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Work and Life Balance

Opportunity Is Knocking. Open The Door

June is a wonderfully busy month. Business is booming, kids are graduating, farmers markets have started and the sun is out. Yet with all of this activity going on, does it ever feel like you’re missing out on something? Maybe it’s just me, but I can spend an inordinate amount of time looking at the…

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Staying Productive When You Are Surrounded By Distractions

It’s spring! The real estate market is heating up and chances are, so is your social schedule. Both of our boys play baseball and between their game schedules, vacations, conferences, local events and the general spring fever of wanting to get out and enjoy the weather, life is getting busy. You may not have kids…

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Wouldn’t It Be Great If…

You didn’t have to do the grocery shopping and plan the meals? You didn’t have to spend 4 hours running all over town picking things up and dropping them off for clients? You had a system for your business so that you knew for sure you were on track to meet your goals? What’s your…

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Build Your Support Spokes For 2014

In the last 2 weeks we have talked about new ways to set goals, and streamlining your decisions. Making the decision to succeed and setting goals are both important elements, but there is a third, often overlooked one, that is just as crucial: Your Support System. Napolean Hill said it best: “No individual has sufficient…

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Are You Experiencing Decision Fatigue?

You know that you only have so much energy in a day, but did you know that your decision making ability is limited too? Or at least your ability to make good decisions. This applies regardless of the decision’s magnitude: Cookie vs. Fruit for dessert / Take the promotion and move to Boston or stay…

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Take Time For You

The holidays have been a whirlwind of parties, getting together with clients, planning sessions, shopping and so much more. It’s spastic and crazy and I love every moment of it. But it’s important to enjoy some down time too. So much of our lives and business are spent outwardly focused. Getting things done for others.…

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Is It Time To Create Your Miracle?

It’s Thanksgiving week! Hurray! I love that a one day holiday has been turned into a month long celebration of gratitude. Each time I think of something to be grateful for, it makes whatever it is feel like a miracle. I just got back from spending 10 days in Maui with my family, unplugged and…

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Make Friends With No

I’ve been deep in creation mode putting the finishing touches on a talk that I’m doing in Denver next week about work/life balance. Secretly I think we are all looking for the magic bullet that will allow us to do it all. Reality check. That it’s never going to happen. No amount of efficiency training…

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What Would You Do If You Had More Time?

The boys went back to school this week, which always brings a huge shift in the house. It’s back to bedtimes, schedules, homework and back to focusing on work for Gary and me. This summer was fantastic. Some summers rush by and when Labor Day rolls around it doesn’t feel like we did anything fun.…

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3 Easy Ways To Unplug This Weekend

Labor day is this weekend, which marks back to school and back to focusing on work. Before we transition though, this is your chance to squeeze the last bits of fun from summer. Whether you go on a trip, BBQ with friends, or enjoy a relaxing weekend with nothing to do, Labor Day rocks. But…

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