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General Business / YP / Time Management / Sinikka Waugh May 12, 2020

How Can I Get Out of My Own Way to Get Stuff Done?

We wish that having an extra day in the year would give us time to get oodles of stuff done, but unfortunately, that's not the case. In fact, with warmer weather, and more daylight hours, you're probably going to feel like doing just about anything but work. Here are a few things that can help you get your act together and stay in gear in spite of the sunshine taunting you through the tiny...

Change / Time Management / Sinikka Waugh December 31, 2019

Making the Transition from This Year to Next

We all have different appetites for change, but next year will be here in hours, whether we're ready for it or not! So here are some simple but powerful things you can do to help you ring in the new year well and set yourself up for success.


General Business / Time Management / Sinikka Waugh October 24, 2019

One Too Many...

Five Tips for Working Through Your Over-commitment

Most of us come to work wanting to do a good job. Most of us intentionally sign up for, commit to, and engage in things we expect to succeed at. Most of us have a desire to get involved and be an active participant, for the betterment of ourselves or our organization. But sometimes this means we take on more than we can handle. Sometimes we...

Project Management / Time Management / Sinikka Waugh September 19, 2019

I Hate to Tell Ya, But We're Running Late

Four Tips for Explaining Your Lateness

“This is taking longer than I thought”

“We’re running behind”

“Something went sideways, and we are going to take longer at this than we had planned”

As we look through words and phrases like those, most of us dread hearing them. Having recently had a car in for body work much longer than expected, I know how much I don’t love to hear those words. But what...

Project Management / Time Management / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh September 17, 2019

Making Agile More Approachable

Do you want happier teams, better quality deliverables, and more satisfied customers? Then you might want to take some quick tips from Agile...

General Business / YP / Time Management / Sinikka Waugh August 27, 2019

Are You Working Too Hard?

Work smarter, not harder, plan better!

General Business / Time Management / Collaboration July 26, 2019

Trying Times

Four Steps to Success by Trying Again

Recently, I watched an individual, who had been asked to complete a task, make one attempt at it, find the results were not what they thought, put their hands in the air – in a gesture of resignation – and say “Nope it doesn’t work”. They showed no frustration, irritation, or hostility. There was simply apathy, a sense of “I tried it, it didn’t work, and...

General Business / YP / Time Management April 30, 2019

Get a Grip!

Every spring, many of us start to feel a sudden rush of activities driving us towards summer. It’s almost as if the period between spring break and Memorial Day is jam packed full of all the things we hope to get accomplished in the first half of the year.

General Business / Time Management February 14, 2019

Let's Get Started!


“If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.” Vince Lombardi

Meetings continue to be the topic of much discussion, sarcastic memes, eye-rolling, and general irritation. The good news here, and frankly the positive reality we don’t hear much about, is that there are good meetings. There are examples of productive gatherings of people working towards a common goal that...

General Business / YP / Time Management February 5, 2019

3 habits for busy people to make life more manageable

Life is busy.  I know this isn’t a new statement to anyone reading this. Scheduling is especially hard for college students, who have to budget time for class, homework, extra curricular’s, a job or internship, and being social. Still, I know this isn’t a new sentiment to anyone. I’ve heard it a million times, and I deal with it in my own life. Looking at my schedule every week can...