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Top 10 Causes of Procrastination

procrastination, guilt, panic, excuses

 I’ve been putting off writing this blog post on procrastination… (only slightly kidding) Let’s talk about procrastination – procrastination is an overwhelmingly common time management problem: 20-25% of people procrastinate chronically. 88% of workers procrastinate 60+ minutes daily on the job. 80-95% of college students procrastinate to some degree. 75% of people consider procrastination […]

Top 10 Reasons New Year’s Resolutions Fail

new years resolutions, time management, failure

Why do New Year’s resolutions tend to fail? The fact is that the majority of people who set New Year’s resolutions are not successful in achieving what they set out to accomplish. Some 90% of New Year’s resolutions fail and this is such common knowledge that January 19th has come to be known as “Quitters’ […]

My Father Gave Me


Today is my Father’s 87th birthday.  He almost made it.  He died on July 15th. I post today, my first post since his passing, in honor of his birthday. My father was a tremendous influence on my life. I can’t even begin to detail all the gifts he gave me. I was honored to give […]