5 Ways to Be More Productive in the Morning

I wake up to music.  My husband prefers the sound of crashing waves.  My son likes woodland noises.  My daughter needs someone yelling up the stairs as her buzzer sounds.  To each their own, but how a morning begins is a personal choice.   What is not a choice...

Goal Setting Interview with Dr. Gratias

At the beginning of the year, I sat down for an interview on goal setting with Brandon Lewis, Founder and Mentor-in-Chief at The Academy for Professional Painting Contractors and publisher of Painters Weekly, a magazine for painting contractors.   Dust off your...

My 3 Most Productive Early Career Experiences

At a productivity seminar I delivered for a client recently, a man approached me afterwards with a question.  Those of us who facilitate training courses understand that these post-class conversations are often the most rewarding parts of being a public speaker....