Getting Things Done Summit Summary

By Tiana | Jul 4, 2019

You can only imagine my excitement when I recently had the opportunity to spend two entire days with over 700 of the most productive people in the world!  Yes, I managed to get a ticket for the #GTDSummit (Getting Things Done) in Amsterdam, hosted by one of my productivity heroes, David Allen.   I have been following…

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Expect the Unexpected

By Tiana | May 29, 2019

Are you a perfectionist?  Or are you more of a done-is-better-than-perfect kinda person? We tend to put people in either of these baskets (perfectionists vs non-perfectionists) based on how painfully precise they work.  Dotting each “I” and crossing each “T”?  Yup, you are a perfectionist.  That is how we label others – and ourselves.  That is the definition of “perfectionism” we…

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4 Ways to Win With Email

By Tiana | May 1, 2019

When working with clients on the Time Management and Productivity front, the one issue everyone seems to have is email overload.  Too many emails, too much time needed to handle it and people expecting a reply within two nanoseconds.   The bad news is this:  clearly email is a part of our lives and here to stay.  The good…

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Using Waiting Time Productively

By Tiana | Apr 3, 2019

Being as productive as possible means using every bit of time wisely.  That includes “Waiting Time”.  And we all have waiting time.  We wait for the doctor’s appointment, we wait for the train to arrive, we wait for a meeting to start and we wait for the kids to finish swimming lessons.  It seems we are forever waiting for…

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Are You Living a Life of Choice?

By Tiana | Mar 6, 2019

Our lives and lifestyles have changed over the past 100 years or so – dramatically. And this change has accelerated over the past 20 years.  Change is not necessarily a bad thing – on the contrary – a lot of the changes to our lives have been remarkably empowering.  A century ago, it was not even remotely possible…

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3 Ways to Plan Your Schedule

By Tiana | Feb 20, 2019

Abraham Lincoln famously said: “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I’ll spend the first four hours sharpening the axe.”  And I concur with him.  Getting things done and being effective all comes down to preparation and planning. This is one of the reasons I always spend quite a bit of time with clients, guiding…

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