Does It Belong in the D-pile?

Let me explain – let’s say you’re digging into today’s tasks, and you come across the one item on your list that you absolutely dread. For me, my terrible-task was being the bookkeeper. So, after several years of much hand-wringing, moaning, resisting and making myself and others miserable whenever the task was on the table, I realized that it actually …

Time for Tapped in, Tuned in, and Turned on in 2019

*Happy New Year* How does starting as we mean to go on fit for you as you enjoy your first few days of this New Year? Consistency is key; although figuring out what we really want so we know where we’re going to, is the first step. The rocking chair test can be a handy tool for pondering this one. …

Focus is Our Productivity Key

Sure, we all want to be more focused and productive. The question is however, how do we ensure we do this when it’s not easy? Two strategies I picked up from an extraordinary woman, Mel Robbins, at a recent conference in Utah, are the ‘5-second rule’ and ‘30 before 7:30 rule’. 1 Essentially, 30 before 7:30 is investing 30 mins …

Nature’s Best Kept Brain-Focusing Secret

Before I cut to the chase and spill the beans, here’s a huge clue: 85% of our brains are made up of this substance. Since most of us are always keen for ways to boost our brains, and that being low on this key ingredient can account for patches of fuzzy memory, poor concentration, headaches, trouble focusing, decreased productivity, and …

It’s Time To Focus

So, my question for you this week is, are you ready to take yourself on?  This all begins with fessing-up to ourselves about where we’re really at right now. Sure, we can have a goal of where we want to get to – although it’s vital to know where we actually are in reality (rather than where we’d like to …