Ten Ways to Work on the Road Without Losing Your Sanity

Here are ten tips to keep your sanity while working on the road....more

How to Make "Time Constraints" Work for You

Are you stumped by the whole “Time Management” and “Productivity” thing?Have you taken those “productivity” trainings and wonder how the heck you can fit those “habits” into your life?Are you perplexed by how to squeeze this whole “business” thing into 3-4 hours, between day job and/or mom-duty?Jenn Aubert from LearnSavvy.co and I jammed about “Time Constraint”… and how to shift your perspective to turn it from a challenge into a GOOD THING....more

Here's a simple rule that works: Don't be late

I could have written this article myself. I hate it when people are late. I hate it when I'm late (yes, it does sometimes happen, though very rarely and by a few minutes only). If you're going to be late for something, or you think you might be, warn the others ahead of time. "Sorry I'm running behind I expect to get there 5 minutes late" is a good way to put it. Send that as a text or email at least 20 minutes ahead of meeting time....more

Time Management Tips for Race Training

MeganT I never heard of that app!  I use Nike+ and Runkeeper - thanks for the tip!more

The Only Self Help Book That Worked For Me

I have read over a dozen self help books on time management, business, parenting, various self improvement, and I don't even remember the titles of some of the books. Most times, I feel self help books repeat the same idea in 100 different ways....more

Managing Time, So You Have Time To Write

Finding time to write isn’t easy. Over the past couple of months, my time’s been devoted to family issues. I squeezed in writing when I could. ...more

Make the Time

Relax. I'm not going to tell you to put down your phone. But I will say that time is one of the few things we really have. At our best, writers are decisive, clear, focused and at our worst we aren't even close and this comes at our own peril.  Some days when we write, time might feel like this picture, and not in a good way....more
... time may have cost and price ... results have value and worth ... not clear if the metrics ...more

How to Manage Your Facebook Marketing in 30 Minutes a Day

Your day is packed with appointments, phone calls, emails and actual work, right?  When are you supposed to fit in your social media time?  People ask me this question all the time, and my answer never varies.  How much time do you already spend on marketing?  This is part of your marketing. That doesn’t mean it needs to take you all day. Let’s break it down. ...more
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You’re Just Spending Your Time On Something Else

You do have time to work on your projects. You’re just spending it on something else.Which is fine.Be aware that you are making the choice and be clear about your decision. No one is victimizing you. No one else is in charge of your time.“But I have a boss! And kids! And a spouse!” I know. Me, too. And there’s the animals and the paperwork and the garden and the basement and the church and the family and the car repair and the dinner party and the charity event and the choir concert and the business to run. And that’s just this weekend....more