Productivity speaker asks: How often do you seize the day?

By Helene Segura | August 14, 2014 |

Musings of a motivational productivity keynote speaker at women’s conferences:   With the passing of Robin Williams this week, I was reminded of a line he uttered in the movie Dead Poets Society – and a line that I share as a motivational productivity keynote speaker at women’s conferences. It’s a line that has guided…

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National Simplify Your Life Week

By Helene Segura | August 7, 2014 |

“Oh, how I wish my life could be simpler!” Many of my clients utter that statement at the beginning of our first session. Question: What does a simplified life mean? If you don’t define it, how do you know you haven’t already achieved it? In honor of National Simplify Your Life Week, Eileen Teves and…

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Productivity tip – What do you do when things ain’t workin’?

By Helene Segura | July 31, 2014 |

When I was in Los Angeles earlier this year after serving as a motivational speaker at a women’s conference, I had the chance to visit with an “old” friend of mine. He told me the most hilarious story about attending an event with one of his buddies.   It was a beautiful, warm southern California…

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How can busy professionals help their kids get organized for school?

By Helene Segura | July 21, 2014 |

While my focus in my productivity workshops and keynotes is, obviously, time management for business owners and professionals on the go, there’s one personal topic in particular that comes up often in my one-on-one consulting sessions. That topic is: How do I balance my workload with making sure my children are organized for school and…

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National Take Charge of Change Week

By Helene Segura | July 2, 2014 |
National Take Charge of Change Week

National Take Charge of Change Week is from July 9 – 15, 2014.   In honor of change, let’s talk about New Year’s Resolutions. What?!? In July?? Yeah, in July. Each year, millions of Americans make New Year’s Resolutions. They promise themselves – and possibly their family members or colleagues – that they’re going to…

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Global Entry Card Saves Time

By Helene Segura | June 19, 2014 |
Global Entry Card photo - Travel

If you are a frequent traveler, you might consider looking into a Global Entry Card. With a Global Entry Card, you can skip the line at Customs when you re-enter the U.S. For domestic flights, the card gives you eligibility for the “random” selection that’s used to pick passengers for TSA Pre-Check. Why would you…

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National Small Business Week – Behind the Glitz

By Helene Segura | June 10, 2014 |

Last month, the U.S. Small Business Administration celebrated National Small Business Week. There were many press conferences, events with high profile speakers, and announcements of positive juju economic stats from small business in America. But behind all the glam and glitz was the simple fact that small business is the backbone of our economy. Large…

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The MOS – Magnetic Organization System

By Helene Segura | May 22, 2014 |
MOS - magnetic organization system - Sewell Corporation

I receive a number of requests from product makers to test out their products and post reviews on my blog. Before I accept their products, they agree to my terms that I need to do more than just look at it; I’ll test out the product over several months. And, if I don’t like the…

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Happy National Revise Your Work Schedule Month!

By Helene Segura | May 8, 2014 |
entrepreneur - National Revise Your Work Schedule Month

Not many people have the luxury of being allowed to revise their work schedules. However, self-employed folks do. But if you’re self-employed, do you take advantage of this luxury?   If not, then is being self-employed all it’s cracked up to be?

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5 Steps to Declutter Your Desk

By Helene Segura | April 24, 2014 |

Time Management Strategies: How to clear your desk in a hurry It happens more often than we’d like. Paper will often sneak up on us and bite us in the rear. This happens especially during and after tax time and whenever we’re in the middle of big projects. So, what are some quick time management…

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