Category «To-Do»

Design Your Day

This article by Nancy Hagan published in Jumpstart Your Success with Brian Tracy. Design Your Day: Optimize Your Time, Energy and Results! Do you feel overwhelmed with the demands of the day? Are you at the mercy of whatever comes up, unable to find enough time to focus on the high priorities that would move …

Time To Process

We have the best of intentions: We mean to deal with all the “stuff” that comes into our office and our lives. But what happens to our good intentions? Most likely, we don’t allow time, so other “urgent” things take up our flexibility. Then we have to deal with a crisis or a mess. How …

Prevent This From Happening To You

You can prevent this from happening to you I just talked with a woman whose husband passed away unexpectedly, with dependent children still at home. They had not finalized their will. Two years later, she is still going through probate at great cost, financially and emotionally. She lost control of her life and her estate. …

Second Key To An Effective Day

#2: Identify Your Top Priorities  Why overwhelm yourself with a long list that can lead to distraction and discouragement? Instead, on a fresh sheet of paper (or three separate notes or 3×5 cards) write down the top 3 things you need to do. (You’d be happy to get those three things done, wouldn’t you!?!) Park …

Lose Receipts? 3 Simple Solutions To Pass An Audit

Do you know what being disorganized costs you? You miss tax deductions because… receipts are lost. Even in the digital age, the IRS wants receipts. They may even ask for materials from the conference you attended in that tropical location. It happened to me after I attended a conference in San Diego. Fortunately I could …