Being Productive with Asana

Being Productive with Asana

Recently someone asked me what sort of “stuff” I use to stay organized. We had just finished completing our operations manual, and I realized the best organizational tool I had at my disposal during that process was productivity software. A few weeks prior, my...
Picking Gems Out of the Clutter

Picking Gems Out of the Clutter

Today I want to talk about decluttering because that’s what I’m doing right now! Because of some of the blogs I’ve written in the past, my friends and family see me as a ruthless “tosser” (not in the British sense!).  The truth is, even though I love the...
Getting Down to Tidying Up

Getting Down to Tidying Up

“Are you really going to use it, Mom?” “I don’t know.  I don’t want to throw it out,” I said “If I’m just going to throw it out after you’re gone, you might as well throw it out now.” That’s the gist of a conversation I had with one of my daughters as we were going...

Downsizing: A Necessary Good

Most people have had to downsize one way or another — whether it’s because of divorce, retirement, or moving into a shoe box in Manhattan. It seems like an impossible task at times, but what I have learned is that anxiety can be vanquished! (That is, with a little...

Forensic Bookkeeping in Divorce

Last week I talked about a special project we’ve been working on to help settle an estate. This week I have another special project to talk about, centered around divorce. I recently received a referral from a financial advisor colleague. It involved a very...

Must-Haves for Your Trip Abroad

Traveling abroad enriches your senses, opens your mind, and is generally good for your personal development. It can also be a source of stress if you’re not careful. So how can you be careful? Below I’ve compiled a list of things that will make you more secure, and...