Determine Your Best Use of Time and Make it Worth $10,000 an Hour

Daily I speak with business owners who are feeling pulled in too many directions by a growing business. It’s not just business. Many of us have family obligations, and want to take care of our health, too.   In a time when we are increasingly pulled in multiple directions, with our attention scattered and distracted … read more

3 Steps to KEEPING Your Best Employees

Congratulations! You have found and hired an A-Player employee. This employee is exceeding your expectations in lots of different ways. It feels too good to be true! You may already be hearing a nagging voice in your head, asking, “Just how will you hang on to this really good talent?” Keeping your best employees happy … read more

Quick Productivity Tip: Stars and Successes

A lot of us cross off completed tasks from a written To-Do List. At the end of the day, the list can look pretty messy. Once everything has been crossed off the list, we toss it in the trash. My client does something different. She bought a pack of star stickers. Instead of crossing off … read more

Small Businesses Get Best Results With an Employee Follow Up System

A lot has been said and written about how much you should supervise or follow up with your employees about their pending items and responsibilities. Over the last 30 years, discussion of best business practices have highlighted accountability, self-managed teams, etc. So for many business owners out there, what I am about to share may … read more

Best Tips for Staying Productive During the Holidays

It’s the week between Christmas and New Year’s, and you’re at work, even if it seems like no one else is. If your business is quiet during this week, we have polled our business experts for you and culled the best suggestions for making the most of that quiet time: Dr. Sabrina Schleicher of Tap … read more

The Secret to Low Stress Productivity for Overworked Entrepreneurs

Picture this: it’s late at night, and you’re working to finish up a presentation that’s due tomorrow. You’re exhausted and you know you’re not doing your best work, but it can’t be helped. You have to just get it done. Can you feel the stress? Everything on this project took longer than you expected, and … read more