3 Strategies to Turn To-Do Into Done

2022-06-20T13:18:12-04:00By |bottleneck|

ast month I shared the story of Emily and her overwhelmed staff who felt stressed by a large number of messages and tasks from a variety of communication channels, concerned that some were slipping through the cracks and not getting done. They were all hypervigilant about checking their communication sources, even long after their normal work hours. (Read the post here) Emily and the [...]

How to Create a System to Implement Your To-Dos

2021-10-11T13:16:25-04:00By |Productivity|

Imagine organizing paperwork for your bookkeeper only to find a Post-It note attached to the back of an invoice reminding you that a proposal is due . . . tomorrow! Depending upon your schedule for the rest of the day - and how much time you have available to complete the proposal - panic could ensue. A missed to-do almost created a missed opportunity! [...]

What’s On Your Holiday Plate?

2016-12-07T20:00:34-05:00By |Calendars, Checklists & Systems, Multi-tasking, Overwhelm, Prioritizing|

We are continuing our journey to a Stress Free Holiday Season.  You deserve to enjoy each and every day of your life - especially the days at the end of the year that tend to be super hectic.  We tend to try to finish up some professional year-end goals and at the same time really crave some quality time with family and friends. It [...]

Holiday Season Success … with Lists!

2016-12-07T20:00:37-05:00By |Checklists & Systems, Goal Setting and Mind Set, Multi-tasking, Prioritizing|

You are busy.  You balance family, career, friends, and volunteer work.  Plus, with all this balancing and juggling, you still "fit in" time for you.  Then, as you look ahead, you realize you have even MORE on your plate with the holiday season coming. I know, I know, wouldn't another hour each day be helpful? Or at least the hope that you could accomplish [...]

How to Stop “Doing Things”

2016-12-07T20:00:51-05:00By |Goal Setting and Mind Set|

A while ago I ran across the quote "We have a strategic plan, it's called doing things" from Herb Kelleher.  This quote generated a blog post about the importance of action.  (Not to minimize the importance of a plan . . . but sometimes you need to "just do it" as Nike would say!) One of the responses I received after this post was, [...]

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