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Ladies Night at Bartlett's Farm

Meet Sarah Bois, Hilary Newell, Peter Brace and Carson Orellana, Jr., Captains and managers of NantucketChronicle.com, at this year's Bartlett's Ladies Night...

Think again!

Everyone's "a twitter" about whether they should use social media to promote their businesses or not. Being on a small island, 30 miles out to sea, we are not...

Being Connected 24-7 Could be Hazardous to Your Health

Just because we can, should we? Be connected to our work 24/7, that is? The advances in digital technology have been truly amazing --enabling us to be...

Sales reluctance is a real thing. And it is even worse when the product you are selling is yourself. We’ve all been taught to be modest, to be humble. So it...
Fourth of July on Main Street

2015 Town of Nantucket Visitor Services Fourth of July Event and Fireworks Announcement The Town of Nantucket’s Visitor Services department is happy to bring...
Consulting the PDA

The Dangers of Secretly Texting

If you want to short cut your career, just pull out that PDA. (*note: PDA means Personal Digital Assistant whether it's an iPhone, Blackberry, Samsung...)...
To do list

It's not just about the priority...

So many people struggle with time management. A few weeks ago, I was honored to be asked to give a talk at Bartlett's Farm, for their "Farm Talk" series. The...

Email Back and Forths Become Less and Less Productive

Frustrated that things are not progressing fast enough on an issue or project? Too many emails? Responses not fast enough, or worse, off the mark? Here's your...

Visual Clutter Can Mess with Your Mind

Are you one of those people who leave papers on your desk to remind you of tasks to be done? Do you allow messages to fester in your inbox, so that you won't...

"Failures" Could Be Your Best Friend

Failure is such a harsh word. It is a downer. A label. "He's a business failure." OUCH! C'mon folks... failures are simply mistakes. Mistakes teach us....

... And it's not as a "to do" list!

E-mail isn’t going anywhere. And the number of e-mail messages we receive will only grow. It is a real challenge to avoid being distracted by the urge to view...

What is Worse Than Clutter? E-Clutter

Information has never been easier to acquire. Emails fly across the world in milliseconds. The average worker fields over a hundred of emails every day, and...

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