How to make the best decisions: A counterintuitive approach
A client texted this morning and asked if we could have a quick call…  They have an opportunity to purchase a piece of equipment for their business and wanted my... Read More
Overcome Overwhelm: 3 Stages of Business
In our 3 Causes of Overwhelm post recently, we shared that the primary cause of overwhelm is trying to do all things equally and simultaneously while constantly being seduced by... Read More
3 Causes of Overwhelm
Do you find yourself working more than you should for a fraction of the results you’re anticipating?  Running here and there thinking the next webinar, program, self-study course or event... Read More
Winning the Productivity Game
While on the phone with a colleague recently, she said, “I don’t get how you can be so freakishly productive.” “Freakishly?” That put me off a bit until she followed... Read More
“When it came up”
Most businesses go through “feast and famine” periods – periods where either you have so many clients you’re longing for a day off and other periods where you’re wondering if... Read More
Time Management: A new approach to productivity
What if you knew you had about 4,000 total weeks to live? That life is finite (whatever your number of weeks). What would be important to you if you viewed... Read More
3 Tips to Reaching Any Goal
Back in January, I was challenged to do something different. Something that would take significant effort and isn’t something I’ve done before. I reviewed my 2022 goals (business and personal)... Read More
Strategy, Tactics and Why I’m not a Coach
Last Sunday I logged into my Gmail account to see they’d changed the inbox.  Shortly after, I posted a note on my blog about the change and how it affects entrepreneurs who... Read More
How to Repurpose Content for Increased Visibility
Regardless of how you choose to get the word out and increase visibility, multiple forms of content need to be created and the most efficient way to do it is... Read More
Increase credibility by replacing these two phrases
I've managed an online team for 16 years and was recently referred to as a "founding grandmother" in the online world by Carrie Wilkinson (formerly branded as The Barefoot Executive)... Read More
August… An Interesting Month
I read something years ago about August and, as I was reviewing my August goals, it came to mind. To paraphrase...   August is a funny month. Many people enjoy... Read More
A Revenue Opportunity You’ve Likely Missed
When was the last time you/your team said "no" to a customer?   "No, we don't do X?" "No, we don't offer Y?"   Inside each of these "No's" is... Read More
Craving a Reboot? Shift Your Energy
Have you ever just craved a reboot? Something to shift up the energy? That was me two weekends ago. While I love what I do and am so grateful to... Read More
How are YOU spending your average business day?
As a small business owner you have several hats to wear and several choices about how you wear them. This isn’t news to you. Most business owners, sadly, spend their... Read More
10X Growth: 5 Questions and 4 Actions to Revolutionize Your Business
A few months ago I had mentioned the book The 10X Rule by Grant Cardone and while speaking with a client who's doing very well, I asked "What if you... Read More
“Discipline, schmiscipline, and the paradox of freedom through boundaries” by Bonnie Hutchinson
Today’s guest article is brought to you by Bonnie Hutchinson. Click here if you prefer to listen to the article: I once said to my mother, “It’s easy for you.... Read More
3 Specific Questions to Increase Your Productivity
Several years ago I read a report about asking 3 specific questions to increase your productivity. While I unfortunately can’t remember who wrote the report, I do remember the questions.... Read More
Perfectionism: A Fear-Filled Time Trap
Today's guest article is from Paula Eder of I am a recovering perfectionist. Letting go of a project or launching a product was a distressing, doubt-riddled process that presented... Read More