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If time were money, where would you spend it?

Here's $86,400 - - Now Spend It!

Feb 19, 2019 | by Cindy Sullivan

I recently spoke at a Lunch-n-Learn where they used a great icebreaker to kick off our discussion.  Participants were told to imagine they have been given $86,400.  They are required to spend it all – none can be saved.   Their assignment was to consider HOW it would be spent.  Many then shared what they would put the money...
Time Management, Creativity, Goals

Creativity - - Often "Less" Brings About "More"

Jan 31, 2019 | by Cindy Sullivan

  My mother always said that the best gift for a child is a plain old large cardboard box.  Now, with children of my own, I know what she means.  They often seem most excited about the potential a box offers rather than the specific type of play often directed by the toy inside.  A plain box is a blank slate to a child.  The mind...
What's holding you back from your goals?

What Holds Our Goals Captive?? (part 1) - - FEAR!

Jan 15, 2019 | by Cindy Sullivan

This is the time of year when most of use are considering and setting goals for the new year.  We're operating from a place of possibility and big thinking.  That's as it should be!  That is where we can take a much broader consideration of what we want to accomplish, where we want to start and when we hope to get there . ...
2019 - Are you ready??

Are You Ready??

Jan 7, 2019 | by Cindy Sullivan

For many, today launches the first full week back into our regular routines and schedules.  And, despite our wish that we could slowly ease into the new year, it's off and running at full steam ahead!  We've got the gift of another 359 days full of opportunity and possibilities before 2019 is up.  So, are you ready? Here are some things...
Organizing amidst the holiday chaos

Tips to Get Organized Amidst the Holiday Chaos

Nov 30, 2018 | by Cindy Sullivan

Each month, I try to focus on a specific area of time management and productivity.  This month is ORGANIZATION.  The problem is, If your schedule is anything like mine, this time of year is FULL.  School semesters and year-end work is wrapping up, concerts / events / parties are on the calendar, not to mention the holiday prep and trying to...
fitting all the pieces together

Fitting It All In

Aug 29, 2018 | by Cindy Sullivan

For most people, how to fit everything into their day or week is at the top of their priority list when it comes to time management.  How can we better tackle the mountain of projects, tasks, and responsibilities while still trying to fit in time for leisure and downtime?  Unfortunately, it's often our personal time or goals that gets sacrificed at...
Lighten Up Those Goals

"Lighten Up" this Summer - - Goals

Jul 2, 2018 | by Cindy Sullivan

June 21st officially kicked off summer and, to me, that means lightening up - - from shedding jackets and sweaters for summer lightweight clothes, time away from the usual routine for vacation, kids out of school, to the generally lighter "vibe" the summer months bring.   It often also leads to projects around the house like cleaning out the garage...
Email productivity

Polish Those Email Skills and See Your Productivity Shine!

Jun 13, 2018 | by Cindy Sullivan

My last blog touched on 5 Surprising Things That Take a Blow at Our Productivity - - one of them is how we communicate. While communication happens in many ways, we'll focus today on Email and a few ways you can hone your emailing skills so less time is wasted chasing down responses: Understand when email ISN'T the right method to use.  Some topics...
Put your fist down

5 Suprising Things That Take A Blow At Our Productivity

Apr 20, 2018 | by Cindy Sullivan

While having a targeted and purposeful task list is a great launch point for a productive week, it’s important to think beyond the list.  Below are some things you may have never considered when thinking about the topic of Time Management.  Yet, how many of these may be impacting your ability to get things done?? Communication. Poorly...
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