Archive for the Entrepreneur Productivity Category

Are you an organized networker?

If you’re new to networking, you’ll want to create a system to help you manage the process productively so you can be an organized networker.

Since I returned from the U.S., I hosted the first LCC Workshop on Leadership, Communication, and Creativity for the L³ Alliance in Paris and began the process of cementing the connections that I made during my two weeks in Houston and Knoxville. Because the workshop was held […]

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Back in the Saddle

Here’s what I recommend you do if you’ve been out of the office for an extended period and want to ease back into your routine:

I returned to the office on Monday after two weeks in the U.S. I never got over jet lag and only got 3-5½ hours of sleep per night. So when I got home, I unpacked, had a quick bite to eat, and took a 5-hour nap! When […]

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Dealing With Distractions

Dealing with distractions is a primary concern among solopreneurs who work from home.

I was the guest of honor at a dinner for the Houston BWISE (Black Women in Science and Engineering) chapter last week. Many of the attendees are solopreneurs who work at home and a couple of them expressed interest in Making Productivity Easy training. Their primary concern: […]

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No Struggle Required

Nothing worth having comes without struggle – right? And hard work equals struggle, right? Well, I’ve come to believe that this “ain’t necessarily so”!

I can’t tell you what a challenge it’s been to keep my momentum going during this two-week trip to the States! Jetlag has reared its familiar (if ugly) head and family time is my priority during my first several days home. So I’m keeping this post brief! NO […]

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Good News to Share

If you’ve attended one of my workshops or life balance Webinars, you know that I am a big fan of having you celebrate things.

If you’ve attended one of my workshops or life balance Webinars, you know that I am a big fan of having you celebrate things, big or small, every day. Celebrating feels good AND it gives you a mental and physical boost – a jump start for your […]

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How to survive the gap between the old and the new

This guest post, by my colleague, Brigitte Van Tuijl, is one of the latest examples of the perfect timing that manifests in my life every day.

I no longer worry about the timing of things in any aspect of my life. From the core of my being, I know that everything happens at the perfect time, even if I don’t understand why at that particular moment. Receiving the e-mail blast below from my […]

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Getting Things off Your Plate

I have spoken many times about the virtues of delegation. It’s a great way to “get things off your plate” so you can concentrate on doing what you love.

During the course of my activity as a productivity / life balance expert, I have spoken many times about the virtues of delegation. It’s a great way to “get things off your plate” so you can concentrate on doing what you love and / or need to […]

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Take Time to Make Time

    The other day, I had a conversation with a colleague who is feeling overwhelmed by summer. Her youngest child graduated from high school this year and is preparing for his first year of college. Her eldest, an out-of-state university student, is home for the summer […]

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Priorities, Priorities, Priorities

  During my recent trip to the U.S., I had the pleasure of reconnecting with one of the graduates from my first time management training course. Despite having developed Parkinson’s disease, he is at the helm of a diverse team of scientists at a national research institute […]

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Ode to a Nap

Ode to a Nap

I find that I’m a week away from a two-week business trip and am experiencing the ever-familiar situation of having things take longer to accomplish than I think they will. I need to clear my calendar and dig in if I’m going to be ready for take-off […]

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