The Biggest Mistakes You’re Making in Managing Your Time

The Biggest Mistakes You’re Making in Managing Your Time

You’ve heard it before. It is important to work smarter, not harder. In my long career in learning and development, I have taught courses on time management, how to overcome procrastination and the difference between being productive and being busy. It’s in these sessions, with a boatload of individual contributors…

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How to Make Working at Home Work

How to Make Working at Home Work

It's easy for the freedom, sparkle and shine that comes with working at home to be a little intoxicating. But, if you don't sober up pretty quickly, bad habits and a lackadaisical attitude can catch up with you. You don't want to put your sweet little gig at risk, or you at risk of getting a good talking-to from you-know-who…

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Time Management: Is Tracking Your Time on Your To-Do List?

Time Management:  Is Tracking Your Time on Your To-Do List?

It’s important to learn early in your career how to account for time and track it. It’s always going to get away from you, and you won’t ever have enough of it.  Just about everyone underestimates how long just about everything takes. Most people don't have a clue how much time they spend on…

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If You Want More Work-Life Balance in 2018 Schedule Your "life"

If You Want More Work-Life Balance in 2018 Schedule Your "life"

I took some time off over the holidays. I stepped back entirely from my day job and distanced myself from YOM. It was delightful. I used part of my time to regroup, get things organized, get ready for the new year, and try new cocktail recipes.  Decluttering, organizing my 2018 planner, and most importantly cleaning out my closet…

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How to Say No to More Work Without Getting Fired

How to Say No to More Work Without Getting Fired

If you feel work overload now, you don't want to take on anything else. Period. "It's not fair!" you scream inside. And, the thought "Give me a raise and make these other people do their jobs" runs through your head at times. Often the best, most talented, most reliable get the most work. But, you already know that…

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Welcome to My World. It's About Time

Welcome to My World. It's About Time

Welcome! I’m elated you’re here. To say I’m relieved to launch this website is an understatement. In retrospect, I wish I had kept a count of the hours allocated for this project. It’s always like that isn’t it? Anytime you finish a big project, you think back. “Damn! I should have kept track.” But you don’t, because you never think…

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