Archive for Procrastination

In previous articles on this topic, we covered what the 4 kinds of clutter are, and shared some ways to create solutions for them.  You can read the previous parts of this article here:  Part One Part Two Part Three   Part Four .Now let’s turn to one of the kinds of clutter that’s the most […]

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In previous articles on this topic, we covered what the 4 kinds of clutter are, and shared some ways to create solutions for them.  You can read the previous parts of this article here:  Part One Part Two Part Three.  Now let’s turn to one of the kinds of clutter that’s the most insidious — […]

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In the past two articles on clutter (if you haven’t been following, you can read Part One here and Part Two here) I covered the 4 different kinds of clutter, and some of the ways to solve the problem of clutter. This is really a larger topic than I anticipated, especially judging from all the […]

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There’s clutter, and then there’s. . . CLUTTER!  But you know something?  All clutter is not the same.  There are at least 4 types of clutter: Physical  ~ when you think of clutter, this kind of what usually comes to mind. Mental  ~  maybe you know about mental clutter; when your mind is on overload […]

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Completions.  What didn’t get done last year. On the theme of Beginnings. . . which is on a lot of minds these days, as we launch (or lurch, as the case may be. . . ) into 2012, I am thinking about completions, and why having things not finished keeps you from starting new ones […]

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New beginnings.  Is there any other kind?  Let me think. . . old beginnings? Well, there are certainly things I’ve started and then needed to start over.  Those might be in a category called “Begin Again” or “Startovers”.  Not “do-overs” because for some of them, nothing much actually got done!  Just started over because I […]

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My Three Words for 2012

For this, I need to thank Chris Brogan — one of my real life heroes — who started the meme a few years back.  I loved it then, because it made so much sense.  I still love it, because it’s really helped me focus all year long on the energy I want to bring into […]

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This year, I wanted the feeling of “fresh”.  That was the word that popped into my head when I thought about how I wanted to feel, as I began a new year. So. . . when I looked around the office, I automatically knew one thing I would need to change:  there were piles of […]

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While many people focus right now on new beginnings — and the energy of starting over or starting something new is strong in all our minds — I also notice that as one year ends and another begins, that marks an ending too. I don’t have statistics on how many people begin a new year […]

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In the last post, you learned about our car saga over Thanksgiving (and continuing. . . sigh.)  Turns out that one of the key problems was in not having the right ool for the job.  And in this case, that may NOT be the final key; there could be something further wrong, yet to be […]

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