Bye bye InfusionSoft (and other tools)

2017 was challenging. We still had a top sales year, worked on so many cool projects, traveled, and enjoyed life.

The challenge for me, personally, came in what seemed at EVERY turn, the ‘old ways’ of doing things no longer worked. UGH…it was maddening!!

I changed our project management system from ProjectBubble to ActiveCollab (WOW – that system rocks!!). I can’t even tell you how much of a headache this was (think hundreds and hundreds of client projects, thousands upon thousands of tasks, and time records for each task, client notes, you name it….).

After a decade I changed our domain name – […]

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How to Prioritize to Stay in Control

I have a question for you…

Are you (like most people) struggling to stay in control of your growing to-do list?!

Welcome to the entrepreneur club! You already know how important it is to stay in a space of passion, motivation and creativity. But that gets really hard to do when you’re trying to manage a thousand daily requests and tasks.

It never stops, does it? (I’m looking at you, email!!)

I want you to regain control so that you can focus on successfully growing your business. So, I’m sharing a great tip that will help you to stay productive while reducing stress, […]

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An End-of-Day Routine to Boost Productivity

Get ready to learn my very own personal end-of-day routine that I’ve executed for years! It dramatically improves my mood, stress and overall productivity. No joke!

You’ve probably heard about many great ways to start your day. But, guess what? Your end-of-day routine is just as important. Frankly… I might argue it’s more important!

So, here’s a big question for you. Do you end your day at the office in a way that leaves you feeling productive and stress-free? Do you step away from your work feeling organized and confident about how you’ll tackle the next day? If not, wouldn’t you love […]

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How To Increase Productivity With Smart Task Management | 4-min Fast Track Video Ep #41

Do thoughts of your growing to-do list keep you awake at night?  Discover a great business tip that will enable you to increase productivity while reducing stress, anxiety and overwhelm!

As entrepreneurs, it is so important that we keep our passion, creativity and motivation flowing.  But that gets really hard to do when we have a gazillion requests flying at us every day.  It never stops, does it?  (I’m looking at you, email!!)

We want to keep everybody happy, so we need to stay productive.

It’s all about smart task management!

I’m sharing my personal process for staying on top of things while effectively growing […]

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5 Tips to Setting Reasonable Deadlines

Warning: This message will punch some of you in the face (…in a loving and supportive way, lol).

If you ever wonder where the content for these blog posts comes from, it’s my many weekly coaching calls, plus social media groups. I pick up on patterns of challenges, and this week’s resounding challenge is the pain and suffering that comes from self-imposed deadlines!

Seriously. SO many people are putting very intense deadlines on tasks, projects, launches… and it can have a crippling effect if not managed properly.

I felt compelled to share a few tips and insights to set deadlines in a reasonable and […]

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How to Manage Idea Overload Like a Pro| 4-min Fast Track Video Ep #23

There’s no denying it.  We entrepreneurs come up with new ideas all the time.  All.  The.  Time.  We’re pretty darn good at that, right?  Until we try to figure out what the heck to do with them.  Welcome to idea overload.

The execution and prioritization of our (mostly) wonderful ideas can be a struggle.  But our ideas deserve some credit.  They deserve a shot!

What I share in the video below about organizing and executing your ideas is going to save you time, get you closer to your goals and really help to move the needle forward in your business.  

It’s also going […]

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How to END the Email Madness!!!

Someone (who shall remain nameless) emailed me last week week and casually slipped into the email that she had 15,000 emails in her Inbox. My jaw dropped.

I reeeally hope she doesn’t mind me sharing this with you, but this is the advice I gave her to get out from underneath that mountain. I figured it may help you too:

Digging Out

There are TOO many people with 3,000, 10,000, 15,000 emails in their Inbox. That number has to feel suffocating and overwhelming at times.

I have 2 emails in my Inbox right now, and I always end the day with a 0 Inbox. Yep […]

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Implement an End-of-Day Routine That Fuels Productivity | 4-min Fast Track Video Ep #7

Do you end your days at the office in a way that leaves you feeling productive and stress-free?  We often hear about great ways to start the day.  Things we can do each morning to get us energized for the day ahead.

Well, guess what?  Your end-of-day routine is just as important.  In fact, it can change your life (seriously!).

I’m sharing how I close each business day and how these actions can do wonders for your mindset and productivity!

You’ll discover:

Why the state of your desk matters
The beauty of lists
How organization and daily closure leads to renewed energy

Want to try a new way to end your […]

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How and Why to Repurpose Your Content | 4-min Fast Track Video Ep #1

Do you ever feel overwhelmed trying to figure out what to do with your content? With so many ways to distribute content these days, no wonder so many people are pulling their hair out trying to figure out what’s best for their business.

Everyone has a preference for how they absorb content.  Some people only watch podcasts, others prefer videos……and others yet like reading text-based blog posts best!

I’m going to tell you how to repurpose your content, why you want to and how it will actually make your life EASIER!!!

My focus is on:

Your logical first step in creating new content
Which formats to […]

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Staying Motivated – How to Keep Life from Intruding in Your Business

As entrepreneurs, we all know just how often life can interfere with the work we’ve chosen. There are just so many distractions for online entrepreneurs to cope with, especially when working from home. In fact, Pamela Zimmer recently asked about this in one of my Authentic Leader Q&A sessions.

“When you know what your purpose is, you’re passionate about it and know you’re on the right path….how do you stay motivated and productive when everything seems to take longer than you’d hoped?”

Gosh, have any of you NOT dealt with this?

Daily Planning & Scheduling

The first thing I do to keep focused […]

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