In search of a mediocre, totally “meh” life? It’s super-easy. Here’s how to get one…
I am officially announcing my resignation from busy-ness, 24/7 hustle and being always plugged in and ushering in a new, singular purpose for this year and this blog.
Sometimes, we need to just be cool with some ends being loose. Sometimes, the perfect is the enemy of the good.
People who get through the day in the hardest of circumstances, who go on against the odds — THAT’s heroism, not cold showers and running triathlons.
How we approach everything–even piddly, mundane tasks–influences how awesome our lives can be.
Living a truly “successful” life—the kind you’re glad to have—isn’t about being able to Do All The Things. It’s about being able to Do The Things That Matter.
Lately, any time that isn’t “billable” feels like wasted time to me.Color me obvious, but this doesn’t quite seem like what a lifestyle business is supposed to be like.
Think about the kind of person you aspire to be. What words come to mind? Patient? Kind? Loving? Kickass? What about super freakin’ busy ohmygod what day is it? No? O.k., then let’s imagine you’re setting your best friend up on a blind date with someone. How would you describe her to her potential soul […]
When I first started out as an entrepreneur in 2010, I wanted one thing: FREEDOM. I craved freedom like most girls crave shoes. Or carbs. I wanted freedom to do what I wanted, when I wanted, where I wanted, and how I wanted. And I certainly wasn’t willing to settle for anything less. In fact, […]
[Part of my mission to “live deliberately” involves ruthlessly cutting out anything that saps my time, energy or money to no good end. I’m calling these things my “Quits,” and this is one of the many items that have found themselves on my Quits List.] If you’ve ever e-mailed me, there is probably a […]
Your dream won’t wait forever. So what are you going to do about that?
In which my subconscious tells me that too much of a good thing is still too much.
Hello and warm welcome to those of you stopping by from Time Management Ninja! If you’re new to CCIQ and wondering what this thing is all about, might I suggest popping on over to Cordelian Philosophy 101? You can also check out some of my other productivity-related posts or browse the categories at right for […]
Are you pressing “snooze” on your life?
[Part of my mission to “live deliberately” involves ruthlessly cutting out anything that saps my time, energy or money to no good end. I’m calling these things my “Quits,” and this is one of the many items that have found themselves on my Quits List.] I’ve been struggling under a lot of overwhelm lately. […]
Holy freakin’ schmoley. The holidays are over, the New Year is here, and we’re all revved up to make it the best, most tail-kicking year we’ve had yet. And if you’re anything like me, you’re staring at your huge list of things you can’t wait to do/make/be this year, and you’re thinking: How in the […]
On wacked-out dreams, ridiculous expectations, and learning to delight in living imperfectly.
Why taking breaks to rest and recharge is critical to giving your best performance.
Tips and tricks for making your life easier, from the office Go-To Girl.
There’s something that refuses to give up and go away no matter how many times you ignore or postpone it. There’s a reason for that: It needs to be done.