Time management Monday: How to manage to-do lists for work and personal

Recently I met up with a friend who has just started a big new job. She will be working on multiple projects at once and asked for some advice on how to handle it all. Her first question was how to manage meeting notes for multiple projects, which I answered in this post. Her next […]

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Writing Wednesday: Jet Pens guide to the best paper for fountain pens

Jet Pens blog recently did an excellent guide to The Best Fountain Pen Paper. I love the first sentence: Selecting a paper for your fountain pen is like pairing a fine wine with cheese—different combinations bring out the subtleties and unique flavors of both. I had never thought of it that way, but it’s absolutely […]

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Sandra Bartholomew’s published book of her comics!

You might remember Sandra Bartholomew and her comics she draws in her Quo Vadis Scholar weekly planner (which we featured here). She has turned these comics into a book! BEGIN AGAIN – Quo Vadis (Where are you going?) is available now from blurb.com. The book is a unique take on comics; the daily sketches become […]

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Writing Wednesday: Writers and their notebooks

In The Writers, The Artist, The Notebooks, Anna Iltnere interviewed five authors to ask them about their favorite notebooks and pens. She writes: For writers and artists who travel overseas, in reality or in their imaginations, a notebook is an island, somewhere to anchor, a map of thoughts, a memory tattooed on paper, sometimes a […]

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How To Set Achievable Goals

Some people have already given up on their New Year’s Resolutions. But not you! You are going to achieve your goals this year. Here’s how. The trick is, goals have to be measurable. And, they have to have action steps. First let’s back up a minute, because before you can determine what your goals should […]

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