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Stress Busting Tips for Entrepreneurs

On July 10th, 2014, posted in: Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

For many entrepreneurs its go-go-go from the moment they wake up in the morning until the time they fall exhausted into bed at night. Business owners don’t have the luxury of punching a time clock and completely closing the door on business thoughts at the end of the day, but we do have the luxury..

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Are You Single or Multi?

On February 18th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 1 Comment

We live in a busy, busy world! When you look at the pace of life, it’s much faster than it was just 20 years ago. To accomplish more, many people practice multi-tasking. But is that wise? Would single-mindedness serve us better in the long run? Let’s compare. Single-minded: You are focused on one thing You..

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Break It!

On November 13th, 2013, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

If you’re like me and love what you do, you may sometimes forget to take a break from it. I’m talking about a real disconnect, not just working from a different location. Leaving your work behind has so many benefits that you can’t afford not to do it. The specifics: What? Not an afternoon off,..

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How Well Do You Multi-Task?

On August 7th, 2013, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

In a recent research study 70% of participants rated themselves as being above average in their abilities to multi-task. That is statistically impossible! Multi-tasking or trying to do two or more things at once is often our method of trying to get more done in the same amount of time. But do you really accomplish..

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What Color is the Noise Around You?

On July 24th, 2013, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 2 Comments

That might sound like a very strange question. You can’t see noise so how can it have a color? White noise is an architectural term for a sound of nature, like a babbling brook, a breeze blowing through the trees, or raindrops falling from the sky. It’s a steady, unvarying, unobtrusive sound used to cover..

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To-Do or to Don’t-Do, That is the Question!

On October 16th, 2012, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

Sometime it’s not a To-Do list we need; it’s a Don’t-Do list. Are there things you’re doing that are eating up your precious time while not moving you forward? They are your don’t-dos. Identify them and let them go; you’ll have more time and energy to do the things you need to do. These may..

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How Do You Stay On Track?

On October 9th, 2012, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

If you’re like me, you lay out a plan and run 90 mph toward it. Every once in a while, I find it’s best to put up my own STOP sign and pause to reevaluate what I’m doing, how I’m doing it and why I’m doing it. I need to touch base with my higher..

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Is Being Balanced a Myth?

On July 24th, 2012, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

We’ve been told over and over that we should strive for balance. Because of that when we know we’re spending more time in one area of our life, we feel guilty and beat ourselves up for not being balanced. I would propose that there will be many times in your life when you will and..

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Are You on Island Time?

On June 19th, 2012, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

I am! Taking a break is important for the survival of any business owner. No one can go at the speed we do and handle the responsibility that we do without recharging. So you see, taking a great vacation is a good business decision! (Too bad it isn’t tax deductible!) Before you take off, be..

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How to Make Time!

On May 29th, 2012, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

Do you get to the end of the day and wonder what you did all day? That precious time is gone forever and you didn’t achieve any of the things you planned! Or maybe you didn’t even plan. Want to know a secret that will keep you on track? Plan your top 3 priorities for..

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