If you had to list at least four elements of a productive day at work, what would you add to the list? Good coffee? Limited interruptions? An inspiring spot to work? A dog or cat? I’m writing this at my favorite co-working spot and they have a cute dog that comes to the office. I […]
Being a generalist is my specialty–people hire me to take care of the little things. As a Virtual Assistant and business owner, I have a myriad of little tasks each week to keep up with, for my clients and myself. Although I help overwhelmed professionals excel, I can feel overwhelmed too. So what’s a busy
“I’m so busy.” “I’m overwhelmed.” “There’s too much to do.” Do you ever say that? Feel that? I do. But sometimes, we’re our own worst enemy. We can be the blame for our own overwhelm. Here are a few ways we sabotage ourselves, which fall into four categories of stress and opportunity, a line of
It’s time for Work Wisdom, a random collection of tips and thoughts to encourage you to excel and exhale at work! Click on the video to watch a slide show, or read the list that follows. Plan ahead, but stay present. When setting up a project, break it into small pieces, and be more
In the United States, we’ll be celebrating Independence Day on the 4th. It’s also prime time for summer festivities and a more relaxed attitude. So this week, instead of a formal post, we’ll have a “Freedom Week.” Here are some past posts that you might have missed, all with the idea of giving you freedom
Think about how much fun you have with family and friends during special especially when it comes to food. Food—those recipes that are handed down, the new ones that you create, even the time spent in the kitchen as well as the time spent eating—are part and parcel of our memories and our shared traditions.
Hi everyone! I have a freebie for you this month! Click here to download your October Tipsheet. It contains 31 tips, one for each day of the month. This is TOTALLY free. I do not require an email address, money, or anything else. Simply enjoy the tip sheet. Hope it helps you, and share the
“I check email daily at 11:00am and again at 4:00pm.” Have you ever received a message like that? It communicates that the writer is disciplined. It gives people an estimated time for when they may hear back. It’s impressive–or is it? Some professionals find that if they schedule times to check email, they can spend
Most of us have a period of time during the day when we are more energetic, creative and energetic than we are at other times. For me, my “8-hour productivity window” is approximately 5:30am to 1:30pm. I can get another spurt in late afternoon to wrap up the day, but overall, once I’ve finished that
Are you a coffee or tea drinker? Here’s a video tip about how you can use that coffee for more than just your wake-up drink. Currently, there is a new video published each Wednesday morning on my YouTube Channel.