5 Ways to Welcome Change

Are the leaves changing yet in your neck of the woods?  I live near the coast, so what we lack in fall colors we gain in mild winters.   But the fall colors always put me in a frame of mind to think about change.  The world quickly transforms from one thing to...

10 Signs that You Need to Cancel a Meeting

“Shoot me now.”      ~Typical Meeting Participant   I was in a board meeting recently with fifteen professionals who were volunteering their time to the betterment of their city.  There was no agenda for this meeting.  We were there for two and a half hours. It...

My Top 10 Best Productivity Tips…Ever!

Ten years ago, I took a leap of faith and quit my upwardly-mobile corporate job to become a professional organizer.  If you watched HGTV or TLC at the time, you probably saw a dozen shows about people cleaning up their houses.   I wanted to clean up businesses. ...

5 Clues that You Set the Wrong Goals

Setting a goal is one of the most powerful ways to change your life.  Why?  Because goals help direct your actions toward a desired target.   Goals create a gap between who you are and who you want to be.  A goal to which you are committed will motivate you to...