Stay hungry.

If you’ve ever had a great idea, drop everything and read Lara Merriken’s story of the birth and success of LÄRABAR. Enjoy!

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Stay hungry.

Good Customer Service (+/- Good)

The other day, a friend of mine was raving about this wine club service she recently signed up for. Wine delivered straight to your door is probably worthy of praise on its own, but, as my friend reported, this service goes above and beyond in the customer service arena. For…

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Good Customer Service (+/- Good)

The opposite of listless

I started using WorkFlowy a couple weeks ago. As someone who thinks in bullet pointed lists–I like it! While  I can’t color-code it (my biggest complaint), I can tag the items on my list for easy sorting. When coming up with a tagging system, I thought back to the 70/20/10…

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The opposite of listless

Progress Mapping

Man, am I exhausted. But somehow, I’ve also been feeling really inspired and motivated lately. So today, I was thrilled to come across this article on Quartz about progress mapping. The title, “Coloring in this picture helped me erase $26,000 in debt,” seemed like click bait, but it worked–and I’m…

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On becoming a (lowercase) rolling stone

In May 2014, some blogger wrote about a strategy she uses to increase her kids’ productivity (and active time) and decrease the time they spend looking at glowing screens. She calls it the Momentum Optimization Project, and it’s basically a to-do list that her kids must complete before they can…

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On becoming a (lowercase) rolling stone

Enrichment

I’m free on Mondays after work. And since it seems that I can’t stand free time, I decided to fill my Monday evenings with activities that I enjoy. It all started when some friends and I decided to meet on Mondays for Spanish conversation. Some speak it quite well, some…

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Enrichment

Working Clean

I read this article on The Kitchn the other day about “working clean,” which, according to chef Thomas Keller, “can be very specific, referring to ingredients needed to complete a recipe, measured out and ready to use, or it can be more general: are you organized, do you have everything…

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Working Clean

Making Time

I have a postcard on my bulletin board that says, “Let’s make time for all the things we want to do.” But making time can be hard. One of the things I love about where I work is the flexible schedule. The cable guy is going to fix my signal…

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