Becoming more productive

Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.  William Penn 1644 – 1718 One of the biggest issues people face today is being overwhelmed. Most people complain of having too much to do and too little time; they seem to be unable to manage all of their responsibilities. I often work with people to help them become more productive. The goal is to help them achieve more and still have time for a life. When they first come to me, they mistakenly believe that I can magically create more time, or that I can provide secrets that …
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Getting to know you

Today’s Lesson is from my daughter and editor, Cheryl Chancellor. There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one’s self. Benjamin Franklin 1706 – 1790 Several years ago, Julia Roberts and Richard Gere reunited on the big screen for the romantic comedy Runaway Bride. Though the film wasn’t as memorable as Pretty Woman, it still contained a valuable lesson worth sharing. In this movie, Roberts played a serial bride-to-be who repeatedly got engaged only to flee each ceremony partway through. After interviewing her abandoned grooms for a news story, Gere discovered that Roberts’s character, Maggie, was a chameleon of sorts, adapting …
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What pole are you: positive or negative?

Your mind is a magnet. You don’t attract what you need or what you want; you attract who you are. Carlos Santana 1947 – When I was a child, I remember learning about magnets in school. I was fascinated by the way they worked — positive and negative poles attracting each other while like poles repelled with surprising force. I can even recall trying to push two like poles together; no matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t do it. But what about people? Are there rules of attraction for humans? Clearly, there are competing opinions on the subject; just consider the modern …
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