Organize Tomorrow Today – book report

Organize Tomorrow Today: 8 Ways to Retrain Your Mind to Optimize Performance at Work and in Life by Dr. Jason Selk, Tom Bartow, Matthew Rudy Have you ever taken a class or even garnered best practices for productivity from articles and books, but they didn’t seem to help? The authors of this book tackle productivity … Read more

Turnabout is … what? It's opportunity, that's what it is!

OK! Everybody up! Rise and shine! No advent reading today. I’m away from my normal writing place so we will segue from the normal writing topic. That’s one way to say I forgot to do my homework. Let’s talk about something else today. When I was working for a corporation, annual planning and forecasting for … Read more

What's your life of choice? The merry-go-round or the roller coaster?

Two months ago, we said good bye to 2014 and as I reflected on the year, I was thinking, “This was a pretty good year. Finally, no hospitalizations, no real trauma, life is good.” I don’t think I was smug or proud; just thankful for 12 months of relative calm with only a few spins along … Read more

The season of joy …. where does it go after the holidays?

Well … here we are. Monday. After a weekend. After a holiday. After. After. OK stop! It’s tough, isn’t it? We’ve just been through a month of anticipation, weeks of excitement, days of planning, and hours of celebration with people we love, all special moments etched in our memories. Maybe you’re glad it’s over and … Read more

Accumulated Futures

I’m sitting here looking at this blank cell that starts out ‘What’s on your mind?” I have a lot on my mind – so much in fact, that I have just one thing to say – Happy, •*•♫♪¸.•* Happier *•♫♪¸¸ Happiest, ♫•*¨*•.¸ New ♪♫•*¨*•. Year¸¸.♫♪♪*¨*•*•♫ Remember that today is the beginning of a new year, … Read more

Refining Grace