Showing Up for What Matters: How to choose to be where it counts

Every day offers us countless ways to spend our time. From the moment we open our eyes in the morning, we are greeted with responsibilities, relationships, needs, and desires that all compete to be worthy of a fraction of the 24 hours we’re given to spend. We really should look at this as a bank … Continue reading Showing Up for What Matters: How to choose to be where it counts

How the Law of Diminishing Returns Applies to Entrepreneurial Success

When’s the last time you thought about the Law of Diminishing Returns? Whether you’ve intentionally thought about it or not doesn’t really matter because it has been present in your life, regardless. "In economics, diminishing returns is the decrease in marginal output of a production process as the amount of a single factor of production … Continue reading How the Law of Diminishing Returns Applies to Entrepreneurial Success

How Busy People Do It All

The saying goes “If you need something done, ask a busy person.” I have found this so true time and time again. And guess what? I’m often that busy person who gets asked. From minimal requests of “Can you take care of this?” to “Do you want to be fully responsible for this intense volunteer … Continue reading How Busy People Do It All

How to Be Your Own Best Executive Assistant

For many small business owners and entrepreneurs, it's fun to romanticize the idea of having an executive assistant who makes your personal and professional life seamless, comfortable, and organized. You know, like what you see in Hollywood movies where the CEO has someone who brings their preferred morning beverage to the office without having to … Continue reading How to Be Your Own Best Executive Assistant

Regain Your Day by Eliminating These Biggest Wastes of Time

What would you do with more hours in your day? While actually creating more time isn’t possible, you can become more productive with the time you’ve been given and use it toward things that move the needle for you, whether personally or professionally. The “time hacks” I’m going to give you here aren’t the typical … Continue reading Regain Your Day by Eliminating These Biggest Wastes of Time

7 Signs Your Business is Running You

Maybe you align with the job description of “I run a business.” You don’t have to be an entrepreneur or even a business owner to make this statement. You simply need to be in a place of authority within your business or organization where, for the most part, you are calling the shots. However, the … Continue reading 7 Signs Your Business is Running You

Struggling to Keep Up With Your Blog?

For anyone who has the goal of blogging regularly, you know it can be a real challenge to keep up with the demand for new content. Whether your blog is for professional or personal use, so many other obligations in life can pull you away from spending time with your thoughts. For me at least, … Continue reading Struggling to Keep Up With Your Blog?

My Time Management Secrets for Balancing 25+ Client Accounts at Once

It might sound crazy - oh and believe me, some days,  it is - but I average 25+ active client accounts on any given month. If you throw in the various one-time projects and things that go beyond client retainers, then that number can grow to be much higher. Now for the kicker. I also … Continue reading My Time Management Secrets for Balancing 25+ Client Accounts at Once

Tips for Protecting Yourself From Time Thieves

Time thieves…you know, those people, tasks, or distractions that cost us more time than we have allotted and throw our schedule – and sanity - off kilter. What’s important to keep in mind that even your friends, family, or clients you really like can be unintentional time thieves if they don’t realize what they’re doing … Continue reading Tips for Protecting Yourself From Time Thieves

7 Things I’m Doing to Manage Workflow This Summer

Many people aspire to reduce their summer workload so they can enjoy this relaxed season, but most wind up stuck in the crazy cycle of taking on the same, if not more work tasks. Whether you want to enjoy more time with family, or simply need a season to refresh your perspective, it’ so important … Continue reading 7 Things I’m Doing to Manage Workflow This Summer