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Ready for the Holiday Season?

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-+*December 13, 2016 – Issue 48 Photo:  Merry Christmas (Marsha Fagerstrom) © www.flickr.com Twelve days and counting down until December 25th – Christmas Day!  Are you one of those procrastinators who wait until the last minute to complete your Christmas shopping, baking and decorating?  You probably already have enough stress and things going on in […]

Manage the Unknown and Unexpected

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-+*September 6, 2016 – Issue 41 Photo: Disasters (Joey Flathead) © www.flickr.com Do you struggle with planning for tomorrow, next week or even next month let alone trying to be prepared for the Unknown and Unexpected?   No matter whether the situation is natural or man-made, many people simply are unprepared. Even planners like myself, can […]

Consider the Consequences!

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-+*August 9, 2016 – Issue 39 Photo: The Dominos Effect, Kingston-upon-Thames (Charles Gillman) © www.flickr.com Are you missing out on opportunities or great deals because you aren’t ready in your business, career or life?  Have you experienced things that could have been avoided if you had planned ahead?  Sometimes by not taking the time to […]

Are You Juggling a Job and a Business?

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-+*July 26, 2016 – Issue 38 Photo: Multitasking Man (Mela Creative) © www.flickr.com In the past, were you in business and things were slow therefore you had to get a job to pay the bills. Or maybe you’re getting ready to start a business while you continue to work.  No matter the reason for being […]

How Ready Is Your Business?

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-+*June 28, 2016 – Issue 36 Photo: Contracts (leslieladylaw) © www.flickr.com If your business is fairly new, two to three years old, is it ready for growth?  Have you identified and started to develop the necessary documents, templates, and contracts you need to deal with the daily workings of your business and to help it […]

School is Out, Now What?

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-+*June 14, 2016 – Issue 35 Photo: Summer Camp 2011 (77th Scout Group) © www.flickr.com Soon school will be out for the summer.  Have you started planning how you will keep your children active and taking care of their health during this time? This is a good opportunity to book your children to get their […]

Your Vacation Checklist!

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-+*March 22, 2016 – Issue 29 Photo: Traveling (Quan) © www.flickr.com Do you often feel overwhelmed or note an increase in your stress level while preparing for your vacation?  There could be a number of things that could be contributing to you feeling this way.  With preparing in advance at the planning stage of your […]

Ready For Tax Season?

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-+*March 8, 2016 – Issue 28 Photo: Tax forms (Professionals WA – NT) © www.flickr.com Do you dread the yearly tax season? Did you invest into RRSP’s this year? Since doing income taxes is an annual occurrence, why is it that so many people feel overwhelmed during this time? If you happened to be an […]

Be Prepared!

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-+*January 26, 2016 – Issue 25 Photo: Winter Warning (Mark Sardella) © www.flickr.com As a child were you part of Girl Guides or the Boy Scouts movement? Their motto was “Be Prepared”. Now as an adult, are you still well-prepared to handle those risks, obstacles and unplanned issues that come up to either hinder you […]