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How to Brainstorm

Have you ever had a client who hired you to complete a project, but it turns out they actually have no idea what they want?

Often people will go straight toward a “goal” without...

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How to Make Sure Every Project is Good Fit Upfront

Have you ever had an introductory meeting with a client where you walked away feeling great about the project and then…

  • your proposal falls flat?
  • you get the job but the client’s...
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Build your business around what you love

Flexibility and control over your work and life are some of the greatest gifts of entrepreneurship. The problem is that many freelancers, consultants, and small business owners have a hard time...

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How to Set Goals for the Journey, Not the Destination

SMART goals: specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time bound. Google “Goal Setting” and this is the first thing that comes up. It is the standard for how everyone from your...

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How to Plan for the Unplannable

best life planning time Aug 18, 2020

We live in an uncertain world right now - no one really knows what will happen tomorrow, next week, next month. But really, hasn’t that always been true? Life is unpredictable. A year ago,...

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Procrastinate Much?

February is always a month where I generally feel stagnant, which often leads me to procrastinate in work and life in general. Here are some tips for battling procrastination.

Create...
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Multi-task like a pro

Working from phone

I do at least a couple hours of work from my phone each day. While it has been easy to use your phone for email for a while now, new apps now allow you to do everything...

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Save your inbox

organization planning time Aug 01, 2018

Since becoming a mother in April I’ve had to squeeze the absolute most out of every minute so that I can maximize the time I get to spend with my daughter and also still do my job. This has...

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Project Planning 101

Orient around the goals

Always start your planning process by making sure that you and your stakeholders are clear on the goals of the project. As you are making programmatic and logistical...

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Actually Enjoy Your Vacation

We all want to have some time throughout the year when we can truly unplug. Often even the thought of unplugging can be stressful when you think about the mountain of emails and tasks that will be...

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