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How to keep client files organized

How to Keep Client Files Organized

Back when I was a freelance web designer during grad school, I had to come up with a way to keep my client files organized.

I’ve used a modified version of it as a business coach and consultant, so I thought I’d share both with you in hopes that it will help get your own creative juices flowing.


The top workflows to put in place based on your business

After having worked with clients who were just getting started to clients already making millions, I’ve realized that different workflows should be put in place based on where you’re at in your business. So, here are my suggestions…Haven’t started yetFor those of you who haven’t started your business yet, your first workflow should be validating […]


Not enough profit? Here’s How To Know Where To Focus Your Efforts In The Next 30 Days

One of the biggest struggles I see small business owners face is feeling overworked and overwhelmed.

You may be experiencing this in your own business.

That nagging fear in the back of your mind that says your business isn’t doing well. That you may end up being on the wrong side of the statistic that says 50% of small businesses fail within the first 5 years.


5 days that will change your business

I’ve come to realize over the years that, for me, it is absolutely necessary to include these five days into my life, especially now that I own my own business. Otherwise, my life and my business just don’t run right. I’d like to invite you to consider incorporating all of these days into your life regularly. Getting into […]

Multitask the right way

Multitask the Right Way

You probably know that trying to multitask doesn’t work for most people. Our brains just don’t work that way.

Instead of doing tasks simultaneously, our brains switch tasks quickly. Each time this happens it takes a bit more energy and decreases how efficient we are.


My car was stolen over Thanksgiving and how it relates to coaching

… So I have been in a bit of a holding pattern for a couple of weeks.

My car was found on Saturday after being missing for about a week. It was a bit stripped so now I’m waiting to find out if it is repairable, or if the insurance company will total it out and I’ll have to buy a new car.

All of this is out of my hands and it feels a bit disconcerting.

I started thinking about why I have this urge to do something — why not being in control of the situation makes me uncomfortable.

And I realized that the type of personality it takes to be an entrepreneur has a lot to do with it.

The 40-5-15 Productivity Strategy

Are you as productive as you could be?

Ever feel like the Little Engine That Could when moving towards your goals?

Chugging along, while doing your best to hold on to the dream.

Feeling like you’re never, ever, ever going to get there.

The top of that mountain just looks so unbelievably huge sometimes, doesn’t it?

What if you could be the Shanghai Transrapid (the fastest train on the planet) instead of the Little Engine That Could?

Moving towards your dreams like the Shanghai T