Monthly Archives: June 2012

book review – Quiet, by Susan Cain

Susan Cain was a corporate lawyer and negotiations consultant before becoming writing Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking.   Those careers seem to demand a certain personality, as she says “a hardcore, wonderfully self-confident, pound-the-table kind … Continue reading

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Traveling with Gadgets

It’s summertime and chances are you’re heading on vacation with your GPS device, cellphone, camera, iPod, tablet, video-game player, portable DVD player, e-reader or laptop (or some combination of these). Not only do you have to remember to take the items, … Continue reading

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sentimental clutter

There is an entire chapter devoted to sentiment in The Clutter Book: When You Can’t Let Go. Sentimental items may be the most difficult ones to let go. Coincidentally, I found three articles in the past week about sentimental clutter. … Continue reading

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Quote: You Can Accomplish Excellence

All great achievements require time. – Maya Angelou If you spent a small amount of time each day on one thing, what could you achieve?  Click on Post a Comment, below, and tell us. Organized by MarcieTM: Save time and … Continue reading

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email overload

In The Clutter Book, I dedicate several pages (in fact, most of a chapter) to email. Everyone has an opinion about email – don’t open it first thing in the morning; open it first thing and put out fires; check … Continue reading

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Company’s Coming

We’re having company. Possibly the three scariest words in the English language. There’s so much to do: shopping, cooking, cleaning, putting stuff away. You’re exhausted already and you haven’t even started. What if you acted like company was coming, to encourage … Continue reading

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my very first commercial

Well, it’s on YouTube, not television, but it’s a commercial nonetheless.  This little number  was created by the talented Henry Juarez, who took my stumbling attempts and turned them into something viewable. I will be conducting a “mini seminar” and signing … Continue reading

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