motivation and momentum

Motivation vs. Momentum

Forget motivation. Think “momentum.” I’ve borrowed this phrase from my work with clients who have ADHD, a brain based condition, because it can work for a lot of us these days, ADHD or not. Motivation comes from us internally. That…

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Advice if Time Blocking Isn’t Working for You

“Time blocking”is praised by many productivity experts. Commonly the advice is 2 hour chunks of time, dedicated to a particular project, so you can move it forward. With many of us working from home, “chunking time” became more complex with…

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meaning reflection

What Could be the Meaning of All This for You

After a few coaching calls recently, I got started thinking: what’s it going to be like when we return to work, or when we are not in isolation anymore? We don’t know, but there will be some meaning of all…

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Appreciation and Limits for These Times

Assume that our physical distancing and staying or working at home could continue for awhile. I wanted to share some appreciation ideas and also limits to protect your psyche and your time. You might think of our situation in this…

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Inside my Office: Uses for the Time Timer

This is my best friend, my Time Timer. This is one of only two products I consistently recommend to clients. We are all wired so differently – how our brains work, how we stay motivated, how we get started or…

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work from home together

You’re Both Working at Home: Tips for Making it Work Well

You’re both working your jobs/careers at home. It was hard not getting distracted when it was just one of you and now there are two! Here are discussion questions and suggestions to figure out how to successfully set up and…

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