Are your team meetings sabotaging your bottom line?

There used to be a saying as we gathered around the water cooler back when I worked in corporate – We are calling meetings, about meetings!  Those days are long gone and I sure have had my share of meetings that compromised my bottom line, the productivity and sanity of my team, not only in corporate but also as the leader of my businesses. Have you? Still do? You are not alone. A recent survey by Microsoft of roughly 38,000 people around the world found out that 70% of the “meetings” they hold weren’t productive. And to make matters...

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4 Stress Free Ways To Attract Your Dream Team

For your business to continue to prosper you must figure out how to build a team that works well together. No easy feat. After all, you’re bringing together people with different backgrounds, skillsets and personalities to work towards a common goal—making your big bodacious vision a reality. So, most likely the big question that looms around your head when it comes to hiring is – How do you attract the right team members to your business? The answer to this question may surprise you, but, the way you attract the best talent into your...

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Are you losing profits by trying to always be in control?

So, to help ease the fear of letting go, and thinking that to be in charge you also have to be in complete control of every task here’s a very important distinction I want to make. Many moons ago when I started delegating I made every mistake in the book and it took me a while to realize a key difference between being in control vs. being in charge. Today I want to share this difference with you in the hopes it helps you overcome the fear of handing the reins over to others. Instead I want you to build a support team you can trust and helps...

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Email Overload? 4 Ways To Conquer Your Inbox (REALLY)

A few months ago, I had more emails in my inbox than I cared for. Okay, I confess my inbox was out of control. Even though I had a few systems in place to handle emails, clearly my systems weren’t working. One night I glanced over to my husband’s screen and I noticed he barely had emails in his inbox. I asked him, honey, how do you keep your inbox so clean? He said, I practice a variation of the inbox zero method. “The whozawhatsit method?” I curiously replied. He proceeded to tell me how he had mentioned this system and had sent me an...

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8 Myths Costing You Time & Money Series: Part 4 of 4

Being at the helm of your business there is no shortage of demands on your time. And even more so when you’re in growth mode, where you could be doing anything from closing the books to sweeping the floors. Most of us in the beginning stages of our businesses wear many hats to keep things afloat. But, as your business really starts to scale and starts feeling as if it’s slipping through your fingers you can’t do everything by your pretty little lonesome and still grow your company (let alone have a life outside of it). At this point you...

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