Want More Work-Life Balance? Try These 5 Ways to Shave Five Hours Off Your Work Week

If you are wondering if work-life balance exists know that you are not likely to get it if your work week is on par with what the research shows. According to the US Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the average full-time American worker is spending approximately 44 hours per week on the job.  A 2014 [...]

Want More Work-Life Balance? Try These 5 Ways to Shave Five Hours Off Your Work Week2017-10-10T16:21:55-04:00

Will Madonna’s Productivity Tip Work For You? – The Thursday 3

  Okay, so I am a child of the 80’s and may, or may not have, gone to school wearing fishnet gloves, my permed hair tied up with a bandana, and a large crucifix around my neck.  I fondly remember The Material Girl in her early videos on Much Music in Canada and MTV here [...]

Will Madonna’s Productivity Tip Work For You? – The Thursday 32017-10-05T14:38:03-04:00

5 Tips for Writing Emails That People Read and Reply To

It began with looking at my in-box and seeing that a certain person, known for verbose emails, had sent yet another long-winded montage of thoughts.  Not only was it challenging to see what the person actually wanted, between the eight sentence paragraph and the front-end diatribe, I had to read through it four times which [...]

5 Tips for Writing Emails That People Read and Reply To2019-05-30T20:15:58-04:00

What Does My Cousin’s Wedding Have to Do With Your Business?

I am writing this week’s 3 from Boulder, Colorado.  Last night I attended my cousin’s outdoor wedding which featured live entertainment and an opportunity to see some of my Canadian family members.  After the wedding, guests were invited to write a ‘message in a bottle’ – words of wisdom for the bride and groom on [...]

What Does My Cousin’s Wedding Have to Do With Your Business?2017-09-21T16:00:46-04:00

The Thursday 3

Ideas and Inspiration to Improve Your Productivity I hope you are having a productive week. In business, nothing can throw us out of momentum like having to stop everything and deal with credit card fraud! That has happened to me personally on several occasions so I was a little bit obsessed with the Equifax Data [...]

The Thursday 32017-09-18T21:38:19-04:00

Working 18 Hour Days? 3 Ways To Re-Claim Work-Life Balance Now

In Dan Lyons' NY Times Sunday Review article from August 31st, Gary Vaynerchuk, author of 'Crush It' and 'Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook,' is touted as preaching the necessity of 18 hour workdays for anyone wanting to get ahead.  As a work-life balance strategist, self-made millionaire, mother of five, and someone who is living healthily 17 [...]

Working 18 Hour Days? 3 Ways To Re-Claim Work-Life Balance Now2017-09-05T19:30:39-04:00

Staying Productive on The Road, In Life, and Wherever

Do you ever feel unproductive?  Do you go through periods where you struggle to know what to do?  Do you become frustrated because you feel so disorganized?  It can happen to anyone. For twelve days, I am travelling with my kids for a mixture of business and fun.  In addition to hiking, sightseeing, and just [...]

Staying Productive on The Road, In Life, and Wherever2019-05-30T19:54:37-04:00

You Can Successfully Navigate Kids and a Business From Home

‘I would rather hear a baby in the background than a television.’  This is something one of my mentors said often as I apologized for a crying child or an emergency juice spill that forced me to put her on hold.  She herself had seven children, no nanny, and managed to build a multi-million-dollar business [...]

You Can Successfully Navigate Kids and a Business From Home2019-05-30T20:13:43-04:00

How High Achievers Plan Their Day

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 [...]

How High Achievers Plan Their Day2017-08-02T18:02:44-04:00

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

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 [...]

Going Paperless to Improve Productivity? How Productivity Apps Help You Be More Productive (and Be Kinder to the Planet)!2017-08-02T18:06:04-04:00
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