Category Archives: Small Business Ownership


Over the past couple weeks in social media land, I asked for specifics about where you are struggling with organization, time management, and/or prioritization so I could speak directly to your issues during our 31 Days of Organizing together.


How long have you been in business? A few months? A few years? A few decades? If you’ve been in business more than a few years, I have a question for you: When was the last time you scheduled


In high school, I took up the very unusual hobby of wood carving. After school each Thursday, I would join about 15 men (most of them over age 60) to practice the art of making stuff out of wood.


It’s been about a month since I wrote last. I had a perfect storm of health issues, family issues, and energy issues. Plus, add on moving and getting married this year and I was tapped out. Other than working


Last week, I spoke to 150 professionals at a large corporation about organization and personal effectiveness. Their questions were telling of the times we live in: How do I manage my email overwhelm? How do I even find time


I was sitting at Panera reading yesterday morning. It’s a habit of mine to find time each week to read a magazine or a book that has a business or philosphical focus. Helps my brain get out of “scanning”


There’s a dude named Jonathan Fields who is one of my heroes. He started a series of video interviews called Good Life Project. If you haven’t heard of Jonathan or seen any of the Good Life Project interviews, you


In the last couple weeks, I’ve talked to a number of people about working hard vs. hardly working. ┬áMostly it’s been men (probably because men make up about 75 percent of my client list). We’ve been talking about their


You may or may not know I went to Queens University of Charlotte for my third of my three attempts at college. I finally got my bachelor’s degree in Organizational Communications there at night and worked there full-time during