Do you find yourself constantly or even obsessively checking your email all day long? Do you feel a sinking sense of dread and resentment every time you look at your inbox? If you’re like a lot of business owners I know, you probably wonder why people talk about email being a time saver, when in your world, it feels like a huge time eater! Read the rest of this post »
Lose 10 pounds if you just hold this magic lamp.
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Just when you feel like you’ve recovered from the rush and hubbub of the holidays, tax season is right around the corner. And when you run a small business out of your home, it can be hard to figure out what forms you need to fill out, what pieces of documentation are necessary and a myriad of other important details. One of the thorniest issues for many small business owners (after actually buckling down to DO the dreaded taxes, of course) is figuring out what expenses are deductible. Read the rest of this post »
You get in your shower at the hotel. You turn the water on – and it is crazy hot. You turn the knob the other way, and it gets even hotter?
You can’t figure out which way is hot and which way is cold. Read the rest of this post »
Whether it’s a new year, a new quarter, or just a new day, it’s still a new opportunity to structure your time, manage your energy, and delegate bothersome tasks so that you can focus on your big picture – your business. Spending a lot of time on necessary but less-than-thrilling details can steal your energy and enthusiasm for what you love most: developing your business. Read the rest of this post »
It was the worst hold music ever. The same song playing over and over. I was trapped in a Yanni & John Tesh vortex trance. I would have taken Milli Vanilli over Yanni and Tesh. Maybe even a little Michael Bolton.
I couldn’t hang up the phone. I had to deal with some health insurance stuff. I had to be patient. Yanni and Tesh were killing me!!!! Read the rest of this post »
When you have a team of employees or people you outsource to, keeping track of what’s going on can be very difficult to do. If you’re not careful emails can be lost, deadlines missed, and tasks unassigned. That’s not what you want, so it’s best to start right away with an online project management system. Read the rest of this post »
If you’ve been in business for any length of time, you know how challenging it can be to continue to bring in new business month after month. Once you have customers purchasing from you, it may be a little difficult to go back out and find more. Or you may find, as the economy and technology changes, your business may need to change as well. Read the rest of this post »
Ya know those people that double dip? The ones that dip their chips in guacamole, take a bite, and dip the same chip back in the guacamole? What’s up with those cocktail party crazy people?
We don’t want their germs in our guacamole. Read the rest of this post »
For Gmail users, MailTrack is a free Chrome Extension that is worth taking a look at.
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