How to Overcome Shiny Object Syndrome

When it comes to “new ideas” business owners are inundated with them. “Too many ideas and not enough time or help to implement them all!” is a common refrain. A key to success is having a framework for deciding which ideas to pursue and which are just the “next shiny object.” The Challenge If you’ve ever thought, “I get all excited and I want [...]

How to Eliminate What Is Not Essential

To paraphrase Leo Babauta in the Power of Less, simplicity boils down to two things: Identify the essential Eliminate the rest Seems pretty simple (pun intended), right? But in reality- it can be a little tougher! It takes focus to identify what really is essential, and follow-through to eliminate the rest. I've been working on implementing this principle for about 4 months now with varying degrees of [...]

Real Solutions for Time Scarcity

"I just don't have time to exercise! By the time I get everything together in the morning, it's time to head out the door. I can't possibly get up any earlier to exercise; I'm exhausted as it is." "I just don't have time to write a book. I know I've been putting it off for years, but between running my business and caring for my [...]

2018-10-23T14:46:00-04:00By |AWE, Overwhelm|2 Comments

Manage Time by Defining Success

In a recent post I talked about how to stay focused on a goal by measuring the steps along the way. I want to expand on that idea by telling you about what happened at a major event I chaired a few months ago. I'm privileged to be coordinator of education for two local women-in-business networking groups, and I thought it would be useful [...]

Stop Procrastination – with AWE!

Confess it - you probably procrastinate every day. Look at what you have written down in your note pad, journal, to-do list, or calendar. How many of those tasks have you started? And how many have you completed? The reasons we procrastinate are numerous.  Maybe fear of success.  Possibly fear of failure.  Could be the task doesn’t align with your values and goals.  Often, [...]

How to Spend Your Time Wisely

It's universal - we all want more money and more time.  Once we spend our money  - we can still make more.  But once we "spend" our time, it's gone forever. So why do we tend to "waste time" every day?  For most of us, wasting time isn't intentional, it just "happens."  It's frustrating to get to the end of your day and realize [...]

How To Turn 15 Hours of Work into 8

Let me tell you a story. (And if you can relate to this story please be sure to leave a comment below.) Once upon a time ... in a land far, far away (Florida) there lived a focused and diligent entrepreneur.  He had been working with a brilliant time strategy visionary (hmmm wonder who that could be?! LOL!) and was becoming incredibly efficient and [...]

Change “Try” to “Do”

Welcome to another A.W.E. inspired post! "I used to want the words 'She Tried' on my tombstone. Now I want 'She Did It'" - Katherine Dunham. How can you change "try" into "do"? Try following this 3 step approach to create AND experience the life of your dreams! A - Awareness What are your current ideas?  What do you want written on your tombstone? [...]

2016-12-07T20:00:24-04:00By |AWE, Uncategorized|10 Comments

You Did It!

Congratulations on surviving the holiday season and end of the year "busy-ness".  If you had the opportunity to read any of the previous 9 "have a stress free end of the year" posts, hopefully you were able to do more than just “survive” - and instead THRIVED!!! You may be wondering why I created a post about creating a stress-free end of the year [...]

You Are Not An Island – Delegate!

Are you ready to have a fun, productive and easy end of the year? Imagine this: enjoying your family and friends, free of stress and worry, knowing that you have an easy plan in place. Doing your work without the distraction of "how will I ever get this all done?" By starting early, having a plan, and following a plan, you will set yourself [...]