Stress Management

Time Management Skills

Managing Your Time

When it feels like you never have enough time Taking charge of your time is easier said than done. First and foremost, realize that progress in this arena is what you’re after, not necessarily perfection. To effectively manage your time, it is vital to become well-acquainted with yourself and the real world you operate in. …

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How's Your Relationship with E-Mail?

How Do You Organize Your Inbox?

How Do You Organize Your Inbox? DO you organize your inbox? When you open your inbox, do you hold your breath in fear of an avalanche of new e-mails? There’s no denying that e-mail makes us feel overwhelmed and anxious, even stressed. Each new message is screaming for attention and we usually feel obligated to …

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Co-Worker from Hell

If you haven’t worked with someone you would describe as mean or out to get you, count yourself lucky.  Most of us have had experience with stressful relationships in the workplace, but it all comes down to looking at just what degree of stress we are talking about.   As a workplace coach, I hear plenty …

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Managing Time is a Juggling Act

You know the challenges that come with managing time on the job!  Meetings here, there and everywhere, paperwork, phone calls, employees, customers, email… the list goes on and on. Here’s a few time management tips that will help you to not drop the ball and decrease your stress level! Everyday make a list of what is to …

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Setting Boundaries at Work

As you gain muscle with planning you will find that the need to establish and respect healthy, flexible boundaries will be important to your overall success. It may be challenging to set boundaries with yourself and others. Learn all you can about boundaries Research where the boundaries are and evaluate if they you find a boundary is missing in …

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Gadget Overload

Do you have a smartphone? How about a Kindle, music player or perhaps smartwatch? Possibly a laptop, perhaps even two? When you get ready to leave town, can you decide how many devices are coming with you? I certainly can’t! I have a drawer I call the graveyard. It’s populated by old cell phones, USB sticks and outdated software discs. Do you have a couple of old PCs …

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Do You Love Your Work?

We only get one life, and the urgency of getting on with what we’re meant to do increases every day.   – Bob Buford in the foreword of Half Time. Can you love your work?  For some that question is an oxymoron. Only a few can answer yes, while a lot of us just want to experience it! …

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