Category: Time Management & Priorities

I Am A Sandwich

My generation is frequently referred to as the sandwich generation, with one generation of small children at home, responsibility for caring for ailing parents, and the need to work full time in the face of pensions that have long gone by the wayside.  Right now, I am a sandwich.  I am THE sandwich stuffing in…
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Sometimes I Just Fire On The Cylinders I Have

Sometimes my life is really, truly overwhelming.  This week is one of those weeks.  I’m in the process of getting my dad moved to a different place to live because his condition has declined rather quickly.  While I’m doing that, we’re working on engaging hospice.  I’m also working with my daughters on a Girl Scout…
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Multitasking is an Illusion

                              One thing that people constantly comment about me is that I am a master multitasker.  In reality, I do not multitask.  I’m a lousy multitasker.  In reality, multitasking is an illusion for most humans. There are perhaps a few people…
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1 Time Management Tip for Working Moms- Do the Most Important Stuff First

If I have 1 time management tip for Working Moms- and for All Moms, it is that they should do the most important stuff first.  I get asked at least once a day, sometimes more how I manage to balance everything.  I hear at least daily that I’m crazy.  I’ve heard plenty of speculation about…
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Duke MBA – Done

Today marks the last day of my Journey in the Duke MBA program. I am a member of the 2012 Weekend Executive MBA program, otherwise known as WEMBA.   I have turned in all of my papers, and am finished with my coursework.  Wow!  What a ride it has been.  From the beginning of the…
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