How I like to plan – My 3-3-1 Planning Tool

My 3-3-1 Planning Tool l breakaway strategies.ca

Sometimes I feel like there are 80 million things I need to get done every day, week or even month. Do you feel the same way? It can be overwhelming so this month I started creating my lists in a different way, keeping in mind less is more. The key is the number 7 – to me this felt like a manageable number and also not intimidating. So I choose 3 small tasks, 3 medium and 1 big task per …Read More

Spring Reboot

We’re lucky here in Calgary to be having just lovely Spring weather.  For me the warmer temperatures, sunshine and blue skies have motivated me to get organized and Spring clean, specifically with my business! Included in this category is my desk – I just came off from a week of working three events and my desk suffered (even more) as a dumping ground for paper, pens, sharpies, scissors, tape, hockey pucks…the list goes on. I booked in a few hours …Read More

My Top 3 Super Bowl Party Ideas

Confession – I’m a HUGE football fan, specifically of the New England Patriots so I’m pretty excited they’re in the Super Bowl this year!  I love to host a little gathering around Super Bowl whether or not my team is in the big game AND I encourage you to use it as a time to gather with family and friends to make it a Sunday Funday. Here are a few ideas you can use to create a Super Bowl Soiree …Read More

My 5 Event Day Essentials (aka life-savers!)

As I prepared to go away for work on the weekend I realized I have a few key items I ALWAYS have with me when working at events – a sneak peak for you you are my Top 5 Event Day Essentials (AKA Life-Savers) Tieks (comfortable shoes are KEY!) When you’re standing for 8-10 hours at an event TRUST me when I say you need a pair of shoes that can stand it.  I treated myself to a pair of …Read More

Three Ways to Ring-In 2015

  This will be our last post before the holidays and with that in mind, we wanted to share with you three fun ways to ring in the New Year.   Hosting at home? Why not incorporate a DIY photo booth. Have a look around your house for fun costume pieces – you could make it winter themed with scarves/mitts/hats, winter sports equipment, old Halloween costume pieces – then setup a space in your house where guests can get dressed up …Read More