The gas gauge flashed. 9 miles to empty. 9 miles to empty?! How did that happen? Wasn’t it just 35 miles? Oh, right. That had been three days ago, and I had repeatedly put off filling the tank. I recently returned from a business trip, and had been late to one thing … [Read more...] about Can you afford not to fill your tank today?
I cringed when I saw the message pop up. “Do you have the presentation done yet?” I had fully intended to. Actually, I had fully intended to have it done last week. I certainly had spent a lot of time thinking about it. I had fully mapped out in my head was exactly how it … [Read more...] about 7 ways to calm in chaos
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?
One of the biggest time drains out there is doing things that don’t actually need to be done. We all have a tendency to overcomplicate - both in our personal lives and our professional lives. Similar to prioritizing your Daily Six, identifying what doesn’t actually need to be … [Read more...] about Do you really need to do that?
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