• Why inbox zero is the wrong measuring stick

    Recently the topic of inbox zero came up with a couple clients. One was discouraged that her attempts at inbox zero had failed. She consistently ended the day with multiple emails remaining in her inbox. Another client was ending each day with zero emails in her inbox, but this wasn’t making her feel more organized […]

  • Please stop making excuses and do these 3 things

    I’m a total geek when it comes to thinking about systems and streamlining. Which is probably why I return time and again to this Timothy Ferris quote from The 4-Hour Workweek: Never automate something that can be eliminated, and never delegate something that can be automated or streamlined. Otherwise, you waste someone else’s time instead of […]

  • What's the very next step?

    What’s the very next step?

    Do you know someone who is wired to ask, What’s the very next step? Someone who seems to have action and results in their DNA. I have to admit the very next step is not my natural state. I can get overly focused on the whole enchilada. On wanting to know all the steps involved […]