Using Time Wisely
consistency

Where Are You Lacking Consistency in Your Life?

Consistency is key. I’ll be honest. I’m really, really great at starting a new project, new goal, and new way of doing something.  6am workouts? The first week, I am totally there, super committed and so into it.  The sec...

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3 Books Every 20-Something Should Have On Her Bookshelf

  In recent years, several successful women have stepped up to the plate and offered brilliant advice for women in work and life. They address many areas of life, focusing on women in the workplace, work/life balance, landing ...

dreadingmonday

Dreading Monday? What That Means and How to Change It

I once met an incredible woman named Roxanne Emmerich, who wrote a book called Thank God It’s Monday. Her purpose? To make people love their jobs so much they’d actually be excited to go to work Monday morning! When...


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Are You Stressed Even on the Weekend? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The weekend. It should be your respite and your chance to step away from the stress of your normal work week. But for many women across the country, Saturdays and Sundays are equally as stressful as Mondays and Tuesdays. Why? T...

multitask

The Case Against Multitasking, or How I Learned To Stop Being Distracted and Love Concentration

  Before I go any further, let me make one thing clear: I love technology. No, really. I do. You will never hear me complaining about how Facebook makes us all less connected. I am that person that uses my smartphone for m...

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Long Weekend? Tackle These Career-Changing Projects

It’s a long holiday weekend for most of us, and while you might be tempted to lay on the couch and watch reality television for the duration, think about all the incredible things you could get done this weekend. And no, ...


chill-out

Chill Out: How To Actually Relax On Your Vacation

Summer is finally here, which means it’s vacation time for many hardworking employees. But thanks to today’s technology, you don’t have to be a workaholic to be constantly connected to the office. This can make relaxing o...

wasted-time

Why You Should Waste Time Today

I’ve never liked the notion of “wasted” time. What does that really mean, actually? Is time ever really “wasted”? That’s when I came across the quote from John Lennon above and I just love it...

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Prepping for a Holiday Week

You’ve likely had the realization at some point this week that next week is 3 day week. And while this likely sparks some excitement about getting time off, having a 4th of July BBQ, and more fun in the sun, it also might...


waste

Get Productive: Remove Waste

Eliminating waste is the fundamental principle of being a productive person. As defined by Womak/Jones in their book “Lean Thinking”: Waste is any human activity which absorbs resources but creates no value. There are three...