Why Is It SO Hard to Make Certain Phone Calls?

We all have those phone calls we procrastinate: it might be the doctor’s appointment your spouse suggested you make; or the 10 prospective client calls to make this week, your usual measurement of success; or it might be a call…

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Protect More of Your Time

Do you feel as if you do “everything” for “everyone?” Most of us give away more than protect our time. When a business contact calls and asks you for a meeting or when you make a doctor’s appointment, we’re usually…

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Micro Managing: 6 Ways to Stop

It sounds risky, stressful, and perhaps confusing because so much could go wrong. But you know – or have been told – you’re micro managing. But how do you let go and stop this habit? Did you read my last…

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Delegation: 4 Steps to Improve [part 2]

Delegation: Steps 3 and 4. Once you’ve decided what to delegate and have used my questions to improve how you delegate, there are 2 more steps. [Miss the first blog? It’s here.] #3 After delegation  Back away ….yet watch closely….

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Self-Employed? Family business? How to take time off – comfortably and without guilt.

If you’re self-employed or in a family business it’s hard to feel comfortable taking off days or a vacation. As we head towards the holidays and a new year, here is a list of ways to start to discuss the…

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Those Mutterings under Your Breath? They’re Affecting Your Productivity.

“I feel like I never finish anything. Good old 80 percent done – What’s wrong with me?” “I know I can do more. Why can’t I live up to what I know I can do?” “Why do I keep doing the same…

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