If you’re finally coming out of the haze of holiday cookies and alcohol, and you’ve deleted hundreds of emails that built up while you were away, maybe you’re now giving real thought to your plans for the new year. Harvard Business… Read More ›
John and I use the shorthand of referring to our “big rocks” — what are the priority items in our lives that we should attend to before anything else? It’s a term we borrowed from this story about putting the… Read More ›
John and I recently committed to going to the gym three times a week, which requires making that a priority in our planning. Likewise, meditation required making a decision that my mental health is important enough to make time.
If your workplace doesn’t have a culture of truly letting people leave their cares behind when they take vacation — or if it’s frowned upon to even take vacation — maybe you can tell your boss that you need some task-negative time in order to tap into your best problem-solving insights?
When I was in my early 20s, I hated doing the dishes. I hated doing the dishes so much that after each meal, I’d stack my dirty plates or pans or whathaveyou in the sink and walk away. Once the… Read More ›
Throughout this year, several bloggers will engage in a conversation here and on their blogs — asking questions of each other and responding. Others are absolutely welcome to join the conversation, as well. Learn more about the ladies of Blogversation… Read More ›
One of my favorite insights is that when someone says they don’t have time, what he really means is, “I choose to spend my time on something besides that.”
Because we all have the same 24 hours, and we all choose how to spend those hours, even if we don’t always choose wisely.