Tag Archives: organization
Focus on the Important

As this year winds down, I find myself thinking what still has to be done in 2016 and what can wait until 2017. I have so many things to accomplish both at work and at home. I have discovered that no matter how hard I work or how organized I am, it is impossible to get everything […]

Keep Your Mind Clear

I am a big fan of David Allen’s Getting Things Done (GTD).  The GTD system has been very helpful for me as a way to look at what I have to do and get things organized into next steps.  I am not perfect at it and am forever tweaking it to work for me personally.  […]

Quiet Time for All

I have come to realize as an introvert that time alone to think at work is essential.  As the supervisor of a large department, I don’t normally have this time alone unless I come in early, stay late, or come in on the weekends.  I do these things, but I can’t nor do I want […]

Six Ways to Find Your Voice and Be Heard at Work

I attended a workshop on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator a few years ago.  Something that really stuck with me from that workshop was that introverts think and then speak, and extraverts speak to think.  And since that time, I have observed this in action over and over again.  As an introvert, I have often found […]

The Myth of Multitasking

Image courtesy of Piotr Bizior, Bizior Photography I know people that are very proud of their ability to multitask.  However, as an introvert, multitasking does not work well for me.  I find that I work best and am most efficient when I can focus on one project at a time. The truth is that everyone […]

Growth and Progression are in the Struggle

I have learned this lesson over and over and could share many examples. Here’s just one example of how struggle has created growth: I’ve recently really learned how to best utilize my time. I am now busier than ever.  I have studied various time management strategies to be able to accomplish more and more with the same (or […]