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Casey’s eTip: Get Started When You’re Stuck

Alan Brown, the ADD Crusher, suggests you ask yourself the following when you find yourself stuck at the beginning of a project… * Are insights more likely to come from “outside” the process or once I’m “in it”? * Do … Continue reading

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Casey’s eTip: Create More Interruption-Free Zones

If your CONSTANT availability to others’ questions, comments and requests impairs your productivity, here are a few ways you might protect your time: Change your work hours…come in early before others arrive or stay late after others go home. Or … Continue reading

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Casey’s eTip: Channel Negative Energy into Positive Action

“I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues,” Duke Ellington once famously said. Take a lesson from his playbook today. Casey’s eTip: Channel Negative Energy into Positive Action You can “fight” negativity inside yourself or leaking … Continue reading

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Casey’s eTip: Strike a Power Pose to Boost Your Confidence

Research has shown that certain physical postures generate confidence and improve performance. The “power pose” increases testosterone and decreases cortisol (a stress hormone) and its effects continue for ten minutes afterwards. Casey’s eTip: Strike a Power Pose to Boost Your … Continue reading

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Casey’s eTip: Make Room for the Predictably Unpredictable

It’s no surprise that you might be asked today to take immediate action for a client, prospect, coworker or supervisor. The only questions are who, what and when. So plan for it… Casey’s eTip: Make Room for the Predictably Unpredictable Don’t … Continue reading

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Casey’s eTip: Exercise your Decision-making Muscles

Yet another reason to walk, run, bike, skip, swim, climb, ride, row, dance, scamper and jump… Casey’s eTip: Exercise your Decision-making Muscles You’ll manage your tasks and time better if you exercise daily.* It just takes 20-30 minutes at moderate … Continue reading

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Casey’s eTip: Stop Procrastinating by Clarifying Your To-Do’s

Procrastinating on a task? Maybe that item on your list is a project, not a task. Or it’s a task, but not a “next-action:” it can’t be done until you take a (sometimes tiny) step first. Casey’s eTip: Stop Procrastinating by … Continue reading

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Casey’s eTip: Participate in National Day of Unplugging

Here’s a challenge I urge you to accept. It will strengthen your Boundary-setting link and Health link. And it might help your Relationships link as well. 🙂 Casey’s eTip: Participate in National Day of Unplugging Unplug this Friday evening and … Continue reading

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Casey’s eTip: Review Your Projects and Task Lists on Friday

Managing your projects and workload is one of the most important functions of your job:… Casey’s eTip: Review Your Projects and Task Lists on Friday Clear your mental clutter by reviewing all your commitments (big and small) before you go home … Continue reading

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Casey’s eTip: Protect Your Inboxes from Time-Wasting Clutter

Every email, snail mail and phone call requires your time and energy to assess, decide and act. Here’s how to reduce that time significantly… Casey’s eTip: Protect Your Inboxes from Time-Wasting Clutter Email: When you make online purchases, opt-out of … Continue reading

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