I am really good at saying yes. I'm learning how to say no. There are so many interesting and fun things out there to do - not to mention all the things that I feel obligated to do - that I end up saying yes to more than I have hours in the day for. This last month, I made the … [Read more...] about How hard is it for you to say no?
Do you know how to create an action plan? Do you need to? Have you ever found yourself saying any of these things? "It's all in my head." "I forgot about that." "No one can do it except me." "I don't know what to do next." Most of us have. The most common … [Read more...] about How to create an action plan and get more done
In any given work day, I receive 100-200 emails. Definitely not Inbox Zero. Some of you may be thinking that’s an insanely low number and some of you are probably overwhelmed by how high that number is. During a busy workday, it’s not uncommon to have 20-30 emails come in … [Read more...] about Why I don’t strive for Inbox Zero: super simple email organization
All good things come in threes, right? I sure hope so, because I’ve got three pillars in my system to organize digital information: Evernote, Dropbox and Google. If you’re thinking, who is this lady and why does she think she knows anything about organizing effectively? Didn’t … [Read more...] about One way to effectively organize digital information
I have always felt the need to be stuffy when doing anything official. Like running a business. Or applying to college. Or any job, for that matter. Somehow being stuffy translated to following the rules. And as a Type-A firstborn, following the rules is a Must with a capital M … [Read more...] about Be yourself