If you’re a freelancer, consultant, or a coach, you’ll need to rely on systems to keep track of your clients and projects — and to simply get stuff done. One of the most helpful things you can to increase your productivity is to use a combination of people and technology, including apps. For example, you might use a productivity app or a suite of apps to help you stay on top of your freelance game.
The message was simple, powerful, and absolutely beautiful.
I stumbled across the mantra in a meme on social media, and I audibly gasped. The background was a picture of cotton candy, and the words across the photo were “Not my circus. Not my monkey.”
When our beleaguered associate director walked into my office, I waved the printout around, declaring that he needed to read it right now! I’m certain at some point he said he couldn’t read it if I was waving it around. Once he had a look at it, he had the same reaction as I did.
Why, you may ask, were we so excited to discover this piece of sage advice?
Former newspaper reporter, ground-breaking reporter, Nellie Bly is one of my heroes.
For those who don’t know the story, Nellie went undercover in an insane asylum by posing as a patient, and the article she wrote after her 10-day stay changed the way New York City treated people with mental illness.
Do you use motivational quotes or sayings that help you work through a problem or difficult situation? If you do, you have come to realize that they can be a great source of inspiration for entrepreneurs and small business owners who often travel a bumpy road to success.
How’s your to do list working for you?
Now’s the perfect time to re-think the process that is being used for managing your to do list as there are probably an ever increasing number of tasks that need to be addressed in both your professional and personal lives.
January is known as Get Organized Month for those of us who are professional organizers. We’ve talked about it many times on this blog (like here). Since increased organization is usually on the top ten list of New Year’s resolutions, it’s only natural that we focus on this specific goal at the beginning of each new year.
The start of a new year is also a time that usually gets people thinking about other goals. This is a time to reflect on past achievements and to look toward accomplishing new ones. Some people recycle their old goals or look at them in a new way when a new year rolls around.
This is a helpful practice that can allow you create a reasonable plan for the year, but there is …
One Goal That Trumps All Others
This post was updated on May 1, 2016.
Are you struggling with a looming list? Overwhelmed by all you have to accomplish? Is it especially difficult to know that to do first?
There are things you can do to get more accomplished and feel less stressed. If you have Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), it can be helpful to create an easy-to-follow process to help you get more done. These three ADHD productivity tips will help you get started.
With so many technological terms being thrown around these days, I thought I’d create a glossary of basic tech terms that can serve as a reference guide. I was also motivated to write this post because of a recent conversation with my husband.