8 Healthy Habits For Any Evening

You're probably reading this on your phone. No judging here. I'm the worst at staring into my phone screen late into the evening. I think I'm developing retinal image burn and scrollyosis. Basically, I'm writing this for myself. Scrolling through Pinterest, I found this interesting article from Productive and Free called 12 Evening Habits Worth … Continue reading 8 Healthy Habits For Any Evening

Run a Collaborative Meeting Without Bloodshed in 7 Steps

I love people. I like meeting with people. I hate meetings. Let me rephrase that.  I don't hate meetings — just the unproductive ones that waste everyone's time... and by everyone's time, I mean my time. "Christmas may not be important to some people, but it is very important to the rest of us!" There are all sorts of meetings — department meetings, inter-departmental meetings, staff-wide meetings, weekly updates … Continue reading Run a Collaborative Meeting Without Bloodshed in 7 Steps

7 Jedi Hacks For Your Browser’s Address Bar

Even though most of our online activity is done through a cellphone or mobile device, many of us still sit in front of a screen for work and much of that work is done on a browser.  Who doesn't love a good shortcut? I sure do!  Here are 7 hacks you can do from your … Continue reading 7 Jedi Hacks For Your Browser’s Address Bar

3 Things to Make Your 2018 Wishes Come True

I remember as a kid always being interested in asking questions just so I could answer it myself. My favorite was asking others "If you had three wishes, what would you ask for?" "More (or unlimited) wishes!" was the typical response from the majority of those I asked.  I could have written a fairly large … Continue reading 3 Things to Make Your 2018 Wishes Come True

7 Habits for the Aspiring Writer

You have something to say to the world. What you have to tell the world may sound similar to what others are saying, or what has already been said, but no one can SAY it like you can. Your voice–not just the sound of it–is comprised of thoughts, personality, values, upbringing, experience, and a certain … Continue reading 7 Habits for the Aspiring Writer

10 Things to Remember in the First Year of Your New Job

Starting a new job is exciting!  You get a blank slate, new friends, challenges that hopefully fit your experience, among many other perks that come with the new digs.  The start of the year is high time for people taking new jobs so I thought of a few things that will hopefully be of some use to you along the way.  There's no doubt that you're first days and months on the new job are important and will make a lasting impact for the good or the not so good.  Below are some helpful tips to get you going in the first year.

Delegating Basics for Ball Hogs

Delegating responsibilities to others can be a way to multiply your efforts. So... Why is it so hard to give responsibilities away?  Maybe you don't struggle like I have.  If so, you're a few steps ahead of the game. Disclaimer: I've not been very good at delegating but I've adapted with age and experience.  Leading … Continue reading Delegating Basics for Ball Hogs