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To Do Lists Are Handy, But Consider A Done List

I’ve got a to-do list that’s a mile long, it sometimes feels, and I’m sure you can relate. My list is important, and it helps me focus on what I need to accomplish and prioritize my tasks – both essential undertakings. But man, can it be a drag! What’s more, it’s not as useful as […]
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Keep It Simple

Whether you’re buying a product, engaging someone’s services, or simply browsing a website, the last thing you want is extra work getting between you and your objective. Maybe it’s filling out a ton of paperwork, or answering too many questions, or getting repeated upsell attempts; no matter the nature of the obstacle, every additional step […]
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What Do You Want From Your Business?

I’ve spoken at length about “how” to start a business. That is, after all, the primary focus of this blog. But one thing I haven’t really spoken about is “why.” Not why you want to start your own business in the first place of course, that speaks for itself, but why you are starting this […]
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Train Yourself To Train Your Team

Experience, as they say, is what you get immediately after you need it. No doubt you’ve experienced this unfortunate truth many times in your life; I certainly have. That’s the beauty of training. It allows us to learn from the mistakes of others, rather than having to make our own (not that any teenager in […]
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Increasing Productivity

Whether you’re struggling with being productive, or a productive person who wants to increase that productivity still further, there are a few simple tricks and techniques I’ve picked up over the years to get my mind on track and get down to business. It’s easy to procrastinate (and I’ve heard it said that the things […]
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The Self-Organizing Team

When you’re a leader, you’ve got a lot on your plate. Some things simply need to be taken care of by you, rather than delegated or outsourced. Naturally, that means that the less attention you’re spending on management, the more you have left for other things. But how do you give your team the guidance […]
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Making The Most Of Your Smartphone

Maybe you don’t have a smartphone. If not, this is your day off. Go out and have a beer or two and ruminate on the simple, unencumbered life you’ve chosen. For the rest of us, put the phone down for a minute and take a look at this article.  A smartphone is a powerful device […]
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Saying Goodbye

Today marks a bit of a sad day for my team and I, as two of my team members say farewell and step out onto their own paths to independent financial success. Tim, who I wrote about here, and Shane, who has worked as a content provider and has been an excellent source of ideas […]
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Always Have A Backup Plan

Since I began my time on this blog, I have (for the most part) always tried to take the optimistic view. And with good reason, as that’s how I feel. You are going to succeed. It is not a matter of if, it is simply a matter of when. But I like my optimism with […]
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Women In The Business World

This is going to be a touchy subject for some. I will do my absolute best to be as sensitive on this subject as possible, but I am not a perfect human being (none of us are), so I may inadvertently word something in a way that some might consider offensive. For this, I apologize. […]
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