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The Simplest Way to Get Stuff Done in Your Day

I was recently brought in as a guest expert for a mastermind of business owners to answer any and all of their business operations questions. That’s right; for 90 minutes, the coaches, writers, and creative professionals presented their burning questions about structuring their days, how to work with their teams, what pieces of technology to use, how to manage their inboxes and so much more goodness. Even though the call was at the very end of my day, I left feeling a deep sense of gratitude for these women. The group was delightful. So open and receptive to learning more […]

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Systems = Money for YOU

I’m going to cut right to the chase today, dear Reader.  I want to tell you the story of a client, Lena. She’s a life coach for mompreneurs. She loves her work. She loves her clients. She doesn’t love asking people for money. More accurately, Lena hates invoicing clients. Like with the same “let’s do this and change your life” positive passion that she brings to her work, but it’s a “nope, this is not my thing” level of dislike for invoicing. On our call, I asked her about a client who started working with her a few weeks back […]

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The True Story About How My Calendar REALLY Looks

“How do you block out your calendar?” It’s a question I field a fair amount. Managing multiple businesses and clients over the years, I guess people think there is a secret. Some sort of magic I keep hidden that allows me to do what I do in an organized, not-too-harried fashion. I can see where business owners would want to know that intel because there are many ways that you can arrange your calendar. Some people only block out their appointments. Others block out every single task plus appointments. While some do a hybrid where they blockout very specific, very […]

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THE Email Hack That Saves Me at Least ONE HOUR a Day

Did you know it’s possible to get to each and every email that hits your inbox and SAVE one hour each day?I’m not losing my mind here – stick with me. That’s right, one small but powerful email hack can save you one hour a day in your inbox. It’s a trick I learned a few years ago and just did it. I didn’t think too much about it. Just implemented and went about my day. Until a friend asked me about it late last year. And then I received a few more questions about it. That was my signal […]

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Let’s Talk About Time: What I’m Reading and Listening to

I’ve been reading a lot lately on the science of time, like how to use time to create magical moments for yourself and others. And how it can help you make better decisions in taking actions.   Plus, how you can better use it to in support of reaching your goals. Oh, and it’s important when you lead. It’s fascinating indeed. All intertwined. I know it’s the start of a new month AND year and you’re cracking to get to it, so without further delay, my shortlist of articles, podcasts, and levity for your business: Make It Work Online Workshop: […]

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Sorry Folks, Coaches Can’t Have All the Answers For You

“Why can’t she just tell me what to do?” I hear this line a little too often with business owners work with coaches, whether it’s a launch strategist or marketing coach or business coach. Business owners just want to be told what to do. I get it. It’s not that they’re incapable of doing the mental heavy lifting. It’s that, as a business owner, decision fatigue is REAL. There are so many decisions to make. When should I send that final, final sales email? Will I make an exception to for that one favorite client to book outside of my […]

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My Secret to Crushing that Crippling Writer’s Block (+ a Favorite Business Tool)

One thing that I’ve noticed my clients avoiding so frequently, like every forking week, is the idea of writing consistently for their readers. They fear they don’t have anything NEW to say. Or innovative. Or mind-blowing. Or… The list goes on and on. But that list is all based around fear. The fear of not being enough. Of not being perfect. Of being rejected. Of being misunderstood. We call this fear writer’s block. And since it has a very well-known name, it gives us permission to not do the hard work. To not put our butt in the chair and […]

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Need ideas? Try this hack.

You know what used to stop me cold in my business all the time – IDEAS. Such a scary word, I know. I always thought of myself as not-an-ideas person. Yes, I can take an idea that’s already been thought up and turn it into a viable project or business, even. Bring it to the world. But be the one to come up with the idea? Nope, not for me. I’m not your person. And it was a label I chose to give myself. How ridiculous is that?!? Until I got over myself and discovered a hack for generating ideas. […]

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