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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12 Ways to Make ‘Down Time’ Productive

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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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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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