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Motivation is, Unfortunately, Not Activation
  There is often a collapse in our understanding when it comes to getting things done. We’re taught to believe that if we were really motivated, we would get started on that work project, organize the closet or declutter the entry. We’re told that if we really cared about our family’s health, we would consistently prepare tasty,
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When It Is Tough to Get Going – Proven Strategies to Get Things Done
  Frustrated by the gap between knowing what you should/want/need to get done and the reality of what you are actually accomplishing? For many people, this is a chronic struggle – especially those with ADD/ADHD/EF (executive function) challenges, myself included! Even when we are at the top of our game there’s still a backlog that
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Two Magic Words for Productivity: Clarity and Priority
As a productivity and organization coach, I emphasize that the most important concept for being productive is CLARITY. What – exactly – am I going to do, how and when am I going to do it? Since time is limited and the things we plan usually take longer to complete than we anticipate, setting PRIORITIES
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Love It, Use It, or Lose It
Don’t hide your clutter or feel guilty. Here are 11 reasons why it is so easy to accumulate clutter, and 13 ADHD-friendly rules that will help you to organize your home for good. An ADDitude reader recently asked: “I’m 35 and a wife and mother to two boys. I was diagnosed with inattentive ADHD two
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How To Avoid Tax Prep Overwhelm
The deadline for filing taxes is fast approaching. Many people have difficulty getting their financial records in order (if they can even find them!).  This can be especially painful for those with ADHD or executive function challenges. Be realistic.  What is the likelihood that you will have your personal taxes ready to post or postmark by April 15th?
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The Amazing Power of Perspective
Change the internal filter you use to view a situation and the results can be staggering! Words are powerful – whether you say them out loud or just think them. They reflect how we perceive a situation, a person or ourselves. They can reinforce the positive, but all too often they give power to the
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A Different Approach to Getting Things Done
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Are You Insane?
Are you Insane? Maybe, so isn’t it time to find new ways to solve old problems!    Einstein’s definition of Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. The answer then, for many of us, is yes, we are insane. We approach the same challenges with the same resolve, the same strategies,
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Following your Passion – In Life, Work, Love
I’ve always believed in the concept of following your passion – in life, in work, in love… Easier said than done.  It helps to know what you feel passionate about, and I find that, although I enjoy and appreciate so many things, I am not always totally clear about what really ‘turns me on.’  Sometimes
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Susan Lasky
Productivity, ADD/ADHD & Organization Coach at Susan Lasky Productivity Solutions

Susan Lasky helps people who are overworked, overwhelmed or disorganized to get things done by working with the way they think. For more than 25 years she’s helped them find the right tools and strategies to better manage their time, priorities, paperwork, projects, space and stuff, so they gain more time, energy and focus to grow their business, succeed in school or the workplace, balance work/home/self-care and truly live a life they love!

Susan is a Board Certified Coach, Senior Certified ADHD Coach, Edge-Certified Student Coach and Level II Specialist in Chronic Disorganization, as well as a trained Organizer-Coach and Office Productivity & Systems Consultant, certified Career & Life Planning Specialist, Holistic Time Mastery Coach, and a Golden Circle member of NAPO, the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals.

 

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