Tag - productivity

Ignition Video Series: Samantha Bennett on How to Stop Procrastinating

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"]To become a successful entrepreneur, it's important to have self-discipline and drive along with many other things.  Without these, we often find ourselves stuck with one of our biggest enemies: procrastination.  So, this week on Ignition, Samantha Bennett, author of "Get it Done", shares how entrepreneurs who find themselves procrastinating can get can unstuck....

Europeans vs. Americans: Who’s More Productive and Why?

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"] Last fall I had the opportunity to spend six weeks backpacking through six different countries in Europe. It was a truly amazing experience, and it was interesting to see the differences in work and lifestyles. Breakfast often consisted of as many espressos as you could handle and delicious pastries that you could only dream of....

5 Ways to Create Focus and Be More Productive in Your Business

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"] Spending a set amount of time focusing on one activity to see it through to completion may seem boring, but I guarantee you that the outcome is not. The outcome is progress, which is something we all strive for. This is box title Focus is a skill you have to learn. If you’re...

8 Tech Tools to Help You Manage Daily Tasks

8 Tech Tools to Help You Manage Daily Tasks As a small business owner, there is no end to the list of 'things' that you need to do on any given day. Add in the fact that there is this thing called 'life' that we also need to deal with, and the list gets even...

9 Gmail Plugins That Give You More Power

9 Gmail Plugins That Give You More Power If you are one of the millions of people using Gmail as your email client and are looking for ways to better organize your mail and clear out all the distractions, then you are in luck! There is an endless stream of plugins and browser extensions that integrate...

Creating the Perfect Home Office for Entrepreneurs

Creating the Perfect Home Office for Entrepreneurs On paper, working from your home office seems like a dream come true: You get avoid a round-trip of commutes, can work in your pajamas, you don't have to wake up quite as early, and you can even get a tax write-off on your rent. However, working from...

9 Tips for Using Evernote to Be More Productive

9 Tips for Using Evernote to Be More Productive As someone whose entire business model is wrapped around the concept of 'virtual', it's extremely important that I employ technology to my advantage so that my business processes and communications are efficient. In my arsenal of tech tools, there is one that I simply could not...