Many people aspire to reduce their summer workload so they can enjoy this relaxed season, but most wind up stuck in the crazy cycle of taking on the same, if not more work tasks. Whether you want to enjoy more time with family, or simply need a season to refresh your perspective, it’ so important … Continue reading 7 Things I’m Doing to Manage Workflow This Summer
Should your workflow change with the seasons? It’s an interesting question. So often when it comes to workload and efficiency, we feel like consistency and stability should be the goal. These are certainly good things to have in your career, but I want you to consider why allowing your work to ebb and flow with … Continue reading Why Your Workflow Should Change with the Seasons
Given the Memorial Day holiday, I think just about everyone is thinking about the fun summer activities that lie ahead. I know I am! This is why I got to thinking about my plan for the summer to ensure I enjoy my most favorite months of the year. It’s too easy to stay on the … Continue reading How I Plan to Gain More Free Time in the Summer Months
Whether you have planned a destination vacation or are opting for a “staycation” this year, giving yourself a few days of rest and relaxation is not only fun, it’s absolutely necessary! For those of us that work virtually, we’re used to plugging in from anywhere which can lead to the temptation to get work done … Continue reading How to Fully Unplug When on Vacation
If you’ve ever had the experience of working from home, you know there can be some unique challenges. However, there are also some pretty cool benefits, particularly during the summer months when working from home can allow you to get outside and enjoy the season as much as possible. Here’s our guide for taking full … Continue reading How to Take Advantage of Working From Home in the Summer
The Bennis Inc Blog is on hold for a few weeks while I take some much needed time off to reorganize and refresh after a very hectic (but wonderful) month. While a small part of me will miss my weekly writings, I can't say the surf, sun and sand won't help to keep me occupied. … Continue reading A Short (And Needed) Break
I can still recall the feeling of the dewy grass between my toes. How it managed to turn my flip flops into slippery ice skates during mid July in Pennsylvania I’ll never quite understand. It was summer break and I couldn’t have been over the age of seven. During this time of year, my mother’s … Continue reading “In Stitches” (a short story with a big influence)
I'm taking a brief hiatus from blogging this week, but in the meantime enjoy some images of my last glimpse of summer before I inevitably springboard head-first into Autumn. And I think after seeing these, you'll understand my reasons for the blogging break....