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COVID’s Impact on Women (Part 2)—How to Get Some Help

“Ask for help. Not because you are weak, but because you want to remain strong.”  – Les Brown Part 1 of this series focused on triaging your obligations . . . starting with recognizing that the world has changed in the past year, and that’s going to impact how you show up as a mom. …

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COVID’s Impact on Women (Part I)—How to Triage Your To-Do List and Save Your Sanity

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.”  – Maya Angelou Last month, the New York Times published an article following three working moms through their lives during the pandemic. If you haven’t seen it, here’s the gist: Women are drowning, and …

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Bring Spring Cleaning to Work: How to Deep Clean Your SOPs

“You can cut all the flowers, but you cannot keep spring from coming.”  – Pablo Neruda I don’t have a favorite season … but if I did, Spring would be duking it out with Fall for first place … Spring is like nature’s blank slate. Things are bursting up from the ground, the days are …

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Meetings are Often a Waste of Time: How to Make Sure Yours Aren’t

“A meeting is an event at which the minutes are kept and the hours are lost.”  – Unknown Like it or not, we now live in a world where we rely on virtual meeting tools like Zoom to stay connected. If you’re organizing a virtual family game night or chat session with friends, you probably …

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How to Promote Work-Life Balance During a Pandemic

I was recently asked by the Human Resources organization SHRM about how employers can double down on promoting work-life balance for their people, especially now.  The global pandemic isn’t over, and lots of workers are almost a year into a “temporary” work-from-home arrangement. It’s no wonder that stress and anxiety are still high. And yet, …

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This Morning Routine Could Change Your Life

Mornings are my favorite time of day … and that wasn’t always the case.  When I worked in the theater, I often didn’t get to bed before 2 or 3am and would typically sleep until 10 or 11am. Now, I’m up at 6 or 6:30 and I’m digging it. Things feel so much manageable when …

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How to Prioritize a To-Do List in 2021

“There’s never enough time to do everything, but there’s always enough time to do the most important thing.”  – John Maxwell 2020 is officially over and done with … yay! And how different are things … really … in 2021? If this time delivered major life events for you, it’s easy to spot contrasts between …

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Do These 3 Things to Crush Your Goals Now

“99% of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses.”  – George Washington Carver If you’ve reviewed, revised and/or re-focused on making significant progress toward your goals this January, you’re not alone.  Even people who avoid New Year’s resolutions often take stock at the beginning of a new year and adjust …

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5 Simple Steps to New Year’s Resolution Success

“What the new year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year.”  – Vern McLellan New Year’s resolutions—love ‘em or hate ‘em, they’re inescapable this time of year. And even if you hate them, for many they hold an almost mystical appeal.  The new year gives us …

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How to Cope When Things Feel Out of Your Control

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James Approaching a new year always makes me reflective.  As artificial as New Year’s day can be considering, on one hand, it’s just another day—I do appreciate the chance to reflect forward, individually and collectively. There’s not much point in talking about …

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