Using Time Wisely

Early is On Time?

My best friend will both roll her eyes and laugh at this post (I hope). You see, though we fit together in countless ways, there is one difference we have that has continuously caused issues in our friendship – I am perpe...

The Case for Meditation

Meditation. The word is everywhere these days. From being a central point in the bestsellerEat, Pray, Love to a recent Oprah Winfrey special on Iowa’s own “meditation town” that my best friend forced me to wat...

In Flight Reading

Today, I’m embarking on my first and only vacation of the summer, back to my hometown for my niece’s birthday and my high school reunion. Can I just say a sarcastic, “woo-hoo” about the latter? But despi...


Regret Minimization Framework

Let me reminisce for a moment – I was a freshman in college. My friends and I had ventured to Mankato, Minnesota to see Kenny Chesney on tour. I’d seen Kenny more than a few times in my young life, so imagine my exc...

Get “Ahead of Your Time”

There’s the woman who invented the Murphy bed, a gal once nicknamed “The Witch of Wallstreet”, the first self-made female millionaire, and the famed cosmetic giant Elizabeth Arden. What do these woman have in ...

Tips for Multitasking Successfully

You may have heard recently that busy mom and fashion maven Victoria Beckham admitted that she once drove her kids to school…..missing one child! We’ve all been there. Think of what she was doing. Probably getting b...


How to Make Your Birthday Sparkle

Summer birthdays are the best (in my opinion) and my summer seems to be jam-packed with them. In celebrating my own and others, conversations about birthdays have been prevalent.  I’ve learned about how some people love thei...

Techie Time Savers/Apps for Women in Business

Recently, Little Pink Book published their list of “Techie Time Savers” – and it inspired us to put our favorite apps, software, and online tools in one place to show you all the amazing tools you could be usi...

The Importance of Recovery

Unless you’re a distance runner, or watching Dr. Phil or Intervention, you probably don’t hear the word “recovery” very often in your day-to-day life. I certainly hadn’t heard this word outside of ...


Back to Work After a Holiday – Strategies for Success

It’s the day after the 4th of July, and inevitably you’re experiencing the “what day is it” blues. Today will feel like Monday, tomorrow like some weird kind of Thursday, and you’re in danger of sp...