It’s Not a Race . . .

One of my favorite quotes is, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but 7 apples on Sunday just gives you a stomach ache."    I have NO IDEA where I first heard this . . . but my interpretation is consistent action every day is far better than doing nothing all week, and then "catching up" on Sunday. Usually when we think [...]

2016-12-07T20:00:55-04:00By |AWE|14 Comments

The “Evaluation” Stage of AWE – Lessons Learned from the UBC

Lately, I've given a number of presentations and written a number of posts on my 3 steps to creating change.  A.W.E.  Awareness - what do you want to change? Work - what steps will you take? Evaluation - what worked, what didn't, what adjustments will you make going forward? To illustrate this concept - I'm going to break down my experience with the Ultimate [...]

Ultimate Blog Challenge – Why I’m Participating Again

The Ultimate Blog Challenge starts again today – 30 posts in 30 days.  I participated for the first time in July – and planned to participate each quarter.  However at the end of July, I realized the time commitment was definitely more than I expected.   Last week, as I started to receive notifications in my inbox that the challenge was starting up again, [...]

How to Adapt a Checklist and Save Time

When it comes to simplifying your life using checklists, routines, and systems are one step in helping you become more efficient.  Sometimes you need to create your own system based entirely on your situation and personality, other times you can use a checklist exactly as someone else created it, and every so often you can take a successful system and adapt it to fit [...]

How Long Does it Take YOU to Build a Habit?

I've often heard "you can build (or break) a habit in 21 days".  Yet, I'm not sure I've actually built (or broken) a habit in 3 weeks.  Have you? For example, this past month, I've been participating in the Ultimate Blog Challenge.  Each day this month I wrote a different blog post.  This included holidays, weekends, and the week I was on jury duty.  [...]

10 Questions You Should Ask BEFORE Starting Your Next “Big Thing”

I've written a few posts about "being busy, busy, busy" all day long, but not making progress towards accomplishing your goals.  My advice usually boils down to - focus on your priorities and complete those tasks first. A recap of those posts . . . Don't Confuse Progress With Motion - The Procrastination Dilemma Direct Sellers - Are You Majoring in the Minors? Direct [...]

Ultimate Blog Challenge Day 2 and the Pareto Rule

Today is Day 2 of the Ultimate Blog Challenge - I am committing to blogging every day for the month of July. (If you aren't familiar with the challenge - I invite you to check it out!)    This means - you will be getting LOTS of content from me this month! Now, if you've been following my blog for awhile - you know that [...]

2016-12-07T20:01:39-04:00By |Prioritizing|13 Comments