Working Smarter All Day Long

April 30, 2010

I am reading the book 'Your Brain At Work – Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus and Working Smarter All Day Long' by David Rock. I am only a chapter or two into it but I thought I would share a few thoughts. Just like our bodies need fuel for movement, our brains need fuel. […]

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Are You Making The Best Use of Your Time?

April 23, 2010

I was out on my morning walk and noticed a girl plucking her eyebrows as she waited for the bus. Now I am not suggesting that we all pluck our eyebrows on the bus or subway but you have to admit, she was making good use of her time. She had a few minutes before the […]

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Which Race Are You In?

April 18, 2010

In Boston, just a few blocks from where I live, is the newly painted 114th Boston Marathon Finish Line. Tomorrow many thousands will test their hard work and determination over the tough 26+ mile course. We find a vantage point about 1 mile from the finish line and I find it to be a very […]

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A Phone Number Tip

April 6, 2010

Whenever I dial a new number, I have found that within a few hours or days I will need to call that number again. I have gotten into the habit of automatically saving phone numbers into my home phone or iPhone.  The same goes for when I receive calls.  I enter those numbers into my phone […]

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Has this happened to you?

March 25, 2010

You are working at your computer, backing up your website and you are looking for the downloaded files. You have your files ordered by date and you can't figure out why you can't find today's files. It is only when you look up that you find it has passed midnight and that they are already […]

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Social Media – A Tool in Your Marketing/Business Plan

July 27, 2009

Social media is definitely the buzz word for the year. What is social media and how can you make it work for you? I am thinking that social media is just another tool in your business or marketing plan. How would you like to use social media – to educate, to inform, to entertain?   […]

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Your Introduction – Are you as prepared as you could be?

June 22, 2009

Do you make it easy for those who introduce you at meetings, presentations, and interviews? It is stressful even when it comes to introducing someone. Your host wants to do a great job but might miss a great opportunity to lead effectively into your presentation. You want to link your presentation together along with your […]

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Websites & Autoresponders – Dynamic Duo #2

June 18, 2009

  We were talking about creating websites and a social media presence when the topic of autoresponders came up. I mentioned that I like to consider an autoresponder like a puppy – you will have it for many years, it will grow into something amazing and will serve you very well.   I hear people […]

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Websites and Niches – The Dynamic Duo

June 14, 2009

I was speaking with a friend today about websites and niches and I had a thought about specialization, niches and shopping.  There are stores that I know that if I go in them, I will come out with something because I know about their products and services and then there are other stores that I go into where […]

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Celebrating my boys’ second birthday!!!

June 9, 2009

This week we celebrated our twin boys’ second birthday and I can’t believe it has been two years.  It’s funny and probably quite normal but I almost can’t remember a time when they weren’t with me.  I am reminded of all that has happened during the past two years and it got me thinking about […]

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