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Time Management Tip: Email Best Practices

Email can be a monster! Here are a few tips to managing your inbox for balance. 

In Defense of Weekly Planning

One misconception about weekly planning is that only a select group of people need to do it. I have heard many people argue that they are either not busy enough or too busy to take time each week to plan. People in every walk of life can benefit from taking time once each week to ‘reset’ and move forward with intention.

4 Steps for an Effective Year

This year, I did things a little differently when it came to annual planning. I deeply considered my life, my time, and my goals. I realized my business is about to be 5 years old and I am quickly approaching 40. (#milestones!) I thought about my ideal day. I pictured my dream home. I looked around my current home. In this giant step back, I gained the clarity I needed to move forward. Here is what I rediscovered.

Reach Resolutions with SMART Goals

Setting goals is something vitally important to fostering growth in our lives and careers. However, effective goals are very different than stating a hope or intention. 

Thoughts on School-Life Balance

With college starting back up, many are already feeling the pressure of assignments, bills, and other commitments piling up. Stress begins to set in, and our thoughts are consumed with “what do I need to do next?” and “what am I forgetting?”  Most likely, the idea of achieving work-life balance is in the back of every student’s mind, a far off, unattainable dream.  

So how do we reach this dream?

Everything Is Going To Be Alright

I understand how you feel. Why should you make a plan, when plans just keep changing? I asked myself this same question as I firmed up my business plans for the year. Here I was planning, organizing, and worrying (just a little) about what was to come. I was listening to Alicia Keys and as she sang the line, “everything’s gonna be alright” I understood why we should keep planning.

Time Management Tip: Make a List

If you are feeling overwhelmed with all the things you need to do, make a list. It’s a very simple and effective solution to keep you peaceful and productive. Follow three quick steps. 

Bring Balance to 2021

It’s up to us to know our priorities, value our time, and take steps to be present in life while still being productive, especially when times are tough. So, how do we do that? 

Steps for Weekly Planning

Friday planning is the best way to wrap up the week you are in and prepare for the next. It really is as easy as 1-2-3. So check out the steps below, grab your folding weekly planning sheet, and give it a try!