How To Make a Work Schedule When You Work From Home

I work virtually, which means I do not go into an office every day, other than my work from home office, which presents its own set of issues.  Many people think that working from home means we have it easy.  Let me tell ya, that is not the case!  There are many days that I don’t get downstairs until 6 or 7pm, or sometimes later depending on the day and the workload I have.  Yes, […]

How to Focus Your Marketing Efforts

Organizations focused on their customers consistently outperform their competition.  Small business owners may think that marketing to the entire country will bring them more customers, when in fact it actually does the opposite.  Without focused marketing, potential clients and customers will think you are “just another fish in the pond.”  If you send the same generic marketing message out to the masses that everyone else is sending, how will you stand out from the crowd?  […]

How To Achieve “Inbox Zero”…or Almost

You know it’s a goal you want, “Inbox Zero.”  You hear all the gurus telling you your inbox needs to be empty. Then you go back to your desk and cry when you see you have 2,000+, 4,568, etc.  How on earth can you get it down to zero with all those important emails that you must go through one-by-one? When I used to manage my boss’s email at my last J.O.B., he used to […]

What Oprah and Other CEOs Can Teach You about the Benefits of Daily Meditation

According to the Buddhist Monks, Meditation is a means of transforming the mind. Meditation practices are techniques that encourage and develop concentration, clarity, emotional positivity, and a calm seeing of the true nature of things. By engaging with a particular meditation practice you learn the patterns and habits of your mind, and the practice offers a means to cultivate new, more positive ways of being. With regular work and patience these nourishing, focused states of […]

Houdini’s Guide to Google+ Profile or Business Page

Harry Houdini was an illusionist.  He may be able to teach us a thing or two about being seen on your Google+ personal profile, or on Google+ as your business page.  I don’t know how many of you are on Google+ yet, but I have been very heavily involved on it in the past few weeks both for myself and my clients.  I think Google+ will be the place to go to “see and be […]