Work ON Your Business, Not IN Your Business

Work ON Your Business, Not IN Your Business

I took a business course years ago, and one thing that stuck with me is he talked about Working ON Your Business not just IN Your business.   As a solopreneur, it’s so easy to get sucked into the day-to-day activities of your business. You’re constantly hustling to get everything done in the mere 24 […]

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Everyone is an Expert

Everyone is an Expert

One of the great things about this amazing life we live in is everyone is an expert at something.  And there is someone else out there who will pay for your expertise. One of the things I’ve always loved about being a college professor is how much I learn from my students. Regardless of your […]

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Nothing Beats Doing The Work

Nothing Beats Doing The Work

I am a firm believer in the saying life is too short not to do what you love. But even with that said don’t fool yourself into thinking you will always love what you do. I wish that were the case but it’s not. There will be days when you hate being a writer (or […]

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Are you Productive or just Busy?

Are you Productive or just Busy?

 In today’s ever increasingly crazy world it can be hard to differentiate between being productive not just busy I’m busy all the freakin time but I’m not productive all the time. How often do you claim you are just too busy? I know I used the B-word constantly because I feel like I’m always rushing […]

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How To Do Anything in 15 Minutes

How To Do Anything in 15 Minutes

Getting more done in less time.  I subscribe to the theory that “work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.”  Called Parkinson’s Law, as coined in 1955 by Cyril Northcote Parkinson. He was a British Naval Officer, and his point was to make satirical comments about public administration and bureaucracy. I […]

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TOTALLY TERRIFIC TUESDAY LINK PARTY #118

TOTALLY TERRIFIC TUESDAY LINK PARTY #118

  The last day of January. I can’t believe it. As I was looking at my January goals and where I am to them (that post coming tomorrow) I’m kind of frightened it’s flown by so fast. However, January has been a great month and I’m looking forward to all kinds of great things happening […]

SMART Goals are the Goals that Get Accomplished

SMART Goals are the Goals that Get Accomplished

“The greatest dreams are always unrealistic” -Will Smith Creating good goals, along with the actions and tactics to execute those goals, isn’t as simple as just writing something down on paper. What you write and how you write it are crucial to achieving the goal. You want your goals to be SMART. Not smart, but […]

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Make Big Goals With Strong Whys

Make Big Goals With Strong Whys

If your goal is to be a write and make a living at it, that’s awesome! Achieving your goal of being an authorpreneur requires a positive attitude and a clear focus. First I want to say, I’m totally proud of you and your desire to follow your heart. You can do this! It can absolutely […]

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3 Reasons Why You Should Blog as an Indie Author

3 Reasons Why You Should Blog as an Indie Author

You must blog as an author! Blogging is an important marketing tool for an indie author and I wanted to share with you the top 3 reasons why I feel every author who is committed to making a living with their writing should have a blog. I know not every writer out there will agree […]

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5 Ways to Increase Blog Traffic

5 Ways to Increase Blog Traffic

There is one thing all of us bloggers have in common, and that’s the desire to grow our traffic. Increased traffic helps grow our business in countless ways. Therefore it’s one of the many aspects of blogging we lose sleep over. At least I do anyway. The challenging part of growing traffic is balancing it […]

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