Posts in productivity
4 Steps to Reframe Your Lies into Truth

By now I’m sure you’re aware that we’re into the final quarter of 2018. Kinda crazy, huh?

There’s been lots of chatter in the online world about planning your last 90 days of 2018 instead of thinking “It’s too late. The year’s almost over. I’ll just wait for January 1.” We still have 3 whole months to accomplish some of those big goals from January. Don’t quit yet!

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Why You Should Simplify Your Space

If you haven’t guessed it yet, I’m a big fan of improving productivity and efficiency. After all, that’s what branding does when you finally have all the core visual pieces that will allow your business to really grow. You stop wasting time tweaking all the things and start spending more time and energy where it’s needed most — attracting and serving your clients.

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2 Things Branding & Parenting Have in Common

It may sound strange to say that branding and parenting have anything in common at all. However, when we consider what we want the end result to be for both, there are a couple truths that quickly rise to the surface.

(And, for the record, you don’t have to be a parent to understand this. Anyone who spends any time around kiddos – whether that's as a neighbor, friend, auntie, volunteer, teacher, or coach – will see that this is true. So that pretty much includes all of us!)

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My Top 3 for 2018

Are you completely over the “oh-my-gosh-it’s-January-1-and-I-gotta-make-all-the-plans-and-set-all-my-goals” freak out phase yet?

Well, are you? Good. Me too.

Yes, I’ve done some planning, and, yes, that can be a really good thing, but I’m not always the best at it. (One week I’ll meal plan and the next week we eat pb&j. Just sayin’.) It’s definitely something I’ve been aiming to be more intentional with lately, but the first 2 weeks of January can feel like so much striving sometimes.

Over 2017 I read a short stack of books, all of which I liked. But there were 3 special books that have made a huge impact on me. Since the question of the month on Facebook seems to be “what books do you recommend?”, here are my top 3.

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Save Time with an Online Scheduler like Acuity [Video Tutorial]

Do you ever find yourself so excited to get a new client inquiry, only to be quickly frustrated by all the back-and-forth emails trying to set up that important first meeting? Believe me, I’ve been there. If you’re fed up with trying to find a time that works for both of you, or you wish there was an easier way to accept payments, send your client a questionnaire, or even let her cancel and rebook her appointment, then I have a great solution for you.

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