Life After Five

How Clutter Affects Productivity

A clutter-free space and productivity go hand in hand. Why? Because a clear space allows you to sink in to your work/projects without being distracted by your environment. Check out the video below for a quick run-down on clutt...

Increase Productivity with Accountability and Lift.Do

Sure, we talk about productivity on Career Girl Network’s “Productivity Sundays.” We tell you how to be more productive, get more done, and be better at your job and your life. But it all hinges on two things ...

A Single Gal’s Guide to Money

The words “it’s all on you” are never so poignant as they are for a single gal when it comes to money. There’s no option to rely on your spouse for your rent payment or credit cards. You have to make eno...


The Weekend Workout

If you’re anything like me, you’re great at working out during the week, but somehow you linger on the couch and consider your grocery trip a workout on the weekends. Here’s a great way to get in your weekend ...

10 Reasons You Aren’t Getting It Done

If you struggle with completing all the things on your to-do list, you are not alone! This is one of the biggest complaints I work on with my clients. It is hugely frustrating and down right annoying. You know what you have to ...

Increasing ROE — “Return on Energy”

Every business in the world — for profit or non profit — is familiar with measuring ROI (return on investment). But what if ROI isn’t as important as something else — ROE. Return on Energy. Think about ...


Finally Giving Up on Friendships That Suck

Don’t lie, you have one (or a bunch) of those friends….friends you rarely call, friends who, when they call you, you avoid their call until it’s so rude not to return their call that you finally acquiesce to h...

Organized Chaos: How to Cope With Your Disorganized Life

  Technological advancements in the last 10 years have only served to provide us with more organizational tools. We have calendars, notepads, and to-do lists already built into our phones, not to mention the hundreds of ap...

Fix Your Funk: 3 Questions To Reboot Your Mind For A Productive Life Of Meaning

You are busy. There’s much to do in this one, precious life! And it’s important to keep yourself in a productive, happy frame of mind. We all have those times when we don’t feel that great inside. Although inevita...


That Freakin’ Scary Retirement Estimate

Whether you are 22 or 62, retirement is something that should be not just in your mind for the future, but in your mind for today. Smart professionals are pumping their 401Ks and IRAs full of retirement money even when theyR...