Guilty. I’m as guilty as any other solopreneur when it comes to working ON my business. Guilty. I enjoy the work I do for others and tend to leave my own projects on the back burner. I admire my colleagues who are disciplined and dedicate time each week for administrative time of their own by […]
Whether you’re a military spouse experiencing frequent moves, find you’re more productive outside an office with four walls, or simply want a more flexible lifestyle; you may be seeking career opportunities that offer portability. You may opt to start your own virtual-based business or become hired by a company offering portability. Careerists can seek out […]
The US Small Business Administration provides a Veteran’s Small Business Resource Guide titled “Balancing Business and Deployment” that features a Mobilization Preparation Checklist and covers topics from marketing to legal and administrative issues. Happy 223rd Birthday United States Coast Guard! Extending unending thanks to those who have served/are serving in the US Armed Forces!
TASK – definition (Yahoo Dictionary): n. noun A piece of work assigned or done as part of one’s duties. A difficult or tedious undertaking. A function to be performed; an objective. tr.v. To assign a task to or impose a task on. Is your time better spent on revenue-generating business activities such as sales and […]
Small business owners spend a lot of time at the desk behind their computer, working steadily without a break. Home-based business owners may opt to use their kitchen table as a desk for their computer or even worse, sit cross-legged on the couch with the (literally) “laptop” computer. This Mayo Clinic article offers a helpful […]
This month I’m staying with the topic of Time Management. In this article, the Mayo Clinic Staff share Time Management: Tips to reduce stress and improve productivity. Article Recap: Effective time management is a primary means to a less stressful life. These practices can help you reduce your stress and reclaim your personal life.
Today we are busier than ever and certainly always pressed for time. Multitasking mars our thought processes. How does this impact our productivity? The instructor of my Time Management course utilized Stephen R. Covey’s Time Management Grid as an effective method for organizing priorities. The ideal is to perform work in Covey Quadrant II, “the […]
This event being held Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 9:30am to 2:30pm at Marston Pavilion aboard MCB Camp Lejeune is for female active duty personnel and military spouses to explore the exciting world of entrepreneurship as your next “tour of duty.” Hear the stories of women veterans who own their own businesses, discover what it […]
Learn how to turn prospects into customers with these techniques from President of Kerry’s Network, Inc., Kerry Heaps. Follow-up Techniques that Make Sense If a prospect isn’t ready to become a client, follow-up is crucial. If you meet with a prospect and they decided to go a different direction or went with a different company, […]