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Stop Being a Control Freak

Many small business owners are control freaks who have a really hard time of letting go and letting someone else handle various tasks. This is especially true of self-made business owners who along with everyone else feel that if they let their assistant do things they will lose control. Additionally, they also feel like no one can do “it” whatever “it” is, as well as they can. But, in almost

Which is better, one task at a time or multitasking?

As a freelancer or contractor you’re likely working on numerous projects simultaneously, you might have half a dozen different clients with various projects at different stages of completion. But, is it better to focus on one project at a time or is it better to multitask and handle many projects at the same time. Well, the verdict is in and study after study shows that almost everyone that thinks they

Keys to Hitting Project Deadlines

Successfully designing websites on budget generally means that you have to beat project deadlines in order to keep within allocated time schedules. It doesn’t matter what type of projects you work on, if you can beat a deadline you’ll be in high demand, have lots less stress and you’ll have a reputation for delivering good work, on time and to budget. Here’s how to do it. Set Realistic and Attainable

How to Improve Project Management through Evaluation

I was first introduced to project management over thirty years ago when I worked in the super construction industry, project management is one of those skills that can help you with many every day and long-term tasks and projects. As with most things in life, you can always improve what you are doing and with project management, one sure fire way to improve anything that you do is through evaluation.

How to Hit the Ground Running After Your Vacation 

We all look forward to vacations, to sitting on the beach relaxing, spending some quality time with your family, camping, cruising whatever takes your fancy we all enjoy one. However the problem with vacations is that they are over all too soon and it’s often not easy getting back into full swing, all guns blazing straight away upon returning to work. But, you can do it, if you know what

Time Management – The Three Ps of Success

No matter who you are, there are just twenty four hours in any given day. It’s impossible to get more time in your day, no matter how hard you try, you have this set budget of time and it’s the exact same amount for everyone. Yet, some people seem to get so much more done than others with the same amount of time. How? Why? For everyone it all starts

Productivity Tactics for Busy Business Owners

As a busy business owner it can seem almost impossible at times to get everything you have to do, done. Do you look around at others and wonder how they get so much done and make it all look so easy? There are some tried and tested methods for getting more done each day that you may not have considered as an business owner. Delegate No matter how large or

Are You Managing Your Time or Is It Managing You?

It’s amazing how much some people manage to get done, while others seem to be stuck in a rut without enough time in the day to accomplish much of anything. But, here’s the secret. Everyone has the same amount of time in every single day. It’s one way in which we are all created equal. Everyone has the same 24 hours in a day. Track Your Activities for a Week

Advantages to Creating an Editorial Calendar

Advantages to Creating an Editorial Calendar As you develop a content strategy, it’s important to start thinking of yourself as a publisher. Publishers have everything planned out in advance based on the yearly cycle as well as their product cycle. They know in advance exactly what type of content they need to create and produce for the month of February and why. If you think more like a publisher, you’re

Online Event Planning Tips

Online Event Planning Tips Hosting live events is another form of content marketing, think of everything that goes into planning an event and you quickly realize it’s all about the content. First, you’ll need something to promote, then you will need to create the program and guess what, if you record the event, you’ll need even more content. I’m content crazy at times, I just love content marketing but thinking


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