A “workout” regimen for small business owners

Exercise is something we all know we need but we often avoid or overlook until it’s too late. Our muscles aren’t just physical, though. We have mental “muscles” that need working out, too. Recently, I read a great article Forbes by Dr. Douglas McKenna about this very thing. McKenna used to work for Microsoft and […]

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Definitely NOT going to work! (Surprising Reasons)

Posted by on October 13, 2009 in: Just Blogging

I had my first day today at an attempt of a Polyphasic Sleep Cycle. Unfortunately it is going to be very short lived. 🙂 However, not for the reasons I originally thought. Everything I had read spoke about the crash and burn, the crankiness, the inability to begin sleeping when you first try, the difficulty […]

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The False Economy of “In-House”

A false economy is where a price seems to be better than it really is. Consider the classic example that most people face at some point in their lives: When the car is leaking oil it can seem like a hassle to bring the car in to the shop and the potentially high cost of […]

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Enhancing productivity and profitability by outsourcing

As a small business owner, getting all of your scheduled work completed in a day can be a daunting task: There is so much to do and so little time to do it. And to make matters worse, new technology and marketing channels and ideas keep popping up, adding an additional challenge of trying to […]

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10 Tips to Boost Productivity

Over the years I’ve discovered a few helpful hints to boost productivity. Some of these might seem obvious to you, some of them might be new. I hope that you can apply more than a couple and recapture several hours each week. 1.    Keep a notepad of some kind by your desk. When you have […]

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Making Work Easier: Tactical Tips for Better Productivity

I love reading about small businesses and freelancers who find tricks that allow them to do what they do better. I cover a lot of this kind of content in my Tips In Ten newsletter where I try to provide the business “hacks” that have worked for me. In a recent blog post at LocationIndependent.com, […]

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