A Slow Start on a Busy Day

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

The Early Bird Catches the Worm

This morning, this early bird did not get up early. We went to Michael’s friends house for dinner last night and we didn’t get home until late. I was being polite since it was Michael’s friends and didn’t nudge him until about 10:30. It seems to be a thing in California, that when people say ‘Well, we should be getting going – early day tomorrow…” it seems to open a […]

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20 Minutes Until My Next Phone Meeting

Monday, March 29, 2010

Switching from one task to another requires forethought. In other words, I need to ramp down what I’m doing just about now and start shifting gears. That means that as soon as I finish with this post, I will straighten my papers, put on my shoes and prep for the call. Immediately following the phone call, I have to leave for another meeting and I’ll be ready to fly. STOPPING what I’m doing to make the transition is […]

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Sunday

Sunday, March 28, 2010

My day to make a list for the week. There are so many projects I am working on at the moment that if I don’t PHYSICALLY write it on paper, I will get lost. I started the list yesterday and as I remember things, I write them down. It’s a ‘work’ brain drain.

I played guitar and sang my songs at a House Party last night. It was really fun. The reason I thoroughly enjoyed […]

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April 7th – Speaking – Spring Cleaning – Clearing the Clutter

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Lori Cooper, Juli Shulem and Yours Truly, are speaking on a panel – Hosted by Women in Communications – Santa Barbara chapter.

Click on invite to see the invitation. Hope you come!http://www.mypunchbowl.com/partypage/0720843d748d429b

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Pareto’s Law – 80/20 rule

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Follow the 80/20 way:Stay focused on the 20% that matters. Those tasks in the 20% very likely will produce 80 percent of our results. Thus, it’s critical that we identify and focus on those things. When the “crisis of the day” begin to eat up precious time, remind yourself of the critical 20% you need to focus on. If anything in the list of activities and action items has to fall by the wayside – left […]

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