Find Relief from Overwhelm!

2016-12-01T00:08:42+00:00By |Harmony, Health, Operations, Structure|

Are you feeling overwhelmed by all there is to do in your business? Don’t stress out any further. There is a way for you to find relief simply. In my book, Structured for Success, I lay out a three-part approach for thinking about your business that “chunks down” all your tasks and groups them so you can conquer overwhelm. Think about your business in these main areas: “Sell it”, “Do it”, and “Care for it. […]

Rituals to Boost Your Productivity!

2016-12-01T00:09:11+00:00By |Efficiency, Planning, Productivity, Structure|

“Practice does not make perfect; Practice creates a habit.” One condition that I know plagues almost every business owner is they are very, very busy. Do you find yourself in this camp? At the end of the day do you find you still have a week’s worth of activity to complete? You wake up at 5am and you’re already 3 hours behind!? […]

Victory Over Procrastination (Strategy #7)

2016-12-01T00:13:33+00:00By |Growth, Productivity, Structure|

This Victory Over Procrastination series will support you achieving your goals and help you make running your business smoother. Strategy 7: Know and Practice the Basics to Become a Master! What is an easy way to practice mastery everyday? Like every professional athlete or successful business owner you commit to practicing the fundamentals of leading your business daily. With respect to eliminating tolerations and having freedom from procrastinating, you practice taking specific actions daily to complete unfinished business and tolerations. […]

Victory Over Procrastination (Strategy #6)

2016-12-01T00:13:27+00:00By |Diversity, Growth, Health, Structure|

This Victory Over Procrastination series will support you achieving your goals and help you make running your business smoother. Strategy 6: Your Environment Determines Outcomes! “People in a broken system create defects.”—Edward Deming When I was a boy, I hung out with the wrong crowd for a semester. My grades went south and my attitude went sideways. Lots of tolerations were generated. My dad sat me down one evening and patiently told me, “Son, if you hang out with dogs. . . you’ll catch fleas.” And boy, was I getting bitten! […]

Six Simple Steps to Manage a Busy Schedule

2016-12-01T00:17:19+00:00By |Business Process, Harmony, Planning, Structure|

Did you ever have a busy week that you didn’t know how you’d get it all done? Building productivity and accomplishment can happen by investing just a few minutes at the beginning of the week. Here’s my simple approach to handling multiple projects successfully: […]

Five Strategies for Creating Order, Productivity and Efficiency in Your Business!

2016-12-01T00:17:10+00:00By |Documentation, Harmony, Human Resources, Planning, Structure, Team Building|

Do you find you’re constantly fighting fires in your business? Are you leaking profits because you don’t have the needed structure in place? What risks do you have in your business if someone leaves and takes their knowledge with them? […]

Twelve Golden Nuggets to Finish the Year Strong! #10

2016-12-01T00:26:15+00:00By |Business Process, Documentation, Efficiency, Harmony, Planning, Productivity, Structure, Technology|

Counting down the last few days before year-end! Here is the 10th of our holiday gifts to you! Use these strategies to finish your year strong and get ready for a successful start to the new year. This one will take away headaches! Gold Nugget #10: Get Your Inbox to Zero! If your inbox is like mine, it is constantly collecting emails that need decisions. A few years ago I took a class on how to get my email inbox to zero. It revolutionized my email management! Overflowing email inboxes drain energy and consume mental energy. There’s nothing as refreshing as having a clean inbox. It provides empowerment when decisions have been made. […]

Twelve Golden Nuggets to Finish the Year Strong! #9

2016-12-01T00:26:08+00:00By |Harmony, Health, Productivity, Structure|

Counting down the last 2 weeks before year-end!  Here is the 9th of our holiday gifts to you!  Use these strategies to finish your year strong and get ready for a successful start to the new year.  This one will help you feel pounds lighter! Gold Nugget #9: Start the New Year with a Clean Space! The beauty of starting with a clean slate is that you are the author that fills it up with ideas and possibilities. The same can be said with starting your new year with a clean office and desk. There’s nothing like the welcome and peace of mind you get from entering your office and there is order. Starting your year with a clean desk and office will also make you more productive. […]

How to Conquer the 1001 Tasks in your Business

2016-12-01T00:34:17+00:00By |Business, Efficiency, Harmony, Structure|

“Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.” — Henry Ford One of the techniques we use to focus on and complete important tasks each week is to plan our day before it starts. This is a great practice to keep individually and with your team, to be sure. This keeps the urgent events or interruptive calls in perspective with your vision. However, as a business owner, how do you make sure that all the needed activities are completed in a week? More importantly, how do you make sure your don’t miss deadlines or uncover roadblocks with your team? The solution is simple once you know how to “chunk down” activity into the appropriate buckets. […]

Structured for Success – Chaos to Concerto

2016-12-01T02:10:29+00:00By |Business, Efficiency, Harmony, Operations, Productivity, Structure, Team Building|

“Opportunity without structure creates chaos.” – K. Cunningham Operational structure in business provides stability, order and clarity. It provides a framework so that specific actions and activities can be predictable and effective. Without structure you are organizing your business through intuition and reaction to circumstances. Do you have all your needed systems and documentation embedded into your organization so that you can have sustained growth? […]