Set Yourself Up for Financial Success With a Budget Calendar

Calendar

Tuesday, March 15th, 2022

Set Yourself Up for Financial Success With a Budget Calendar

As you hopefully know, a monthly calendar is an invaluable tool for keeping track of important dates and events. Many of us even rely on calendars to keep our entire lives in order. But have you ever thought about adding your budget to your calendar? I’m sure you know how important it is to create […]

Tired of Zoom — Use These Zoom Alternatives

Meetings

Tuesday, March 1st, 2022

Tired of Zoom — Use These Zoom Alternatives

Despite the fact that Zoom has been around for years, the video conferencing platform became ingrained in our daily lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. It became so popular that researchers at Stanford University dubbed the phenomenon of video calls tiring us out as “Zoom Fatigue.” While the paper discussed how video conferencing had exhausted us […]

Want to Read More, Add Your Book List to Calendar

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Saturday, February 19th, 2022

Want to Read More, Add Your Book List to Calendar

As of early 2021, Pew Research Center surveyed U.S. adults and found that roughly a quarter (23%) haven’t read a book in whole or in part in the past year. This statistic was accurate whether the materials were printed, electronic, or audio. As someone who loves to read, that’s incredibly disappointing. Not only is reading […]

The Assault on Productivity, Neglect of Your Calendar

Productivity

Monday, February 7th, 2022

The Assault on Productivity, Neglect of Your Calendar

Almost all of us want to be able to improve our productivity. But how exactly can we do this? There’s certainly no shortage of tried and true techniques. Examples would be working when you’re most effective, setting timers, blocking out distractions, or setting daily goals. While all of these are helpful, they also rely on […]

Your Calendar Can Handle Communication Overload

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Monday, January 31st, 2022

Your Calendar Can Handle Communication Overload

People may not realize just how time-consuming it can be to keep up with email, social media, and other forms of online communication. For example, the average screen time for Americans is 5.4 hours per day. That’s not even taking into account meetings and other in-person interactions throughout the day. Suffice to say, the intense, rapid […]

Seeing Red? 8 Ways to Keep Your Anger in Check

Productivity

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

Seeing Red? 8 Ways to Keep Your Anger in Check

Have you ever gotten so worked up that you’ve experienced a feeling of scorching red hot rage? While it’s rare, I’m sure we’ve all experienced this at some point. But does this mean that there’s an underlying problem? Not always. After all, it’s natural for us to get angry. It can be a normal emotion. […]

Avoid These 7 Time Blocking Mistakes

Time Management

Monday, January 17th, 2022

Avoid These 7 Time Blocking Mistakes

If you’re looking to organize and manage your time effectively, you’ve probably been drawn to time-blocking. And, for good reason. It can be a surefire way to fight back against multitasking, procrastination, and perfectionism. But what if you’ve given time-blocking a try, and it’s just not working? Well, you may have made any of these […]

Get More Done with the DRY Principle

Time Management

Wednesday, January 12th, 2022

Get More Done with the DRY Principle

Take a minute and think about your everyday tasks. I’m sure that many of them are likely to be repetitive and time-consuming — whether you’re working in an office or from home. But, is there a way to reduce this workload so that you’ll be productive instead of being busy? Thankfully, there are several strategies […]

7 Tips for Firing an Employee Gracefully and Ethically

Business Tips

Wednesday, January 5th, 2022

7 Tips for Firing an Employee Gracefully and Ethically

As an empathetic leader, I couldn’t help but cringe when I read how Better.com let go of 900 employees…over Zoom. Not only is this a PR nightmare. It can drain morale and create a toxic work environment. But, could it get any worse? Well, here’s what an employee, who wasn’t fired, had to say about […]

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