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Tag: time management

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).

Feeling Overwhelmed? Social Media Can Make Us Crazy–Part 3

When we are ready to tea out our hair, sometimes we need to return to the basics, to the ABCs. One of my all-time favorite books is Brian Tracy’s Eat That Frog! 21 Way to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time. I swear I reread this book at least once a year, …

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2012 and Planning for Success in the New Year

 It’s our first Monday of the New Year and we are standing on the threshold of a shiny new year. It’s almost as good as getting new school supplies. The smell of virgin paper not yet touched by a ballpoint. A new start. No mistakes. Nothing but potential. Okay, so if you are anything like …

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Writing, Burp Rags & Sesame Street–How Can We Balance It All?

Happy Friday!!!! Today I have a real treat for you. My pal and fellow Who Dares Wins Author, Natalie Markey is here to talk to us about a critical subject for many of us. How can we better balance being a great parent AND a great writer? Writer Moms (and even Writer Dads) face a …

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