6 key choices for success and happiness


Our choices

As we start the new year I’ve been thinking about choices.

I realized that there are some simple, key choices that we all have immediately available to us that can help us be more true to ourselves, and become happier and more successful at work and life — no matter where we are starting from. Read More

Using time better

This month’s webinar was on the topic of Using Time Better

If you missed it, you can download the recording.

Using Time Better

How well do you use time?

It’s easy to blame others for making us too busy, but the first step is to face up to the fact that we alone, are the resource of our own time. Read More

Get more control of your time and energy


Resist the Internet sometimes

Ok, right off the bat… If you are reading this blog in bed, stop now, turn your device off, do something else for now, and come back to the internet later…

I could probably end this blog right here, because this is the main point. Read More

Happiness & Time Management

happiness time 2

Schedule what is important to you

In getting ready for this month’s webinar on Managing Your Own Performance, I recalled a small epiphany I had many years ago: Time management is the key to happiness.

What I mean by this is simply that:

I have way more fun, when I make time on purpose to have fun. Read More

New is stressful

new is stressful

I want to share two important ideas that I learned from one of my key, long-time mentors, Jim Davis. These have proven to be profoundly valuable through my career.

Big Idea #1 – New is stressful

There was a time when I started a new, big, executive job, and the enormity of what I needed to learn was crushing. Read More

Why I am thankful for my childhood bullies

Bullied as a kid

I think many of us have the experience of being a misfit or an outcast as a child. I certainly do not have the corner on this. But with all the talk of bullying right now, it got me thinking about my childhood bullies and the ultimate impact that being bullied had on my life. Read More

Stress, Productivity & Happiness

Every month I do a webinar on a topic of business leadership and personal effectiveness as part of my membership program for business leaders.

This month’s webinar was on Stress, Productivity, and Happiness.

The live broadcast is always free an open to anyone. Read More

Stress, productivity and happiness

I’d like to make an announcement here on the blog, that I, Patty Azzarello, am not productive every single day.

I was sick this week and failed to get all kinds of things done that I had hoped to.

It got me thinking about blog post I wrote awhile back called “Your Brain on Stress…

If you haven’t read it, it’s worth a read. Read More