How Many Efficiency Killers Are In Yours?   Do you ever find yourself wondering what the heck have you done all day? You know you've been working hard all day, you've been rushing about, and you barely took a break. You knew exactly what you wanted or needed to get done yet you are left feeling frustrated, disappointed and even annoyed with yourself that you just didn't. Your intentions this morning were great, so what went wrong? Somehow, you barely scratched off anything off of your to-do list and even worse many times our lists instead of getting shorter end up even longer. Well, let me tell you, you are not alone and most of the time it's not even your fault!!! Turns out, after talking with many small business owners, busy...

Tell me, are you tired of working so hard and still not getting to where you want to be? Do you find yourself re-writing goal sheets over and over and starting new projects all of the time yet never finishing them? Do you have great ideas but have not put them into action because there is just never enough time? What Is The Problem? The sad reality of my day to day business is that, due to sheer overwhelm, jumping head first into projects and constantly putting out fires, I find that most of my clients have lost complete focus of their priorities and what's even worse complete sense of how long any item on their to-do list actually takes them. This may not sound so bad to you but not knowing how...

I'm wondering if any of this sounds familiar? . . . You love the flexibility that being your own boss gives you but you never imagined the amount of paper you'd accumulate now that you are out on your own and not to mention all of your family's paperwork. . . . You find yourself overwhelmed with all of the information out there, you end up printing everything thinking I'll just add it to my stack. I can read or take care of it later. You're piles just keep on growing and later never comes. . . . Your business or personal errands tend to take you out of the office, you know you need your information accessible but you have no strategy or system to speak of. . . . There is no central location, your information...

Working from home against popular belief can be quiet challenging and certainly isn’t as easy as many think or make it out to be. When you work and live in the same space, then your home also tends to represent work 24/7 making it almost impossible to ever completely shut off unless you have a few things in place to keep you focused. Organizing your workspace, getting things done without getting sidetracked and keeping business from personal things is just the beginning and only a few of the many challenges you will face but just because it isn’t easy doesn’t mean it can’t be done. What it all does come down to is: Focus, systems in place and a little bit of good ol’ German discipline (I am from Germany after...