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The Fast Track To Achieving That Elusive Entrepreneurial Balance

The Fast Track To Achieving That Elusive Entrepreneurial Balance

If you’re struggling with work-life balance, you’re hardly alone. Nobody has it all figured out. Nobody has it down perfect. And if you ever do get it perfect, it will only be for a moment because your life is going to change or your business is going to grow and your balance is going to be thrown out of whack. While 100% work-life balance is far from attainable, there are strategies you can implement to get you on the fast track to achieving your unique, ideal balance. And you should want to get on that fast track as creating more balance will leave you more fulfilled than just sinking all your time and energy into your business alone or any single category of your life

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5 Simple But Powerful Productivity Hacks For Entrepreneurs

5 Simple But Powerful Productivity Hacks For Entrepreneurs

Being productive has numerous benefits, the most important ones being it streamlines your success in business and frees up time to spend on what matters most, whether that’s your family, friends, traveling, community, or hobbies.

But don’t you wish there were shortcuts you could take? You know, easy things you could do to power up your productivity and get on the fast track to success?

There are! Improving your productivity does not need to be a long, drawn out, daunting process if you take advantage of simple but powerful productivity hacks that get you desired results.

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Procrastination: Productivity Medicine Or Poison?

Procrastination: Productivity Medicine Or Poison

Have you ever been told procrastination is a good thing? Likely not. The reasons you shouldn’t procrastinate are endless: it increases your anxiety and stress, the task could take longer than expected, you could run out of time, the result is sloppy work, something more important could come up, you won’t have time to make edits, working under pressure makes the job more tough, and so on.

So is procrastination ever a good thing? Yes! For many people in many circumstances, procrastination can be a very good thing. I have had countless occasions where I procrastinated and the results were amazing! Things turned out better than expected and definitely better than if I had spent months preparing. I’m guessing many of you have had similar experiences but all you ever hear from others is, “You shouldn’t leave important things to the last minute.”

Well, the advice I give my clients is, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!” If you routinely procrastinate on your important tasks and projects and consistently put out your best work by doing so, purposeful procrastination is one of your productivity superpowers. Embrace it. Not sure if procrastination is for you?

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How To Win On The Business Battlefield

How To Win On The Business Battlefield

When you decide to become an entrepreneur, you sign up to venture out on the business battlefield. Not the kind strewn with ammunition and camo fatigues but you still wind up hanging around in some pretty dark and lonely trenches – the trenches of exhausting work, little sleep, make it or break it deadlines, and intellectual combat.

All of that stress can make it especially tough to reach the goals you have set for yourself. Do you have what it takes to win on the business battlefield by accomplishing your most lofty business goals? Will you be able to outshine, out-recruit, and outsell your competition this year and the next? If you start tackling your goals with tactical precision as a well-trained soldier approaching a battle would, you’ll accomplish your goals and win in business.

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The Time Investment: Putting Your Time To Work For You

The Time Investment: Putting Your Time To Work For You

Jim Rohn says, “Time is our most valuable asset. Yet we tend to spend it, kill it, and waste it. Rather than invest it.” How are you investing in your time? Are you using it wisely or wasting it? Productive people become successful people because they consistently invest their time into their best activities. To be able to do that, they say no to more things than most people.

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4 Routines To Bookend Your Day: A Blueprint For A More Productive You

4 Routines To Bookend Your Day: A Blueprint For A More Productive You

Did you do the same thing this morning that you did yesterday morning when you first woke up? Maybe you made a dash to the bathroom, brushed your teeth, or checked Facebook. Maybe you leaned over to kiss your sweetie, checked your emails, or stretched. Likely, you have weaved routines throughout your day and did not even realize it. After all, routines are just habits layered on top of each other.

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Bookending Your Day: Engineering Routines To Foster Your Success

4 Routines To Bookend Your Day: A Blueprint For A More Productive You

Routines. Who wants them? Sounds boring. The word itself produces visions of structure, formality, rigidity, and restrictions. You may think of yourself as a free spirit and hate the idea of routines, but if you were to analyze one day in your life, you’d find you have routines weaved throughout your day. Routines are simply habits layered on top of each other that are performed in a specific sequence. We all have routines. Over time, they become automatic behaviors in our daily lives that we don’t even have to think about; we just do them. Routines are a force to be reckoned with. If you are not intentional with your time, you could be unintentionally creating routines based on bad habits which makes your productivity suffer. It’s important you make routines work for you, not against you.

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How A Rapid Fire Power Hour Can Get You Back On Track

How A Rapid Fire Power Hour Can Get You Back On Track

Do you often feel inundated with tasks that never seem to get done? They could be pesky little ones that take only five minutes or colossal ones aimed at changing the course of your business, but you likely know what I’m talking about. In this digital era, we have every sort of productivity app imaginable at our fingertips and yet still, most business owners feel overwhelmed by the smorgasbord of tasks on their plate. What if I told you repurposing only one hour a week could vastly improve the extreme level of frustration and stress you feel juggling your never-ending tasks? Eliminate the Monday blues? Get back on track? Well, it can! You just have to use that hour with intentionality.

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Gimme A Break! Who Has The Time?

Gimme A Break! Who Has The Time?

Who has time for a break? Not me! I am certain you have said some version of that phrase to yourself more often than you would like. Perhaps you may feel that to be most productive the best choice is often to work right through the day, put in a straight 8 to 12 hours consistently, eat at your desk, and work right through possible breaks.

I mean, come on, who has time for a break?

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