Resolve to fix existing problems before starting new projects

Today is the day many folks (like me!) will make plans, goals, and resolutions for the new year. They may ask themselves: “How can I take my business to the next level?” Some may even ask if there is some kind of checklist or template that they can use to make this happen. Unfortunately, there is no universal set of tactics… Continue reading Resolve to fix existing problems before starting new projects

Don’t Just be Busy, Be Productive!

Entrepreneurs are generally excited about their work and passionate about their ideas. They love their businesses (sometimes) as if it were one of their children. And they spend a lot of time working. Unfortunately, many entrepreneurs don’t always feel like they’re getting anything done … despite the long hours and hard work. They’re pretty sure they’re being inefficient and… Continue reading Don’t Just be Busy, Be Productive!

Organizing Your Electronic Calendar

Keeping appointments and deadlines in a calendar is essential. Without one (unless you have a fabulous memory) things can go bad quickly! Unfortunately, many people still struggle with electronic calendar set up. This is how it usually happens: I was one of these people until I decided it was time to consolidate everything in one place. If there is resistance… Continue reading Organizing Your Electronic Calendar

Stop Procrastinating! (Today, Not Tomorrow!)

Procrastination is something most of us have been guilty of now and then. Whether it is a task we dread doing or a project we are excited to do, many times we procrastinate. In many instances, it stems from a perception that the project or task will be difficult, expensive, or confusing.  How then, can we… Continue reading Stop Procrastinating! (Today, Not Tomorrow!)

You Don’t Have to Do it All! How to Delegate Effectively

Optimize your time by utilizing the help of others. Do you ever say “I just can’t get it all done? I need help!” Then, immediately afterward, say, “But I don’t think there’s anybody who will understand my work, take it as seriously as I do, and do a really great job.” As a result, nothing… Continue reading You Don’t Have to Do it All! How to Delegate Effectively

Be Your Own Detective

Adjust outdated processes as your business evolves. As a small business owner or entrepreneur, you have many processes and procedures in place, not to mention lots of marketing platforms in public view. Over time, it’s easy to look at them, without really seeing them. That can be a problem, particularly as your business evolves. With that in mind, here… Continue reading Be Your Own Detective