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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...
Leave Space to be flexible!

Building a Better Plan - - Leave Space!

Apr 1, 2019 | by Cindy Sullivan

  Better planning means avoiding pitfalls that jeopardize our intentions.  Like last week’s article “Broadening the Scope” (click here to catch up), the idea of Leaving Space means giving ourselves room to maneuver and adapt as life comes at us.  Here are some things to consider:   How "responsive" is your role?...
Broaden your scope to build a better plan!

Building a Better Plan - - Avoid Being Shortsighted

Mar 25, 2019 | by Cindy Sullivan

It's so frustrating to create a plan for your week and then have it all go out the window!  While we can't always avoid emergencies, priority changes, or sometimes even interruptions there ARE ways you can make sure that you don't jeopardize your plan from the get go.  Make sure your plan isn't short-sighted.  There's nothing like constantly...
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...
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...
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