Categories Archive: Productivity

  • A Day In The Life Of An Entrepreneur

    Have you ever seen that meme, a day in the life of an entrepreneur? And it’s like, oh, I’m excited. Oh, wait, no, I was wrong. I suck. O wait, no, things are working. I think it’s going well. Oh, wait, no, I was wrong again. Oh my gosh, I’m going to go bankrupt. Right…. View Article

  • Do You Have A Problem Letting Go

    One thing entrepreneurs are not very good at: surrendering. There’s a great book I highly recommend. It’s by Michael Singer. It’s called The Surrender Experiment. And what’s so interesting in my many, many years of one-on-one client work is that entrepreneurs kind of have an issue with control. We want to be able to manage… View Article

  • Brain Dump

    Our brains are very funny things, especially as a business owner. You’re trying to see all of the things in this amount of time as much as humanly possible, and I highly recommend if you are feeling overwhelmed or you have way too much on your plate to do a brain dump. Take everything that… View Article

  • The Key to Staying Constant in a Business That Comes in Waves

    “How do you stay consistent, especially in a service industry that comes in waves?” This question came in from Caleb Ermier, I think I got your name right. And I highly recommend paying more attention to timelines. So for example on those waves, those really big peak times, you should already have your system set… View Article

  • How To Structure Your Mornings

    How to structure your mornings before you check email? This question came in from Joshua Walker. Thank you so much for submitting this. So the only thing that I found that actually works is keeping my phone completely out of my bedroom, otherwise, I will automatically check my email. So if it’s very far away,… View Article

  • Employee Performance Plan

    Do you have an employee performance plan? Now, what this means is you have employees. Ideally, we want to be able to help those employees the best humanly possible. Whether that means working them out of their current job or role because they’re not necessarily good in that specific role, or helping them get better… View Article

  • You Need A Waitlist!

    You need a waitlist! One of the tips that I give clients, actually, I had a client from South Africa the other day, and this is hugely imperative. They were at capacity, which is a wonderful amazing thing. They have so many clients. They barely can take on anything else. Well, the problem with that… View Article

  • The Problem Always Stems From This!

    The problem always stems from this. I was actually interviewing Mike McDermott from Freshbooks the other day and he quoted an amazing quote. It says, “No matter what the problem is. It’s always a people problem.” And that’s actually by Gerald Weinberg’s writing. What he meant by that is not like fire your team. He… View Article

  • Speed of Implementation Challenge!

    I found that the speed of implementation is the biggest critical factor of knowing if you’re going to be successful or not. There’s actually a quote from Lee Iacocca, “The speed of the boss is the speed of the team”. So, I want to challenge you today and look back at the last three, four… View Article

  • No Screen Sunday Challenge!

    Addicted to technology. Now, I know I did a video not that long ago about Facebook and deleting it off your phone. And a lot of you already had it deleted off your phone or did it that day and I’m so proud. Like a proud mom, right, because it is a huge turning point…. View Article