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Category: Organization and Productivity

Time Management—Are We Busy or Fruitful?

We live in a society that feeds us a lot of lies. The biggest one is about TIME. Oh, if I only had more time, then I could (fill in the blank). The truth is we are all given the same amount of time—24 hours a day.

Multi-Tasking vs. Multi-Focusing—Be Fruitful Not Busy

Don’t you have days that you’re simply exhausted? You’ve been running, running, running all day, but feel you have nothing to show for it? There’s a difference between busy and fruitful. Here’s some tips for being fruitful.

Making Writing a Priority & When Helping is Hurting

The weird thing about the new paradigm of publishing is the Digital Age Author is a very different creature. She might be a single mom trying to squeeze in a couple hundred words before the kids wake up or a husband struggling to fit in a writing burst during a lunch break. It can be a dad striving to finish his book while still caring for his family. Maybe it’s a retired person balancing living a dream of writing while caring for grandkids.

To Win We Must Lose—Sacrifice, Boundaries & Reaching Our Dreams

Before we can apply any “lessons” we have to accept a castor oil spoon of TRUTH. If we don’t make our own decision, we’ve still made a decision by abdicating making our own decision. If we don’t define success or happiness or what’s important, we leave a vacuum that other people and things will fill and they’ll be happy to define what our success should be.

Reduce Stress, Increase Joy & Productivity—Why Is Simple So HARD?

The weird paradox is that the more we let go, the more we can hold. We live in a world that tells us we can have it all. We can’t. Truth is, we can have it all, if we choose what is meaningful. BUT, there HAS to be a trade-off if we hope to do anything well (and remain sane).