Category: Time Management & Priorities

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3 Tips for Success When the World Goes Crazy

Every so often, my entire world seems to flip itself upside down. It did so a few years ago, when my dad had to be admitted to the hospital. This isn’t the first time I’ve had to deal with this sort of thing, and I’m sure it won’t be the last.

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Your Guide to the First Month Out of Corporate

When you leave corporate and enter into the world of entrepreneurship, the first thing to become obvious is that no one tells you what to do or how to do it. You are the one expected to make all the decisions.

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All of Your Time Should Have a Purpose

One of the habits of very successful people is that they use their time wisely and productively. What this means for each person will be a bit different, but generally it means – all of your time should have a purpose. Become a Time-Master.

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5 Tips for Keeping Sane in the Face of Insanity

Sometimes life comes really fast. Sometimes it’s like a fun house gone mad, or a roller coaster ride that seems impossible to get off of. Keeping sane in midst of the insanity is not always easy to do, and many times is downright impossible.

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MBA Survival Skill – Time Management

One of the most important skills for MBA survival is time management. I will be posting a lot of tips in this blog about time management in general, but also specific tips that helped me get through the program, and do it with my sanity still (mostly) intact.

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Are You Addicted to Busyness? Take the Busyness Test.

As a culture, we’ve actually normalized and even praised our common addiction to busyness. We expect successful people to be busy, so we present a persona of busyness in order to be perceived as successful.

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Working Mom Survival Tip – Build your Team

One very important working mom survival tip is to build your team. However, I am limited to 24 hours per day. I require sleep.  I don’t do time travel either. So, what’s a girl to do?

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Pick your Battles

One of the most difficult lessons in life is learning which battles to fight. You and only you can decide how you will expend your energy. It can be tough to remember that others do not get to make those decisions for you.

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Understanding Why You Are Addicted to Busyness

In our previous Leadership Girl post on being Addicted to Busyness, we explored the first step toward tackling your Addiction to Busyness – by eliminating tasks on your to-do list that you find draining instead of energizing. The next step in overcoming this addiction to busyness is examining why we, as individuals, feel the need to stay busy.

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Reclaim Your Time by Eliminating Time-Wasting Pitfalls

Have you been struggling with time management and desperately need to reclaim your time? Time management is about getting more accomplished and having time left over to enjoy your life. If you don’t engage in effective time management, then you’ll find yourself wishing you could get more hours in a day consistently, and wondering where all of your time goes.