Too Much To Do, Too Little Time? These Strategies Can Help

It’s so liberating to run a business in the technological age—where the world’s knowledge base is at the tips of our fingertips, our clients are not limited by the geographical location, and where there is a gadget for just about anything. But. . . It’s also overwhelming to process all the information coming at us, nerve-racking to always have to be on top of...

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4 Excuses That Are Hurting Your Business

Getting organized is always something we want to do—is always something we say we need to do. But it always gets pushed to the bottom of our list because it seems as though there are more urgent things to do. Urgent things do come up, but let’s face it. . . . There’s also a lot of excuse making going on. Getting organized doesn’t seem fun.  It seems...

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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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