Coming Soon: Propel Your Productivity 5-Day Delegating Workshop

2023-02-23T13:54:48-05:00By |Events, News, Productivity|

There are only 168 hours in the week - the way to grow your business and still have time for YOU - is to delegate some of the work. However, delegating can be challenging! How do you know what tasks to delegate - and which to do? Why does it take so darn long to delegate? Every time you delegate, you answer questions all [...]

How to Spend Less Time Answering Questions at Work

2023-02-07T16:36:18-05:00By |Delegation and Elimination, Prioritizing|

How much time per week do you spend answering questions at work? I’ve recently heard from three different clients who were struggling with the same challenge related to delegating - answering too many questions throughout their day (and as a result, having less time to accomplish important tasks). Let me set the stage. All 3 business owners: Love what they do and are worn [...]

How to Conquer Project Management in 2023!

2023-02-06T19:08:32-05:00By |Uncategorized|

Project management can be tricky. It reminds me that one of my clients opened up Asana yesterday and had 38 tasks due, plus another 14 that were overdue. She felt overwhelmed (of course!!).  Immediately, she started thinking: Where do I start? Do I have enough time to finish everything? Do I have the mental capacity to finish everything? Am I a failure if I [...]

The Power of a Checklist

2022-12-05T17:13:34-05:00By |Checklists & Systems|

As I was rereading The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande, I was reminded how critical checklists are for saving lives. They are used in many areas including in hospitals when checking vitals and in surgery, in construction during planning and construction, and in aviation pre-flight and emergencies. But what about the “regular” biz owners whose work isn’t life saving (just life changing?!)? How can [...]

What is Your Procrastination Trigger?

2022-11-29T10:29:11-05:00By |bottleneck, Distractions and Procrastination, Goal Setting and Mind Set, Prioritizing, Productivity|

According to Tim Pychyl, author of Solving the Procrastination Puzzle, everyone procrastinates. The key to increasing your productivity is decreasing the time you procrastinate. Simple, right?  Not usually!  In order to decrease the amount of time you procrastinate, you must know the answers to these questions:  What tasks do you typically put off doing?  What’s the stopping point or trigger on these tasks?  How do you [...]

WFH Week: Limiting Distractions

2022-10-18T13:33:51-04:00By |Distractions and Procrastination, self-care|

Limiting distractions is one of the many challenges facing business owners since 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many of us to work from home more than ever before. And while this has been a great way to save on office space and expenses, as a business owner, it can also be challenging to stay productive and maintain a healthy work/life balance. One of [...]

Overwhelmed? How to Make Room to Breathe

2022-09-21T11:44:06-04:00By |Goal Setting and Mind Set, Prioritizing|

If you're feeling overwhelmed, I want you to imagine a scenario with me: Imagine you are watching little kids at an Easter egg hunt. They have a basket - and are told the person who has the most eggs in the basket wins. The kids run around quickly, picking up eggs and putting them in the basket. At the end of the 10 minutes, [...]

2 Key Steps to Easily Accomplish Your Goals

2022-08-05T19:03:45-04:00By |Goal Setting and Mind Set|

  FACT: Setting and completing strategic goals helps your business grow.  One of the biggest struggles I see with my clients is the inability to move these goals from concept to implementation consistently. Sometimes they easily complete the goals. Other times, the goal languishes month after month after month. So - what is the difference? According to a recent study from the American Society [...]

Here’s How to Work Less This Summer!

2022-07-06T11:54:11-04:00By |Delegation and Elimination, Prioritizing|

When I think "summer," I think of three things: Eliminate, Automate and Delegate. Let me explain why... One of the best things I’ve ever done was to create summer hours for my business. And, one of the great pleasures of having a few hours to myself every week is spending time reading books that inspire and motivate me to be a better business owner. [...]

Routine: Eliminating Chaos from your Day

2022-06-15T12:42:13-04:00By |Checklists & Systems, Overwhelm|

Sometimes owning a business can feel chaotic, but with the proper routine, you can sail through stressful times without hitting the panic button!   One way to reduce stress is to create a routine with stable “book-ends” to start and end each day.    This will also help your team members who are overwhelmed by fast-paced projects feel more confident in their abilities, while [...]

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