Home Sweet Office

By the year 2025, Global Analytics predicts 36.2 million people will be working from home. This is an 87% increase over pre-pandemic numbers. Whether you live in a condo, apartment or house- here are elements to consider when choosing an office...

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Kick These 5 Habits to the Curb!

Avoid the habits listed below (formerly my habits)  and watch what happens to your focus, energy and productivity. 1. Avoid storing stuff in your head. In his book, “Getting Things Done, David Allen says that “your mind is for having...

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Email Etiquette & Productivity Tip

Email is an integral tool for work and personal communication with others. I encourage my clients to manage their inbox with the thoughtful use of CC, BCC and Reply All. 1.) Carbon Copy or CC address box should be used when you want to be...

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Simplify Your Life!

The first week of August is designated as National Simplify your Life Week.  Take some time to recognize any stress, negativity, excess stuff or anxiety that is present in your life. Ask yourself, can I take some steps to remove any overwhelm and...

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Go Ahead, Use your Vacation Time.

Time away from work is essential to sustainable productivity. Therefore, I highly encourage you to use your vacation time. Are you worried about what will happen while you’re away? You are not alone. Before your vacation begins, take these...

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Lessons Learned from TEDx

I started speaking in local libraries and organizations when I opened my business in 2010. It was during this time, the idea for my TEDx talk was formed and the goal of speaking on the TEDx stage was added to my bucket list. It finally happened...

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The Productive Closet

Have you ever started your morning off with an idea of what to wear which develops into piles of clothes on the floor, still nothing to wear and a late arrival to work? An overstuffed closet can create an unproductive beginning which can impact...

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Time Blocking 101

Time blocking is a time management method which asks you to divide your day into segments of time and complete a task during the designated time segment. You can use a paper note pad, planner or your favorite app to create your time blocked...

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Meeting Matters

  A successfully executed meeting rides on the leadership. At some point, we may be in a position to a lead a meeting with work or an outside organization. Not only can the meeting itself be unproductive but the wasted time spent in the...

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