According to a study by Professor Joseph Ferrari (seriously) at DePaul University, cited in Current Psychology, clutter is tied to procrastination. People who create disorderly living spaces are more likely to procrastinate. About 20% of people are "chronic procrastinators."
One of my original "brands" was as "the contrarian." For example, at the height of the quality movement, I preached that quality could be taken to a dysfunctional extreme, actually costing more money than necessary. I remember at one point
I have a hard time with people who "can't" start their day without coffee. I've tolerated people late for meetings, or who have insisted we drive out of our way, or who have expected me to excuse boorish behavior on
I am going to translate the language of It's All Your Fault (IAYF) to the language of Maybe I Should Accept Responsibility (MISAR). Be careful with the irregular verbs. IAYF: You didn't send me the link. MISAR: I should check my spam folder and
When you have a water leak, it makes sense to check the fittings, the faucet, the valves, and so forth. Somewhere along the pipe something has gone wrong. If you have a buyer who has agreed to review a proposal but
What is the commonality? I was afraid of, earlier in my life: • Addressing a large group of students in high school. • Roller coasters. • The dentist. • Bullies. • An overbearing college professor. • Skiing. Answer: These were all fears that I overcame by facing them