Are You Focusing on the Right Things?

The following post is from Celestine of The Personal Excellence Blog: I invite you to spend a minute to write down 5 things you're going to do today. These will be the 5 biggest things that take up the bulk of your time. They can be personal errands, work projects, family engagements, etc. Next, draw…

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Question of the Day: Who’s Your Biggest Cheerleader?

I'm so thankful for the encouraging people I have in my life -- like my husband, who dreams big with me, and Sherri, Kara and Amanda, who always have something encouraging to say, and Tara and my mom, who jump in with both feet when I share a wild and crazy idea. I'm sure there…

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How to Build a Solid Time Management Foundation

The following post is from Laura of I'm an Organizing Junkie: Time management and balance are always a hot topic. There is an awful lot of advice out there about how to juggle many different balls and keep them all rotating in the air just so. Unfortunately, though, as we try and balance this erratic…

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Rediscover Excitement: Live Life Like a Great Experiment

The following post is from Jeff of My Super-Charged Life: Do you need to rediscover excitement? Experimentation in life leads to great discovery.  Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” The world can become dull and boring pretty quickly if you aren’t open to trying new…

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Quick Tip: Schedule Margins in Your Day

How often does everything go just as you planned? If you're a parent, chances are this doesn't happen as often as you might like. And for those of us who live full, busy lives, the unexpected has the potential to throw our entire day into a tailspin! So how do you deal with the unexpected?…

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5-Day Challenge: Define Your Vision & Goals

Each week here at Life Your Way, we focus on one five-day challenge. The challenges take place on a different channel each week and include small, measurable goals to help you improve your life. This week's challenge is to define your vision for some area of life and set goals to achieve them. We first…

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Using Technology to Improve Efficiency in the Workplace

In group office environments, wasted time and energy can cost a company a lot of money as they add up over time, and as I learned while studying for my degree, the purpose of business management is to improve efficiency and effectiveness. These days, technology can address many of the time sucks that are commonly…

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Encouraging Our Children To Live Passionately

Today I'm over at Zen Family Habits talking about how we can encourage our kids to live passionately. I hope you'll stop by to read the post and share your own thoughts in the comments! One of my hopes for my children is that they’ll live a passionate life, not settling for less just because…

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Five Simple Tips to be a Better Time Manager

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes: Managing time is key to leading a balanced life. Housework and errands, work deadlines, appointments, and school schedules -- we all lead full lives. So, how does one juggle everything and still have time to spare? Easy. Manage the time you have and watch how…

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Question of the Day: When Are You Most Productive?

I love the early morning hours because I find that I get so much more done at the start of the day while everyone else is still sleeping. I usually hit a midday slump where I need coffee in order to be productive at all, and by the time my girls go to bed, I'm…

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