Archive for June, 2013

Celebrate Success! (Quick Tip #6)–Join Me: “TWEAK IT” Webinar TODAY

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Welcome to Day #6 of TWEAK IT “Quick Tips” Video Series! 

 

For six days, I have shared  short, get-started nuggets of wisdom to help you fit work and life together every day in a way that let’s you be your best, on and off the job.

My friends at Citrix produced the videos to preview the FREE Webinar: “TWEAK IT: Harness the Power of Small Changes for Work-Life Harmony” webinar I am facilitating TODAY, Tuesday, June 18th at 1:00 pm est.

Join us for the webinar (more than 1,000 people have signed-up so far) and enjoy the tips!

TWEAK IT Tip #6: Don’t Expect Perfection.  Celebrate Success! 

Today, I explain:

  • Why you need to make 70% you bar of success
  • Why it’s important to celebrate what you DO get done, because it’s often more than you give yourself credit for, and
  • Why one of the biggest mistakes we make is to expect perfection.

 

TWEAK IT “Quick Tips” Video Series Recap:

To make what matters to you happen every day…just “tweak it!”

Choose Specific Weekly “Tweaks” to Be Your Best, On and Off the Job (Quick Tip #5)

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Welcome to Day #5 of the TWEAK IT “Quick Tips” Video Series! 

For six days, I will share  short, get-started nuggets of wisdom to help you fit work and life together every day in a way that let’s you be your best, on and off the job.

My friends at Citrix produced the videos to preview the FREE Webinar: “TWEAK IT: Harness the Power of Small Changes for Work-Life Harmony” webinar I am facilitating Tuesday, June 18th at 1:00 pm est.

Join us for the webinar (more than 1,000 people have signed-up so far) and enjoy the tips!

TWEAK IT Tip #5: Choose Specific Weekly “Tweaks” To Be Your Best, On and Off the Job

Today, I explain:

  • How choosing specific “tweaks” related to work, your career and your personal life build a foundation of well-being and order
  • Why that foundation helps you be your best, on and off the job, and
  • Why those “tweaks” will be a combination of ongoing, “standard” actions and priorities that happen week after week, and “unique” tweaks that will always change.

Tomorrow’s Tip:  Don’t Expect Perfection, and Celebrate Success.

Harness the Power of Small Everyday Actions (Quick Tip #4)

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Welcome to Day #4 of the TWEAK IT “Quick Tips” Video Series!

For six days, I will share  short, get-started nuggets of wisdom to help you fit work and life together every day in a way that let’s you be your best, on and off the job.

My friends at Citrix produced the videos to preview the FREE Webinar: “TWEAK IT: Harness the Power of Small Changes for Work-Life Harmony” webinar I am facilitating Tuesday, June 18th at 1:00 pm est.

Join us for the webinar (more than 1,000 people have signed-up so far) and enjoy the tips!

TWEAK IT Tip #4: Recognize and Harness the Power of Small Everyday Actions

Today, I explain:

  • How we tend to overlook the way the smallest actions contribute our sense of well-being, order and performance
  • Why these meaningful, small actions are barely noticeable to anyone but us, and
  • Why we need to harness them all into a weekly practice that allows us to celebrate their collective power.

Tomorrow’s Tip:  Choose to specific “tweaks” each week to build a foundation of well-being, order and performance.

Regularly Answer the Question “What Do I Want?” (Quick Tip #3)

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Welcome to Day #3 of the TWEAK IT “Quick Tips” video series!

For six days, I will share short, get-started nuggets of wisdom to help you fit work and life together every day in a way that let’s you be your best, on and off the job.

My friends at Citrix produced the videos to preview the FREE webinar, “TWEAK IT: Harness the Power of Small Changes for Work-Life Harmony”, I am facilitating Tuesday, June 18th at 1:00 pm est.

Please join us for the webinar (more than 1,000 people have registered so far) and enjoy the tips!

TWEAK IT Tip #3: Regularly Answer the Question “What Do I Want?”

Today, I explain why:

  • You can’t operate on autopilot when it comes to what you want at work and in your life
  • You need clarity about what you want to accomplish, on and off the job
  • A simple question can help you figure it out.

Tomorrow’s Tip: Recognize, Value and Harness the Power of Small Every Day Actions

Make Your Everyday Choices Intentional (Quick Tip #2)

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Welcome to Day #2 of  the TWEAK IT “Quick Tips” video series!

For six days, I will share  short, get-started nuggets of wisdom to help you fit work and life together every day in a way that let’s you be your best, on and off the job.

My friends at Citrix produced the videos to preview the FREE Webinar: “TWEAK IT: Harness the Power of Small Changes for Work-Life Harmony” webinar I am facilitating Tuesday, June 18th at 1:00 pm est.

Join us for the webinar (more than 1,000 people have signed-up so far) and enjoy the tips!

TWEAK IT Tip #2: Make Your Everyday Choices Intentional

Today, I explain:

  • Why it’s important to have a complete picture of where you want to put your time and energy each day,
  • Why one work and personal calendar and “to do” list helps, and
  • Why, without it, you tend to make decisions by default, not with intention.

Tomorrow’s Tip:  Regularly Answer the Question “What Do I Want?”

 

Face the Modern Facts About Work and Life (Quick Tip #1)

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Welcome to Day #1 of the TWEAK IT “Quick Tips” video series!

For six days, I will share short, get-started nuggets of wisdom to help you fit work and life together every day in a way that let’s you be your best, on and off the job.

My friends at Citrix produced the videos to preview the FREE webinar, “TWEAK IT: Harness the Power of Small Changes for Work-Life Harmony”, I am facilitating on Tuesday, June 18th at 1:00 pm est.

Join us for the webinar (more than 1,000 people have registered so far) and enjoy the tips!

TWEAK IT Tip #1: Face the Modern Facts About Work and Life

Today, I explain:

  • How the way we live and work has transformed radically
  • Why this change affects all of us, not just women and mothers
  • Why we can’t wait for our manager or employer to “give” us work+life flexibility

Tomorrow’s Tip: Make your everyday choices intentional.

My TWEAK IT Faith Paid Off! Celebrate with FREE a Webinar Sponsored by Citrix

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Writing a book is a multi-year journey of faith.

Faith that others will see the problem driving you to write your book.  For me, that problem continues to be the:

  • Disappearance, over the past two decades, of the clocks and walls that used to tell us where work ended and the other parts of our life began, and
  • Lack of understanding how to use the increased flexibility in how, when and where we work to be our best.

Faith that your solution will be understood and have impact.  In this radically new reality, knowing how to manage the way work fits into life, day-to-day, is a modern skill set we all need to succeed, but few of us have.

With  TWEAK IT: Make What Matters to You Happen Every Day, my goal was to give everyone a simple, commonsense practice that would help them deliberately and intentionally:

  • Harness the power of small actions at work, in their career and in their personal lives,
  • Use the increased flexibility in how, when and where we work, and
  • Build a foundation of well-being, order and performance, on and off the job.

Finally, faith that the problem and solution you’ve spend years articulating will help even one person. Thankfully, six months after the release of  TWEAK IT, the book and community, it looks like my faith has paid off!

From the readers who reach out directly, to the individuals who approach me after a speech and the media that cover the book, the response has been overwhelmingly positive!

And the TWEAK IT journey has only just begun.

Let’s celebrate!  

Please join me on TUESDAY, JUNE 18th at 1:00 pm EST for a FREE webinar “TWEAK IT: Harness the Power of Small Changes for Work-Life Harmony” sponsored by my good friends at Citrix!  You will learn:

  • What changed over the past two decades to make knowing how to manage your work+life fit day-to-day a modern skill we all need to succeed,
  • Why success is not just about good time management–or “what” you’ll do “when”–but also, “how” and “where” you make what matters happen each week and
  • How to begin to make the TWEAK IT practice part of your weekly routine.

I hope to see you on the webinar next Tuesday!

What small meaningful action do you want to make part of your work+life fit this week?

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