Using Time Wisely
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6 Nifty Ways to Keep Your Cords Under Control

As a girl on the go, I’m always dealing with MY CORDS GALORE. Tangles have just been a part of my life. I recently did some research and found the following sweet solutions to keep wires and cords under wraps. Enjoy! 1) ...

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Stop the Glorification of Busy!

We are human beings not human doings… yet we’ve become a culture that glorifies busyness. Almost as though the more things you have on your calendar, and the more you’ve checked off your to-do list, the better the person....

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Ready, Set, Goals…Monday!

  This week we’re tackling “The crazy amounts of stuff we tell ourselves we are going to start doing on Monday.” For short: “The way we set ourselves up for failure.” Maybe that wasn’t shorter but you know what...


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Your New Productivity Vocab Word: Batching

Batching. Or Batches. Or to Batch. Hmmmm. No, not like cookies, although that’s definitely the image that pops into my mind when someone says the word “batch.” But today, we’re talking about batches of t...

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3 Beautiful iPhone Apps to Monitor Your Time Wisely

I am a huge proponent of setting timers to keep a flow and amp personal productivity. The alarm/clock/timer feature that comes on your phone may be handy, but there are some other beautiful options out there! Here are three pho...

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Use Your Spring Break for Networking

In grade school and high school, Spring Break was an opportunity to sleep in, watch TV all day, and if you were truly unlucky, go on a vacation somewhere with your parents. In college, Spring Break became a time to blow off som...


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Implement Your “Planning Period”

When it comes to Career Girl’s “Using Time Wisely” category, the incredible advice of time and productivity expert Laura Vanderkam has been a staple. This article is no different, as she writes for CBS about &...

Overwhelmed

The Right Song for the Job

I’ve had a lot of job interviews. I had a harrowing time finding a full-time job after college and lost count after submitting about 300 job applications all over the country. By some accounts, it was the worst job market, I ...

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Get Productive By Manipulating Your Brain

I laughed out loud when one of my favorite Fast Company writers, Howard Jacobson, shared last week what he calls “My Most Embarrassing (And Effective) Productivity Technique.” Howard talks in the article about how h...


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Why Logging Makes You Successful

In today’s business world, we hear a lot about flexible schedules, results oriented work environments, and organizations allowing employees to be more fluid and trusted with their time than ever before. But despite the bu...