As someone who’s used to – and enjoys – feeling at capacity most of the time, I wasn’t sure what to do with myself when things slowed down a bit earlier this year. I began by cleaning out every closet in the house, a task which actually turned out to be quite rewarding.After a while,… Continue reading Filling The Gaps When Things Get Slow
Know what you need to know and what you don’t. There are some projects where it is essential to understand exactly how something is set up. There are others where you only need to know enough to keep things going. Take setting up an email newsletter, for example. If setting up Mailchimp or Constant Contact is… Continue reading Stop Procrastination! (Now, Not Tomorrow)
It seems that at least once each week I hear the same five words from friends and clients: “I need to delegate more.” And then, immediately afterward, they say, “But I don’t think there’s anybody who will understand my work, take it as seriously as I do, and do a really great job.” As a… Continue reading You Can’t Do It All! How to Delegate Effectively
I was speaking with one of my friends the other day. We talked about how we run full-time businesses, have families, and manage to keep our sanity.We talked more specifically about how to maintain a balance between our client interactions and families so we remain sane. Here are a few tricks I’d like to share:… Continue reading You or Your Work Schedule…Who’s Controlling Who?