How I Made a DIY Day Planner

I think we've talked about my planner addiction before. I am drawn to them everywhere I go. It is acceptable in the store, but my addiction goes beyond that. I will walk up to a stranger writing in their beautiful planner and ask them where they got it! ...more
I can't live without a planner. I am totally in love with yours. It has everything I love to ...more

Canvas Wall Art DIY (Using your 2012 calendar!)

So, last year I picked up a really cute calendar from Bed, Bath and Beyond that was on sale. It had fun illustrations, and I just thought it would be a fun, colorful and positive addition to my new apartment. I totally fell in love with the calendar. Each month, the message was just so perfect. For Christmas I am actually asking for the 2013 calendar with illustrations by the same designer....more

Dancing Through Time and Tradition

Michael Judge writes in The Dance of Time: The Origins of the Calendar: “Embedded in our technological age, there remains an ancient artifact, a reminder of the days before mechanical time, when the rhythms of earth and sky matched those of man and woman. This strange survivor still recalls an ancient way of seeing, still celebrates the seasons and their different moods: the sun ... moon ... stars, and the habits, sacred and profane, of mortal beings....more
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doomsday, Maya Style

I just read in Time magazine that there is no Mayan calendar, Maya is the correct modifier. The writer, Joel Stein, interviewed a Stetson professor who interviewed lots of Mayas and they never heard this story about the world coming to an end on December 21, 2012.  ...more

Ways to Make Scheduling Easier

Meeting with other people is a huge part of doing business. Whether you are following up from networking events, meeting with prospects, making time for exploratory chats with partners, or scheduling customers, it all comes down to getting it on the calendar. With everyone being busier than ever it behooves you to make it quick, easy, and convenient. The less time you spend on low-value tasks like back and forth scheduling emails, the more time and energy you have for working in and on your business. ...more
Great point - I have to say finally having a smartphone w/ calendar made my life easier. As for ...more

DotMine - Organization for Professionals, Families and Students

I have so many friends who have the latest smartphone – with all its fancy apps and productivity tools – yet, they still prefer to carry the good old-fashioned paper agenda....more

5 Steps for Using an Egg Timer to Improve your Financial Health

If you find yourself feeling totally overwhelmed when it comes to the thought of organizing your personal finances, then fear no more because this post is being written just for you....more

4 Steps to Prepare for Tomorrow’s Work Day

Many of us check the weather to see the forecast so we know what to wear or if we will need a jacket, umbrella or sunscreen. We ask in advance about the dress code for certain events. We prepare in advance for many things, so why not prepare for tomorrow?  Here are four things you can do to prepare for tomorrow, whether at home or at the office. ...more