Rethinking Time Management: It’s the Habits, Not the Tools

Have you ever found yourself searching for just the right planner, calendar, app, or system in an attempt to tackle challenges with time management? The good news is, you are not alone. I've given numerous presentations on the topic of time management over the years to a wide variety of audiences including educators, homemakers, corporate [...]

By |2020-09-29T22:04:55-05:00August 18th, 2020|Blog, Perfectionism, Productivity, Time Management|0 Comments

The Beauty of Email Auto-Responders

    Did you know that almost every email program allows for auto-responder/vacation messages? There are several ways you can use this feature in your email.  Some are straight-forward, but a couple are “outside the box.”   Send automatic responses to notify senders of: When you’ll respond to their email A time of day or ‘within 24 [...]

By |2020-01-23T11:52:34-06:00January 23rd, 2020|Blog, Productivity, Tech Organizing, Time Management|0 Comments

Productive Networking

With the cooling autumn weather and a fresh new season, why not set a fresh goal to get out there and network more? Give your business one big final push before the end of the year arrives. If your networking experiences are anything like ours, you often leave feeling invigorated, motivated, and with a [...]

By |2020-09-29T21:57:16-05:00October 30th, 2017|Blog, Productivity, Time Management|0 Comments

Organize your business photos for maximum productivity

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but having a thousand pictures with no organization is a disaster and a headache! Unfortunately, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all organization system.  You need to spend a little time deciding what you want from your system. Here are a few questions to get you started: Do you find [...]

Quick & Easy Productivity Shortcuts for your Computer

Most of us spend a huge amount of time in front of the computer. Why not become more productive by saving yourself time maneuvering? Several of my clients were blown away by the following little-known shortcuts: Switch from one open application on your computer to another Windows users: Hold down the Alt key, and [...]

The Pomodoro Technique®: Find Your Flow

The Pomodoro Technique® just might be one of my favorite time management tools, and not just because it features a lovely vegetable (or wait, is it a fruit?) shaped kitchen timer as its hallmark. For those unfamiliar, the Pomodoro Technique® is ridiculously simple. The idea is to break your work down into 25 minute [...]

By |2020-09-29T21:53:41-05:00April 20th, 2016|Blog, Perfectionism, Productivity, Time Management|0 Comments

Do you have to use an electronic calendar?

This is a question I get asked by almost every client I work with.  They want to know if I’ll make them “go electronic.”  The answer is that everyone’s needs are different.  The first thing I ask clients is “Do you gravitate towards paper” (for calendars, to-do’s, etc.)  If the answer is decidedly “yes”, then [...]

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