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Entries from August 2005

Healthy Lifestyle and Business Success

August 31st, 2005 · No Comments

My colleague (and friend) Leah Maclean asked me and a few others to contribute to her blog Working Solo by giving our answer to the question "How Important is a healthy lifestyle to your business success?" I was honoured to be asked to contribute – you can check out my contribution here, along with other [...]

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Tags: Resourcing for Women Who Do Too Much

Keep 'em busy

August 31st, 2005 · No Comments

There is nothing worse than a bored teen.  Especially a boy.  And sometimes this can throw you, when all of a sudden nothing interests him, and the hours he used to spend reading, or shooting hoops, or whatever suddenly become hours of discontent. And believe me – there is nothing that will throw your equilibrium [...]

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Tags: Why Did I Have Children?

Show up and you are half way there…

August 31st, 2005 · 1 Comment

I was catching up on some blog reading tonight, and noticed a thought provoking piece by David St Lawrence over at Ripples.  He says "I am beginning to suspect that in a business which develops repeat customers, sometimes I can do more than I realize, just by showing up on a schedule." Isnt that so [...]

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Tags: Resourcing for Women Who Do Too Much

Keep 'em busy

August 30th, 2005 · No Comments

There is nothing worse than a bored teen.  Especially a boy.  And sometimes this can throw you, when all of a sudden nothing interests him, and the hours he used to spend reading, or shooting hoops, or whatever suddenly become hours of discontent. And believe me – there is nothing that will throw your equilibrium [...]

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Tags: Why Did I Have Children?

Show up and you are half way there…

August 30th, 2005 · 1 Comment

I was catching up on some blog reading tonight, and noticed a thought provoking piece by David St Lawrence over at Ripples.  He says "I am beginning to suspect that in a business which develops repeat customers, sometimes I can do more than I realize, just by showing up on a schedule." Isnt that so [...]

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Tags: Resourcing for Women Who Do Too Much

Technology Challenges

August 27th, 2005 · No Comments

As women who do too much, most of us rely on our technology to get us through the day and stay sane.  We would be lost without our mobile phones, sometimes email is our only contact with the outside world, and we feel like we have been set adrift at sea when our computer fails [...]

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Tags: Uncategorized

What If… #4

August 26th, 2005 · No Comments

What if we could just be ourselves, and never worried about what other people were thinking about us? What if a person’s individuality and uniqueness was prized above all else? What if authenticity was king?

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Pothole #4 – Energy drains

August 26th, 2005 · No Comments

It’s a common complaint.  "I’m just so tired".  "I just dont seem to have any energy". And for women who do too much, it’s epidemic. We just never seem to have enough energy to get us through our days.  So what can we do about it? I was having a low energy week this week.  [...]

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Tags: Watch Out for Those Potholes

What If… #3

August 19th, 2005 · No Comments

What if we had the courage to show our true selves, and our vulnerability, to our friends? What effect would our showing our trust in our friends, by being authentic, have on the friendship?

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Talking about Laundry

August 17th, 2005 · No Comments

In my post yesterday I talked about pothole #3 – Laundry. And I felt an additional discussion on this subject was warranted. That of ‘womans work’, delegation, family chore sharing et al. In my home, I do the washing.  Strict divisions of labour.  I wash, hang, and mostly it’s me that folds.  Everyone puts away [...]

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Tags: More Chores?