Are you creating productivity or producing?

Cindy Jobs Uncategorized

Productivity vs. producing. Is there a difference? Productivity: the quality, state, or fact of being able to generate, create, enhance, or bring forth goods and services.  Producing: to bring into existence by intellectual or creative ability.  I recently completed a six-week course on productivity. One of the first …

Struggling With ADHD? You Are Not Alone.

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Current statistics estimate that anywhere from 2.5% – 4% of adults are challenged with ADHD. If you think you are alone, you’re not. The grocery store, PTA school meetings, restaurants, and really everywhere you go are filled with others who move throughout the day with ADHD. Difficulty focusing, …

How important is it to know someone’s love language?

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My husband and I have been married for nearly 24 years. Considerably less than some folks I know, substantially more than others, but I’m feeling pretty darn good about it. What makes our relationship work are probably the same things that make relationships work for a lot of …

“for now I’m going to . . .”

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As a coach, I hear a lot of “I can’t . . . “, “I’ve never been able to . . .”, “I will never be able to . . . . ” and any number of variations of the theme of defeat. I was so excited last …

Do you give too much time away?

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Most of us are giving, caring, and compassionate individuals. We like to say “yes” when we can. We want to help. We want others’ to appreciate the resources we have to offer.  But when does giving your time away cross the line into self-sabotage? Here are some examples …

Snowmageddon and the power of an aspirational To-Do list

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Do you have a “gotta get it done” To-Do list? I’d say most of us would answer “yes” to that question. Next question: Do you have an “aspirational” To-Do list? “What’s that?” you might ask. For me, it’s a list of things I’d like to do but aren’t …

On a scale of 1-10, how present do people think you are?

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I talk to my mom nearly every evening. Since we talk so frequently, there’s not much new stuff going on in either our lives that requires a ton of concentration to communicate around. So I find myself doing other things during our conversations. Not long ago, she mentioned …

“Remember tomorrow.”

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

I just finished listening to Jesse Itzler‘s book “Living with the Monks.”  Although much of the book will have limited relevance in my day-to-day life, it was the final few chapters that had the most meaning to me.  Specifically, Mr. Itzler’s mantra (catchphrase? tagline?) “remember tomorrow.” At first, …

I encourage you to quit.

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

Coconut oil. Crossfit. Electronic planners. Professional Organizations. The book Mindsight. What do all of these things have in common?  They are things that other people thought I needed to do.  I tried them, then I gave up. Just because it works for someone else, doesn’t mean it’s right …

Challenge: Your Activation vs Their Unexpressed Expectations

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

I had a tough session with a client last week.  This client came to me a few months ago with typical ADHD concerns: Missing appointments because of inconsistent utilization of calendars/planners. Lack of activation on tasks. Not making transitions from one task to another. Lateness due to hyperfocus …