Monthly Archives: April 2011

Strength Training for Your Mind: Activities that Can Help You Focus (guest post by Jane Heineken)

When Geri works with clients, she first asks, “What are your strengths? When have you been successful?” As her employee, I have learned that this is not merely “cock-eyed optimism” or an attempt to minimize their challenges. It is a … Continue reading

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Distraction & Procrastination of Taxes

Like most of us, Youtube contributor “nelliediddle” always vows to organize her financial records and attend to her tax forms in a timely manner. As her video, “Where Procrastination Leads You” shows, however, she has yet to achieve that goal. … Continue reading

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What caused the error in David Brook’s recent Op-Ed piece on April Fools’ Day?

Was the word flea rather than flee confused by the printer, copy editor, or author? David Brooks is a widely respected columnist for The New York Times and contributor to PBS NewsHour who presents conservative political and cultural commentaries. The … Continue reading

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Fight Fatigue, Decrease Errors and Omissions

How many times have you worked too late or been tired during the day and said, “I should stop working, I’m so tired”? Unfortunately, most people—regardless of their smarts—ignore their own advice, continue working, and then whack their foreheads when … Continue reading

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