The Workday Productivity Experience

I’m going to start this article in reverse order. I’ll tell you what we did most recently and then work backwards with some productivity tips. Just recently we had what I call a workday. Sure, we work every day, but this was a different kind of working day. Let me explain. On a typical day…Click Here To Read More

Increase Productivity 1% At A Time

Increasing our personal and business productivity can be a daunting task and sometimes we don’t even know where to start. There’s so much information coming toward us, and the list of things to do seems to grow while we’re sleeping. Maybe it’s time to stop trying to do it all right now, and take a…Click Here To Read More

Productivity Working 24/7

One of the blessings of the Internet is that it’s accessible anytime, anywhere. But one of the curses is that, as a business owner, you have access anytime, anywhere. What that means for a lot of people is it’s hard to “turn off” work. After all, it’s easy to walk down the hall to the…Click Here To Read More

Business Productivity, Are You Working Hard Enough?

Building a business that keeps growing strong takes a  lot of work. It takes your heart and soul and almost all your time, especially at the beginning. There are periods of time that seem very intense and then other times that seem to go pretty smoothly. How do you know the difference between working really…Click Here To Read More

Recharging Your Batteries

“Let’s just face it—we are busier than we have ever been. Stats show that business is up 15% and leisure time is down 30% and, in my personal opinion, that is not good.”Frank Deardurff In this fast paced lifestyle that most of us live these days, it’s always go, go, go. Eating on the run,…Click Here To Read More

How To Focus

Ah, the glamorous life of the entrepreneur. The entire business day is a constant battle for your attention, especially if you’re a “solopreneur” or have a small staff. You likely have to wear a dizzying number of “hats” including sales, marketing, finance, customer service—maybe even counselor or referee when it comes to keeping your team…Click Here To Read More

Can You Unplug?

It’s that time of year. Kids are out of school. Or, you ma have weddings or graduations to attend or a great vacation planned. With us just recently celebrating Memorial Day and the unofficial start of summer, there are a lot of people going on or at least planning their summer vacation. For most entrepreneurs,…Click Here To Read More

Who’s Doing What?

This affects small businesses as well as large corporations way too often we hear “that’s not my job” or “I thought YOU were doing that” and in the end nobody did it and something was overlooked. Many times I think we spend more time on titles than we do on actions. In a small business…Click Here To Read More

Getting Things Done

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It might sound elementary, but by golly, no matter how accomplished and competent you are, if you skip the basics, you won’t get the results you want.Jim Edwards I had a meeting last week with one of my close business partners. We outlined a new course we want to offer, who we wanted to offer…Click Here To Read More

Stop Struggling With Your Nature

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How To Be Productive, Profitable & Happy Have you ever noticed that over the years, you tend to do pretty much the same things? What I mean is, if you’re a reader you remain one, if you’re a writer you tend to write, if you’re a procrastinator you tend to keep procrastinating, and so forth.…Click Here To Read More

48 Days To The Work You Love

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Upon first looking at 48 Days To The Work You Love by Dan Miller, you may wonder, what in the world is a review doing for this book in an entrepreneurial mastermind magazine? After all, most of it teaches you how to find the job of your dreams and be the best at it. As…Click Here To Read More

The Art of Accomplishing Projects

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“Most of us have heard the saying, we eat an elephant one bite at a time. But we still grapple over the question. How big a bite is too big?”Lynette Chandler t is no secret. I love making web apps. Particularly the large, complex projects. They taught me the invaluable lesson of doing things one…Click Here To Read More

Don’t Get Hung Up On Quick Decisions

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Don’t waste time on the decisions that should be simple. Don’t get caught up second-guessing yourself when you know what the right answer is. Make the easy decisions quickly and move on. Trust your gut. Your instincts are sharper than you give them credit for. I know it may seem difficult to go with your…Click Here To Read More

Make A List Like Santa Claus

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Let’s talk about lists I like to work fast and get things done in a logical sequence plus I sometimes forget a thing or two…that’s why I use lists. It’s very difficult to get things done fast, in a logical order without forgetting things. For example, when I’m programming I make a list of everything…Click Here To Read More

5 Ways To Get More Done in One Hour

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1. Establish “Do Not Disturb” Cues My children are my biggest distractions. Good thing I can close my office door. They know that a closed door means do not disturb, and they should be quiet. I do this only for a few hours on some days, not all days. This lets me work in bursts,…Click Here To Read More

By Pass Time Suckers

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Why The Humble Bookmark Can Be Your Greatest Productivity Tool In a survey conducted by SearchYourCloud, 1/3 of us spend 5-25 minutes searching for a document every time we need one. To make that worse, only one in five “searches” is correct the first time. Part of it has to do with the way you…Click Here To Read More

How To Win By A Hair’s Breadth

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Ridiculous! Who in their right mind wants to win  by only a hair’s breadth? Most of us look forward to massive wins that leave our competitors in the dust. I get it, but if you would give me a moment, I’ll explain how tiny margins can become those colossal wins we all seek. Let me…Click Here To Read More

Make A List & Check It Off

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Every day I work on multiple project—each with multiple facets. I need to know what must be done, the order I need to do it, what I need to accomplish it and what’s already been done. Making a simple list helps me keep track of all of this. The idea of making lists and how…Click Here To Read More

Realizing Your Super Self

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My “Super Self” took me from a successful businessman to an innovator, Internet trendsetter, best- selling country western singer and an international speaker, allowing me to use a certain mindset and several powerful tools on my journey to success. These tools include: Training Your MindSuper Self = Achieving Your GoalsSubconscious To ConsciousBuilding Your Super Self…Click Here To Read More

Win The Day

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You may already be periodically sending emails to your list— that’s a good thing. There’s nothing wrong with sending an email. I highly advise it. The problem that most people have, is they don’t email their prospect list enough. How do you climb Mount Everest? One step at a time. How do you navigate a…Click Here To Read More