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  • Final Friday's Finds for September 2020 September 26, 2020
    It's my favorite month! Autumn has arrived, and it's an ideal time to complete your Census, enjoy a football game, go apple picking, decorate pumpkins for your porch, jump-start holiday shopping, splurge on a pair of boots or educate yourself for the upcoming elections. For this final Friday's fab finds, here are a handful of […]
  • Fight Procrastination Today September 6, 2020
    There's something truly fulfilling about today's Fight Procrastination Day falling on a Sunday. Tomorrow is the start of a brand-new week, giving a clean slate for a fresh start on your productivity, and it's the perfect time to attack those high priority tasks on which you've been procrastinating. However, it takes a little prep work. […]
  • Final Friday's Fab Finds for August 2020 August 28, 2020
    As we're over two-thirds of the way through the summer of 2020, the world around us seems both like an opportunity for growth, change and betterment as well as a hamster wheel of Groundhog Days in the middle of so much craziness that we can't control... Amidst the mental and emotional overwhelm, it's vital to […]
  • Your Vote is Your Voice August 19, 2020
    What does the right to vote mean to you?⠀To me, voting means having a voice in the choices presented to us as a community. It's democracy in action and as much a responsibility as a right.⠀For why 100 others vote, visit⠀Today is the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, granting American women […]
  • Final Friday's Fab Finds for July 2020 July 31, 2020
    As the temperatures are rising now that we're over a month into summer and yet another hurricane is heading our way, there's still so much happening around us: the COVID-19 global pandemic continues, America's economy just had its worst quarter on record, our communities work toward racial justices, and we all try to balance commitments […]
  • Seeking Simplicity? July 12, 2020
    National Simplicity DayNational Simplicity Day is observed every year on July 12th, honoring the life, work and philosophies of Henry David Thoreau, who advocated for living a simple life via poetry, in his books and as a transcendentalist.In our modern-day world, life is complicated by so much: the pings and dings of technology, the clutter […]
  • Final Friday's Fab Finds for June 2020 June 26, 2020
    While wrapping up the first half of 2020, can you believe all that has occurred? We're in the throes of the COVID-19 global pandemic, protests are ongoing as we call for justice and equality in the Black Lives Matter movement, articles of impeachment were approved, Australian bushfires ran rampant, Kobe Bryant died, the Iowa caucus […]
  • To Where Do We Go Now? June 10, 2020
    Something fantastic happened in Raleigh this weekend as this message was painted by volunteers in front of CAM Raleigh on Martin St.⠀It is everyone’s responsibility to make sure our young, black or brown girls and boys live long, full lives. I don’t tolerate hate or racism.⠀I cannot imagine not having a diverse inner circle of […]
  • Final Friday's Fab Finds for May 2020 May 29, 2020
    As we wrap up this month, it feels like we continue an emotional rollercoaster ride: fear, anxiety, excitement, stress, hopefulness, hopelessness and so much more. For each of us, there are daily challenges. Yet, I’m cautiously optimistic that we’re each finding sources of comfort to help us stay safe and sane.When disruption strikes, small businesses […]
  • Weathering a New Season for Productivity May 19, 2020
    Now that we are almost 10 full weeks into actively protecting ourselves from COVID-19, I know it’s continually difficult to find peace and happiness, particularly as the world is ever-changing around us.The anxiety remains high as the future is unclear. Similarly, although “stay at home" initially sounded like it wouldn't be too difficult, it turns out that […]
  • Step-By-Step Tactics for How to Thrive This Holiday Season November 6, 2019
    The sprint from Halloween to New Year's Day can be a blur, particularly without planning how you really want to enjoy each of the many holidays throughout this season... Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday, Advent, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve and more. Now that we are only […]
  • Organize a Successful Tailgate Party September 7, 2019
    Sports fans everywhere are studying up on their favorite teams' starting quarterbacks, injury reports and expected totals for wins as well as losses, but that's not the only conversation circling around football.Pregame festivities are the ultimate excuse to gather with friends for cornhole, crack open a cold beverage and fire up the grill. Maybe you […]
  • 4 Ways to Integrate Life's Various Elements for Greater Success August 29, 2019
    Whether you're rebounding from vacation mode, barreling into new routines with back-to-school season, building a side hustle into something more, increasing the intensity of a countdown to a big event this fall, racing from the office to a nonprofit meeting or simply squeezing all you can into these last almost 4 weeks of the summer […]
  • Simple Tactics to Boost ROI from Your Investment of Time July 17, 2019
    Each day offers only 1,440 minutes. Unlike dollars invested in the stock market that we anticipate will give us back more dollars to reinvest, each minute can be spent no more than once. Are you getting the desired return on investing your limited time?If you're experiencing hiccups, consider these time management tips to boost productivity:1. […]
  • Ways to Keep Productivity Soaring Throughout the Summer Season July 10, 2019
    With the hours of daylight super long this time of year, it's the perfect time to take steps toward boosting productivity as you enjoy this sensational season...List out your goals. It's only by knowing what you want to accomplish that you can best integrate all elements of your life for your greatest fulfillment and summer […]
  • Over 150 Gift Ideas to Eliminate Clutter for Loved Ones November 20, 2018
    The holiday season has snuck up on us again, and, whether you're celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah or Boxing Day, chances are good that your gift shopping list feels endless. While giving the gift of your time, access to an experience or consumable items can offer excellent options, many gift recipients want a tangible item that can […]
  • Are You Prepared for an Emergency or Natural Disaster? 10 Tips for Your Business' Productive Preparedness August 27, 2018
    Each September, we are reminded of the need to review how prepared we are for emergencies and natural disasters as National Preparedness Month rolls around. The need to be prepared is increasing, evidenced by how the insured losses from the 330 natural catastrophes that occurred during 2017 reached an incredible $134 billion per a report published by […]
  • Top Tips to Simplify Your Life July 30, 2018
    As we near the first week of August, plan how you'll celebrate "Simplify Your Life Week" with baby steps you can take to streamline, cut out the clutter, make life easier and better invest your limited resource of time. With a few tweaks to how you get things done, you can better focus on what […]
  • Does America Have an Unhealthy Focus on Labels? April 23, 2018
    Photo by Pro Church Media on UnsplashRecently, I was an attendee at a non-profit gala; when I was unable to hear the speaker due to attendees talking and poor audio technology, I tapped my knife against my glass to get folks refocused on the speaker, hoping to not miss anything important being said. Unfortunately, by […]
  • 10 Tips to Safely and Successfully Spring Forward March 6, 2018
    As explained by WebMD, "Losing an hour of sleep to gain an extra hour of sunlight... interrupts your circadian rhythm or your sleep-wake cycle", and the act of springing forward can be stressful for our bodies, affecting our well-being in both positive and negative ways. Losing an hour of sleep in March is especially hard […]