Time Management 101

Time Management 101Who couldn’t use a few more minutes?  The next couple of blogs will talk about giving you a little extra time in your day.

1. Be completely present at every meeting – one on one and in a group.  Any time I attend a meeting or speak to someone individually I make it a point to be completely present at the meeting or with the person.  This means that I turn off my cell phone, don’t check email, don’t look at my watch and put away all distractions.  I give the person and meeting my full and… Continue reading

Interested or Committed?

Interested or Committed?In the past I’ve wondered why I move forward with some things and why other tasks and projects linger.  Then the light-bulb went on when I read the following definition:

“If you’re interested in something, you’ll do it if it is convenient.  If you’re committed to something, you’ll do it no matter… Continue reading

Drowning in paper!

I received the following email message from a dear friend and client as she was about to go on vacation.  I had just visited her office and saw paper everywhere.  I felt chaotic just walking in, I couldn’t imagine being there every day.

Here’s what she wroteYou are so right!  I am drowning in little bits of paper.  Thank you for your offer to help out!  I'm ready anytime. 

I am leaving for the beach Saturday morning, but even if you had some time today or tomorrow to give me a few tips that would be great. … Continue reading

Expand your reach!!

ExpandIt’s perfectly natural to stick with people you know.  This is true whether you’re at a company meeting or at an outside meeting.

Gravitating toward the familiar can keep you exactly where you are in your career for years.  Check out the tips from the last post about clumping.

Moving up in your career can be a lonely situation.  It can also be enriching and rewarding (emotionally and financially) if you’re willing to break from your pack.

Try out these tips and let me know how they feel.

Tip 1:  You have to be active.  Reaching out to others… Continue reading


Following is a blog from last October.  A few things have happened lately that sent me looking for these thoughts.  I hope you'll enjoy them again.

I’ve long believed the universe sends messages to each one of us everyday.  Lots of times we don’t notice them or believe they are messages.  Sometimes they are too strong to ignore – because they keep repeating themselves.  During the last three days I’ve gotten the same message three times, in different forms.  I was wondering why I was getting increasingly annoyed until I linked all three together.  They were examples of commitment –… Continue reading