I am the queen of not doing something if I don’t think I can excel or finish well. This includes a broad spectrum of activities: high school calculus (yes, really), exercising, reading a good book, having friends over, work and business ventures, and activities with my husband … [Read more...] about Embracing partial solutions
We had a long list of things to accomplish this weekend. Charles and I each had work-work, we also had house work, and vehicle maintenance, and birthday celebrations and a sick toddler…and…you know how it goes. Many of the things on our list were good things, but we both faced … [Read more...] about Challenge: How accurate are your time estimates?
As I’ve worked with multiple clients, a common thread is that the most overwhelmed folks have challenges that typically boil down to time management, prioritization and the sheer number of different activities and responsibilities one has. 1. Don't over-complicate it. We’ve … [Read more...] about Four simple ways to manage your to-do lists and tasks
Am I the only one that engages in productive procrastination? Productive procrastination: Those times you have a priority and important task or project to work on, but you're not feeling it, so you pick another task from your list and work on something else. This flies in … [Read more...] about How to increase productivity by procrastinating
I love efficiency. I really love crossing things off my list. One of my favorite way to be efficient is to multi-task by incorporating a brain-focused task when I’m doing otherwise less-engaged physical tasks. I listen to podcasts while I’m driving - and doing the dishes - … [Read more...] about When being efficient…isn’t