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How High Achievers Plan Their Day

SIYP TEAM | May 31, 2017 | 5 mins 40 secs read

According to tax data from 2013 provided by the IRS, the top 1% of Americans earned over $428,712.  Obviously, there is a high degree of variance considering, according to the NY Times list of highest paid CEO’s for 2016, Thomas Rutledge of Charter Communications, raked in $98 million including base salary and stock options.  Essentially […]

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How the Idea of “Leaving a Legacy” Helps You Be More Productive

admin | May 29, 2017 | 2 mins 2 secs read

Today, people all around the US are observing Memorial Day. They’re hanging out and having fun with family and friends. They’re grilling, swimming, fishing, and celebrating. Celebrating what? They’re celebrating the legacy left behind by some special men and women who have come and gone before them. According to, Memorial Day is… “An American […]

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Going Paperless to Improve Productivity? How Productivity Apps Help You Be More Productive (and Be Kinder to the Planet)!

admin | May 25, 2017 | 2 mins 46 secs read

Want to improve productivity? Consider going paperless with productivity apps! Specifically, productivity apps enable you to be more productive and eliminate much usage of paper – making using them a great way to easily “go green” too! Obviously, anything that can empower us to be better at managing our time – tracking where we spend […]

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Can Detoxifying Your Friend Group Make You More Productive?

SIYP TEAM | May 23, 2017 | 4 mins 27 secs read

Recently, I interviewed Dr. Tony O’Donnell.  If you do not know Tony, he is by all means not a slacker.  Tony is the author of 15 books, a television and radio personality, third degree black belt, regularly volunteers time to feed the homeless, recently finished his PhD and is a naturopathic doctor.  At 58 years […]

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How Do You Help Your Family Become More Organized?

SIYP TEAM | May 16, 2017 | 5 mins 59 secs read

Can everyone – regardless of age – become more organized? One week before the big move, we were having dinner with another couple.  Over cocktails we lamented the expense, and commitment, of having kids in college. Yes, we worked hard to raise our children right, told them they were smart, and can do anything, and when […]

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Work-Life Balance for Kids: No More Homework?! Why One Mom Says Her Kids Won’t Be Doing It Anymore

admin | May 15, 2017 | 3 mins 12 secs read

Last week a Facebook post from a mom who told her daughter’s school she wouldn’t be doing any more homework, went viral. (Read the full post here: Basically, after this mom’s 10-year-old daughter began experiencing very visible and worrisome signs of stress overload – such as chest pains – she emailed the school and […]

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