Do you know anyone who doesn’t wish to be more productive than they already are? Maybe somewhere there are people in that camp but I haven’t met them. Even if you’ve retired, I’d wager you might like to spend time on activities that are more fulfilling than reading and eating bonbons. I know, I know—that’s […]
We routinely fall short of reaching our resolutions. They can be excitingly aspirational, but they can also feel like pie in the sky. That’s why I suggest you reject the notion of a resolution and take a more nuanced, evolutionary approach to achieving what you want.
My networking compadres from the Better Referral Network and I volunteered recently at the Alameda County Community Food Bank where we bagged and boxed produce for local families. We learned that in this increasingly expensive place where we live, $86,000 enables a family of four to just—and barely—scrape by. One in three children in Alameda […]
Have you fallen under the cultural spell of checking your email frequently, responding immediately to texts, and reading the day’s breaking news stories as they unfold? I’m going to boldly suggest that these habits may be limiting your productivity. The first step to breaking this cycle is to raise your awareness level. Get curious: When […]
provia free stock images rabbit hole – Google Search What happened to the last three hours? I had intended to write this blog post that you’re reading much earlier in the day. Where did the precious time go? Let’s see… I unsubscribed from several email lists, went out for a latte to fuel my writing, […]
Today, September 6, is World Fight Procrastination Day. I can think of no better day to announce my upcoming workshop, “Get the Better of Your Procrastination,” which I’m offering Saturday, afternoon, Oct. 8 and Tuesday evening, Oct. 11. Procrastination, according to Dictionary.com, is “the act of postponing or delaying something.” As an English literature major, […]
These past two weeks my body has been telling me to slow down and look inward – and I’m listening! More often than not, I’m going to sleep by 10:30 p.m. (which is not my default). I’m taking the time to cook food rather than resort to warm weather’s default salads. And I’ve started journaling […]
Want to enter 2016 energized and with real momentum? Then I challenge you to join my 60-Day Changeover Challenge.
Coaching relationships have an arc. At their conclusion, before saying farewell, typically the client and coach talk about the ways their alliance worked and where it fell short. It’s radical. It’s a coming together to move apart and, if done with care, each person leaves richer, wiser, and with great appreciation for what they accomplished […]
A tennis friend who is hell bent on improving her USTA rating recently revealed that she sees competition as an opportunity to work on her technique. That’s worth reiterating: Match play is when she works on her technical skills! Her thinking is that every time she steps onto the court she wants to improve. I […]