Choice. It goes hand in hand with freedom. Most of us associate having a choice with the ability to say “yes” or “no” or some variation in between. Choice also refers to how we think. The freedom to think in ways that serve us or harm us. The one trait that all disruptors have – people… Read More The One Thing all Disruptors Do.
Time management. It’s a word that fascinates me. I study it. I present on it. I coach clients and students in this topic extensively. It is one of the most frequent requests that I get. When we want to improve ourselves – either professionally or personally, the first place many of us go, is google. A close second is people we… Read More How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: Add this Approach to your Time Management.
In my professional job at a Canadian University, I design and give seminars on a variety of topics that help students be successful at University. It’s one one my favourite parts of the job and it has some selfish benefits – I get to learn and experiment with these principles in my own life before… Read More Why you should reject the “OMG I AM SO BUSY” Busy Mom Mindset
Today I wanted to talk about an important component of time management that I have noticed successful people (especially Moms!) doing, and have been trying out the last two months or so. As always, I try out different things, and experiment / apply them to my “mom life” before I share them here. In my… Read More Good Time Management is About Embracing Your Strengths
Most of us have been unwilling (and unconscious) participants in a popular dialogue. “I’m a mom! I don’t have time!” We just buy into it and assume its the truth, right? And then we get to the newborn stage and think my life will never be the same again. It’s like deer in headlights… Read More Babies are the Best Thing To Happen To Your Time and Daily Schedule.
One of the most influential books I read on maternity leave was Laura Vanderkam’s book I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make The Most of Their Time. In the book, Vanderkam gave a number of successful women diaries to keep. For one week they logged every activity from the first shrills of… Read More A Day in The Life of a Working Mom and the 168 Hour Log. How to be More in Control of your Time.
Podcasts can be a new mum’s best friend. They are intellectual stimulation and a sense of connection and engagement in what can be a lonely and isolating time. Today I share the podcasts that changed my life and daily practices for the better. I discovered podcasts on my second maternity leave, and fell in love… Read More What I’ve Learnt from 200+ Hours of the Tim Ferriss and School of Greatness Podcasts