Relaunch Yourself!

2016-12-07T20:00:22-05:00By |Awesome People, Goal Setting and Mind Set, Uncategorized|

When a friend of mine recommended I join Joel Boggess and Dr. Pei Kang on the ReLaunch Radio, I was intrigued.  What a great title!  I did some research into what they're all about and discovered that Joel and Pei are focused on helping entrepreneurs and other business owners reach for success and personal growth - relaunching themselves! They focus on the journey on how [...]

How to Survive a Snow Day When You Work From Home

2016-12-07T20:00:25-05:00By |Distractions and Procrastination, Goal Setting and Mind Set|

Life isn't black and white.  We have the opportunity to renegotiate each moment, each interaction, each goal.  I was reminded of this opportunity last week when we experienced a "snow day". As a child, I loved snow days.  I could sleep in, read all day, and just relax.  As a teacher I REALLY loved snow days - what a great opportunity to catch up [...]

Shift Can Happen

2016-12-07T20:00:27-05:00By |Calendars, Goal Setting and Mind Set, Prioritizing, Teacher as Student, Uncategorized|

Previous Belief:  If the task, appointment, priority is important, it must be scheduled at the same time every day. Current Belief:  If the task, appointment, priority is important, it must be scheduled. [su_youtube url="" width="360" height="280"] Confession time - I love my flexible schedule.  I do!  Having a schedule that differs day to day is one of the things I like about owning my [...]

This is Normal – Now What?

2016-12-07T20:00:27-05:00By |Goal Setting and Mind Set, Prioritizing, Uncategorized|

"I'll start exercising as soon as things get back to normal." "As soon as my business evens out, I'll spend more time with my family." "I'll take a vacation as soon as things settle down." Guess what - I hate to rain on your parade, but this IS your normal! [su_youtube url="" width="360" height="280"] Waiting until "things get back to normal" is counter-productive.  You [...]

Superman in a Wheelchair

2014-12-16T10:08:56-05:00By |Awesome People, Goal Setting and Mind Set|

Steve Jobs is quoted as saying, "You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future ... believing that the dots will connect down the road will give you the confidence to follow your heart even when it leads you off the well worn path; and [...]

Is Teamwork the Answer to Change?

2016-12-07T20:00:58-05:00By |AWE|

The Power of Habit.  How do you create change?  How do you accomplish a goal?  You've been successful in the past  . . . what did you do?  How do you stay focused on staying focused? According to Charles Duhigg in the Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, creating change is dependent on recognizing cues, and routines, [...]

What is your greatest time management challenge?

2016-12-07T20:01:08-05:00By |AWE, Prioritizing, Products|

“What time management challenge are you most concerned about?”  I asked this question in a recent newsletter and the response was overwhelming! [newsletter-sign-up-form] The number one response I received was . . . (drum roll please!) PRIORITIZING!!! Especially in the area of goal setting. How many New Year’s Resolutions are on your list? Should you work on 5 or 6 goals simultaneously? Or should [...]

Self-Care for the Holidays

2016-12-07T20:01:12-05:00By |Calendars, Goal Setting and Mind Set|

The following was adapted from the Time Management Home Study Course for Direct Sales Professionals.  If you find that balancing your career, family, direct sales business, and holiday obligations causes you to push aside your self-care, I encourage you to continue reading!   I find that self-care is one of the toughest principles for business owners to follow. When you are exhausted, you are [...]

Homemade Bread Day, Evaluation, and Change

2016-12-07T20:01:13-05:00By |Goal Setting and Mind Set|

  Today is National Homemade Bread Day!  I'll bet you are wondering two things - 1) is there really a National Homemade Bread Day and 2) what in the world does this have to do with time management? A few years ago, I decided to make homemade bread as gifts for Christmas.  I'm not a baker, but I had the next best [...]

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