Let’s Talk Time Management – The 20/80 Rule

The 20/80 Rule Many years ago, an Italian economist realized that 20% of the people owned 80% of the land.  As time went on, we began to see a correlation between just about everything and this 20/80 Rule.  For example, you will probably find that 20% of...

Let’s Talk Time Management: Planning

Planning Many years ago my sales manager said, “Fail to plan, and you plan to fail.”  No truer words were ever spoken.  We sometimes believe that taking the time to plan wastes time.  The opposite is actually true.  Take just 10-15 minutes to plan...

Let’s Talk Time Management For Those Who Work From Home

Why is it so hard to manage our time? Truly, time has nothing to do with it.  We all have the same amount of time each and every day – 24-hours, 1,440 minutes, and 86,400 seconds.  It’s what we do with that time that matters most, right?  So rather than...

Are You Ready to Take the Plunge?

Raise you hand if you have a Marketing Plan for your business! Many freelancers do not. How do you get new business? I remember a time when I got all my new business via other clients (Word of mouth) and that was great. But it doesn’t last forever. Then for a...

What’s Holding You Back? Put a Professional Foot Forward!

Number Twelve:  Put a Professional Foot Forward I know some of you are not going to believe this, but for the first seven years I was in business, I got up every morning and put on business attire whether I had a meeting outside the office, or not.  This may...