Main

Tag Archives | productivity

Last week we talked about boundaries. One of the skills that can help you with honoring your business boundaries is the ability to clearly say no. Saying “no” is a muscle. Like any muscle, it needs to be exercised to be strong. Saying “no” is also a gift. Yes, it’s a gift for yourself, but … <a href="http://oneinsightcloser.com/blog/no-muscle">Continue reading <span>How to exercise your “no” muscle</span></a>

How to exercise your “no” muscle

Last week we talked about boundaries. One of the skills that can help you with honoring your business boundaries is the ability to clearly say no. Saying “no” is a muscle. Like any muscle, it needs to be exercised to be strong. Saying “no” is also a gift. Yes, it’s a gift for yourself, but […]

Continue Reading 0
I was listening to the Being Boss podcast yesterday and one of the topics they covered was setting boundaries—both personal and business boundaries. It was a really interesting conversation. And I like analogies and the one that came to mind for boundaries are the very real boundaries you literally have when you own a home … <a href="http://oneinsightcloser.com/blog/rethinking-boundaries">Continue reading <span>Rethinking the boundaries of your business</span></a>

Rethinking the boundaries of your business

I was listening to the Being Boss podcast yesterday and one of the topics they covered was setting boundaries—both personal and business boundaries. It was a really interesting conversation. And I like analogies and the one that came to mind for boundaries are the very real boundaries you literally have when you own a home […]

Continue Reading 0
This morning I spoke about Time Blocking to WESOS Aurora (WESOS networking group and I spoke at the Aurora location). Time blocking is basically creating a budget for your time. You create categories for your business time and assign those categories days and times in your week – much like you create categories for where … <a href="http://oneinsightcloser.com/blog/the-unexpected">Continue reading <span>How to handle the unexpected</span></a>

How to handle the unexpected

This morning I spoke about Time Blocking to WESOS Aurora (WESOS networking group and I spoke at the Aurora location). Time blocking is basically creating a budget for your time. You create categories for your business time and assign those categories days and times in your week – much like you create categories for where […]

Continue Reading 0
Every month in the Unnamed Productivity Club we have a Planning Party. This isn’t about the club. It’s about something I share there everymonth before we do our planning. It’s the difference between intentions and goals. It’s an important distinction because too many times I see someone setting a goal that they want to make … <a href="http://oneinsightcloser.com/blog/intentions-vs-goals">Continue reading <span>Intentions vs Goals</span></a>

Intentions vs Goals

Every month in the Unnamed Productivity Club we have a Planning Party. This isn’t about the club. It’s about something I share there everymonth before we do our planning. It’s the difference between intentions and goals. It’s an important distinction because too many times I see someone setting a goal that they want to make […]

Continue Reading 0
What processes and systems do you have in place for your business? You have them, even if you don’t know it! That’s one reason why today I decided to talk about the difference between processes and systems and how they work together. But when I Googled it to see if someone could define it clearly, … <a href="http://oneinsightcloser.com/blog/systems-vs-processes">Continue reading <span>Systems vs Processes (and how they help you)</span></a>

Systems vs Processes (and how they help you)

What processes and systems do you have in place for your business? You have them, even if you don’t know it! That’s one reason why today I decided to talk about the difference between processes and systems and how they work together. But when I Googled it to see if someone could define it clearly, […]

Continue Reading 0
I have some specific habits that keep things moving here (here being my business). One of those habits is creating my daily to-do list. I’ve noticed that the days that go a little off the rail (or a lot) are the days that I haven’t created one.  The days I don’t have a to-do list are the ones … <a href="http://oneinsightcloser.com/blog/finding-to-do">Continue reading <span>Finding a daily to-do list that works for you</span></a>

Finding a daily to-do list that works for you

I have some specific habits that keep things moving here (here being my business). One of those habits is creating my daily to-do list. I’ve noticed that the days that go a little off the rail (or a lot) are the days that I haven’t created one.  The days I don’t have a to-do list are the ones […]

Continue Reading 0
In December of 2016, I was challenged by my coach to start going live on Facebook each week. I had lots of reasons (*cough* excuses *cough*) about why I couldn’t. But he helped me realize that I had even better reasons TO do it. It’s now over 2 years later and this is my 100th … <a href="http://oneinsightcloser.com/blog/qa">Continue reading <span>Q&A</span></a>

Q&A

In December of 2016, I was challenged by my coach to start going live on Facebook each week. I had lots of reasons (*cough* excuses *cough*) about why I couldn’t. But he helped me realize that I had even better reasons TO do it. It’s now over 2 years later and this is my 100th […]

Continue Reading 0
Last week I shared why you shouldn’t bother with the Inbox Zero strategy. This week I’m sharing what to do instead. The short answer is to find what works for you and keep doing it. But if it was that easy, no one would have an overwhelming inbox. Email clients have gotten a lot better … <a href="http://oneinsightcloser.com/blog/instead-of-inbox-zero">Continue reading <span>What to do instead of Inbox Zero</span></a>

What to do instead of Inbox Zero

Last week I shared why you shouldn’t bother with the Inbox Zero strategy. This week I’m sharing what to do instead. The short answer is to find what works for you and keep doing it. But if it was that easy, no one would have an overwhelming inbox. Email clients have gotten a lot better […]

Continue Reading 0
A while ago I was having lunch with some fabulous solopreneurs and the topic of email came up. One of the ladies looked at me and said “Do you keep your inbox at zero? I bet you do!” I surprised her by telling her I don’t keep my inbox at zero – at all.  Looking at … <a href="http://oneinsightcloser.com/blog/inbox-zero">Continue reading <span>Why you shouldn’t bother with Inbox Zero</span></a>

Why you shouldn’t bother with Inbox Zero

A while ago I was having lunch with some fabulous solopreneurs and the topic of email came up. One of the ladies looked at me and said “Do you keep your inbox at zero? I bet you do!” I surprised her by telling her I don’t keep my inbox at zero – at all.  Looking at […]

Continue Reading 0
A friend sent me an article last week that talked about why he (the author, not the friend) didn’t use a to-do list anymore. I’d seen the article before and others like it. It’s actually less about not using to-do lists and more about why the way he was using a to-do list wasn’t working … <a href="http://oneinsightcloser.com/blog/throw-away">Continue reading <span>Throw away your to-do list and do this instead</span></a>

Throw away your to-do list and do this instead

A friend sent me an article last week that talked about why he (the author, not the friend) didn’t use a to-do list anymore. I’d seen the article before and others like it. It’s actually less about not using to-do lists and more about why the way he was using a to-do list wasn’t working […]

Continue Reading 0

Powered by WordPress. Designed by WooThemes