"I'm just so busy!" How often do you hear that from friends or colleagues? How often do you say it when explaining why you didn't complete a task or why you can't make something a reality? Be honest with yourself. Yes, life is busy--for everyone. We all have 24 hours in a day and we … Continue reading Stop Being Busy and Start Getting Stuff Done
We all say "Yes" to people, commitments, projects and organizations at times when we really should say "No". We might feel guilt or fear--rationalizing our "yes" with thoughts of, "Oh, this person has 'x' going on and I don't, so I should be able to help them" or "I don't want to appear weak within this organization by not being available … Continue reading How to Say “No”
Reposted and adapted from my unattended personal blog, Something about Serendipity. Over the years, I’ve been getting asked repeatedly how I accomplish all of my home/DIY projects, and have design clients (no longer as of 2016), while having kids around me all day. I’ve been responding with short answers over the years, but I figured I will post … Continue reading How to Get More Done
Contemporary communication etiquette for every day life. Methods for communicating and planning better.