Business Tools

Until further notice…. CELEBRATE EVERYTHING!

What would your world look like if you decided to CELEBRATE EVERYTHING?  There is so much negativity happening in our world right now and some deeply sad stuff, however I believe there is always a silver lining if we just decide to find it.   I know that many business owners are struggling right now during…

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Thinking: Consider the Source

In today’s world of 24/7 information its so easy to become attached to one or two sources that we rely on. Become more aware of the information you consume and how you approach and solve problems. There is a great article in the AARP Bulletin (Yes I’m over 50 and love AARP’s resources!) Here are…

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The CRAAP Test!

A democratic society depends upon an informed and educated citizenry.”  Thomoas Jefferson I gave a presentation on Critical Thinking for Entrepreneurs yesterday.  In it I reviewed the multitude of sources of information we are bombarded with each day.  There is so much information going around about the Coronavirus, politics, news stories, climate change, and of…

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THINKING: Sharpen your critical thinking skills

Let me clarify Mary, critical thinking is not thinking in a negative or critical way – it is simply evaluating the data you are receiving so that you can make an informed decision.  It is more important than ever to evaluate the information you are taking in. As a business owner or simply a human…

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TOOLS: Email Tools

Email – email email!  It is an amazing way to communicate and also a never ending energy suck.  There are some who maintain a zero unread inbox – good for you!  I’m sure that gives you a great deal of satisfaction.  I have given up on ever getting to zero, but I do try to…

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TOOLS: Chrome Extensions or Apps

If you use Google Chrome as your browser and use many software as a service (SAAS) tools like Zoom, a calendar automation or even your email campaign software you need to know about these tools.  First – what exactly is an extension?  Chrome Extensions or Chrome apps,  will definitely increase productivity, and make your online life…

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TOOLS: The 10 Minute Brain Dump!

Most Entrepreneurs are full of it!  Well -full of creativity, ideas, potential!  With all of those ideas for new things swirling in our heads, along with all of the things it takes to continue to market, sell, and deliver our products or services, our brains can get clogged!  I’m sharing one of my favorite tools –…

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TOOLS: Happy May Day!

Today is May 1st!  Ending week 7 of shelter in place!  Some States are opening back up and spring is here!  Warmer weather, leaves are opening up, flowers are blooming!  In my family, we grew up making May Baskets.  The tradition was, we would make little baskets with dixie cups and pipe cleaners, then go…

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