The Wrong Donations – Some Tough Words on Disaster Relief

ABOUT HOUSTON: If you’re going to send donations to Houston, please DON’T send unuseful things like coats, sweaters, lingerie, soiled undergarments and prom dresses. Emptying your drawers and sending them to TX does not help, it HINDERS. Scroll through to the bottom of this article to find out the things that can help, and if you’re in ATL, check out the United Way of Greater Atlanta page for the (smart) efforts happening here. Please and thank you. #Harvey #HarveyRelief

My Best Laid Plans

I need to make a statement. I want to say it as kindly and gently as possible, but this message really needs to get out there. It’s important. Please hear me with as much grace as you can, because I mean it with all love and gentleness.

My children and I spent hours yesterday sorting the donations that are pouring in. That picture is the mountain we were faced with, and it was still coming. We’re not the only ones. Hundreds (thousands?) of volunteers all across our state are doing the same exact thing. Why? Because your hearts are in theright place.That’s why.

I want to make that abundantly clear. It is beautifully apparent that you are thinking about us and that you want to help us figure this thing out. You are doing anything you can, and that has brought such profound joy to our hearts. I personally…

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Do Something That Matters Today: a Productivity Tip I LOVE.

We LOVE these productivity tips. A million people have them, but this one really works. Simple. Doable. Good stuff all day. Try it!

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You’ve heard it all before and that’s because it’s true – we often get far too caught up in “busy work” and it often feels like we’re doing so much because we’re so busy. Truthfully, when we think about it (and we already know this): that’s often not the case. So how do we get to the things that matter? Here’s a tip I heard the other week that I’m trying and love:

Tonight, before you go to bed, think about your list of “to-do” items (yes, that ever-growing list with no end *shakes fist*). When you think about that list, think of 3 important things you can do tomorrow. Those 3 important things should be something that obviously matters, where you can say to yourself: “If I get these 3 things done today, I can feel good about my day – like I really got something done that…

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Our blog just got posted in Portuguese!: What Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self?

So this is pretty fun: our blog post regarding what advice you would give to your younger self just appeared in Portuguese on Runrun.it! How fun is that? Runrun.it is a professional project management software company that works to gather and formalize communication between teams, with new products in Spanish for Latin American users in … Continue reading Our blog just got posted in Portuguese!: What Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self?

3 Quick Branding Tips Entrepreneurs Can Use Right Now

Branding is an elusive topic for a lot of professionals and entrepreneurs alike. There's a lot to it and it can get quite complicated. However, the more simple you can make those complex plans, the more elegant they'll be in design and function. Here are a few quick tips you'll want to remember when thinking … Continue reading 3 Quick Branding Tips Entrepreneurs Can Use Right Now