Business Efficiency


Have you noticed when people talk about life balance they mention the two words work and life? I know when I hear the term work-life balance, I picture work (running my business) and then kind of a blur of family and personal care. According to author, James Patterson in his […]

The Five Components of Life Balance


  “People often complain about lack of time when the lack of direction is the real problem.” Zig Ziglar I love this acronym I found online for the word focus-Follow One Course Until Success. Yes! It doesn’t say, work in a scattered manner and don’t fully complete anything. Oh no, it’s […]

Focus Management vs. Time Management


“Be aware when distractions come your way. You’ll know it’s a distraction when you stop doing what you’re supposed to be doing and find yourself pondering things that have no value.” Beverly R. Imes, Positive Impact It’s crucial to learn how to work with focus, considering the many distractions luring […]

How to Deal with Distractions



If you like to follow tips and tricks for decluttering and organizing, the chances are good you’ve heard the advice that you should only have to touch something once. Typically, this is in relation to paper. The idea is that you have such a good system that you should never […]

Touch it Once. Myth or Reality?


“It’s not about having time, it’s about making time.” Author Unknown At the end of the day, if you sat down and wrote a list of everything you did for the entire day, I feel confident your list would be really long because you were probably busy as soon as […]

How to Fit Goals into Your Schedule


Are there things that you just don’t seem to have time to do? Maybe it’s no time to read, exercise, call your mom, make healthy meals or time for your own self-care. Maybe you never seem to get to bed at a decent hour because you stay up so late […]

What Are You Saying No To?



Are you one of those people who are always running a few minutes behind because you want to get ‘just one more thing’ done before you walk out the door? It does feel good when you’ve checked things off of your to do list first thing in the morning. It […]

Punctuality for Productivity and Professionalism


Are you one of those really busy people who are running from work, to the gym, to activities, family events and volunteer commitments? It’s really great to be involved and to be active in your community, but it can come at a price if you start to notice your home-related […]

Create White Space


It’s the war of planners with digital planners on one side and hard copy planners on the other side. Often, people feel forced to choose a side without taking their own natural tendencies and work habits into consideration. Paper people often feel compelled to embrace electronic planners due to pressure […]

Paper Planners vs. Digital Planners



Setting and striving to reach big goals can be both invigorating and overwhelming. It can be exciting to think about change, to mull over creating something new, to embrace new habits and to visualize reaching milestones. But big goals can sometimes stop us in our tracks because the finish line […]

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