Part 3: How to Ensure Great Performance of Your Team Members

So you’ve hired your new assistant and assigned her first few tasks. She’s completed them, and when you review them, you can’t help but feel disappointed with how they turned out. You wonder to yourself, “Did I say something that didn’t make sense or did she just not know how to do what I was asking?” It could be that adequate information wasn’t...

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Social Media Doesn’t Have to Drive You Crazy!

Social media can be incredibly useful for building your brand and gaining clients, but it’s difficult to use effectively when you have calls to take, content to write, and products to create. How can you possibly find time to post six times a day on Twitter and twice a day on Facebook like experts recommend? Luckily there are tried and true tools that will help you...

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Stop Waste!

Not all systems are equal. Information, task, and distraction management are essential when you’re in the first stages of growing your business. Pouring all your energy into finding clients and marketing your business to bring in money is very tempting, but here’s what it might cost you if you don’t tackle the essential systems. DAMAGING COSTS 30 minutes a day...

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The Most Accessible and Useful Tool to Manage Your Business

I’m a gadget girl. I still haven’t conquered my shiny object syndrome. However, there is one single tool I’ve been loyal to ever since I started my business. And that’s… Post-its®. They’re the most versatile, handy tool to think through my own systems and help my clients turn designing systems into a fun game.   3 Ways Post-Its Can Transform...

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What Systems Do You REALLY Need?

Ever wonder what systems you absolutely must take care of right now and which ones can wait? Not all systems are as essential as others. And, what’s crucial to one business owner might not be vital to another.     The nature of your business is a determining factor in which systems you really need. Those of you who sell products might not need the same...

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How to Finish That Project

By Jennifer Wilson Tell me if this sounds about right? You have a brilliant new idea in the shower. You sit down to start researching domain names and competitors. Fireworks are happening and you know this is the idea you’ve been waiting for… except you had planned to spend today finishing up that other project. Creatives often feel called to follow their...

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