Category Archives: Busy

How To Make Time To Network

“It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” We’ve all heard that phrase before and understand why it’s important. Networking can get us a job, an internship, more business, new business, and expand our professional circle. But who has … Continue reading

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How To Stop 5-Minute Tasks from Taking Over Your Life

The “5 Minute Rule” is one of my favorite pieces of time management advice to keep your to-do list trim. “If it takes less than 5 minutes, just do it now!” However, how do you ensure that your day doesn’t … Continue reading

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The Busy Addiction and What I Plan To Do About It

You know how sometimes you read something and feel the author is speaking directly to you? That’s how I felt this week when I read a blog post called “Busy Isn’t Respectable Anymore.” In it, the author explains that we … Continue reading

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3 Reasons To Be Nice (When You Don’t Have Time For It)

“Hurry” has become a mainstay of our vocabulary, especially at this time of year! Seems like everyone is in a rush to get somewhere, or do something. Before you get caught up in the sense of urgency, don’t forget that … Continue reading

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Gobblegeddon and The Importance of Double Checking

Double checking plans and arrangements always seems like a hassle…until it averts a time wasting disaster! This week, I learned an essential lesson about the importance of double-checking and why two minutes of forethought can save hours of time later. … Continue reading

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Which Type of Procrastinator Are You?

We all put things off from time to time, but how to kick the habit depends on why and how you procrastinate. Which of the following 3 procrastinators are you? The Dare Devil Dare Devils thrive under pressure and live … Continue reading

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Why Does Time Move Faster as We Get Older?

This weekend, while sitting around watching football with friends, we started talking about how life seemed to move so much slower when we were little (the Oregon Ducks were dismantling Tennessee, so the game had become pretty uninteresting at this … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Find Balance in the Busy

We all strive to live a “balanced” life, but what does that really mean? Living a balanced life is more than just physically removing yourself from work once in a while. Balance has just as much to do with your … Continue reading

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Moms: The Ultimate Time Managers

This past weekend we celebrated mothers. You know, those magical people who always seem to find the 25th hour in the day to get everything done. I’m not a mom yet, but I’m privileged to know some incredible women who … Continue reading

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Making Time for Gratitude

Few things kick start our motivation quite like receiving acknowledgement of a job well done. However, it’s easy to get so caught up in our busy lives that we forget to express our gratitude to others. Try these simple strategies … Continue reading

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