Multiple calendars vs. one calendar

Multiple calendars vs. one calendar

I’ve been using calendars (and organizers, and to-do lists) for years. I’ve tried electronic and paper; web-based and not; and have found the following to be my personal preference for this: 1) Web-based if you move from machine to machine, or if you need to share...
Can a Control Freak be Sponteneous?

Can a Control Freak be Sponteneous?

My personal forte is in project management. I chose this line of work because I really like planning. I like to see how things are going to come together. This is often a problem at home since I always avoid spur of the moment activities, while my husband is...
Entrepreneur Overwhelm – part 2

Entrepreneur Overwhelm – part 2

Get Help for Less In my last post I wrote about delegation of duties. When I was starting out, and first heard about this concept, I thought, “I am barely affording Ramen noodles – and you want me to HIRE somebody??!?” Then, I found out the secret (which I’m going to...
Entrepreneur Overwhelm – part 1

Entrepreneur Overwhelm – part 1

Preventing overwhelm You’ve taken the plunge into the wide world of entrepreneurship – and although it’s exhilarating, liberating, and just a tad scary, you realize (with a gulp!) that you now have to do everything – big, blue sky thinking, research,...
How hard is it to change?

How hard is it to change?

In order to get improvement, one must change. How hard is it to change? Apparently, harder than you think. I read about it first in Michael Bungay Stanier’s great newsletter (sign up if you don’t get it now – it’s always interesting, thought provoking, and humorous)...