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
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
“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
There is a local granting body called Ontario Trillium Foundation that requires a risk assessment as a part of their grant applications. In my opinion, they are ahead of the curve with this requirement because it helps the grantee think of all the possible risks that could pop-up along a project.
Here are 4 big steps you can take towards risk management planning. Read More
Instead of developing a real strategy to upgrade and optimize our lives, too many of us just slog through life in a state of “managed dissatisfaction.”
But it’s never too late to envision an entirely different future—or to actively upgrade your life. It’s not about finding more time, money, or resources. Anyone can do it.
This smart and entertaining guide delves deep into each principle, giving you the insights, tools, and inspiration to take your life from ordinary to extraordinary. Read More