Avoiding A Work Task or Conversation? Check in with Your Feelings.

Avoidance. Procrastination. Putting it off. If you are avoiding a work task, call  or project for work/school, get quiet and check in with how you are feeling about the task. The answer to moving ahead lies there and here’s what…

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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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surprises

Begin Thinking about Takeaways from this Time Period

I’m not rushing things, but as we move through this unusual time period of our lives, I’d like us to begin thinking about takeaways. Start writing down what you want to keep doing; stop doing; or add to life. It’s…

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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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COVID-19 and staying at home: What have you learned about yourself so far?

A personal video, to encourage you to reflect. What have you learned about yourself so far as we’ve been in our homes, some of us working with both at home, some with kids at home, some alone. What a time…

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