Monthly Archives: March 2012

book review

When you write a book, you become a critic about other books in the same genre. I had read several organizing and productivity books before I even thought about writing one myself and there was a lot that I didn’t … Continue reading

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Quote: The Power of Consistency

A small daily task, if it be really daily, will beat the labours of a spasmodic Hercules. – Anthony Trollope What small change can you make today (and repeat every day) that will create big changes in your life? Click … Continue reading

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Tax Time

It’s tax season and the April 17 deadline is fast approaching.  As a business owner, I have to pay personal income taxes and business taxes.  I used to employ an accountant, then I learned that I could use software to … Continue reading

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procrastination vs. productivity

Because last week was National Procrastination Week and I procrastinated about completing this post (even though I had a very good reason for not doing it yesterday!), here is an article about being more productive at work http://msn.careerbuilder.com/Article/MSN-1543-Workplace-Issues-7-Signs-of-Poor-Productivity/?sc_extcmp=JS_1543_advice&SiteId=cbmsn41543

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Merit Badges for Grownups

Photo courtesy of Library of VA The Girl Scouts are celebrating 100 years of building “girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.”  Lost in all the chatter about famous former Girl Scouts is the … Continue reading

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procrastinate no more – the shower curtain saga

The second week in March is National Procrastination Week. Instead of celebrating, how about talking a look at what you’ve been putting off and find a way to make it happen? Here’s a story to inspire you: I bought a … Continue reading

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Organize Your Home Office Day

Next Tuesday is Organize Your Home Office Day.  Whether you actually work at home or use a space in your home to keep track of paperwork, you need an area that functions well for you.  It doesn’t need to be … Continue reading

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