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Communication: What could go wrong?

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being, Organization, Uncategorized

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”   George Bernard Shaw Oh my gosh, how many times has this been the case? There are so many ways to communicate these days, determining what kind of communication to use is key. Types …

Why do we want to be like someone else?

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being, Uncategorized

“Never compare your insides to everyone else’s outsides.” ― Anne Lamott Have you ever caught yourself thinking . . . “I want to be like Susie, she’s so organized.” “I want to be like Kathy, she has great hair.” “I want to be like Janet, she is an …

Family Communication

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being, Organization, Uncategorized

Communication (from Latin commūnicāre, meaning “to share”[1]) is the act of conveying intended meanings from one entity or group to another through the use of mutually understood signs and semiotic rules. Wikipedia The word that sticks out the most in this definition to me is “intended.” I had …

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Balance: Self Value vs Stuff Value

Cindy Jobs Organization, Uncategorized

Balance is a tricky thing.  Too much of one thing tips the scales in the other direction and we get totally out of balance. But balance is not just about stuff vs space (although stuff vs space is a huge issue for a lot of people).  For some …

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Salma Hayek Pinault: “I’m very hard on myself . . . “

Cindy Jobs Uncategorized

I recently listened to Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations podcast with Salma Hayek Pinault.  Although the podcast was titled “More to Say About Harvey Weinstein,” I found the podcast had next to nothing to do with Mr. Weinstein but more about kindness, not only for others but for ourselves. During …

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Simplify your life!

Cindy Jobs Uncategorized

This is “National Simplify Your Life” week. Because it’s part of my business name (Organize to Simplify) I’m constantly thinking about what “simplify” means to me, my friends, my family, and my clients. Here are some things that may need to be simplified in our lives: Stuff?  Yes! …

The Real Costs of Procrastination: Installment #2

Cindy Jobs Uncategorized

Procrastination is a tricky thing.  Frankly, I procrastinated writing this post for 6 days.  When I was working on The Real Costs of Procrastination: Installment #1 I thought “I’ll just dive right into Installment #2.”  Did I?  No.  Why?  Because I had a whole week to do it.  …