March 17 is an American holiday to commemorate St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. Although it was not originally celebrated in Ireland, this day is important to Irish immigrants as a way to remember
And it’s one that I have never celebrated. Until recently.
As with most oral family histories, mine was shared by relatives who spent time digging through genealogical records. I knew that my Dad’s side was German & English, and my Mom’s side was mostly English (my Grandmother is a descendant of the first King of England,
Egbert of Wessex).
where my identity ended. Mostly English, with a German surname from my Dad’s side.
Continue reading “Perspective Shifts and My (New) Irish Heritage”
The final task in my #MinimalistManager Challenge took me
out of my home office!
Find out what made me want to try this task, how it went, and some ways you can add a new perspective by
adjusting your normal work routine.
Continue reading “Minimalist Manager Challenge Part 9: New Location”
My 8th task in the #MinimalistManager Challenge was to meditate three times in a day.
How hard could it be? Does meditating really make a difference?
Keep reading to find out how this task went, which meditations I picked and why, and whether it changed my perspective (hint: it did!)
Continue reading “Minimalist Manager Challenge Part 8: Meditate 3 Times”
In the 7th installment in my #MinimalistManager Challenge, I get rid of all electronics for 24 hours.
Below, you’ll read why I chose this particular task and the surprising things it taught me about self-sufficiency, reaching goals, and relying on intuition.
Continue reading “Minimalist Manager Challenge Part 7: Get Offline”
For task 6 in my #MinimalistManager journey, I explored opportunities to
In this post, you will hear what I learned about expressing gratitude, what surprised me, and the profound effect it had on me personally and professionally.
Continue reading “Minimalist Manager Challenge Part 6: Gratitude Day”
For my 5th #MinimalistManager Challenge task, I decided to…
Give up Facebook.
For 24 hours.
Keep reading to discover just how hard this was, what I did instead, and the lessons it taught me.
Continue reading “Minimalist Manager Challenge Part 5: No Facebook”
The 4th task in my #MinimalistManager Challenge is here, and by random selection that means it’s time to…
Organize my office!
Several things went wrong on this particular task. I will be sharing ALL the nitty-gritty details with you below.
Continue reading “Minimalist Manager Challenge Part 4: Organize Office”
For today’s #MinimalistManager Challenge, my task was to spend an entire day using my non-dominant hand.
Which, since my natural preference is right-handedness, means that it is…
Find out how it went, what I learned, and a few insights I was not expecting.
Continue reading “Minimalist Manager Challenge Part 3: Leftie Day”
The second task in my #MinimalistManager Challenge is to create a
Follow along to hear how it went, what went wrong, and why I decided to revise my old goals.
Continue reading “Minimalist Manager Challenge Part 2: Vision Board”
I’ve just started a
For 15 days, I will be trying a variety of tasks that will stretch me… and also allow me to move past barriers and toward my
strategic business goals.
My first task is to consume
No Sugar for 24 Hours.
Continue reading “Minimalist Manager Challenge Part 1: No Sugar”