12 Ways to Simplify Your Day-to-Day and Find More Balance in Your Work-Life

12 Ways to Simplify Your Day-to-Day and Find More Balance in Your Work-Life

I came upon an interesting article the other day, and I wanted to tell you about it. I love to share new information whenever and wherever I find it, especially when I learn something too. I know most of us struggle to find work-life balance and meet the demands of our professional and personal lives.

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If You Change One Thing About the Way You Work and Manage Time Change This

If You Change One Thing About the Way You Work and Manage Time Change This

Being a busy professional in a hectic workplace can be exciting and exhausting. To manage your time, you need to know what you want to accomplish and approximately how long it will take. Tracking your time for a week or two is a great way to get a sense of that. Whether it’s work or personal goals…

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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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5 Tips to Make Going Back to Work as a New Mom Easier

5 Tips to Make Going Back to Work as a New Mom Easier

Since the birth of your new bundle of joy, you’ve been going through a parent’s version of rigorous survival training. In a short period, you are subjected to a mixture of strenuous physical demands, mental strengthening drills, and unavoidable sleep deprivation as you work to develop a routine. If that’s not challenging enough…

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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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3 Tips to Keep Your Goals on Track

3 Tips to Keep Your Goals on Track

Thirteen days into the new year and I’m without new years resolutions. Trust me. I've had them before. Usually one or two every year. More, if I really need improvement. This year I don't have any. Zero. None. Nada. Why? Unmotivated?  Stressed? Distracted? Those all sound like good excuses, right?  I'm certainly not perfect so that's not it.  I'm just dragging my ass and haven't declared them yet, But, that doesn't mean you don't need some advice on what to do with yours. 

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Stay Focused and Get More Done with This Simple Formula

Stay Focused and Get More Done with This Simple Formula

For years, I have found that managing time and tasks is a key skill people quickly learn and just as quickly forget. Ironically, when they get busy. If you're like most young professionals, you're juggling tasks, interactions, deadlines and all the day-to-day minutiae that comes your way. Without a process in place, you can struggle to…

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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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