At the end of each year, I always take some time to reflect on the past year and design what I want the next year to look like. In this article, I outline the steps I take for my goal-setting exercise, and how you can use the same steps to set yourself up for a successful year ahead.Read More
We all have the same 24 hours in each day. You must use your time wisely – in a way that meets your strategic initiatives at work and your personal goals simultaneously. Creating and communicating strategic boundaries is the best way to focus your time and resources on high-impact, mission-critical efforts and activities.Read More
Moving too fast can cause errors, self-centeredness, misunderstandings, lack of innovation and strategic thinking, chaos, and so much more. Yet … it is what we do all the time. Here are six slow-down strategies for fast movers that will leave you more productive and engaged.Read More
If 2020 taught us one thing, it is to slow down and focus on what matters most. Before setting any New Year’s resolutions, goals, or intentions, take some time to reflect on lessons learned from 2020, and use them to plan your year ahead.Read More
How would it feel to create discipline in your life that enables your time and attention to be fiercely loyal to what’s most important to you? Let’s explore screen/life balance, focusing on long-term over short-term goals, setting boundaries, winning against temptation, and other ways to be more intentional with your attention.Read More
From dings, pings, and beeps to pop-ups, ads, and meeting invites, it is hard to know where to look or focus. Do you know how much time you have in your work and life that is distraction-free? Gain some insight so you can gain some control.Read More
It may seem liberating to live in a world where variety is abundant. However, too many decisions can negatively impact your cognitive capacity, increasing the likelihood of procrastination, making poor choices, and setting you up to be exhausted and overwhelmed.Read More
One of the biggest roadblocks to feeling focused and relaxed is technology. Learn how to set boundaries with technology and manage distractions with these tips on how to take a technology break.Read More
With technology being more woven into the fabric of our lives, mindlessness – and its implications – is only increasing. What are the risks and what can you do about finding more presence?Read More
The incomplete tasks on your to-do list follow you around, yell at you, and stress you out. Follow these seven steps to cross off those items and find relief from the shackles of your to-do list.Read More
If you’re feeling overwhelmed, but don’t know how to end the cycle of stress, you may be burned out. Take this mini quiz to find out where you are on the burnout scale – and get some ideas for what you can do about it to help you find more balance.Read More
What is the cost of being so busy? If you find yourself drowning in a packed calendar and want to break the habit, follow these steps to tune into what matters most and design your time accordingly.Read More
Distractions derail you from tackling your to-do list. Here are seven ways to minimize the interruptions you encounter when you’re sitting down to concentrate so you can stay in the zone.Read More
What would you give to work less, but actually accomplish the same amount of work? Here are some time-saving tools to reduce your hours at the office, but still be a productive rock star.Read More
How did we evolve into such busy creatures? Here are 6 reasons why you might be so busy–with tips on how to clear some time for your favorite things.Read More
It may seem like a stretch to say you can boost your productivity with emotional intelligence. On the surface, emotions don’t seem relevant to productivity. But research will tell you otherwise—EQ plays a significant role getting stuff done.Read More
We are living in a world that doesn’t really support mindfulness, with technology that doesn’t support us staying present. What can we do to change this?Read More
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