Discipline Is Not a Dirty Word

Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most.

For many years, I didn’t recognize the choices that were all around me. And that by not choosing, I was actually making a choice. (Yeah, I can be a little slow to catch on.) Choices in how I feel, what I think, my attitude, time management, organization, and even wellness. Gradually, I’ve become more aware of the choices around me. I’m more able to recognize when I need to make a choice and to realize…

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An Introduction to Virtual Assistants

Nashville Tennessee Virtual Assistant

In 2009 life brought the opportunity for me to move to Honolulu, Hawaii, from Houston, Texas. (Thank you life! Not many people get to say they lived in paradise!) During that transition, I wanted a new career challenge. I love administration and didn’t want to leave that, but I like to be constantly learning and growing rather than settling into a ‘comfortable’ routine. Precision Admin Solutions, a virtual assistant business, was the result of a…

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Organized Eating???

Overnight Chia Seed Pudding

Okay, so we all know that I love the word “organize” and, even more, love to find things that need me to follow through with the action! So, when I realized that my eating & shopping habits could qualify for one of my favorite activities if I look at it from a different point of view…well, you’ll see. Do you ever have those crazy hectic days, weeks, or even months when you are lucky if…

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12 Ways to Make ‘Down Time’ Productive

Coffee Cup

Or, ‘The Art of (Wisely) Putting Off For Tomorrow What Doesn’t Need to Be Done Today’. Before we get started. It is not 2:30 pm in the Doldrums. And I am not suggesting you schedule time to “put off for tomorrow what we could have done today”.  And much as I love them, we are not scheduling naps, lingering and loitering, or other dillydallying. (The Lethargarians schedule is one of the best scenes in The Phantom Tollbooth.)…

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Post-it® Notes … Use Them & Love Them

Okay, I had to do it. I just couldn’t resist posting about one of my all-time favorite organizational tools (such a tactful way of saying I’m an addict)… “the solution to a problem nobody realized existed”. One of the most memorable gifts I’ve ever received was a gift bag completely packed with Post-it® Notes of every shape, style, and color from my best friend. I never realized how heavy they are till I was packing…

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Woman On-The-Go Essentials

Ever have one of those days where you leave the house at 8 am for meeting after meeting and don’t get home till late at night? You have your phone and laptop. All ready to head out the door, right? But if we want to “expect the unexpected” and be prepared, what else could we take? Here is a quick checklist of essentials for the businesswoman on the go to be prepared, stay fresh, and…

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