work-life balance

The shelf was near overflowing for months, but I wouldn’t admit it. There was always more than a sliver of space which was an open invitation to keep piling. Photo albums, cookbooks, and children’s books my kids had outgrown years ago. All happily co-existed – until they didn’t.

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Waiting for my flight during a long layover, I admit, I tried to read my book but listened to a lot of the people around me talk on their phones. More than a few of them used their time productively and deserved a gold star. They were working on their fancy-schmancy PowerPoints and talking to a colleague. What I couldn’t get over was the dumb stuff they said, and even more interesting was that they had no idea how dumb they sounded. 

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Turning A Bad Year Around in Time for a Good 2017

by Alli Polin on January 10, 2017

This week I’m honored to have a guest post from my friend and professional colleague Barbara Clifford. Barbara has worked in many fields and is now a time management and stress management coach helping busy professionals take more effective control of their work and lives. I think you’ll enjoy her insights.  CONTINUE READING