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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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15 Simple Resolutions to Improve Your Professional Life in January

January, the month of resolutions, words of intentions, intense gym sessions, and, for me, failed attempts at emptying the house of sugar (minus my dog, Sugar). Instead of putting the pressure on at the very start of the year to be a whole new person or break the old habits instantly, I thought, let’s focus […]

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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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How to Make a Bucket List for Your Professional Goals

Bucket lists often take the same track as New Year Resolutions and ambiguous goals. If they’re met, that’s great! But bucket list items usually only appear in our day dreams. Make your professional bucket list a reality with today’s challenge. Is there a project you want to work do? A specific team you want to […]

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Why You Should Introduce Yourself To Everyone At Work

My friend’s work recently switched to rolling desks and an open floor plan. No longer assigned to a specific seat, my friend has the opportunity to sit next to someone new each day. Try introducing yourself officially to that person you pass in the hallway or maybe you see a new employee, say “hello”! Today’s […]

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All The Reasons Why You Should Have A Year Long Reading Goal

There are lots of reasons to read. We read for fun. We read to appease our curiosities and learn about topics we’re interested in. Sometimes we have to read for work and sometimes we read to change the work we do. It’s for this reason everyone should have a year long reading goal. All the […]