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4 Newsletters That Are Worth Opening

browseI’m a naturally curious person so I’m constantly in search of the “next best thing.”  I’m always signing up for unique newsletters, podcasts, programs, apps, etc.  Some are great and others… not so much.  But wouldn’t it be nice to cut to the chase and just know what will be worth your while?
Here are the top 4 newsletters that I absolutely always open and check out, no matter what the subject line:  Read more

Procrastination Planner Pinterest Giveaway

procrastination1Given that I run a blog dedicated to productivity and list making, you might be surprised to learn that I’m actually a huge procrastinator. No really, I can be pretty slow with even the simple things like reading, eating, even chopping vegetables. I think that’s why working in the news business is so appealing to me. We have really strict deadlines, which forces me to do things quickly and not procrastinate. Read more

I’m Going To B-School!

Screen shot 2014-03-09 at 9.17.42 PMI never thought I’d be going back to school — but I am!  Today is the very first day of Marie Forleo’s B-School and I couldn’t be happier to get started.  I found Marie a few weeks ago through Twitter and have been devouring her content ever since. She teaches people how to be entrepreneurs and turn their passions into much more.

It’s an 8-week online course and there are people from almost every inch of the globe participating.  Just check out the map of participants — insane, right?  I’ve done a few continuing education classes here and there since graduating college. I’ve taken a novel writing class, a children’s book writing class and of course a bunch of cooking classes — but never anything like this.

Getting ready for class has been exciting and scary.  Here’s a list of my preps in case you find yourself in a similar situation one day:

1.  Get a notebook you love.  Seriously — this helps calm my fears.  I chose a notebook that a close friend gave me for my birthday — so it has some sentimental value.  It’s the perfect size to stick in my purse if I need to take my work on the road.  And the best part is the cover.  It’s plastered with stamps from fabulous places all over the world that I want to visit.  It’s an excellent inspiration for the traveling I’d like to do in the future.

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