Posts tagged "time management"

The Worst Boss In The World- Yourself

As I look back at all the boss’ that I have had in the past, I would give myself the crown as the worst one. As a small business owner, you really push yourself. Growing and maintaining a business takes a lot of work and dedication. Sometimes you have to give up parts of yourself... Read more »

How To Be An Organized Traveler

Its that time again. The Kelly family will soon embark on another vacation. The countdown has begun! As soon as I push post on the blog, my next duty is to send my Dad a list of things I would like to see. We are very into culture and learning about the new places we... Read more »

Time Management For The Small Business Owner; How To Get It All Done

Owning a business is a challenge. When you are a one man show, its even more of one. As I tell people, I am an accountant, sales rep, marketing, and labor. And most of the time all of these activities occur in the same day. There is never a dull moment when you run your... Read more »
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The Time/Money Savings Of Online Shopping-My Love Affair with Amazon

I have fallen in love. I held back for several years. But then I bit the bullet. For the last several years I have gone from home to home and seen the boxes. Online shopping is the new norm it seems. I avoided it, just like I avoided getting an IPhone but now I am... Read more »

How To Be Semi Productive On Football Sunday

I rushed home yesterday after work to watch the last half of the Bears game. In a season gone terribly wrong, I am still a fan (worst one since 2004 I think). Everyone knew that they wouldn’t be able to pull off a win but it was the last game of the season. After it... Read more »

Run Your Errands Don't Let Them Run You

Do you ever feel like your errands are running your life and time? This past Sunday I just wanted to scream. I broke my own cardinal rule. I went into Costco on a weekend. Yup, the organizer dared to go into Costco not only on a Sunday afternoon but on a day that the Bears... Read more »
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Finish The Cycle- An Organizers Favorite Mantra To Live By

Several years ago, Peter Walsh coined the phrase “Finish the cycle”. He encouraged everyone to look at all the tasks we do as having “cycles”. This is my single most favorite organizing mantra. Its drilled into my brain and I use it all the time with my clients. So what exactly does this mean? Everything... Read more »

Time Management for the Returning College Student

Tonight I am giving a speech at a community college to students that have returned to college at an older age. My goal is to give them time management tips for balancing their home life and school work. It makes me think back to my days at the University of North Texas. I was pretty... Read more »

A Lost Cat, A Happy Ending; The Importance of A Neighborhood List Serv

It’s no secret that I have been working non stop for the last two months. Last Wednesday night I mustered up a little energy to go for a power walk in my neighborhood. I was a mile from home when I ran into two boys. They proudly showed me the kitten they found. Being a... Read more »
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Time Management For The Small Business Owner - Are You Leaving Business On The Table

In the last few weeks, I have decided to tackle some small personal projects. I reached out to no less then 10 professionals to help me out. I was amazed that I got virtually no response. Yup, the phone at the Kelly Casa wasn’t ringing. I was not happy with this by any means. You... Read more »