How to Make Decisions Quickly so You Can Keep Moving

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+1 Tweet Share2 Pin Share StumbleShares 2You’re careful in your business, because you’re serious about it. You weigh things meticulously before making decisions, or maybe you even agonize over decisions, putting them off until you have just the right and perfect answer. And you probably think you’re doing the right thing. But that caution in decision-making may be precisely what’s …

The 80/20 Rule

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+1 Tweet Share Pin Share StumbleShares 0Are you focusing on what really matters? A few days ago I was having a conversation with a colleague about being able to get it all done. He was beating himself up (naturally) about what he wasn’t accomplishing, when he had just put out an incredible amount of forward-thinking, creative effort that expanded the …

How Time Tracking Can Make You More Profitable

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+1 Tweet1 Share1 Pin1 Share StumbleShares 3   If you’re wondering why you’re not making as much money as you’d like, it could be the way you’re tracking your time. Or, like so many creative business owners, it could be that you’re not tracking your time. If I asked you how you spend your work time, could you tell me? …

How to Stop Wasting Time

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+1 Tweet Share Pin Share StumbleShares 0I saw a statistic this morning that the average person wastes fully one-third of their work day – one-third! And that’s before you take into consideration that the remaining two-thirds can’t be entirely billable or income producing. Once you do get focused on work, a good portion of that remaining time will be allocated …

How to Be Effectively Productive

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+1 Tweet Share Pin Share StumbleShares 0One of the biggest challenges we face as business owners is spending our time well. After you go to the trouble of learning how to create time, you want to make sure you’re making the best use of it. And you know as the captain of your own ship, how you spend your time …

How to Create Time

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+1 Tweet Share Pin Share StumbleShares 0                 This post was originally posted in my blog on March 2, 2011.  Now this is the ultimate time management system: becoming the source of your own time and making as much of it as you want. It’s something I’m working on, right now. I can …

Be More Productive: Stop Doing Things That Don’t Benefit Your Business

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+1 Tweet Share Pin Share StumbleShares 0One of the biggest challenges we face as business owners is spending our time well. Time is a non-renewable resource — once you use it up, it’s gone. And you know as the captain of your own ship, how you spend that time definitely impacts the success of your business. As well as how …

How to Write a Book: Get Yourself a Calendar

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+1 Tweet Share Pin Share StumbleShares 0I came across this post thanks to Terry Matlen’s ADHD Newsletter, where my interview with Jacqueline Sinfield and Stephanie Calahan on productivity for entrepreneurs with ADHD was featured. Even though this post is kinda old (October 2008), I love what it says and I love the visual even more. This guy is speaking my …

How to Get Stuff Done

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+1 Tweet Share Pin Share StumbleShares 0I know. You’ve probably heard all the productivity and time management tips. You’ve tried a bunch of different types of planners and techniques for organizing yourself. It’s not that you don’t know the methods to get stuff done — — it’s that they just don’t work for you. +1 Tweet Share Pin Share StumbleShares …

Be More Productive: Twitterview with Stephanie LH Calahan

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+1 Tweet Share Pin Share StumbleShares 0 On Wednesday, I interviewed productivity expert Stephanie LH Calahan of Calahan Solutions via Twitter. It was a hoot! What goes on behind the scenes when you’re Tweeting an interview in real time — trying to get your questions and answers out quickly, giving valuable information within the 140-character limit, following the conversation yourself …