How to Deter Data Deluge

Cover of The Effective Executive Isn’t it ironic that I’ve been meaning to blog about information overload since last Wednesday and that I haven’t been able to get to it because of, well, information overload?! The sheer amount of call-to-action emails I received last week alone […]

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Life’s Too Short for Bad Baked Goods

“Life’s too short for bad baked goods.” That is, indeed, my motto. Rob Hopkins, author of The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience, gave an interesting talk about relocalizing the economy during the first session of the Healthy Money Summit yesterday.  He talked […]

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Top Ten Ways to Be More Productive

HuffPost’s Russell Bishop embraces the slow in his new book, Workarounds that Work. Baseline magazine did a nifty slide show (I just love their slide shows!) to illustrate the points below. 1.       Tangible results come from setting clearly defined goals. 2.       Prioritize. Ask yourself: Will […]

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When to say “That’s enough!”

Boundaries ~ the line in the sand that ushers children into adulthood. When my daughter asked why she couldn’t have a mother who said ‘yes’ to everything, I said, “Because you deserve a mother who loves you.” Blank stare. Non-comprehending stance. Arms parked in a […]

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2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was viewed […]

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Better Diet, Better Life

Image via Wikipedia   Marilu Henner provided some interesting tips recently that underscore the saying “You are what you eat.” If you fill up on junk food, chances are you feel that way, too. As a coach for the 21-Day Vegan Kickstart, Ms. Henner reveals her secrets […]

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