Three powerful reasons to do a brain dump!

A couple of weeks ago, I provided training on getting control of your week.  In training, I wanted attendees actually to do the work I suggested. So, at each step, I gave time to complete the task.   One of the … Read more

Secret Weapon #2: ClickUp

I love time management. I love the challenge of doing more in the same amount of time or doing the same in less time.  Either way, I love time management because it allows me to build my business while living … Read more

Why not achieving a goal is still a win.

I set annual goals and then break them down into smaller quarterly goals.   As the quarter progresses, I check in with my accountability partner on how I am doing. Am I on track or not on track?  I always start … Read more

We are always in control of how we respond.

Sometimes things happen beyond our control.  Although what is happening may be beyond our control, how we respond is.   Always.   This blog is inspired by some of the posts and comments from entrepreneurs related to the Rogers outage.    How … Read more

The benefits of planning every 90-days

Each quarter I host a planning workshop.   In the planning workshop, we take an annual plan and break it down into the remaining quarters, and then we build detailed maps for the quarter we are planning for.   Each quarter, we … Read more

Goal Setting in 7 Steps.

Did you miss my 90-day planning workshop?   Did you miss my 90-day planning course?  If you did, and likely you did, I encourage you to take the time now and update your plans and goals.   In my workshop and course, … Read more

The first thing I plan when setting my goals

I just finished my 90-day planning for the next quarter.    As I reflect on the process, I realize that I teach it in a different order than I actually practice when I teach the goal-setting process.     When I … Read more

Secret Weapon #1: Bullet Journal

I have always planned, and it just came naturally to me.  But how I plan has changed over the years.   Some changes happened because my life changed, others because I learned new systems and techniques. Now it changes because I’m … Read more

I call them success activities.

We all have them.  You have them; I guarantee it.   Those activities that you do over and over again in your business.  They may be marketing and sales activities, and maybe they are admin or finance activities.   Whatever they are, … Read more

But, have to, and should, oh my!

Words matter. The words we use influence our self-talk.  Our words influence how we see and feel about things.  Over the last few weeks, I’ve struggled a bit.  I’ve been grieving and managing a lot of personal challenges at the … Read more

How a process saved my week

In a previous blog, I shared how my husband and I got some news on a Monday that filled us with uncertainty and overwhelm.  I shared how my emotions were all over the place, and I was distracted and unfocused … Read more

Doing my best … it’s not the same each day

I’ve focused a lot the last few weeks on processes, productivity, and goal setting.  This week, I’m going in a different direction.   It was a Monday, and my husband and I got some news that created a lot of uncertainty … Read more