The ‘Holidays’ … … offer entrepreneurs a renewed opportunity to serve, solve, & be civil, especially in hyper competitive industries. With this mindset, we can ask ourselves a key question: How can business owners strengthen the pillars of our civil society? Please think & then brainstorm ways to turn thoughts […]
by Kelly Wonderlin Being unorganized is THE WORST! You are either always looking for something, or always losing something. I have a zero clutter policy in my house and it goes hand in hand with my number 1 bullet point in organizing life. The list below is a start of how I keep my wonderful […]
by Diana Adams | Featured Contributor Blogging is one of my favorite things to do. I especially love guest blogging since it gives me the opportunity to play at someone else’s house and make new friends. As of today, I’ve written 4,117 blog posts. My goal is 5,000. In 2015, I will add 400 new […]
by Michelle Nickolaisen | Featured Contributor We’re halfway through 2013. Depending on how your year has gone so far, that sentence either sent a chill down your spine, sparked a feeling of triumph, or gave you a mixture of those two sensations. However, no matter how the first half of your year has gone, you can […]
Who among us doesn’t have a pile of books that we’ve read, with little stubs of paper scattered throughout them marking the reallygood stuff? Or pages of notes from conferences, which, after we get home, just kinda languish uselessly in a notebook, growing dust?
But the process of going back through all of that information and turning it into something actually usable can be a major pain. Even if you know that you need to do so to turn your knowledge into action (action that’ll grow your business!), it can be overwhelming when you don’t have a process.
Many business owners have a love-hate relationship with their to-do list – they know it’s a good idea to have one, in theory, but in actuality, they struggle with it. They feel stifled- or, just as often, intimidated and overwhelmed – by it, they feel like it messes with their focus, is too hard to manage, and so on.