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42 Productivity Hacks

I constantly feel like I’m drowning when it comes to productivity.  I get a lot done but always feel like there is room for improvement – especially when it comes to distractions.  I came across this article and thought it was a great list of ideas and thought you might…

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What to Charge Clients

Charging for Your Services

When I first started a business, I read a lot of books about how to do it right.  One of the topics frequently covered was how to set an hourly rate for your services…something many people struggle with, including myself.  In addition to looking at what the market demands, what…

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Boomerang for Gmail – A Must Have Productivity Tool for Entrepreneurs

Boomerang allows you to schedule messages to be sent or returned at a later date. Write a message now, send it whenever, even if you’re not online. Track messages to make sure you hear back, and schedule reminders right inside Gmail. This tool is definitely a game-changer for me.  My…

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Local is Better or Is It?

I recently lost a client that I loved. We’d worked together for years and I thought we had a really good relationship. We parted on good terms…her reason for leaving…she really wanted to work with someone local. She wanted someone she could meet with in person and she’d met someone…

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Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read

The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from the World’s Greatest Manufacturer The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future How to Win at the Sport…

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Passion Is Needed To Succeed

When you think about creating your business, are you full of passion for what you want to do?  Do you feel like you were born to do this?  Your chances of success are much greater when you do the work you love.   When you share about what you love, it…

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