THIS Is How to Set Expectations

  Many clients and workshop participants share with me that they have a difficult time letting people know that they’re in the middle of something, so they end up dropping everything to answer that person’s question, react to the request or shoot the breeze with them. These folks say they don’t want to be rude…

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Mental Health and Productivity

  May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, so this is the perfect time to pause and point out that the state of your mental health impacts your productivity levels. I work with many clients who have been diagnosed with various conditions: depression, anxiety, anger issues, and so on. Receiving their diagnosis didn’t magically cure…

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Is Ambition Good or Bad?

  Journalist Kate Orson of Breathe recently posed this question: Is there a negative side to ambition? Can it make us unhappy to always be projecting into the future, and not finding happiness in the here and now? How can we find balance? Interesting. Is ambition good or bad? Here was my response to her…

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Productivity Quiz – Unpack Your Answers

  In last week’s post, I shared a quick productivity quiz you could take to gauge the probability of whether or not you’ll be weighed down by time management challenges. As I mentioned in the post, if you chose certain answers, you have a higher probability of remaining productive throughout the day, as well as…

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Productivity Quiz

Over the years, several clients have asked if I have a productivity quiz that can serve as a predictor for whether or not they’ll experience time management issues. Here’s a quick productivity quiz you can take:   1 Where do you park your car? in the garage (or I would if I had a garage,…

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