Category Archives: Entrepreneurs & Intrapreneurs


He writes thank you postcards with the same message over and over She creates a quick task list for her new assistant for the upcoming special event (except she forgets  to note that the one corporate VP who always


We’re picking winners! A few weeks ago we ran a survey asking ya’ll about your burning organizational challenges. Bunches of you responded. The winners (three of them…) get to choose one of three books: “SHED Your Stuff, Change Your


You’ve been stewing over that organization issue, fussing because some process just isn’t working, or at a loss as to how to systematize a particular area of your business. Ah, procrastination! We procrastinate because we are avoiding. What are


With a nod to one of my favorite blogs of all time and to the author, Leo Babauta, let’s talk about the art of simplicity! Leo defines the Four Laws of Simplicity as: 1. Collect – bring it all


Smartphones of today (like the Blackberry, iPhone, or Droid), make for useful little devices – especially when it comes to checking email when you’re away from the office. Problem is, many small businesses are using a “POP3” email service,


Manage your email (not the other way around). Just like the phone in Tip #3, your email is ALSO a convenience tool! And don’t let anyone try to convince you otherwise! Efficiency expert and author Sally McGhee says, “The


Famous blogger and social media expert Chris Brogan says, “If your phone were a debit card, it would be sucking your attention account dry.” I really want you to think about this – especially if you own a smartphone


If Your Brain is Not For Remembering… Use a checklist!  Create them for all routine happenings where multiple things go on. For instance, you travel, right? And there’s tons of little things – important things – that you need


Most disorganization comes down to one small word – and I’ll tell you what that word is in a minute. First though… Where to Start? Karen looked at me and sighed one of those bone-tired, weary, overworked, overwhelmed kind


Laurie, a local solopreneur, is finding herself increasingly agitated, frustrated and overwhelmed trying to stay on top of the details of her rapidly growing business. Currently she’s juggling 23 clients, each with their own separate set of paper and