If the Shoe Fits: Time for the Holidays

If the Shoe Fits: Time for the Holidays

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5726760809_bf0bf0f558_mI frequently praise the sound of silence and the benefits of unplugging.

It doesn’t have to be 100% and every little bit helps.

Starting tomorrow through January 31st, MAPping Company Success will be silent for the first time since March, 2006; I’m also going to curtail my online reading (I’m not social, so I don’t have to stop that.).

I’m not planning a trip and I won’t stop working, because I can’t change client deadlines, but I will eliminate as much online activity as possible.

What will I do with all those free hours?

  • Clear and organize my office; something I’ve been fantasizing about and trying to do a bit here and a bit there all year.
  • Catch up on all the put-offable stuff of everyday life.
  • Winter garden clean-up if weather permits.

And, I hope, spend phone time with some of you.

Seriously, give me a call at 360.335.8054. I’m usually available between 8:30 and 11 PM, barring errands, lunches and gardening.

I’d love to talk to you about anything you want. Perhaps we can solve a problem you’re having or at least shed light on it; maybe you have a question, subject or pet peeve you want to hash out; or you’re curious and just want to chat and get to know each other.

I hope you’ll take me up on my invitation; conversation with new people is at the top of my holiday wish list.

I also hope you’ll follow my example, cut back your online activities and give that time to your family, friends or favorite cause.

Have a wonderful Chrismakwanzkkah (as a friend says) and I wish you great happiness and success in 2012.

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