Are You Too Busy to Hire Help?

2022-06-08T15:12:32-04:00By |Delegation and Elimination, Zone of Genius|

Effective time management means devoting time to work ON the business as well as IN the business. No matter how busy you are, you need to have time to create processes and systems, plan and think, and grow. So what happens when you have too much work to get it all done? You delegate. And what happens when you don't have time to hire [...]

3 Complex Delegating Challenges

2022-06-15T15:39:55-04:00By |Delegation and Elimination|

Why in the world should you master the art and skill of delegating? The easy answer is that there are 168 hours in the week. Some of that time you're sleeping, you're eating, your spending time with family and friends. You have a finite amount of time where you can actually work on your business, and you want to make sure that you're doing [...]

The Importance of Guardrails When Delegating

2022-06-15T15:42:06-04:00By |Delegation and Elimination|

Delegating can be tough! You want your team members to take ownership of the role, yet they can’t read your mind. So, how can you make the process easier? First - think about the task or project. Is it a repeatable, process-driven task or is it more nuanced? Once you figure out an easy way to capture a process, moving those repeatable tasks off [...]

A Case Study: Lack of Focus or Lack of Downtime?

2022-06-15T15:45:35-04:00By |Awesome People, Podcast|

I get it...being a business owner means you wear SO many hats. You're ultimately responsible for staff and their tasks, and for client care, and for business development, and for your own tasks...and...and...AND! Even when you are great at time management and delegation, you might still feel challenged by how much you have to get done. If you find yourself procrastinating or feeling stressed [...]

Stay In Your Zone of Genius!

2021-10-07T09:42:03-04:00By |Zone of Genius|

You love your business. But every once in a while you get frustrated, overwhelmed, and tired. You are one person – yet it feels like you are doing the work of 3 (or 4 or 5). It's hard when you wear ALL the hats...even if you're good at delegating! And the joy you had when you first started your business . . . well, [...]

Productivity vs Efficiency

2022-08-08T12:21:06-04:00By |Delegation and Elimination, Productivity|

What's the key difference between productivity and efficiency? "Productivity" - is an enticing buzzword that keeps many small business owners running in circles. (In fact, I called myself a “productivity consultant” for a while!) You know what I mean . . . the next new "shiny object." Always looking for the newest productivity app, productivity book, and anything you can get your hands on [...]

How to Find More Time With Strategic Delegation

2020-08-20T11:50:30-04:00By |Awesome People, Delegation and Elimination, Financial Advisors|

The way to really grow your business is to stay in your Zone of Genius, doing the work in which you excel and moving the rest off your to-do list. Let’s face it – you can only do so much by yourself. At some point, you run out of time and mental capacity! After all, when you try to do EVERYTHING, something suffers. Your [...]

“Delegating Sucks the Energy Right Out of Me!”

2019-08-28T08:02:53-04:00By |Delegation and Elimination|

A fantastic woman left this message in one of my Facebook groups: "Something occurred to me about my delegation habits... I delegate, but I still OWN the task, like I'm the one checking up, and it takes so much energy. Almost more than just doing the task myself. Anyone else experience this?" First, this is NOT unusual! Especially for high performing individuals. You KNOW in [...]

#1 Go-To Resource for Delegating

2019-05-03T09:12:53-04:00By |Delegation and Elimination|

A lot of my blog posts and eblasts talk about delegating. WHY? Why am I spending so much time sharing information on delegating? The bottom line – you can only do so much by yourself. At some point, you run out of time! The way to really grow your business is to stay in your Zone of Genius, doing the work that you excel [...]

How A Virtual Assistant Is An Affordable Asset In Your Digital Marketing Efforts

2018-05-21T15:20:52-04:00By |Awesome People, Delegation and Elimination|

Laura Licursi Marketing...some of us love it, some don't. Some are great at it, some are not. It takes time, expertise, and energy to create an effective marketing campaign, but it's a necessary part of doing business. Laura Licursi, owner of the VA service Elite Virtual Assistants, says that the first question she is usually asked is how a Virtual Assistant can help [...]

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