Satisficers and Maximizers

This week, I’m discussing satisficers and maximizers from Gretchen Rubin’s “The Happiness Project”.

Find out what happened when my husband and I put this knowledge into action in a significant family purchase years ago… Talk about marriage-saving knowledge!

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Injecting Love into the World

This week on Making It Happen I’m talking about our responsibility when it comes to Injecting Love into the World.

When we get very oriented around our achievements, it is easy to become myopic on the accomplishments and feathers in our cap. That’s not a bad...

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The Mindset of Getting Help

Uncategorized Sep 24, 2017

Happy Monday Making it Happen family! So glad you’re here again for your weekly tips on how to really make things happen for you in your lives…

This week, getting the help you need to really succeed. 

What help are you not acquiring that would make a huge difference to your...

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Getting After a Nagging Project

Welcome to another episode of Making it Happen, with Amanda Kaufman! This week, I’m exploring ways to discover that motivation that is perhaps lacking when it comes to your “Priority B” projects – you know the ones… The projects that you feel you really must...
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10 Ways a Virtual Assistant Can Help You Balance

balance productivity Sep 10, 2017

Welcome to Making it Happen with Amanda Kaufman! This week, we’re talking about a delegation strategy that has worked wonders for me. One way to free your time of tasks is to delegate them. A few years ago I lamented that I wanted some help, I just wanted some kind of personal assistant....

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Quarterly Date Day

relationships self-care Sep 03, 2017

Welcome back to another episode of Making it Happen, with Amanda Kaufman. This week is a bit different because we recorded on my iPhone as we drove to the airport so I could fly to a friend’s wedding… How appropriate that this week I planned to talk about a relationship practice my...

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Stop Managing Your Time (Manage This Instead)

motivation productivity Aug 27, 2017

Welcome to another episode of Making it Happen with Amanda Kaufman! Each week I’m sharing with you tactics to enhance your personal performance and productivity. This week, I’m sharing one of the most important productivity principles that I have learned ever since I began obsessing...

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Claiming Your Greatness

Welcome back to Making it Happen, I’m your host, Amanda Kaufman! Each week I’m writing and vlogging on the topics of personal productivity and mastering your personal performance. I want to share what I have learned to help high achieving breadwinners stop the silent decay of self...

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Getting Your Email Under Control!

productivity Aug 14, 2017

Email. A necessary evil, when it comes to productivity and time management. When I was a new analyst starting out, it was manageable without any special tactics. But as my responsibilities expanded, and my career progressed, email became unwieldy.
 
I value email, for sure. It’s...
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Why Being “Selfish” is Selfless

Welcome back to Making it Happen with Amanda Kaufman! This week I’m reflecting on a big life lesson, one that I seem to need to re-learn again and again, that serves me each time I get better at it.

Reflection: How often do you compromise your rest, nutrition, movement, and emotional...

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