Favorite Business Tools of 2017

It is nearing the end of 2017 and I am reflecting on the “tools” I use in my business, and my client’s businesses, and sharing my favorites. Top 4 Business Tools: ActiveCollab – Project Management system.  Tackling project management software can be involved but I have found ActiveCollab to be great to get started and learn as I go.  It …

Fresh Perspective

Recently I read “The Surrender Experiment” by Michael A. Singer, a great book! While I was reading the book an email came across my desk from Nathan Latka.  Nathan asked in his email if anyone uses the accounting software, Freshbooks.  Because I use and adore Freshbooks, and love to support great businesses, I replied to Nathan.  My reply was an …

2 Simple Tips to Better Time Management

One thing I notice a lot in my work as an online business strategist, people are routinely stretched for time in their day to complete their long to-do list.  Here are two tips to help you better manage your time: Do not multi-task.  I love to make this mistake as so many do.  I find myself checking my email, writing a …

5 Systems That Will Help You Organize Your Business

I don’t have to tell you that systems create organization, which saves you time and energy.  With systems in place for your business you free up time to focus on things like advertising and networking.  Who likes shuffling documents around and searching for that needle in a haystack.  So, today I am giving you five systems that will help you organize your …

The Truth About Our Priorities

Many entrepreneurs and small business owners have a tendency to put the products and/or services provided to clients over their own business.  It is the nature of the beast.  But… this is where we are going wrong. Since we put the clients needs first, often we don’t take the time to market our business, invest in advertising or brand ourselves. …