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Creativity and “thinking outside the box” with respect to our work-life potential and opportunities.

Expensify

Expensify

If you need to track expenses or receipts for any reason: work, business, mileage, taxes, etc., check out Expensify, an easy to use and free app that has helped us reduce paper, streamline expense tracking, and increase personal efficiency.  The easy-to-use app allows you to take a picture of each receipt, make relevant notes, and […]

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2013.7.12 Wixii-ficiencies

Location, Location, Location

Wixii™ Jessica always strives to maximize use of her time by completing errands based on her route and geographical location.  For example, after dropping her daughter off at school, she will swing by the post office and grocery store as they are on the way back to her home office.  As for meetings, Jessica shares […]

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Don't Stop Challenging Ourselves

Focused on Opportunity Not Fear

“Fear is an emotion induced by a perceived threat which causes [a person] to quickly pull far away from it and usually hide. It is a basic survival mechanism occurring in response to a specific stimulus, such as pain or the threat of danger.” One of the goals at Women in the Mix in sharing […]

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Tech Tip: Back It Up Regularly, and in 2+ Ways

Tech Tip: Back It Up Regularly, and in 2+ Ways

If you are at all like me and consider yourself technology dependent (i.e., your smartphone is like another appendage) but not necessarily tech wise/savvy, may I suggest prioritizing regular back-ups of your data, and in at least two different ways.  Recently, I learned, the hard way, that regular backing up to multiple sources can save each […]

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Power of a Phone Call

The Power of the Phone Over Email or Text

“The ultimate alternative to multi-tasking I have discovered is calling people rather than email/texting/facebook etc.  If you can get someone on the phone, generally you get to the heart of the matter quicker and make connections that last longer than a quick text or email. Plus people genuinely seem to appreciate the effort of actually […]

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Wixii™

What’s a Wixii™?

Wix·ii™ [wik-see] adjective: describing a woman who thrives in her work-life mix. describing any woman who aspires to thrive in her work-life mix and to have meaningful work-, family-, and personal-life. also: wix·ii·tas·tic.  superlative.  excellent.  of a very high quality (in matters of work and life for women). <a wixii-tastic mompreneur> wix·ii·esque.  having qualities that […]

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Prepping the Ingredients

Start with Two Ivy League Law Degrees, Two Husbands, Five Sons, and Endless Commitments.  Add, Love for People, Zest for life, Gift of Organization & Developing Process, Drive to Achieve and Succeed, and Ideals to Make this World a Better Place. What to do with all of these ingredients? This is the story of how […]

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