The Morning Pep Talk You Need Now

As a self-proclaimed productivity nerd, getting LOTS of things done has always been my main goal. But, while reading my current book, The Productivity Project by Chris Bailey, I learned that my (common) way of thinking about productivity isn’t really accurate. Instead, Chris (brilliantly) explains in the book that...

May 2019 Wrap-Up

At the start of every month, I collect and review some of my favorite articles, podcasts, recipes, products, updates from With Cheryl, and more. Here are some of my favorites from the month of May (featuring a beautiful view from my May trip to Portland, OR!):

How to Master Your Calendar

The concept of "clustering" was introduced to me by one of my very own authors: Steven Griffith. (Quick FYI: In case you didn't know, I'm an Editor at a business book publisher.) Steven's brand new book, The Time Cleanse, is in stores this week and it's where I first learned about a concept that has completely transformed the way I work, which I'd like to tell you about today.

Disconnect to Reconnect

According to a 2018 Nielsen survey, American adults spend over 11 hours a day interacting with various types of media. I don't know about you, but I can think of many other ways I would like to spend almost half of my day!

Today, I wanted to share some of the tactics I've put into practice to disconnect from my phone and connect with what really matters to me. Let's jump right in...