Unlock Your Time: Real Strategies from 60 Women Business Owners

2024-02-23T18:14:05-05:00By |Awesome People|

I had the opportunity to facilitate a conversation with over 60 women business owners at the NAWBO Leadership Conference last month about their feelings regarding time.  What is your biggest challenge with time?  We narrowed the list to six main categories.  They then broke into groups and shared best practices and consistent solutions that work for each of them. Below are the results of [...]

Cracking the Code for Business Owners: Why Clearing Your Mental Clutter is Key

2023-08-23T18:20:20-04:00By |Checklists & Systems|

Ever felt like your mind resembled a traffic jam of never-ending tasks and ideas, threatening to trigger an explosion of overwhelm. As women entrepreneurs, the pressure to remember every detail, every deadline, and every project can be suffocating. Have you ever found yourself desperately searching for the starting point amidst the chaos? Believe me, you're not alone. The secret to regaining control and making [...]

As Soon as This Project Is Finished…

2022-07-13T12:32:14-04:00By |AWE, Productivity|

One of the goals my client shared with me is to not take work home to do in the evenings or on weekends. She often took that time to catch up on a project or two when she should be relaxing! She came to our coaching call last week frustrated. She had spent a couple of hours over the weekend holed up in her [...]

Too Much To Do and Not Enough Time?

2022-07-18T13:44:29-04:00By |bottleneck|

What if you were sure that the biggest productivity bottleneck you face with your productivity is that you have too much to do and not enough time . . . but really, that’s not the problem at all! Let me introduce Diana. She believes her biggest challenge with productivity is that she often has 2 tasks that need to be done at the same [...]

Time Management: Are You the Problem?

2022-07-18T14:03:30-04:00By |Checklists & Systems|

Each quarter, I track my time for a week. Time Management is crucial to the success of my business. However, I’m not going to lie – I HATE doing it! It seems so tedious. Plus, I ALWAYS find something I don’t like when I’m done tracking. I know I should appreciate the new knowledge because how can I fix the problems I find without [...]

The Top 3 Causes of Stress for Business Owners

2022-07-25T12:48:20-04:00By |AWE|

According to researchers, the top 3 challenges entrepreneurs face that cause stress are: 1. Access to Capital 2. Time Management 3. Managing Difficult Clients Here’s the deal – I can’t help you with access to capital or managing difficult clients, but I can certainly help you reduce the time stress in your day using the very simple A.W.E. method. Awareness – What is it [...]

3 Steps to Get More Done

2020-10-19T14:00:01-04:00By |Calendars, Goal Setting and Mind Set|

In June, I finished up my second one-year term as the president of NAWBO Cleveland. In July, I took some time to breathe. In August, I realized I had about 8 hours a week “extra” in my schedule, so I vowed to use each and every one of those hours wisely. See, I know ALL about Parkinson’s Law . . . and realized that [...]

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 [...]

How to Leave the Office an Hour Earlier. . .Without Stressing

2020-08-12T11:01:39-04:00By |Checklists & Systems, Financial Advisors|

"What would you need to do to be able to leave the office an hour earlier each day?" That's a question I asked a client last week. Here's his response: CLIENT – "I own my own business; I can leave whenever I want." ME - [PAUSE] CLIENT – "Well, I mean, I just don’t leave early very often, because I want to make sure [...]

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