Today I’d like to draw attention to three other culprits that might be responsible for you not …
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