Personal Retreat

This past week, a big project at work that was two years in the making came to its conclusion. At our debrief meeting Wednesday afternoon, our whole team was spent. It had been an exhausting few days and a long, drawn out schedule getting the work done. I had expected this and planned extra time […]

Say Yes to Rest

Over the weekend I read a New York Times article about pandemic fatigue. The author cited recent studies and polls of people across the country who were experiencing a lack of motivation, difficulty concentrating and “an unpleasant cocktail of boredom, dread and exhaustion.” It resonated. Despite a fairly consistent level of productivity, it still felt […]

Productivity Tools

I facilitated a productivity workshop for a lovely group of staff last week. As I was preparing, it was fun to revisit some of my favorite productivity tools. These include the Eisenhower Matrix, three most important things, Post-it notes, and time blocking. I will describe them for you.  If you’ve attended a workshop on goalsetting, […]