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Lost Your Productivity? Change Your Space!

Productivity was something we were obsessed with in my grad school program. Since all of us were writers, we wanted to know how to keep ourselves motivated to finish that novel, finish that short story, finish that collection o...

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The Two Lists Every Woman Needs For Optimal Productivity

We LOVE to keep lists, don’t we?! There’s nothing wrong with that IF you know what you’re doing when you create your lists. Yes, there is an art to list making. But don’t worry – it’s super simple! The Two Types O...

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The 3 Most Important Minutes of Your Day

We do a lot (okay, basically everything) in order to be happy: Go to school, graduate, go to school again, get a job, climb the ladder, work 70 hours a week, get promoted, feel successful. Or maybe it looks more like this for y...


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This Week: Make Meetings Not Just Tolerable, But Productive

Meetings, meetings, meetings. They can be the most exciting parts of your day, or the most boring. And if you work in a meeting-heavy office environment, meetings could be sucking the life out of your day and your productivity....

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Get More Done (And Make Your Life Easier) With An End Of Day Review

It’s usual (and wise) advice to sit down before your day begins. This time is for you to get centered and look at the day ahead. You feel a lot more flow in your day when you do this. But there’s one tip that doesn&...

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Learning How to Say “No.”

It’s something I’ve been told before, and it seems to be a problem for a lot of women: “You have to learn how to say ‘No.’” I’ve told you the benefits of saying “Yes!” to great opportunities, even...


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The “Hot Desk” Phenomenon

Co-working has taken the freelance and small business world by storm. All over the country, entrepreneurs, freelance writers, designers, and just plain cool people are coming together in spaces that combine ideas, copy machines...

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Taking a Nap Can Help Your Productivity

We don’t normally equate taking a nap with productivity. How can you get work done if you’re sleeping in the middle of the day? And wouldn’t that seem lazy? But just as it’s good to take breaks, it can be good to let yo...

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Are You Hammering Away at the Wrong Things? 3 Basics + Resources to Help You Know for Sure

There is a productivity obsession among driven women (myself included). But here’s the thing: soaking up loads of productivity tips and leaning on willpower in an attempt to stay on top of things is not enough carry you t...


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3 Tips to Help You Finish What You Start

This week I’ve stumbled across something so profound that it has already changed my life! Thanks to David Allen’s Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity I’m finally getting things done, feeling more ...