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Dedicate a Home Office Space in 2021

Unless you already worked from home before last year, you probably didn’t have a dedicated home office space. Maybe you had a desk in a guest room or a filing cabinet in a closet but, nothing designed for long hours working from home. Then COVID-19 hit and everyone was forced to work remotely. Suddenly the […]

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5 Ways to Keep Your Career Looking Picture Perfect all the Time

Like it or not, social media has become a part of our jobs. Our careers are more than what we do at work. Our careers are part of managing a brand. Whether that’s on LinkedIn, GitHub, Twitter… we need to tell the world what we do and what our expertise aside from the office. That’s […]

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Acknowledge What You Accomplished in 2020

In The Home Edit, Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin promise that their book does more than teach you how to transform your junk drawer. They promise that home organization benefits you and your family in the most common ways like saving time, money, your sanity. Their book even provides closure at removing physical objects from […]

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Sign Up for the 2021 1st Quarter Refresh

If you’re anything like me, you struggled to set goals and resolutions for 2021. While everyone was sharing what they accomplished in the final days of 2020, I could only think of my lowered expectations for the new year. My friend and I talked on New Year’s Eve how we would be happy taking a […]

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The Power of Calendars for Achieving Year-Long Goals

Calendars. I live by them. If it’s not in my calendar I probably won’t remember. “Mom brain” is not joke. I have a shared digital calendar with my husband (it’s the only way we can keep our schedules straight) and I have a traditional wall calendar posted up at home. Traditionally, I used my calendar […]

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3 Little Steps to a Cleaner Inbox

I get it. This one’s a doozy. I started with over 1,000 emails in my inbox. There were old purchase confirmations, newsletters, email subscriptions I never read, and blog notifications to name a few. Productivity experts say to ignore email. However, think of the benefits of an empty inbox. It’s a clean slate and what’s […]