Does the term Personal Assistant feel fancy-pants and out of reach? Do you think that having a House Manager is overkill to help you work in your...
Three Ways Technology Can Help Productivity
This is a guest post by Cassie @eHealthInformer.com Technology has a bad reputation for making people lazier. However, we believe it comes down to...
Take my time. I don’t need it.
Are you a morning person, but spend the entire time in meetings? Do you allow people to schedule early morning meetings, sometimes before you even...
Do you ever finish your day and think about all the things you didn’t get done?
Do you feel like you’re constantly living off of someone else’s agenda?
Does the clock play tricks on you and suddenly it’s two hours later, and your work is still sitting there?
Discriminate to concentrate
Do you ever find yourself focusing intently on a task that isn’t revenue-producing but makes you feel good because you’re able to check a box when finished?
Do you think because you’ve checked off all those boxes at the end of the day that you’re productive and efficient?
Marcey Rader Featured in Training Edge Magazine!
Training Edge Magazine, a quarterly electronic and hard copy magazine for fitness professionals developed by the National Academy of Sports Medicine, featured yours truly in an article about niche training (pages 3 and 11!). What’s my niche? Business travelers, mobile professionals and anyone who doesn’t sit at a desk from 9-5. Why? Because I’ve lived that life. I traveled weekly for almost eight years and then traveled a few times a month for another three. I understand that traveling for a business isn’t a job it’s a lifestyle.
The Pressure of Working Mobile
I’ve often thought about how hard it must be to have a career as a pilot or military personnel and have constant pressure to maintain health. Still, the traveler part of me can empathize because they are in one of the toughest jobs a person can be in when it comes to maintaining or improving health. They have to undergo routine exams to prove they are healthy, but what if they aren’t? Wouldn’t you be scared to get examined if you thought you might have a blood pressure problem and it might affect whether or not you can go in to work that day?
Five Things I’ve Learned About Packing For Travel
1) You probably don’t need it. Be realistic with how much time you’ll have, where you are going and what you will do. If you are going to be in meetings from 8am-8pm, you probably don’t need a casual outfit beyond what you wear on the plane.
National Clean Off Your Desk Day
January 13 is National Clean Off Your Desk Day. Whether you like it or not, the majority of people judge others by how clean or dirty they keep their workspace and clutter is typically chalked up to laziness. Whether you are conscious of how it affects you, a study at Princeton found that physical clutter in your surroundings has a negative impact on your focus and information processing and increases your stress level.
Five Things I’ve Learned About Organizing a Home Office
Five Things I've Learned About Organizing a Home Office 1. You will take up as much room as you give yourself. I used to have a very large desk and...