janice | January 11, 2012
I don’t know who came up with the idea, but when I first heard it a couple of years ago, I liked the idea of picking three words to help you focus on the coming year. So my three words for this year are Courage, Creativity and Health. Let me explain.
janice | October 10, 2011
One of my doctors at work waved the small card listing Stephen Covey’s Seven Effective Habits in front of me. “See this?” he asked. “Let me tell you why I don’t like it.” “Okay,” I replied with great curiosity. “What’s wrong with the list?” “This one says ‘Start with the End in Mind.’ I don’t know what the end is so how can I start with the end in mind?” Good point. How can you start with the end in mind if you don’t know what it is? … If you’re not sure what your goals are, create a vision board and see what comes up for you.
janice | October 7, 2011
When I was a teenager, I wanted to be a rock star. Just one little problem. I can’t sing to save my life. So with a serious lack of singing talent, I had to develop my other interests in writing, reading, history, art, interior decorating and listening to music.
janice | June 27, 2011
I stayed up very late Saturday night reading the book “One Nation Under Sex: How the Private Lives of Presidents, First Ladies, and Their Lovers Changed the Course of American History.” Now, I’m sure you’re wondering a why book about the love lives of presidents and their wives has to do with organizing. One reoccurring theme of the book was the power one decision can have on a single life and a nation.When working with clients, many times I discover they have put off making decisions, and that’s why the clutter – whether it’s digital or paper – has crept up on them.
janice | June 20, 2011
There are times in our lives when we become stuck. It’s up to us – not anyone else – to unstick ourselves. Granted, we may need some guidance from a good friend, a therapist or a life coach to do it, but the end result is up to us. We are the ones who have to take action.
janice | May 23, 2011
So you thought the world was ending and crossed the rest of 2011 off your calendar. After you finish knocking your head against the wall for believing a whackadoodle, it’s time to regroup and set new goals for yourself.