A little fortune cookie motivation today. Procrastination is the fear of success. What are you waiting for? Or perhaps a better question is what are you afraid of?
Yesterday I sat down to start my week, and I was excited. I had a fairly open calendar–lots of time to move projects forward, follow up with clients, send out new pitches. The possibilities were endless. However, along with excitement, there was a slight feeling of panic. When the possibilities are endless, where do I … More Simple prioritization exercise to start your week right
I’m in week before vacation mode. You know that time when you’re trying to wrap up projects before stepping away from your desk for a few days? I usually find week-before-vacation to be some of my most productive time. When I have a deadline and I want to be able to leave with a (relatively) … More Working efficiently – The magic of 10 minute tasks
At the start of the year, I shared my five tips for creating a productive workspace. I’m so excited that my own workspace is finally finished–and it’s definitely inspiring me to tackle some new projects and increase my productivity. Today, I’m looking back at how I put my tips to work in my new office. … More Creating an inspiring, energizing office
Happy April. The end of the first quarter of 2017, and the start of the next. In business, the quarterly report is a standard way to share results and track progress. Personally or professionally, quarterly assessments can be valuable tools to see how you’re doing on your goals. Without a plan, goals are abstract, futuristic, and–sometimes, … More Hello April. How quarterly check-ins can help you achieve your goals
Having a functional and attractive office can be a huge boost to your productivity. After making do for several years, I’m kicking off the year with a much-needed office makeover. To make sure my space works for me, I’ve been thinking carefully about what makes a hard-working, inspiring office. Colour Colour has a huge influence … More How to create an office that boosts productivity
2017. A new year. Even if you don’t set resolutions, it’s hard not to be excited by the possibility that January brings and to be a bit ambitious about what you hope to accomplish over the next year. For me, success this year means bringing on some new clients (could you be one?), wrapping up … More Plans for the year ahead
A surprise arrived in the mail last week. My new Passion Planner. It wasn’t a complete surprise. I’d ordered it back in the summer, but it’s one of those situations where you do something, forget about it and then it comes back to bite you delight you. A friend introduced me to Passion Planner last … More Plan to achieve your passion