The 24/7 Myth

The 24/7 myth.  Do you really have to be connected to work, FaceBook and your BlackBerry or i-phone, 24/7?  Do you really have to be ON every day, evenings, weekends and even holidays?  Can you take a break from...

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Life is short – life is beautiful

Today is a beautiful day, almost spring, with bright warm sun spilling over melting snow, fluffy clouds, and warm air that smells like spring.  It’s a beautiful day to live.  And for a friend taken to the hospital this...

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Multitasking = 50% slower; 50% more errors

Is multi-tasking really effective?  According to John Medina, developmental biologist and author of Brain Rules, multi-tasking is the most ineffective way to work, as your brain needs to ‘disconnect’ from one activity, to ‘connect’ to another.  Every time you change...

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Be 40% more effective: take a lunch break

Is taking a lunch break lost time and opportunity?  Having bites of your sandwich while you check your email and prepare for a meeting?  This should be so much more effective than taking a lunch break than it has...

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Life is beautiful in its imperfection

Life is so beautiful in its imperfection. But perfectionism can poison your life and make you feel you’ll never be or do good enough. It’s time to stop.Everywhere I look, I see the quest for perfection. We want every day...

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