What kind of work-bird are you?

There are certain times in everyone’s day when they are not as productive as they are at other times. Sometimes we’re fighting to stay awake, fighting to focus, or we’re simply not working productively. The opposite is true as well. There are some parts of the day when we are amazing; we can get more … Continue reading What kind of work-bird are you?

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Are you an Email Hoarder?

I’ll admit that occasionally I watch the TLC show Hoarders. I always feel better about myself after I watch it. My life may be messy sometimes, but it isn’t anything like that! Or is it? You may not be a classic hoarder. You may not have areas of your home and office that are crowded … Continue reading Are you an Email Hoarder?

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Look As Professional As You Are!

Close your eyes and walk into your office or cubicle. When you open your eyes, look at your desk as if it doesn’t belong to you. Now describe the person who owns this desk. Do they seem professional and competent, or frazzled and disorganized? Now remember that this is your desk, and think about what … Continue reading Look As Professional As You Are!

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What would you do?

We were on vacation. The sun was shining, the steel drums were playing a cheery tune and my skin was glowing from a day in the sun. It seemed perfect. And it almost was. As Warren and I were about to reboard our cruise ship, we joined the queue of a few dozen people who … Continue reading What would you do?

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