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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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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Lists, Redefined

Who likes to make a list? Checking off feels good but making the list? Not so much. The list is too big, long, overwhelming. Or it gets lost, isn’t used except in a crisis, has too many tasks on it…

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20 Ways to Engage Your Brain and Get Started!

You’ve stared at that project on your list for days, weeks even. Looming large, the project drains energy, reminds you daily of something you “haven’t yet done – once again!”  But getting your brain engaged to get started? Not happening. Here…

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Procrastination: Where to Start? [A Blog Series]

Do you procrastinate when you don’t know where to start? Whether it’s a project, conversation or decision, my 5 suggestions today are to help with: Procrastination Cause #2: The Project/Task/Decision Looks Too Big or Too Vague.    Step #1: What…

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Flexible Time Management: Psychology

Flexible To Do Lists: This is another of my practical strategies series, with this topic being flexibility in one`s time management. Each post will have a different set of practical strategies and questions for practice. Today’s post is about your…

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