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

Why Your Workflow Should Change with the Seasons

Should your workflow change with the seasons? It’s an interesting question. So often when it comes to workload and efficiency, we feel like consistency and stability should be the goal. These are certainly good things to have in your career, but I want you to consider why allowing your work to ebb and flow with … Continue reading Why Your Workflow Should Change with the Seasons

5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Increase Employee Productivity (Contribution from Keith Coppersmith)

The following post comes to us from Keith Coppersmith, an experienced business consultant who serves small businesses and startups. Employees are the very core of every business. Without employees, you simply cannot do what's necessary on your own in order to grow or develop your business further. However, simply having employees is sometimes not enough to … Continue reading 5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Increase Employee Productivity (Contribution from Keith Coppersmith)

Twas the Day Before Christmas (The Business Owner’s Version)

(As retold by a mom and entrepreneur) Twas the day before Christmas, when all through the house not a computer was running, not even a mouse. Cords and chargers were stowed with care, in hopes we had strength to leave them there. One sleepy critter was nestled snug in her bed, while visions of toy … Continue reading Twas the Day Before Christmas (The Business Owner’s Version)

Stop Making Project Management Complicated

As a business owner, project management is right at the top of the list of core services I provide to my clients. I ensure the deadlines we set any myriad of communication projects, are met and that at any given moment, I know the status of the project and who holds the ball to move … Continue reading Stop Making Project Management Complicated

Are You Busy? Chances Are You’re Nowhere Near Your Full Potential

If you’re like most people, your plate looks pretty full right now. You can’t imagine stacking one more client or work project on your calendar for fear it will cause your phone to catch fire. But then a new opportunity presents itself. For us consultants, this opportunity means more money, more exposure, potentially more work … Continue reading Are You Busy? Chances Are You’re Nowhere Near Your Full Potential

A Day in the Life of a Mompreneur

For many types of careers, you can quickly gather what a typical work routine might look like. While day to day tasks and interactions will continuously change, more traditional career paths have fairly predictable hours and work locations. Moreover they usually focus on serving one industry or a certain type of clientele. What I want … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Mompreneur

Oh the Places You’ll…Work!

It’s a Dr. Seuss book that has become the standard gift to give someone for graduation, “Oh the Places You’ll Go!” I have my own copy stored somewhere. I truly haven’t thought much about this book since my own college graduation, but recently the words in that title have never been truer of my professional … Continue reading Oh the Places You’ll…Work!