Celebration Time! (Sing it with me)

As entrepreneurs, we do amazing things every day.  Yet, we are so busy looking forward that we forget to celebrate.   Celebration is fun and motivating.  It’s essential to recognize your efforts, celebrate your wins and cheer for yourself when you … Read more

Six reasons why done is better than perfect

My first career was as an accountant, and I still hold my designation. As an accountant, I like precision. I remember sitting in board meetings and answering questions to the decimal point.  I remember the year that the finance department’s … Read more

Four steps to increase the chance of success

You have done the work to create your goals. You have them written down and know why they are important.  For years, this is about as far as I got. Mostly, my goals sat on a shelf and collected dust.   … Read more

The power of setting intentions

At the start of every year, there are a couple of things I like to do to help set myself up for success.  I update my vision board to represent my goals and post it on the wall by my … Read more

What is your theme for the year?

After celebrating, reflecting, and discovering in the planning workshop, I ask everyone to set a theme for the year.  It may seem like a silly exercise, but it’s not.  Let me explain.    Why a Theme? When I ask you … Read more

Ways to reduce multitasking

Last week we talked about how multitasking is not the productivity hack we thought and how multitasking leads to distractions and causes tasks to take longer.  But let’s be real.  It’s more typical to multitask than it is to not.  … Read more

The myth of multitasking

I love to find ways to be more productive.    Productivity is my way of not doing more but creating more freedom to do things I love.  When we think of productivity, many will believe that multitasking is one way … Read more

Success Habit: You First

I don’t know where I formed the belief.  However, I thought being an entrepreneur meant sacrifice.  It meant long hours, hard work, and giving up things you loved.  When I left the corporate world, my husband and I danced.  We … Read more

Success Habit: Mindset is Everything

In the opening blog for this success habit series, I shared that being an entrepreneur has been one of the hardest things I’ve ever done.  It’s also been one of the most rewarding.   My start as an entrepreneur was not … Read more

Success Habit: Planning and Prioritize

Last week I started sharing my success habits.  I began by talking about goals.   I shared that goals help you know where you are going, why writing them down is important, and the power of a 90-day planning cycle.   This … Read more

Success Habit: Goals

Being an entrepreneur is an emotional roller coaster.                  One minute you feel excited, and the next defeated.  Full of hope and then anxiety.  You get the idea.  For me, being an entrepreneur has been one of the hardest things … Read more

Saying no to the good

Do you have difficulty saying no?   It is something I’ve struggled with.  I think many entrepreneurs struggle with it.  Especially early in our businesses.  Yet saying no to the good so that you can say yes to the great is … Read more