The secret to living a balanced life

Have you ever wondered how some people seem to have it together? How do they seem to get so much done while living a full life?   I have wondered, especially when I saw fellow entrepreneurs doing such amazing, fun things, … Read more

7 Tips for conquering distractions inside and out

I’m passionate about productivity.  I love getting the most out of my day, finishing everything I planned, and achieving my goals.  However, distractions are real.  The right distraction can derail our progress. I have found that the best way to … Read more

The power of small daily steps

We often think big when we think of process improvement, growth, or change.  So big that whatever we are dreaming of becomes overwhelming. Overwhelm causes our primal instincts to activate, and we will often run in the opposite direction or … Read more

Be where your feet are

There are two reasons to manage your time or increase your productivity.  One is so you can spend less time doing the things you have to so you can spend time on what you want to.  The other is so … Read more

Alexa, turn on my island light.

We have a conscious mind and an unconscious mind.  We assume that our conscious mind is what is in control the majority of the time.  We are wrong.   The unconscious mind is what is running the show most of the … Read more

We give people permission to do the same.

There is a quote I love. “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.  It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us … Your playing small … Read more

But, have to, and should, oh my!

Words matter. The words we use influence our self-talk.  Our words influence how we see and feel about things.  Over the last few weeks, I’ve struggled a bit.  I’ve been grieving and managing a lot of personal challenges at the … Read more

Doing my best … it’s not the same each day

I’ve focused a lot the last few weeks on processes, productivity, and goal setting.  This week, I’m going in a different direction.   It was a Monday, and my husband and I got some news that created a lot of uncertainty … Read more

Spring cleaning (creating space)

Today it was nice enough to sit out on my deck while eating lunch. Later after I finished a meeting, I stepped outside again to take a 5-minute break and enjoy the sun and fresh air.   I think it was … Read more