WFH Week: Limiting Distractions

2022-10-18T13:33:51-04:00By |Distractions and Procrastination, self-care|

Limiting distractions is one of the many challenges facing business owners since 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many of us to work from home more than ever before. And while this has been a great way to save on office space and expenses, as a business owner, it can also be challenging to stay productive and maintain a healthy work/life balance. One of [...]

The Fastest Way to Land in Productivity Jail

2019-11-11T09:51:05-05:00By |Productivity|

23 minutes and 15 seconds. According to a study at the University of California-Irvine, it takes 23 minutes and 15 seconds to regain your flow once you are interrupted and distracted. [su_youtube url="" width="250" height="195"] Co-worker stops by to say “hi” . . . 23 minutes and 15 seconds GONE! Email pops into your inbox and you choose to answer it while working on [...]

Busyness Does Not Equal Business

2019-07-17T09:11:04-04:00By |Goal Setting and Mind Set|

While traveling home from vacation I was able to process eblasts and found this great message from Seth Godin. "Leave stones unturned. If it’s the wrong stone, walk away. Infinity is a trap. The frenzied search for more is a distraction and a place to hide, all in one. Pick the right stones and cherish them as you turn them over. That’s enough." Then, [...]

When Even a Locked Door is Not Enough

2018-01-08T11:49:46-05:00By |Distractions and Procrastination|

Let me introduce you to Brenda (not her real name). Brenda is one of my favorite clients. She is motivated to improve, aware of what's going on in her life and business, and has a lot going on, which keeps our coaching calls interesting. One day, Brenda came to our call and was frustrated because she just couldn't keep her dedicated "office time" distraction-free. [...]

When Time Management Isn’t Enough

2016-12-07T20:00:03-05:00By |Goal Setting and Mind Set, Products|

I’ve heard people say that a book, or even a quote, changed their life. I never really believed it. Then, I read the Productivity Project by Chris Bailey. Though I wouldn’t go so far as to say it changed my life – I will say this book changed my business. I've been "that time management lady" for many years - the time strategy visionary. I lived [...]

Results Follow Focus

2016-12-07T20:00:14-05:00By |Distractions and Procrastination, Goal Setting and Mind Set, Prioritizing|

I was recently at a networking event, and a colleague mentioned that she and her husband had recently switched their schedules a little.  She was really excited about the positive changes that were occurring due to a couple of little tweaks. One of the biggest changes she noticed for herself was that she was generating more leads because she made sure she dedicated time in [...]

How to Complete Your #1 Task Each Day

2016-12-07T20:00:51-05:00By |Checklists & Systems|

What is the #1 task you need to accomplish today? Have you completed it yet? I asked these two questions at a recent luncheon workshop.  About 75% of the room had identified their #1 task.  Only approximately 20% had completed this task, and the work day was already half way over!  (If you are falling into the 25% of people that don't know their [...]

A.W.E. Inspired – Destination

2016-12-07T20:01:05-05:00By |AWE|

"Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear." - Anthony Robbins Welcome to another A.W.E. inspired post! [newsletter-sign-up-form] Try following this 3 step approach as you create change. A - Awareness How can you show up today?  What is important to you?  Where do you want to go? W - Work What can you commit to doing today?  What strategy [...]

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