Your calendar is a shield, not a sponge!

Your calendar is the shield with which you defend your balanced life.  However, too often we treat it as a sponge for other peoples’ priorities.   In this video, Dr. Melissa Gratias gives three tips to use your calendar as the important time management tool...

10 Tips to Finish the Year Well

There’s nothing astronomically significant that happens at midnight on December 31st.  There’s no “New Year Comet” that flies through the sky.  If you really want to get astronomically geeky about it, a year is not really a year. There is a psychological significance,...

Calming Down: How to Overcome Overwhelm

Often, my coaching clients come to me feeling overwhelmed at work. They have too much to do and not enough time to do it in. In this video, I outline three steps to start to feel in control of your work and your life.   Don’t want to watch the video?  There...

3 Rules for a Well-Run Meeting

A meeting is an excellent tool to improve communication and collaboration in an organization. Creativity flows. Relationships build. Work moves forward. A good meeting can make you feel glad you came to work that day.   But none of this happens by accident....