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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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The Change Your Life Challenge

            The Change your Life Challenge Socrates once said: “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” This is the premise behind...

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Word of the Year

Instead of creating a list of resolutions, try something different… select a Word to be your central focus and navigate the direction of your year ahead. This word, of your choosing, will help you set (and reset as needed) the intention of...

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Technology Timeout

Recently, my husband and I went out to dinner. After we placed our order, we noticed a family of 4 sitting at a nearby table. Everyone at the table was looking down at their phones. No one was speaking to the other.  What happened to family time...

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Improve Your Sleep. Improve Your Productivity.

  What does sleep have to do with productivity? A lot!! Poor sleep hygiene negatively impacts your ability to focus, your working memory, decision making and problem-solving skills. According to the Sleep Foundation.Org here are the...

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A Healthy Home means a Healthy YOU!

  I have seen, first hand, how your home and work environment can affect your health.  If someone is happy with their surroundings it can positively impact their mood, energy level and overall attitude.  Conversely, if someone is unhappy...

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Family Communication Made Easy!

Managing a home is similar to managing a company. It requires document management, communication, planning, meetings, logistics and negotiation. A Family Command Center is an efficient system to manage your household and all those who live in it...

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Teens & Time Management – the Stuff they don’t teach in school

  Teenagers today are busier than ever; school, part-time job, sports, clubs, church group, friends, and let’s not forget… device time. This lifestyle creates a hectic and busy day with no time to waste. Here are 4 simple tips to help your...

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The next time you declutter, don’t forget to do this…

Excess clutter can be an issue in every area of the home including your medicine cabinet, first aid and makeup bags. Most municipalities will schedule a Drug Take back day (usually in April)  or they may provide a permanent kiosk to safely...

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Don’t do it all…Delegate!

Have you ever thought…. “I’m the only one who gets it right, so I may as well do it myself.” “I like it a certain way, so I’ll just do it.”  “There is no one else that can do it.”   If...

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