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March 30, 2017

Making the most of a slow day in business

[Podcast Episode 20] Why is it that a slow day – a perfect opportunity to finally clean up, balance the books, and write marketing messages – […]
March 12, 2017

Time well spent? – Working with a difficult client

As small business owners, we understand that client expectations can vary quite a bit. Some clients simply pay for a completed order and are on their […]
February 9, 2017

Moving from ‘urgent’ to ‘important’

[Podcast Episode 19] Stop putting out fires and move to a long-term perspective to pursue your goals! Important is seldom urgent, and urgent is seldom important," […]
January 7, 2017

Question: “I haven’t updated my social media in a while, what should I do?”

Here is a question I frequently hear from clients who run their own business and website: “I know I should be updating my blog regularly and […]
October 22, 2016


When it comes to work performance, commitments or productivity, the expectations we set for ourselves can be so high that they become a source of stress […]
August 15, 2016

Making the Best of a Slow Day

"Slow days are my least productive days," a client once told me. "I know I should be handling a dozen things I never have time for, […]