Maya's Favorites, Personal Development, Books for Adults . By Maya Smart | August 12 , 2015

The Crossroads of Should and Must

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Personal Development, Books for Adults . By Maya Smart | February 10 , 2016

Playing Big

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Personal Development . By Maya Smart | December 07 , 2013

What it Looks Like to Commit Without Overcommitting

September 24, 2013 marked a big milestone in my personal productivity journey. It was the first jam-packed day of meetings that I

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Personal Development . By Maya Smart | December 10 , 2013

The Secret to Successful Meeting-hopping (Hint: It’s All in the Notes)

I knew I had a problem when, in a meeting with a couple of block-print Moleskin types, I pulled out a crumpled piece of bright

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Personal Development . By Maya Smart | December 11 , 2013

You’ve Delegated Tasks. Now How Do You Make Sure They Actually Get Done?

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Personal Development, Community, Diversity & Inclusion . By Maya Smart | December 28 , 2013

On Singing the Blues

My eyes scanned the words.  They were happy.  No one was singing the blues. But the words did not compute.  I never, with my

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Personal Development . By Maya Smart | December 31 , 2013

How to Vanquish Email Overload Once and For All

Given our frequently complex and unpredictable lives, we all need a few daily anchors—little things that make us feel grounded

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Personal Development, Community . By Maya Smart | January 01 , 2014

Leadership: The Echelman Way

The choice of Janet Echelman’s work to illustrate the Harvard Business Review article “Women Rising: The Unseen Barriers”

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Personal Development . By Maya Smart | January 06 , 2014

The Gift Card Conundrum: How to Spend without Overspending

Dear Maya, I received a bunch of gift cards this holiday season and I still haven’t spent the ones I received last year. 

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Personal Development . By Maya Smart | January 08 , 2014

This Year I Learn to Cook

For the last ten years or so I’ve written out New Year’s Intentions.  They are like resolutions but a bit less, well,

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