Create Content More Efficiently with Evernote

We’ve already established that Evernote is not only an amazing online tool for storing digital documents, but also an indispensable cloud-based container for creating and organizing ideas, notes, checklists, procedures, and tracking logs for how you run your business. Now I want to show you how you can manage your content using Evernote. Let’s say you’re a...

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Got Asana? Make the Best Use of It!

Asana is the project and task management software of choice for many small business owners. There’s so much to love about Asana. . . The basic software is free You can collaborate with up to 15 people at no additional cost Setting up projects and tasks is straightforward The system notifies you of the items that are due There’s a phone app that allows you to add...

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Forget About Inbox Zero

Dealing with all the messages in your inbox can feel like battling the Goliath – impossible to win. Just when you think it’s under control, you’re besieged with a barrage of new e-mails.  And so Inbox Zero – an Inbox with no messages – remains an illusion. That’s why I let go of the Inbox Zero idea. Besides, having to get rid of new e-mails creates...

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The Key to Managing the Expectations of Your Clients

Nurturing current customers is easier, less expensive, and more effective than the process of acquiring new ones. However, we tend to concentrate more on lead generation than on enhancing the experience and happiness of our existing clients. I’ve fallen into the same trap on my blog. Over the past few months, I’ve focused on creating a community of raving...

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Can You Trick Yourself Into Being More Systematic?

Do you hate systems and routines? I bet you’re a lot like most of my clients. You resist scheduling tasks on your calendar or carefully set up your projects on your calendar but then ignore them. Or you get caught in this frustrating cycle. You create new routines and stick with them for a few days. You actually enjoy how these systems make your days run smoothly,...

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Are Your Emotions Messing Up Your Business?

You know you’re guilty. Every weekend, you tell yourself you’re going to figure out how to be more productive and finally get your business under control. You set goals.  You prioritize.  Get inbox to zero, sort through receipts, and systematize online marketing efforts.  Maybe you even use things like Evernote, Teuxdeux or Workflow to make yourself...

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