More Time: A Mindset Shift

More Time: A Mindset Shift

In a recent newsletter, I polled many of you asking what stopped you from signing up for the latest course offering. About 65 percent of you responded in the same way… I don’t have time right now. Time is one of the biggest challenges facing those of us who are trying to advance our careers. […]

An Argument for Being Selfish

An Argument for Being Selfish

In most cases, our desire to advance our career and/or launch our business is not entirely selfish. We have families to support, parents to make proud, and people we want to help. We also want to earn enough to create the life we want, but that’s usually not the sole motivator. But during growth phases, […]

Work Smarter, Not Harder

Work Smarter, Not Harder

As a small business owner, I understand the struggle of work-life balance and the constant feeling that there are not enough hours in the day. Balancing the needs of your employer or clients with your actual job requirements, not to mention your friends, family, and personal well-being, can be overwhelming. Sometimes it seems impossible. I’m […]

Productivity Series: Managing Expectations

Productivity Series: Managing Expectations

When I sent off the April newsletter announcing the productivity series, I also turned to you to ask for your biggest productivity challenges. Many of you wrote back and I wasn’t surprised when the majority of responses were about external distractions: How can I avoid getting derailed by unexpected calls, fire drills, or family emergencies? […]