Write it down.

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If it’s important enough to remember, it’s important enough to write down. As much as we try, or think we can, our memory just can’t remember and recall everything when we want it to. Hence the need to write things down. Why bother? Writing things down lets our …

Communication Fly-Bys

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Communication is tricky. It’s how we transfer information, but it is fraught with opportunity for error. Common errors: Communication that never happened. Communication style disconnect. Communication that comes at the wrong time. Communication where there is a disconnect between what is being said and non-verbal cues. Communication where …

15-Minute Organizing Projects

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Organizing doesn’t have to be incredibly time-consuming or daunting. Here are a few quick projects that can get you motivated. Create A Calendar Find a calendar that fits your needs and style: wall calendar, day planner, custom spreadsheet, etc. Fill in non-negotiable obligations. Create an area to document …

Slow the heck down!

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I’m at my mom’s celebrating her 89th birthday.  As usual, when I visit, there’s a list of things she (I) would like to accomplish. Here’s this trip’s list: Organize photos. Install screen to hide the garage work area. Install pull-out organizers in bathroom cabinets. Get bedspread dry-cleaned. Do …

It’s heeeeeeeere . . . Back to School!

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Wow!  Where has this summer gone? It’s hard to believe, but some schools have already started and several start in the next couple of weeks. Although I don’t have any children in the back-to-school range, a few of my clients do.  I’ve experienced, through them, how getting everyone …

What’s your ONE THING?

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“The truth about success is that our ability to achieve extraordinary results in the future lies in stringing together powerful moments, one after the other.  What you do in any given moment determined what you experience in the next.  Your “present now” and all “future nows” are undeniably …

Routines

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Routine: “Habitual or mechanical performance of an established procedure.” Routines can support us when indecision steps in. Daily routines can help manage our schedules. Positive self-care routines can assist in supporting mental health. Sometimes we use routines without even thinking about it. I know my day goes better …

“I play for food.”

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I enjoy the game of golf.  More appropriately, I enjoy the four hours of social connection and if there happens to be some golf thrown in, all the better. Every once in a while I feel a need to participate in some golf competition.  Don’t get me wrong, …

The Real Costs of Procrastination

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Most of us do at least a little of it every day. Procrastinate. We tell ourselves “I’ll get to that later” and most of the time we do.  But what happens if we don’t?  What if we procrastinate too long?   What are the costs? We try to convince …