Self-Employed? Family business? How to take time off – comfortably and without guilt.

If you’re self-employed or in a family business it’s hard to feel comfortable taking off days or a vacation. As we head towards the holidays and a new year, here is a list of ways to start to discuss the…

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Those Mutterings under Your Breath? They’re Affecting Your Productivity.

“I feel like I never finish anything. Good old 80 percent done – What’s wrong with me?” “I know I can do more. Why can’t I live up to what I know I can do?” “Why do I keep doing the same…

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decisions in meetings

Trouble Responding on the Spot? Strategies to Succeed.

You’re in a meeting and someone asks for your decision, opinion or status on one of your projects.  Suddenly, your mind goes blank. It freezes. You’re not responding ! Might be nerves, anxiety, ADHD  or not wanting to be in…

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school transitions

Transition from Summer to Fall: 4 Tips to Get Everyone Organized.

School transitions: We don’t want summertime to end …. and at the same time, back to school season means an easier, more predictable schedule. Even if we are not a parent; we work with parents, we babysit grandchildren for their…

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20 Momentum Strategies to Combat Procrastination

Procrastinating or just no motivation today? Here’s a quick list of 20 strategies to get yourself moving, so you can catch a bit of momentum. As you gain momentum, often you’ll just keep going. You may or may not “find”…

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Are You Trying to be a Hero?

One of my family heroes died in January. A true hero of character and someone who honestly lived his values. Because I process by talking or writing, this got me thinking about the word “hero.” Sometimes, it’s a real positive,…

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