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Part 2 Get Organized Before and After Vacation

(Part 2) Getting Organized Before - and After - Vacation

Jun 3, 2024 | by Cindy Sullivan

For some, the thought of taking time off is stressful.    If you dread the workload when you return to work or feel like that post-vacation zen will be quickly lost under a mountain of emails, then take steps NOW to get organized so things run more smoothly.  Sure, there will be things to catch up on, but you CAN set yourself up for a...
Get Ready for Vacation!

Getting Organized Before - and After - Vacation

May 20, 2024 | by Cindy Sullivan

  Memorial Day is the Doorstep of summer and that means vacation and travel is coming up for many.  Whether that has you packing a suitcase or looking forward to a "stay-cation", it can take some work to make that time away stress-free. A good place to start is getting organized early.  This series will break down some steps, reminders, and...
Kick these 5 phrases to the curb!

5 Unproductive Phrases to Eliminate from Your Vocabulary!

Nov 17, 2023 | by Cindy Sullivan

There are several phrases I frequently hear from clients – and have been known to say myself from time to time– that prove counter-productive to accomplishing your best work.  Each of these phrases highlight common misconceptions and may be fooling you into some unproductive thinking.   Check them out:   "I don't have...
Back to School

10 Tips to ease back into the school year

Aug 15, 2022 | by Cindy Sullivan

School buses are making an appearance this month and with Back-to-School, lots of activity and change taking place.  Here are a few things to consider so you can smooth the transition back into the school year. New Morning Routines  A new school year usually brings mornings that look at bit different than they did over the...
Tips & Ideas to Stay Productive Amidst COVID-19

Tips & Ideas to Stay Productive Amidst COVID-19

Mar 12, 2020 | by Cindy Sullivan

Many of us are, or will be, impacted by schedule disruptions related to COVID-19.  Cancellations and the move toward "social distancing" means we will likely be spending much more time at home in the coming days.  With this change in normal routine, it's easy to feel lost and fearful amidst the chaos.  To combat the negativity and to help us...
Don't Let Speed Bumps Stop Your Goals

You've Got Your Goals - Now What About the Speed Bumps?

Jan 28, 2020 | by Cindy Sullivan

Many of us have spent these first weeks in January considering goals and projects we intend to accomplish in the coming year.  There is often a lot of momentum and excitement to see those plans to fruition.  In addition to identifying those goals and determining what steps you need to make them happen, there is another question that can prove...
How to "Make" Time This Holiday Season

How to "Make" Time This Holiday Season

Nov 21, 2019 | by Cindy Sullivan

The holiday lights are starting to appear and preparations are underway.  As much as I enjoy the holidays I also anticipate them with a bit of dread as I know that time seems to come at a premium this time of year.  So, in anticipation of what can be a runaway train in terms of time, I thought I'd highlight a few ways to impact your time this...
Tackle Procrastination - Get Started #timemanagement #productivity

It's Not The Task We Procrastinate - It's Getting Started!

Apr 16, 2019 | by Cindy Sullivan

  We’ve all been there - - that lingering item that needs to be done but we just can’t seem to make ourselves do it.  Sometimes it’s that the task is large or difficult.  Other times it’s something that’s new and we’re not quite sure how to proceed.  Or, it could be that we are waiting for ALL the...
Consider WHEN and HOW you work to maximize your productivity

Building a Better Plan - - WHEN and HOW to work

Apr 9, 2019 | by Cindy Sullivan

A plan for your time should be dynamic.  Think beyond the boundaries of a list of “stuff” to do.  As my earlier posts in this series (Broaden Your Scope and Leave Space), taking into consideration when as well as how to do various tasks can boost your productivity significantly.  If you haven’t really considered your...