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How to Keep Track of Time in Quarantine

Deanna Ritchie

Time Management

Sunday, May 3rd, 2020

How to Keep Track of Time in Quarantine

Do you sometimes feel like your Phil Connors in “Groundhog Day?” Right now, during quarantine, I certainly do. You know. You are seemingly living the same day over and over again. Whether if you’re in a rut or working from home, it can certainly feel as if every day is the same. As a result, […]

Perfectionist? 3 Ways to Be More Productive

Deanna Ritchie

Business Tips, Productivity

Friday, April 17th, 2020

Perfectionist? 3 Ways to Be More Productive

When you interview for a job, it has been the trend for quite some time, to be asked about your biggest weakness. “I’m a perfectionist”: It’s every candidate’s favorite answer to the “Tell us about your biggest weakness” portion of the interview? Why is that uneducated and silly answer so popular? Because most people don’t […]

Emotional Management Skills

Deanna Ritchie

Productivity

Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

Emotional Management Skills

I woke up last Monday with a plan. I had all my work scheduled out and every intention to get it done. Did that happen? Nope. The day kicked-off with internet outages. Next, I got an email asking if I had the availability for additional work. And, my colleague, who I was collaborating on a […]

Think Done Instead of Perfect

Deanna Ritchie

Productivity

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

Think Done Instead of Perfect

Back in college, I had a professor who accused me of just “sailing by.” What she meant was that I wasn’t really applying myself and that I was doing the bare minimum to graduate. In a way, she was right. But, that’s because I adopted a philosophy that I still adhere to today — done […]

The Art of Better Habits

Deanna Ritchie

Productivity

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

The Art of Better Habits

“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation,” Will Durant, and not Aristotle, wrote in The Story of Philosophy in 1926. We “do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence — but rather we have these virtues because we have acted rightly; these virtues are formed in man by doing his actions; […]

It’s OK to Take a Break-Even if You’re an Entrepreneur

Deanna Ritchie

Productivity

Friday, February 21st, 2020

It’s OK to Take a Break-Even if You’re an Entrepreneur

There seems to be a serious epidemic among entrepreneurs. Whether you’re a rookie or seasoned vet, there’s a mentality that we have to work more than 40 hours per week. There are times when that’s the case. Let’s say that you’re launching a new product or service. You should definitely expect to be putting in […]

Plan to Handle Your Stress Better

Deanna Ritchie

Productivity

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Plan to Handle Your Stress Better

We are a stressed-out nation. According to Gallup, 55 percent of Americans are stressed during the day. In case you’re curious, that’s 20 percent higher than the world average of 35 percent. Let’s all plan to handle our stress better this year. While we have our own reasons for being stressed-out, it could be work-related […]

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