Routine is crucial and for most people that are struggling with getting work done the fact is that they don’t have it. They start their day in some random way that just happened to them after a few years in the business. Unfortunately for almost everyone, it starts with email. A scattered place where you […]
What do you let break your focus? How much does that thing really matter in the grand scheme of things? Today I’m going to talk about a few weeks ago running where I let something with my watch affect my mindset. It almost stopped me cold in my tracks, and it really was nothing.
Like I mentioned a few weeks ago, I was on vacation. You got no emails from me for almost 2 whole weeks. Well, you got two actually. One today and one last Friday for things I already had done. While I was gone, I wrote no emails. I didn’t sit down and write a blog […]
There is no such thing as trucker’s block is there? Yet we persist in saying that as creatives we have ‘creative block’. A trucker gets up and does her work every day. Block’s don’t come into it. Today I’m going to talk a bit more about why there is no such thing as a creative […]
One of the fine people on my email list recently got in touch with me to ask about their niche. They’re tired of seeing websites with no clear benefit to the business that paid good money for them and that’s where they want to specialise. Redoing sites so they actually provide a return on investment. […]
While listening to Game of Thrones I got to thinking about your word. Not the words you use, and at the same time all about the words you use. All you have is your word. It’s your reputation. When you tell a client you’ll finish a project, you need to finish it. If you can’t […]
You can’t just show up and ‘wing it’, not if you want your message to land. Today I’m going to talk about practising before you talk to your prospects so that you can turn them into clients.
Kim and I talk about how after the death of her husband, she found a business that brought her the space needed to be a single parent. You can find Kim at The WP Chick. Links Obstacle is the Way Ryan Holiday Danielle Laporte Pivot 48 Days to the Work You Love
There is a great movie called The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. It has dreams that weren’t met and adventure. It’s a great analogy for where many business owners are. They dreamed of an amazing business, but then life started happening and they’ve been carried along to something that’s good. Good is…okay, but that’s not […]
How do you get 2 times the results in half the effort? – Profit First Today I talk about this thought experiment found in Profit First. Spending time on these thoughts can help you transform your business because they require huge changes in how you run your business. Are you ready to make huge changes?