Master Your Calendar by “Clustering” Your Time

The concept of "clustering" was introduced to me by one of my very own authors: Steven Griffith. (Quick FYI: In case you didn't know, I'm an Editor at a business book publisher.) Steven's brand new book, The Time Cleanse, is in stores this week and it's where I first learned about a concept that has completely transformed the way I work, which I'd like to tell you about today.

Stop Making Excuses

“STOP MAKING EXCUSES,” that’s what had to tell myself to make this blog post actually happen. Have you ever been there? If so, I’m sure you would agree that it’s a frustrating place to be. BUT, I’ve found there are 5 specific ways I wind up being able to successfully motivate myself to stop making excuses and I thought I would share these with you today.

The Importance of Journaling (and a Challenge!)

For me, journaling is a way to get things out of my mind and out onto a piece of paper so I don't have to remember it anymore or as a way to sort through something that’s been bothering me. It’s an amazing tool that has helped me grow as a person while revealing some interesting thoughts and feelings. I typically like to journal 3 different ways...