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

Mixing Work with Pleasure – Tips for “making fun” of work trips

Last week I enjoyed a 5-day trip to Houston, Texas where I mixed equal parts of work and play. A client afforded me the opportunity to fly from a hot and humid Pennsylvania to a VERY hot and VERY humid Houston. (Houstonians, you have us beat hands-down!) Humidity Index aside, this trip was unique for … Continue reading Mixing Work with Pleasure – Tips for “making fun” of work trips

Habits For A Happier Life At Home

Building and maintaining good habits can provide our lives with a positive framework, but these habits don’t simply happen by chance. It’s pretty easy to fall into bad habits that impede life around the house. A happy routine can support a happy mood, so if we stick to positive routines around our homes, we stand … Continue reading Habits For A Happier Life At Home

Integrity: The Single Most Important Quality in Business & Life

When asked, "What is the most important quality you want to find in another person?" You may first consider the context. Is this someone you're doing business with, working for, married to, or following under their leadership? It would appear that depending upon your relationship with a person, your view of their most important quality … Continue reading Integrity: The Single Most Important Quality in Business & Life

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

Best Healthy Habits To Practice At Home

A nutritious diet and plenty of exercise can undoubtedly promote good health, but what about the daily habits you practice at home? From your everyday routine to getting the proper sleep, there are several things you can do to promote and enjoy a healthy lifestyle. It's said that good habits begin at home, and this … Continue reading Best Healthy Habits To Practice At Home

Best Online Document Share Tools for Businesses (Guest Contribution from Gabriel Ted)

The following article comes to us from Gabriel Ted, a freelance writer based in London. With a degree in International Business and having contributed previously at PCWorld, Gabriel has a particular interest in Cloud Computing and Virtual Data Rooms. Please enjoy his article below. When it comes to sharing Business tools and managing businesses of … Continue reading Best Online Document Share Tools for Businesses (Guest Contribution from Gabriel Ted)

Collaborating with other Consultants: How to Grow Your Business by Working Together

If you consider yourself a consultant, contractor, freelance, or anything similar, it’s so important to know that there is a ton of value in teaming up with other consultants – whether it be in different industries or the very same industry in which you work. Although this may seem simple and obvious on the surface, … Continue reading Collaborating with other Consultants: How to Grow Your Business by Working Together

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