How to Keep Productivity Up During Hectic Holiday Weeks

How to Keep Productivity Up During Hectic Holiday Weeks

We’ve all faced the difficulties of remaining productive during the holidays. In fact, the distractions during December are nearly impossible to escape, say about two-thirds of all workers. Some people might be shopping. Some might be planning a break. And some might...

Accidents of inconvenience

A few weeks ago I had so many accidents in one week it was comical. Sunday morning, before meeting friends for brunch, I went on a one-hour bike ride with my husband on the greenways near our house. It was three hours after a rain and the bridge, which is slick even...
Is Your Coffee Drink Killing your Productivity?

Is Your Coffee Drink Killing your Productivity?

I’m Marcey Rader, and I’m a former sugarholic. I used to eat a treat every night after dinner, couldn’t board a plane without a Frappuccino in my hand and wouldn’t start work without a mocha latte. In my family, sugar was a food group and greens weren’t even an...
Are you a Vacation Martyr?

Are you a Vacation Martyr?

Originally published in Money, Inc. Are you a liability to your company and to yourself? Are you a vacation martyr who feels like even a few days off will be too much to catch up on when you get back? Project: Time Off discovered half of Americans leave vacation time...
How to Hire a Personal Assistant

How to Hire a Personal Assistant

This article was originally published in Money, Inc. Does the term Personal Assistant feel fancy-pants and out of reach? Do you think that having a House Manager is overkill to help you work in your line of genius? If you said yes to either, I’m writing to help you...