Are You Controlling Time or is Time Controlling You?

I’ve always wondered how a time management seminar could last two days, so a few weeks ago I went to one. By the end of the first day, I knew I was right…the speaker could have shared all of his information in three hours, not eight. He showed us how we were wasting time — […]

4 Ways to Develop a Home Office Routine

It took me a few years of working from home to figure out that I needed to follow some type of schedule. My schedule is flexible, but for the most part I work out early, take a shower, get dressed and make the 5-second commute to my home office. There are days though, when I […]

5 Organizing Myths Keeping You From Getting Organized

For years, I’ve worked with clients who’ve tried everything to organize their home offices, but then have finally given up. Either they didn’t know where to start or were overwhelmed by the process. They also started to believe the negative comments their family and friends were telling them about getting organized. If you’ve tried to […]

The Advantages of Hiring Help

A business owner I’ve known for over ten years has owned several businesses. He sold two of his businesses within two years of starting them. His last (and current) business was almost a failure. Although he had a strong business idea and product, he grew his business too quickly. Each month he added a few […]

Would More Hours in the Day Make You More Productive?

When my (now 29-year-old) nephew was four years old, I asked him if he wanted to go to the store with me. He told me that he didn’t have enough time because he was too busy. I don’t remember much about my life at four years old, but what I do remember is that all […]