Stress and Time Management is Harder Because of THIS Myth

Multitasking, The Myth That Keeps on Going

The myth that causes more work and worry

 “List your strengths.” Many of my seminars on Time and Stress Management begin with this request.

Sadly, far too many people write down that they multitask well.

“Multitasking is good” (or even possible) is the myth that causes more work and worry.

You’re not actually doing two things at once at work when you believe you’re multitasking. You’re task switching. Big difference.

And the difference costs you brain power, energy and work quality.

What multitasking might look like

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1 Big Reason You’re Misunderstood, and What You Can Do About It

Positively influence how others see you


Chances are very good that at one time or other, you’re actions or motives have been taken the wrong way

Why does this happen, and what can you do about it?

What’s the answer?

To help understand this frustrating phenomenon better, here’s a puzzle for you:

being misunderstood bat & ballA ball and bat together costs $1.10. The bat costs $1 more then the ball.

How much does the ball cost?

Child’s play, you say? Before you get to the answer, try to solve this yourself.

Clearly, the ball costs, what? 10 cents?

Many people answer this puzzle quickly. They answer that the ball, in fact, costs 10 cents. And, they are wrong.

The ball costs five cents. The bat costs whatever the ball costs, which is five cents, plus one dollar more.

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Life Changing Book

Happy Read Across America Day!

Oh the places you'll go

When my youngest son, Cameron was born prematurely, the doc said he had a 50% chance of survival. I would go to the neo-natal ICU and read him Dr. Suess’s “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” again and again.

Wanted him to know he had lots to do and see, so many places to go.

Cam will celebrate his 17th birthday July 23rd.

Today is Read Across America Day. It’s also Dr. Suess’s birthday.

Happy Birthday, Dr. Suess, for so eloquently reminding us there’s a big beautiful world out there.

5 Ways to Build Relationships and Show You Care

Thoughtful ways to nurture your connections

5 Ways to Build Relationships

Relationships are precious. And yet, sometimes life gets so crazy busy it’s easy to get behind in nurturing your connections. So, today’s quick note is all about simple, yet thoughtful things you can do to show people you care and build your relationship!

To connect more powerfully, Listen to the emotions behind their words. ~ Click To Tweet
  1. Be on time for all appointments, meetings, even coffee dates. Whether the relationship is a future best friend or an acquaintance at work, be sure to be on time for every meeting that you have! Too often, people don’t make being on time a priority. This leaves the other person

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