Are DISTRACTIONS stealing your day?
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Do you wish you had more than 24 hours in a day? The solution is to get a mindset like Oprah. Watch this short video to learn how. Plus, there is a time-sensitive bonus; I’m doing a live call where I’ll use my simple mind hack to help you to actually make the shift. Join…Read More
If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time, you’ve heard me talk about how distracting technology can be. I love the guilty pleasures of watching funny cat videos and last night’s monologue by Stephen Colbert, so I’ve had to find some great tricks to minimize the distractions of my technology. I’m happy…Read More
There’s no easier way to stay in touch with friends and family than through social media. And since so many people are on social media it is a great place to market your business. Social media is one click away at all times, on our work computers, home computers, and even on our phones. You…Read More
Being in business today means being on email. Email is a fabulous tool that makes communication much more efficient. Remember having to print everything out and wait days for things to be delivered via mail? Email has definitely saved us a lot of time. However, today the sheer volume of email is much larger than…Read More
You’ve finally managed to focus and start working on that important project you’ve been postponing for a while. Everything is going well, your thoughts flow effortlessly, your progress is visible and you feel good about your work. Suddenly, your phone screen lights up — DING! Your best friend has texted you, asking you if you…Read More
Working at Microsoft, I get to work with some of the smartest people – but even they are not immune to the effects of digital overload. I think most of us today experience this. It’s that forgetfulness, that you can’t remember that you had a conversation, you forget to do something, you feel kind of…Read More
Remember window shopping? That was back when you had more time than money. You would look at all the things you would buy if you had the money. Now we have more money than time, and we wouldn’t dream of spending our time window shopping. When we go shopping, we buy stuff we need or…Read More
I just got off the phone with a client. She is a self-described workaholic and blames this for the collapse of her first marriage. Now she’s in a new relationship … and she can feel that her fiancé is getting fed up with her. When she’s not at the office, she’s constantly checking email and…Read More
OK, you know that if your desk was more organized, you’d be more productive. And every so often you make time to clear it off…but within a day or two, it’s all cluttered up again. If your desk is chronically cluttered, here’s the reason why: It’s because of the programming in your brain. Your brain…Read More