Navigating the Deadline Dilemma: The Art of Delegation and Trust

2024-03-14T16:19:43-04:00By |Delegation and Elimination|

There is a fine line between managing and micromanaging. How do you strike the right balance to support your team effectively, especially during crunch time? I recently heard this question from the owner of a boutique marketing agency. Meet Mary (the owner), and Sarah, one of her key team members. As they navigate a crucial upcoming deadline, Mary is grappling with the challenge of [...]

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 [...]

Save the Date: Unlock Your Zone of Genius!

2024-01-24T16:57:45-05:00By |Delegation and Elimination|

Ever feel overwhelmed, constantly juggling tasks, and struggling to spend time in your zone of genius? You're not alone. Join us on January 25 and revolutionize the way you approach your business and life. "Unlock Your Zone of Genius: Master What to Delegate" Imagine confidently handing off tasks, freeing up your time to focus on what you do best. It's time to delegate more, [...]

How to Stay on Track During the Day

2023-06-27T11:55:16-04:00By |AWE|

Staying focused and productive throughout the day can be a challenge, especially for business owners. With countless notifications popping up on our phones and computers, it's easy to get distracted, go down a rabbit hole, and lose track of time. In fact, according to an Asurion study, the average person checks their phone every 12 minutes, with top users checking their phones up to [...]

3 Ways to Say No

2023-04-18T17:28:55-04:00By |Goal Setting and Mind Set, Prioritizing|

There are many times in life when we need to say no. Maybe it’s an invitation to another networking event or birthday party. It might be a night out with friends or a nomination to become a board member for an organization your heavily support. There are several reasons someone might need to say no to an offer. Though the opportunity might seem honorable [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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