Productivity

A Lesson In Horrible Service (A Review of Simplify Commerce)

My experience with Simplify Commerce exemplifies the most important lesson in customer service: pick up the phone. Make sure you employ this lesson in your own business before its too...

Improve Your Office Productivity By Making 6 Changes

Too often we conflate being productive with quirky new apps designed to help us do a million things at once.  Now don’t get me wrong…I love gadgets and apps as...

Arguing With Your Business Partner (It's A Good Thing)

I have had multiple business partners over the years, and realized that the most successful businesses came from partners that I argued with. I believe, in fact, that arguing is...

The Biggest Competitive Advantage Goes To Small Businesses

Every entrepreneur knows that starting and growing a small business is a challenge.  We don’t have the enormous resources – financial and otherwise – that the big guys do, and...

How To Work With Friends (When You Own The Business)

I’m going to be blunt.  The best solution to the problem of how to navigate the dangerous waters of hiring a friend is just to avoid it.  It’s hard, and...

Quick Fixes To Skyrocket Productivity

You can install apps for it, buy books about it, and make resolutions to improve it, but the key to improving your productivity is actually pretty simple when you reduce...

Courage

Entrepreneurship requires courage. It requires courage to start, it requires courage to continue. But perhaps most importantly, it requires courage finish. As each phase of the entrepreneur’s journey comes to...

Why Libraries Have The Fix To Office Distractions

Talk about irony! The modern office space has become one of the worst places to be if you need to be productive. With ringing phones, chiming emails, interrupting coworkers, and...

5 Ways To Getting Better Sleep

No pictures, not much text. Just 55 seconds until you are getting better sleep and ZZZzzzzzzzzz. 1. Turn Off The TV Better yet, move the TV into another room. It...

Get a Lot More Done, A Lot Faster

As an entrepreneur, you probably have a longer to-do list than most people who have straight 9-5’s. If you’re also a parent, you could probably have a to-do list long...

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