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Finding the Best Virtual Assistant for Your Business
Capacity Building, Entrepreneurship, Guest Posts
Finding the Best Virtual Assistant for Your Business
21 June 2011

Entrepreneurs tend to multitask. If you’re bootstrapping a new venture, you’re reluctant to hire anyone, as you’re afraid it will use up your capital and/or eat up all your profit. But instead of saving money, you will actually lose more because you’re so absorbed in the nitty-gritty of your business – from responding to emails to sending an invoice. Read more…

Time: Your Greatest Asset
Capacity Building, Guest Posts, Women In Business
Time: Your Greatest Asset
26 May 2011

In order to accomplish any goal, it is critical we spend our time doing the right things. We know this, yet, we often struggle with what is most important, how to prioritize, and how to keep our eye on the ball when distractions arise, which they invariably do. 1. Read more…

How to Improve Your Work Productivity
Capacity Building, Guest Posts, Women In Business
How to Improve Your Work Productivity
18 May 2011

Did you think that this year, you would improve on some old work habits? It’s May now, and you should reexamine those habits to be sure you are being productive. Without no-nonsense measurement, it is very difficult to gauge your success or failure. It’s hard to improve what you can’t measure. Read more…

Listening to the “Little Voice”
Communication Skills, Robin Ferrier, Women In Business
Listening to the
3 November 2010

and she was talking about a presentation about listening to the “little voice” we all have. Normally, when someone talks about listening to your “little voice” – or “inner voice” – it’s in the context of following your gut instinct. I did walk this morning. Read more…

How Will You Eat That Elephant?
Shannon Mouton,Women In Business
How Will You Eat That Elephant?
1 July 2010

Before anyone thinks I’m advocating cruelty to animals – I’m not. The inspiration for this post came from this excellent read on how to eat an elephant. Again, no pachyderms are at risk here; it’s a great read on breaking down your large goals into manageable chunks, which increases your chance of success, and let’s you enjoy life along the way. Read more…

Where’s The Perspective In Productivity?
Empowerment, Thursday Bram, Women In Business
Where's The Perspective In Productivity?
18 May 2010

When I scroll through my feed reader, I see lots of posts on topics like “10 Ways to Power Through Your Task List” or “How to Absolutely Rock Your Day. ” It’s rare that I see something with a perspective beyond assuming that the pile of tasks you need to do today should be demolished. In a word, most productivity advices tends to be macho. Read more…

Already Summer? Get Your Goals Back On Track
Shannon Mouton,Women In Business
Already Summer? Get Your Goals Back On Track
7 May 2010

As Spring fades to Summer in a few weeks, I’ve been wondering where the first four months of 2010 went. Wasn’t it just Christmas? … Weren’t #snOMG, #snopocalypse and #thundersnow just a few of weeks ago? … Read more…

Jump Start Your Productivity With Spring Cleaning
Patricia Frame,Women In Business
Jump Start Your Productivity With Spring Cleaning
16 April 2010

OK, maybe you don’t react to the first signs of spring with a ‘wow, let’s get rid of the clutter and mess’ moment.   Not my first thought certainly.   Mine runs to the beauty: trees turning every shade of green, flowers poking up, and the rainbow which flowering trees and shrubs add. Read more…

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