Kickstart your way to a successful 2022!

fireworks to kickstart your way to a successful 2022

The SMART way to reach your New Year’s resolution. New Years Day is a day of new beginnings, a fresh slate, and for me, a day when all my dreams feel possible.  I recently heard that more New year’s resolutions are broken each year than any other goal?  Why do we continue to make resolutions, […]

Three Key Systems To Maximize Your Time and Energy!

woman with a clock that emphasizing the three key systems to maximize your time and energy

No matter the length of time you’ve been in business, three key systems will help simplify your work and create more of the efficiency you seek.  There are certain aspects of your business that you can do with your eyes closed – your area of skill and passion. Yet there are other areas that you […]

How to Create a Better Business with Systems!

cogwheel showing how to create a better business with systems

Starting and owning a business is an incredible thing. It’s a giant leap from enjoying and being an expert in a craft or skill. That leap requires a lot of deep digging to complete what is needed to operate an entire company where that craft or skill is part of the whole. The transformation to […]

How to Increase Quality Time with Your Family

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Do you feel like you are spending more time with your immediate family during the past year? If so, you’re not alone before COVID-19 studies determined that families only spent up to 40-minutes a day together. Now more people work from home, either full or part-time, and family togetherness is increasing. Now is the opportunity […]

How to Create Space for Fun, Family, Friends, and Self-Care

group of friends and family creating space for fun and self-care

Do you feel that you work all the time and never have enough time for your friends and family? That your time and attention are spent on your clients, employees, family members, or household chores?  You’re not alone!  Our lives are filled with obligations and distractions that seem to every moment of our time. However, […]

Make Time For Friends And Family

Make time for friends and family

Do you ever feel lonely and isolated in your life? Are you in need of some fresh or different perspectives to help you work through some problems? Spending time with trusted friends and family is a perfect way to solve these problems and more!  As an entrepreneur, it’s easy to isolate yourself, putting you on a […]

The Battle for Productivity [Part 5 of 5] Conquer Your Dragons

a flying dragon, conquering your dragons

Prioritize your workday to accomplish more. When starting your day, you may want to earn a quick and easy checkmark or two showing you’ve accomplished something early in your day. Research shows that most productive and successful entrepreneurs focus on completing the day’s most important task first. One of my favorite authors, Mark Twain said, […]

The Battle for Productivity [Part 3 of 5] The Early Bird is a Successful Bird

The early bird is a successful bird

The key to success is to – Wake up early!  Watching the sunrise each day is beautiful and yes it may be one of the key habits that most successful entrepreneurs do.   Early mornings are a time when many successful individuals conquer their important or creative tasks while others slumber. From Aristotle who said, […]

The Battle for Productivity [Part 2 of 5] Goals vs Systems

Dart board with setting goals versus systems

Last week I described a few of the distractions that many entrepreneurs face. This week let’s talk about goals and how they relate to your accomplishments and feeling productive. I’m sure you’ve heard that to be productive, you need to set goals – SMART goals, BHAGs (big hairy audacious goals), or even stretch goals. But […]