Finding Your “HUM” to Make Your Best Year Yet!

{2:50 minutes to read} I’ve known about TED Talks for some time, but I’ve seldom gone out of my way to explore them on a regular basis. A TED Talk is “a video created from a presentation at the main TED (technology, entertainment, design) Conference or one of its many...

Is Multitasking Making You Unproductive?

{3:00 minutes to read} In my business and day-to-day personal routine, I strive to be both efficient and thorough. In order to do this, I’ve learned it is best to set specific goals every morning—and to stick to those assignments. The temptation to multitask looms...

How Do You Manage the End of Your Day?

{3:00 minutes to read] In a recent Inc.com article, entitled “Use the 10-3-2-1-0 formula to get more done”, an interesting concept is discussed: How you start your day depends on how you finish the day before. Often, our productivity is dependent upon what time we get...

Procrastinators Unite! … Eventually

{2:40 minutes to read} I recently came across a New York Times article entitled Why I Taught Myself to Procrastinate. It said that people who are chronic procrastinators think their procrastination is a bad thing. They feel that they’re always behind and can’t make...

Cradle to Career: Preparing Future Generations

{3:00 minutes to read} At the end of November, I attended a community forum organized by a national education-reform organization called StriveTogether. Strive Together has numerous programs in 32 states, with 65 community partnerships formed and over 9,750...