Category: "One Thing a Week"

This Week's Small Step: Watch a Sunset

July 13th, 2012
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This Week's Small Step: Dig Out a Recipe

July 6th, 2012
If you're like me, you have a stack of cookbooks you never use. Pages and pages of good intention fill my cabinet shelf. Tasty things happen when I actually refer to them, so for this week's One Small Thing I say: Dig Out a Recipe We've all got to… more »

One Thing a Week: Make a Written List

June 29th, 2012
We all have our own way of doing things. When I was consulting (helping office administrators simplify and organize), I was always very sensitive to that fact. However, there was one piece of advice, one tool, one procedure that never changed. I found myself encouraging every client to to do it, no matter what his or her style, routine, or habit. Today I offer it as my advice for this Week's One Small Thing: more »

This Week's Small Step: Turn off the weather hype

June 22nd, 2012
Bob Dylan may not have been referring to a breeze when he sang about not needing a weatherman to tell you which way the wind blows, but his sentiment works for this blog just as well as for political and social issues. As society continues to move fa… more »

One Thing a Week: Set Your Preference

June 15th, 2012
Set Your Preferences Ah, the personal computer. Once thought a luxury, a frivolous expense, a product few people would find useful in their home, computers have now infiltrated not only our desktops, but also our pockets, our cars, our living rooms,… more »