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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Spring Cleaning Checklist for Your Toolbox

It’s springtime–time to clean out the clutter. Don’t forget to include cleaning out your digital toolbox. With new tools and services coming out every day, it’s easy to accumulate more than you need. Avoid getting to the point where your tools and programs hinder your progress by using this checklist to comb through what you’re currently using, what...

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Simple Strategy for Taming Information Overload

When you run your own business, there’s a lot of pressure to “stay in the know” with the latest tips and strategies. Our fear of being left behind often compels us to subscribe to every newsletter, get every free eBook, buy every program that professes to double our income, and read every “5 Hacks for Building Your List” type of blog post. After a while, we...

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