Stop Being Busy and Get Productive



The one thing that small business owners have in common is that their to-do list keeps getting longer as the day gets shorter. This is because most people confuse being busy with being productive.

Do any of these “so busy” symptoms seem familiar?

  1. You get less done despite […]
By | November 3rd, 2016|Business, Resiliency|Comments Off on Stop Being Busy and Get Productive

Stop Procrastinating Tomorrow

Running a business requires discipline and hard work, and sometimes it’s tempting to procrastinate, even when each day seems really busy. Procrastination has become easier with social media, email, on-demand entertainment, and TV interrupting our every action. Even sitting around doing nothing is tempting when there are overwhelming tasks ahead. Luckily, there are many ways […]

A Loss Can Be a Gain

Ashley Merryman wrote a great op-ed in the New York Times explaining why “Losing Is Good for You,” and she gave an interesting label for the excessive trophies in school sports, calling the system “The Trophy-Industrial Complex.” She says if kids get trophies just for participation and are rewarded for simply showing up rather […]

By | October 4th, 2013|Failure, Resiliency, Success|Comments Off on A Loss Can Be a Gain

The Dashboard Melted But We Still Have The Radio

“Well, it would’ve been, could’ve been worse than you would ever know.
Oh, the dashboard melted, but we still have the radio
.”- Lyrics from “Dashboard” by Modest Mouse

As I was listening to this song this morning, this sums up my attitude toward the current economic climate that most of us find ourselves. Carnage is all around […]