communication

Where Did It Go?

On June 26th, 2012, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

Where does the time go? It’s so easy to plan and organize the day away! For all my good intentions, my to-do list seems longer at day’s end than in the morning. How can that be? Too high expectations – planning to do more than is possible Interruptions – phone calls, emails and texts can..

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Note to Self…

On June 7th, 2012, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

I don’t know about your memory, but I can sometimes forget what I went into a room to get by the time I get there. Bill Cosby used to stay that you have a memory reset button on your butt and if you slap yourself on the butt you’ll remember what you went after. My..

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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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Do You Have an Accountability Partner?

On May 24th, 2012, posted in: Marketing, Training by 0 Comment

I had planned to go to San Diego this week to stay with my friend Linda Woodbury. We’re both are writing books and have been struggling with our lack of progress. Our plan was to encourage each other and each work on our own project for several hours each day. When I had to postpone..

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Do You Feed on Truth?

On May 22nd, 2012, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 2 Comments

There’s a lot of misinformation out there that confounds, confuses, and steers people off track. Be careful what you accept as truth. Just because it’s in print, on the news, or online doesn’t mean that it is true. Repetition doesn’t establish validity. Options are not facts. Here are a few ways to guard your mind..

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Do You Combine Work and Play?

On May 8th, 2012, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

While on a business trip this past weekend, I took advantage of the fact that I was in Santa Barbara, just a short hour’s drive down the coast from my good friends Jim and Paula Cathcart. They have been inviting me to visit for years, but making a special trip out there just never happened...

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The Value of Team Meetings

On April 19th, 2012, posted in: Accounting, Training by 0 Comment

Because my team is virtual, we make the time to gather on a quarterly basis for team building, training, sharing best practices, and just plain fun! We wouldn’t have these meetings if they weren’t productive – I mean, what entrepreneur has the time to be away from the office to attend a meeting if they..

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Say “No” To Negativity!

On April 10th, 2012, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 2 Comments

Have you ever met someone who was negative about everything? They were so down on anything you discussed. Nothing you tried to do was good enough for them. No effort was ever sufficient. They always found something that they didn’t like. It’s like they were looking intently for something that wasn’t working just the way..

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Don’t Confuse Activity with Progress!

On April 4th, 2012, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Uncategorized by 0 Comment

Do you ever have times when you are so busy, yet you feel like you’re making no progress at all? You’re working hard, but your to-do list seems to be getting longer instead of shorter. That has been me for the last 2 weeks. Here’s what has saved me: Prioritize: When you’re really busy and..

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