Taking time off as an entrepreneur or freelancer can feel like quite the undertaking. You have to plan the trip, potentially give up a bit of income, and, on top of that, manage your client commitments so that no one thinks you ghosted them!  Since we don’t have the luxury of putting in a ‘time […]

Business

5 Steps to Get Your Clients Ready For Your Time Off and Prep For a Stress-Free Vacation as an Entrepreneur (Includes Email Templates!)

Productivity

Time management can sound super boring and even constricting, which is why so many people avoid it and suffer from distraction-itis instead. But I can promise you that, done correctly, the method of time blocking I’m going to share with you in this blog can give you so much more freedom and flexibility!  When you […]

4 Ways to Manage Your Time While Working From Home — So You Don’t Have to Eat Every Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at Your Desk

Overwhelm and tigers and bears — oh my! It happens. Every entrepreneur feels lost at some point in their business. And in that low and lost place, you usually consider burning EVERYTHING down because it feels like there’s no way out.  Slow your roll, my friend. Put the matches down. It’s time to find your […]

Business

Feeling Lost in Your Business? Here’s How to Find Direction And Get Focused On What Matters Most to You

Productivity

Over the last three years, business owners have had to ride many unexpected waves. I’m sure more than a few of your year-ahead plans were ruined because of lockdowns, illness, loss, and kids learning from home. And these kinds of unpredictable circumstances can make a year-ahead plan seem useless. Yet, I believe it makes them […]

5 Actionable Tips to Plan Your Best Year Yet as an Entrepreneur

The new year is just around the corner, and while that can feel super exciting, it can also get us a little too excited.  We build up our ambitions and think that at midnight, December 31, 2022, we’re magically going to become different people. It is such a BUMMER that we get stuck in all […]

Productivity

A Quickie Year In Review — That You’ll Actually Do

Business, Leadership

Running a business as a whole, complicated human can be tricky. Our heads and hearts both want to be the boss and make decisions for us. Deciding ‘who’ gets the driver’s seat can be challenging.  That’s why it’s crucial to proactively decide where data, emotion, and intuition belong in your business.  Is it Better to […]

Profitable Decision Making: How To Inform Your Next Business Move With Data, Emotions, and Intuition

You already have systems and processes in your business, even if you never intentionally put them there.  In this blog, I’m breaking down what a system is, what a process is, and how they’re related. By the end, you’ll be able to identify each so that you can zoom out and see the bigger picture […]

Business

Your Systems, Simplified: Learn What They Are and How They Are Different From Business Processes

Leadership

In Part 1 of this series, I shared the four layers of support in business to give you a big-picture idea of the role you might want to hire for. In this blog, I will share my foolproof method of determining what you should outsource on a very detailed and tangible level: the time and […]

Beyond The Job Title {Part 2}: Tracking Your Time and Tasks to Define Your New Team Member’s To-Do’s

You’ve decided it’s time to hire a new team member — congrats! Now you might be wondering…how do I decide exactly what to outsource? In a couple of past blogs, I’ve covered deciding if you need to hire a VA or an OBM and how to bring your values into the hiring process. Now, I […]

Leadership

Beyond The Job Title {Part 1}: How to Decide Exactly What Roles & Responsibilities to Outsource

Business

Building a solid team for your online business can be a daunting endeavor.  First, there’s dealing with resistance to outsourcing and nerves around delegation. Then, there’s the overwhelm of figuring out who to hire, what roles are most important to fill first, and what each team member will and will not do for your business.  […]

What’s The Difference Between a VA and an OBM? 8 Common Questions About Which To Hire