Stop Procrastinating Sign Painted, Open Hand Raised.

Stop Procrastinating In 4 Steps

What’s your favorite way to procrastinate? A friend of mine finds herself cleaning every horizontal surface she can find. A client likes to bury herself in little errands such as going to the post office. Another winds up wasting hours on email, responding to or sorting every single message. These are all very good ways… [Read More…]

vacation

Prep For A Real Vacation In 5 Easy Steps

When you’re the boss of your own business, it can feel impossible to take a vacation that truly feels like you’re getting away from it all. But if you don’t get a break, you’ll burn out, and that can ruin your year. There are some simple ways to prepare for a vacation in advance –… [Read More…]

Blue Button with Word Save on It.

Autosave It And Forget It!

One of the most annoying problems my clients face is when they lose hours of work because they don’t save their documents as they work. But did you know that you can set up an automatic function in Word to save your work for you? Here’s how: Under the Word pull-down tab, select Preferences. A… [Read More…]

Copy or backup data files

Back It Up, Baby!

Do you back up your computer files regularly? If not, you’re vulnerable to computer crashes, file loss, and serious destruction to your business. It’s really important to back up your files to an external hard drive or online back-up service, but sadly, too many people don’t even think about it until it’s too late. Windows… [Read More…]

Spell check word cloud

Don’t Sweat It – Get An Editor

Its commen for alot of people to make mistakes, when spelling certain words.  Lot’s of people also have problems with to many typo’s. Did you catch all seven errors in the previous two sentences? If not, don’t worry too much. You’re hardly alone. Many people are a bit confused about plurals and apostrophes, and even… [Read More…]

Brain Drain on Warning Road Sign.

Prevent Brain Drain – Get A Partner!

When you’re working hard to create new, valuable offerings for your clients, it can be hard to come up with exciting materials all by yourself. If you’re operating in a silo, your ideas might start to get repetitive and unoriginal. One of the best ways to keep your creative juices flowing, your energy up and… [Read More…]

Get The Help You Need – And Keep Your Privacy

When you’re running your business from home and need help, you can’t have various and sundry staff members coming and going all the time. Not only is it an intrusion on your home and family, but also, it can make for confusion and lead to mistakes. In order to continue to work on your business… [Read More…]

Stress.

Get Less Stressed

As an entrepreneur, your days are packed from morning ‘til night with important activity. You’re developing new materials, courting new clients, supervising a website makeover, emailing vendors and clients, creating your marketing strategy, maintaining files, keeping track of expenses… And what about making time for friends and family? Working for yourself is a lot of… [Read More…]