Tag: "simplify"

A Short Story About Daily Life

April 12th, 2013
It takes a second for the numbers on the dashboard to register: 2:28. “What happened? Inside, only moments ago, it was 2:15.” The sense of lateness intensifies as the tires roll down the driveway. Out the lane, 1st gear, 2nd gear, 3rd. “How far is it… 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 »