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How to Diagnosis What’s Making You Chronically Late

Posted by reallifee on Jul 14, 2014 in Entrepreneurship, Internships & Jobs, Psychology, Relationships, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

How to Diagnosis What’s Making You Chronically Late

Do you find yourself apologizing constantly because you’re chronically late? Do your friends not even bother to show up until at least 15 minutes after they told you to arrive, knowing they’ll still need to wait for you? Have you missed out on opportunities, had work rejected, or had to pay a great deal of money in ticket change fees because you just couldn’t arrive on time? Do you keep saying you want to break this bad habit but never really seem to change? If so, you’re not alone. Many people struggle with running their life with...

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The Secret To Reducing Stress at the Office

Posted by reallifee on Jun 30, 2014 in Entrepreneurship, Internships & Jobs, Relationships | 0 comments

The Secret To Reducing Stress at the Office

When you and your stakeholders don’t see eye-to-eye on the timing of communications and deadlines —stress happens! So, why is setting time expectations so important? The challenge for leaders is that if you don’t set expectations, your stakeholders will. That means you may go for months–or even years–feeling like you’re constantly being thrown for a loop by everyone else’s whims. Most constituents don’t know what’s reasonable in your position so for everyone to be happy, you need to let them know what to expect. What’s one...

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Forbes link: Why Does It Feel Like I’m Always Working?

Posted by reallifee on Jun 24, 2014 in Encouragement, Entrepreneurship, Internships & Jobs, Rest & Rejuvenation, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

Forbes link: Why Does It Feel Like I’m Always Working?

Keeping your life in balance does not just mean doing the basics to survive. In order for your business to thrive, you need to as well. If you find yourself feeling like you do nothing but work, check out my article on Forbes “Why Does It Feel Like I’m Always Working?”. It is just as important to schedule in personal time and tasks as it is to schedule your work ones. When you have the proper fuel for yourself, you have the fuel your business needs to grow.   About Real Life E® Elizabeth Grace Saunders is the founder...

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What to Do the Night Before So You Exercise in the Morning

Posted by reallifee on Jun 10, 2014 in Health & Wellness, Psychology, Rest & Rejuvenation, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

What to Do the Night Before So You Exercise in the Morning

Exercise: You know you should do it. You even want to do it. Despite good intentions, it can be all too easy to skip this healthy activity for “more important” commitments. The reality is, exercise is one of the most important things you can do for physical and personal balance. The below routine is one person’s strategy to help you power down at night so you can power up in the morning and get your day started out right! Let the balance begin! Example of an Evening Before Morning Exercise Routine Important Mindset: Taking...

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Diagnosing (And Curing) Your Communication Issues

Posted by reallifee on May 26, 2014 in E Tips, Internships & Jobs, Psychology, Relationships, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

Diagnosing (And Curing) Your Communication Issues

Communication is the life-blood to any  team or relationship and communication issues can destroy or connect. Whether it is at work or at home, curing your communication issues is one of the most important things you can do. However, these problems and their solutions are not always obvious, as they can range form over to under to simply ineffective communications. My 99u article covers many common communication issues and how to fix them. If you find that things are getting off track from either too little or too much communication check...

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Tame Your Inner Routine Rebel By Recognizing These Roadblocks

Posted by reallifee on May 12, 2014 in Encouragement, Psychology, Relationships | 2 comments

Tame Your Inner Routine Rebel By Recognizing These Roadblocks

But I don’t waaant to. Attempts to start or follow a routine come to a screaming halt when your inner routine rebel just doesn’t want to cooperate. No matter how much you recognize on an intellectual level that you need more structure, on an emotional level, you resist it. Why? Why keep yourself in a place of frustration and guilt when you could experience the freedom of operating along strong, powerful routines? As a time coach and the author of The 3 Secrets to Effective Time Investment: How to Achieve More Success With Less...

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Get Out of the Trunk

Posted by reallifee on May 7, 2014 in E Notes, Encouragement, Psychology, Relationships, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

Get Out of the Trunk

Recently, I did something fairly typical: I set a boundary on my time in what I perceived to be a polite, yet also clear and direct manner. However, I received an atypical response: The person I set a boundary with (who was a stranger whom I had just met once before) told me that I was a warm person but had come across as cold… The logical side of me thought, “This is ridiculous! Someone I don’t even know doesn’t have a right to give me unsolicited feedback on my behavior. Also, I’ve set these sorts of boundaries...

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Shed the Guilt and Grow Your Business

Posted by reallifee on Apr 21, 2014 in Entrepreneurship, Psychology, Resources, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

Shed the Guilt and Grow Your Business

Starting a business—or taking your company to the next level—requires, by definition, shaking up the comfortable state of normalcy. While this change can ultimately lead to good outcomes, you will make other people unhappy in the process—guaranteed. Whether it’s your current boss, significant other, parents, clients, or even yourself, someone will respond negatively to the change, which may fill you with an enormous sense of guilt. When left unchecked, this guilt can lead you to: Avoid making decisions Allow people to disregard your...

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When You Think You’ve Lost

Posted by reallifee on Apr 15, 2014 in Encouragement, Health & Wellness, Psychology, Rest & Rejuvenation, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

When You Think You’ve Lost

Last week as I was going through my morning ritual of clearing out my e-mail inbox, I came across Marie Forleo’s video interview of Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post and author of the recently released book Thrive. The video initially piqued my curiosity because of the emphasis on getting enough sleep, which I find to be a big issue for many people who find effective time investment a challenge. But to my surprise, I discovered through the interview that Arianna and I had been going through parallel...

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99u: Stop Doing It All Yourself

Posted by reallifee on Mar 31, 2014 in Encouragement, Entrepreneurship, Internships & Jobs | 0 comments

99u: Stop Doing It All Yourself

Your business has taken off, but now you have too much to do. No matter what you do or new systems you try, you just simply cannot complete it all. If this all sounds just like you, check out my article at the 99u: Stop Doing It All Yourself: How to Delegate When Your Overwhelmed. In it I give specific advice on how to get the most out of your first hire from the...

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