One of the keys to success may be externalizing your memory.

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I often tell my clients that our brains are built for survival. Its job is to remind us to eat, drink, sleep, and run from tigers. It is NOT our brain’s job to reliably remember meetings, grocery lists, and transitions. So what do I mean by externalizing your …

Changing our perspective of “complete” may help us get more done.

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Over the past few weeks, the theme of “completion” has been coming up time and time again in client meetings. One might think “completion” is a pretty concrete line in the sand. Something is complete, or it’s not.  Miriam Webster defines completion as “the quality or state of being complete.” …

I lost a piece of me and I lost my mojo. What did I do to get it back?

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Some days I sit and cry for no apparent reason. Others are not so difficult. But I still can’t talk about him without crying. I’m crying right now as I type this. My heart still breaks when I think about him. Some may say, “he’s just a dog.” …

Do you think you know how to breathe? You might be wrong.

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During my guided Headspace meditation practice, Andy frequently reminds me to breathe in through my nose and out through my mouth. As it turns out, there’s a good reason he is reminding me.  Scientific American states, “In fact, every relaxation, calming or meditation technique relies on breathing, which may be the …

Increased productivity is about both what you do and when you do it.

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Are you of the mindset that it doesn’t matter when you do the tasks on your daily to-do list, just that they get done?    You may be thinking all wrong. However, setting your daily activities in line with your circadian rhythm, energy level, and ability to focus may prove …

What gives you the feeling of accomplishment? Producing or productivity?

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How do you get your greatest sense of accomplishment? What’s your focus? Producing or productivity. There is a difference, and we must give ourselves credit for everything. Producing: to bring into existence by intellectual or creative ability.  Productivity: the quality, state, or fact of being able to generate, …

What do you want your personal brand to say about you?

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I am passionate about learning. This passion generally leads me to immerse myself in ADHD, brain-related, and business-related education. (I also read fiction, but for a totally different reason.) Podcasts are an easy way for me to consume information. It’s easy to queue up a podcast and listen in …

I have many regrets and you should too. Learn how we can use regrets to move forward.

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Many people wear the “No Regrets” mantra as a badge of honor. But, frankly, if we don’t have regrets, we may not have been paying attention to past actions. I have many regrets that I continue to use as learning opportunities. So I will share one here. Hopefully, …

“Why is it so impossible to make progress on my to-do list?”

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To-do lists can be the key to productivity, but only if they are believable and achievable. Trying to be productive working from a brain dump of everything we want to get done is NOT believable, and it’s generally NOT achievable. I hear this frequently when working with clients …

Looking for a productivity boost? Set your environment up for success.

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The phrase “environment wins every time” comes up frequently in my coaching appointments.  Although we’d like to believe that willpower is enough for us to make progress on our goals, it may not be enough.  Here are phrases I hear regularly: “I only want to spend 15 minutes …