[caption id="" align="alignright" width="300"]Waterloo commuters Waterloo commuters (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] Our goal is to go away on vacation at least once per year. It never fails that while we’re abroad, we develop wild fantasies about how sweet life would be if we lived elsewhere. I realize that we’re not alone in these musings when we talk to other folks who dream big dreams when they’re on vacation.

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="201"]Showing Mozilla Thunderbird detecting spam mes... Mozilla Thunderbird detecting spam messages in an inbox.  (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] Unnecessary emails. They are such a waste of time! Even if you know that you don’t need to read the email, you’re still wasting time deleting it and wasting even more time reading the subject line to figure out that it doesn’t pertain to you. I wish spammers would self-implode. It doesn’t happen daily anymore in the business world, but when it does, it really chaffs my hide. What gets me riled up?

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="180"]Shopping List Shopping List (Photo credit: Ex-Smith)[/caption] A friend of mine posted on my Facebook page: Your organizational expertise is needed. How do I remember to take my reusable grocery bags to the store? arghhhh! I always forget because it's such a miniscule task on my long to-do list. It's driving me nuts already!! So I responded with a few quick tips:

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="199"]Garage sale Garage sale (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] We’re often asked by our residential clients about what the best way is to get rid of stuff.  Have a garage sale? Take the items to a consignment store? Or just donate it all? Everyone has a different situation, so here are some scenarios to consider to help you figure out which is the best way for you to part with your things and benefit in a monetary way from that parting.

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="201"] English: email envelope (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] I was chatting with my friend, business coach Alicia Arenas, and she didn't understand the advice I was trying to give about email. I simply told her: "You can get more done if you turn off your...

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