Feeling a little lost? Maybe just a tad bit stuck? Do you need ideas on what to do next?
Quadrant 2 deals with areas of planning for things that are important, but are not urgent. Activities in this quadrant are for personal and professional development where you focus on your long-term goals. Generally, they are action items that people procrastinate on.
I have a list of activities that you can add to your to-do list. Read More
What does a busy version of Fonna look like?
Talk about how busy I am
Having a long to-do list that doesn't align with my strategic goals
Spending time clearing my emails (yes, even the newsletters)
Taking a meeting that could've been an email
Getting stuck and drowning in details (there's a big difference in being detail-oriented)
Saying yes to TONS of projects and stretching myself thin
Attempting to do everything myself
Some project managers use RACI charts because we are consistently reminded that:
57 percent of projects fail due to breakdown in communications
[source: IT Cortex]
No PM wants to lead a failed project. So to each their own when using a RACI chart. Read More
I want to take a moment to recognize some people in my network who are part of The Captain Class, including: Allie Harvey from ArtReach | Jason Demata from RISE | Eirene, Artist/Creative | Karen Emerson from Children's Peace Theatre | Fiona Scott, Research and Evaluation Consultant Read More
I see you and appreciate all of the hard work you continue to do for the community.
I have 87 apps in my phone but I use the same 12 most frequently (which is only 13.7%, not even 20%) Read More
One of the most identifiable qualities of a Bawse is their energy. Something about them stands out and leaves a lasting impression on people. They are not easily overlooked and forgotten.
- Lilly Singh, How to be a bawse, p. 216 Read More
“It’s not bragging if you can back it up,” I whisper to myself in the shower every morning. That is my favorite Muhammad Ali quote. If you ask me, Ali invented modern-day swagger.”
― Shonda Rhimes, Year of Yes
Below are 5 ways I've dealt with imposter syndrome: Read More
In my opinion, attending a TEDx event is a signal of success and I felt like I didn't deserve to be in that space - I felt like a fraud.
Psychology calls this impostor syndrome. Read More
As a person who has ZERO experience about the stock market, Unshakeable: your financial freedom playbook helped me understand the easiest way to start investing my money safely. I learned about index funds, how much money I was wasting in mutual fund fees, bull/bear markets, and more. I highly recommend beginning investors to pick this book up in your nearest library or book store! Read More
February 14, 2017. The day my life really pivoted for the better.
I rose out of bed to a 5AM alarm. I got ready for the day and finally went to the gym (at this time I haven't entered a gym in over a year). 7AM, the fitness class started and I was ready.
On Valentines Day I made a commitment to myself without realizing it. Read More