This morning’s exercise was so fun! Nope, I didn’t go running. Or biking. Or kayaking. In fact, I never even left my office. What kind of exercise did I do? I virtually organized a home-based business owner’s office. Yes.
I’m going to let you in on a little secret about why you, Mr. or Ms. Business Owner, seem unable to get much accomplished these days… Are you ready? Are you sure you want to hear it…? The answer:
I was reading a blog post recently by coach Melanie Benson Strick. In this post, she outlines 10 ways that business owners become “the Bottleneck” and speedbump in their business. They can’t grow because they won’t let go. This
As a business owner, are you struggling with a to-do list a mile long? Are you constantly searching for lost files, returning calls and trying to figure out how to create a decent looking PowerPoint presentation for tomorrow’s meeting
Seth Godin's recent blog post talks about business lessons he learned on a bike. Specifically, that his big wins came during the uphill parts. He said, "The best time to engage with an employee is when everything
Ok, so I’m going to admit something that often gets me in trouble with clients and my family (mostly my mom). I have a couple of very specific opinions about “family heirlooms” stuff and they go something like this:
On Friday, I started interviewing administrative assistants (mostly virtual) to start helping me in my business. It won’t be a huge amount of time at first (maybe 10 hours a month) and I probably won’t get them started until
I’m going through a process in my business right now that I’m expanding to teach to my clients. It goes something like this: I’m too busy. I’m working a ton, but not quite billing enough hours. I need to
Cheap crap - in the form of fun, stuff, and food - is readily available. But buying cheap crap has hidden consequences in the form of wasting our natural resources, perpetuating bad labor practices, and ultimately, forcing our children
In order to effectively create an organizational structure, routine, or process, you must first listen. A couple of guidelines will set the foundation for proper order - and then the organizational process will flow.