Automating your business often seems well outside the realm of possibility for most entrepreneurship and small business owners. However, automation doesn’t have to be expensive or complicated. In fact, you are already using automation in your business if you have an email auto responder, shopping cart or online credit card processing or even email list management tool. These are all
Getting Started with Evernote is a starter recipe for helping you start to have a better understanding of this powerful program. Evernote is everywhere these days. Evernote isn’t just being used by people who are super productive. Everyday people use it to help organize their lives. As an Evernote Certified Consultant, I actually help people learn how
My hubby is my computer IT guy. Whenever my machine starts to run slow or isn’t performing the way I know it can, I ask him what I need to do. After 17 years together, I know the first thing to try is a reboot. Computers are a lot like people. After they’ve been running
To-do lists are, for many people, the first attempt to get organized and be productive. Many productive people swear by their to-do lists. And yet, I’m now seeing a string of articles that suggest it’s time to ditch the to-do list altogether. Is it really time to ditch the To-Do List? Task lists or to-do
Here is the first in a series of Productivity Recipes I’ll be sharing. If you like these recipes, please let me know and I’ll share more. Automated Email Responses This recipe is a delicious combination of ingredients that combine in just such a way to allow for faster email responses and less time spent in the inbox.
Staying productive on a computer with all of the distractions and rabbit holes it can provide is a constant battle. In this question, originally posted over at Quora.com, I provide my thoughts. Question: What are the most productive things to spend time doing on a computer? Answer: Computers can be highly productive tools or incredible
Sometimes it’s hard to stay productive when our regular set of resources are limited. Rachel’s* mom was in the hospital for a routine surgery. It wasn’t the kind of thing that Rachel needed to be pacing the halls but she still needed to be present for her mom when she was moved to recovery. Unfortunately, Rachel
There’s magic in multipurposing in the way it helps you to create time when you truly thought you had none left. Imagine this… You sit down at your desk after a morning of rushing around trying to find shoes and reports (for the children AND yourself) and make sure everyone is fed. A quick cup