Pause. Because Patience is the Key to Success In Life

So. This is a topic that is incredibly close to my heart for a variety of reasons, but I’ll spare you my story. I can unequivocally say that Patience is the Key to Success In Life. This one’s for you, readers. For those of you who find yourself behind a dusty desk with a switchboard and overhead fluorescent lights. For those of you who are chasing after three kids with thirty very messy fingers. For those of…

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Inbox Woes: Efficient Ways to Manage Email

Recently, I had a discussion with (my wife) Erin regarding our joint email account. It was really interesting to find out that we organize our email in a completely different way! So that got me thinking a bit about my inbox and how I have figured out how to efficiently manage my email. I thought I would share a few of my own personal tips with you. I typically get 100-200 emails a day, not…

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What does Brainstorming Mean in Writing?

Do you ever feel like you’re staring at your computer and you just have no idea what to write about? Do you feel uninspired? Perhaps you have been told about the importance of brainstorming before you go to write. But now you are wondering what does brainstorming mean in writing? What does brainstorming mean in writing Finding the Right Words Try a brainstorming session. Here’s an example of brainstorming in writing and how it works: Turn…

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How I Go About Getting Tons of Things Done By Making Lists

My To Do List is massive. In fact, I have a few items left over from last week that have been added to this week, and so on and so on and so on. I believe my “Organize stationery” action item originated in mid-February, to be exact. We’re nearing July and I still can’t locate an envelope in my stacks of paper throughout my drawers. Obviously, my system needs a tune-up. I stumbled across this…

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Idea: Data Based Activity Planner

I have a love for many things, from monster trucks, to symphonies, and due to my wide variety of activities, I find it difficult to keep tabs on everything that I would like to do, hence…a data based activity planner. What exactly is that, you might ask? Well all activities have conditions that make them better or worse, the most obvious is the weather…you probably wouldn’t go swimming in the Atlantic in Canada in January. But…

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