Busyness is Not a Measure of Success

Time management is a constant battle. It’s one of those things where I feel like some weeks I’m winning and some weeks I’m losing. In periods when I feel like my schedule is running me, versus the other way around, I have to determine how I’m getting off this crazy train. What I’ve come to … Continue reading Busyness is Not a Measure of Success

How to Stay Focused While Working from Home

It’s becoming more and more common for people to work from home, either full-time or even just a few days per week. If your career allows you to work virtually, it’s likely you’ve found yourself trying to be productive at home only to be derailed by a myriad of different distractions. For the last seven … Continue reading How to Stay Focused While Working from Home

4 Tips for Taking Control of Your Monday Routine

Mondays have such a bad reputation! I wish I could say it was completely unfounded, yet I too found myself fatigued and overwhelmed by the start of the new work week. That was until I noticed that by making a small series of changes to my workday, particularly my Mondays, I was able to regain … Continue reading 4 Tips for Taking Control of Your Monday Routine

Are You Busy? Chances Are You’re Nowhere Near Your Full Potential

If you’re like most people, your plate looks pretty full right now. You can’t imagine stacking one more client or work project on your calendar for fear it will cause your phone to catch fire. But then a new opportunity presents itself. For us consultants, this opportunity means more money, more exposure, potentially more work … Continue reading Are You Busy? Chances Are You’re Nowhere Near Your Full Potential

A Day in the Life of a Mompreneur

For many types of careers, you can quickly gather what a typical work routine might look like. While day to day tasks and interactions will continuously change, more traditional career paths have fairly predictable hours and work locations. Moreover they usually focus on serving one industry or a certain type of clientele. What I want … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Mompreneur

7 Tips to Stop Procrastination

It’s funny how procrastination works. It feeds upon insecurities, negativity and frustration. Procrastination quite literally makes mountains of molehills. Would you believe I found myself procrastinating writing this very article? Sometimes writing comes easy to me, other times I am distracted by something as small as dust floating by. I don’t think there is one … Continue reading 7 Tips to Stop Procrastination

Shifting Away From Shift Work: Forgetting the Life of a 9-5er

The first Monday of each month, I dust off a favorite post from the Bennis Inc Blog archives and give you another chance to enjoy the wit and wisdom that’s been shared. Enjoy this month’s treasure – and if it inspires you – be sure to share it with family and friends! I realized I’ve now spent … Continue reading Shifting Away From Shift Work: Forgetting the Life of a 9-5er