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Attention Female Entrepreneurs: These 15 Mistakes Are Guaranteed to Ruin Your Life and Probably Make You Fat

Mistake #1: Isolate and try to do everything yourself “Try,” as in, don’t even try, because you can’t. It just isn’t possible to do everything yourself. Isolation isn’t good for anyone, but generally speaking, it bums women out faster than men. “Psychobiologists…have proved that long-lasting loneliness not only makes you sick; it can kill you.” That’s the last place you want to be to create productivity in your work or your life- bummed out, sick or […]

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49 Productivity Hacks for the Most Successful Entrepreneurs

This is a collection of hacks- some of them are specifically Joumor principles, the philosophy that I teach entrepreneurs and CEO’s (many of whom have ADD and ADHD). Drink more water than you think you need An oldie but goodie- drink more water. I just drank a glass of water after writing that. It’s not original, but we need reminders. The goal of most of us is to be in flow- that state of creativity and movement and […]

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How Do I Get My Husband To…

“Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you.” -Mike Murdock Thank you! Newsletter reader Ileane sent in this great question: “How do I get my husband to clean up his parents’ memorabilia that’s laying in boxes in our downstairs useable area?” Many clients and students ask how they can “get” their spouse or children or boss or partner…or even themselves to “do” something. There are 2 seemingly obvious answers that I have heard or […]

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There’s Always A Way

One of my dear California clients and I work together by video on Skype 2x/week. We are clearing her desk, redoing her filing system, and improving her clutter-free connection with the people in her life. Last week, unbeknownst to us, Skype was not working globally. We thought it was us. After trying it a few times we restarted our computers but to no avail. Then we tried Skype on our phones, but the video didn’t […]

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How Joumor and a Smile Helped Me Win the Playoffs

In 2003, a rabbi client of mine joked (seriously), “The dogma of any religion is: we’re right and you’re not.” I’ve always remembered that, because it’s true of people in general- we usually think our way is right, at least until proven otherwise. How Joumor Productivity Principles are everywhere: A couple of weeks ago was the first night of Pool (Billiards) League Playoffs. Our team was playing a team we had never met before. The […]

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The Race to Perseverance

“Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.” -Walter Elliott This quote by Walter Elliot is sooooo Joumorous, isn’t it? Because everything is about all the tiny decisions we make all day every day. That’s what we’re working on at the Joumor Institute: Identify your vision. Remove what doesn’t belong. Break things down into tiny manageable pieces. CHOOSE choices that lead you to your goal, over and over Unitask […]

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