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My name’s Dyan Williams and I’m your Productivity & Purpose Coach.

I specialize in helping working moms, professionals and business owners maximize their productivity, fulfill their purpose in work and life, and take daily actions toward creating success on their own terms.

I’m also the founder and principal attorney at Dyan Williams Law PLLC, where I practice immigration law and legal ethics.

In July 2012, I launched this website, featuring Empowering Insights for Life, Work and Business, to connect directly with you.

I’m the author of the e-book, The Incrementalist: A Simple Productivity System to Create Big Results in Small Steps. I’m also the host of The Incrementalist: A Productivity Podcast on Making Big Changes in Small Steps. 

What to expect

The blog offers tips, tricks and tools to create your ideal work-life mix, boost your productivity, and accomplish what you truly want while you appreciate your present-day experiences.

These days, I publish posts once per month whenever I make time for them. I used to publish much more regularly and consistently – sometimes up to once per week – before I added running a law firm (in 2014) and parenting (in 2013) to my work-life mix.

Where to start

If you’re new here, you can start with the Most Popular Posts or My Favorite Posts, which I curated for you:

Most Popular Posts

Staying Solo Successfully

Overcoming Obstacles to Thriving in Remote Work: Part 2 – Blurred Lines

6 tricks for anyone who wants to start a business and be self-employed

Create for its own sake (even when it won’t bring you fame, fortune or fans)

Multitasking: 6 Steps to Help You Quit

How to Make To-Do Lists Work for You

Get unplugged: Make technology work for you

Do what comes naturally: myths & pitfalls

Failures, Screw-ups & Unknowns (re-published on as Change Your Definition of Failure: It’s How You Get Better)

My Favorite Posts

How to experience gratitude

Create Work-Life Blend (Not Balance)

Make a favorites list for inspiration and comfort

The 3 Things I Like About Insomnia (or, How It Can Be Good for You)

When Procrastination Works

Choose experiences over possessions

Move through Fear

Setting flexible goals

Networking for introverts (and other anti-schmoozers)

Make Space for What You Want

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