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Boost Your Productivity – Time Block Your Meetings

Boost Your Productivity – Time Block Your Meetings Let’s face it – small business owners attend a lot of meetings. We have to! We need to: network to make new connections; meet with new prospects and customers to sell our

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Digital Reminders Can Keep You on Time

Digital Reminders Can Keep You on Time In Lewis Carroll’s book “Alice in Wonderland,” White Rabbit pulls a watch from his waistcoat and frantically squeals, “I’m late, I’m late for a very important date. I’m overdue, I’m in rabbit stew,

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The Joy of Finishing

The Joy of Finishing Procrastination can be a big problem for SBOs, however never finishing projects, programs and tasks can be deadly. In fact, when you really consider the implications, if you don’t finish things, how can you ever expect

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Are you Never Really Anywhere?

Are You Never Really Anywhere? Eddie Cochran originally performed the classic song Summertime Blues way back in the 1950’s as an anthem of angst for a young person torn between love and having to work to earn money. An angst

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Stop Kneading the Dough in Your Business

Stop Kneading the Dough in Your Business Lack of time is not the problem – although you might think it is. In my years of coaching and training, I have found that not having enough time is not the root

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The List: To-do or Not To-Do

The List: To-do or Not To-Do Are you a lister? I mean, do you have a to-do list? Lists can be great time management tools, but they can suck time away from you, too. Some people have to-do lists that

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Are You Conquered by Divided Attention?

Are You Conquered by Divided Attention? Have you ever seen a parent with several children in a grocery store and really observed them? If not, take the time to do it. Notice how the parent’s attention is divided: Monitoring each

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Now what was it I was supposed to do today? A Confession

How do you do it? Someone asks you to give them a call or worse yet, you tell them that you’ll call them later… what’s the next thing you do? Do you use your phone to make a note? Send

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Posted in Mindset, Planning, Time Management

How do you do it?

Someone asks you to give them a call or worse yet, you tell them that you’ll call them later. What’s the next thing you do? Do you use your phone to make a note? Send a memo to yourself? Jot

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For Goodness Sake… How Many Calendars Are There?

I don’t know about you but I have way too many calendars! I have a calendar for me, for Cath and the kids, one for my business, one to keep track of client appointments, one for Chamber of Commerce events,

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