8 Reasons Why it’s Better to Make Your To-Do List the Day Before

By Patty Gardner Do you make tomorrow’s to-do list before you go to bed or first thing in the morning?  I’ve always made my list the night before and I think that works better for these eight reasons: 1.       If I make tomorrow’s list before I go to bed, I sleep better.  I have a …

It’s Time for a “Time Makeover”: 5 Tips for Mastering Your Calendar

Take control of your busy schedule with a few easy ideas! By Joshua Zerkel Time flies when you’re having fun, but what if you’re not having fun and your time still seems to fly away? Do you ever feel like your schedule runs you, rather than the other way around? Maybe you’re feeling like you can’t get …

There’s More To a To-Do List Than To-Do’s

I know that sounds crazy.  A to-do list is a list of things to do.  What more could there be? Actually, there’s actually a lot more.  Like: 1.       Choosing the right to-do’s based on importance.  It’s tempting sometimes (okay, always) to do the things that are easy, fun or the most satisfying.  But those aren’t usually the …

Your Lack of Planning Does Not Create An Emergency For Me – Or Does It?

By Patty Gardner Have you ever heard the saying, “Your lack of planning does not create an emergency for me?”  I love that saying and wish life really worked that way.  But it doesn’t.  The fact is that other people’s lack of planning creates emergencies for me all the time (and honestly, sometimes it’s me …

The Top 5 Reasons Why You Can’t Get Organized

By Carmen Coker Getting organized means…quality of life…high levels of energy and productivity…creating space in your home and life for the things that really matter…being fully present. Getting organized is a huge part of being all you can be physically, mentally, emotionally, and more. Given these amazing benefits, what’s stopping you from getting organized? Here are the …

Solve This Productivity Riddle and Save 10+ Hours of Time, Every Time

by Carmen Coker Riddle me this: What is something that is no-cost to do, but if not done, is very costly? Hint: the answer has to do with time management, goal setting, and being productive in your home, work, and life. The Big Reveal If you answered “plan,” then you are close. If you answered …