Emergencies Happen and You CAN Prepare for Them!

Emergencies are, by definition, unpredictable. The lake-effect snowstorms that have battered Buffalo and surrounding areas are a very good example. Coming so early in the season, the unprecedented blizzard conditions created millions of emergencies, large and small, in millions of lives.  And unfortunately, from what I’m hearing, lots and lots of people were unprepared for…

Find Time for Gratitude … Especially When the Unexpected Blizzard (or Two) Strikes

Finding time to deal with the unexpected is a time management skill that we all do well to develop and practice.  And in many areas of the world, and most areas of the US, it seems, the weather is presenting us with plenty of opportunities to do just that! Here in the Northeast, this morning,…

Find Time for Agility and Nimbleness!

Finding time and being efficient is often thought of as a matter of developing systems and being steady and disciplined about sticking to them.  And don’t get me wrong – those skills are very important! But the recent blizzard(s) that have inundated and paralyzed the Mid-Atlantic region of the US provide a reminder of the…