The Gift of Under-Scheduling

While studying to be a Chemical Engineer, I had to learn the fine art of time management.  It was easy to get overwhelmed with homework, papers, quizzes and exams and I needed to learn how to budget my time, chop big projects up into small pieces and hammer through my to do list. Fast forward…

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The Zero Progress Thought

I have become much more aware of the effect of my thinking on my outcomes in life.  I am a subscriber to Mike Dooley’s daily “Messages from the Universe.”   Some are game changers for me, some spark new thinking, some are funny and some just don’t resonate.   One of the more recent installments was…

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Just Do It Versus Just Rethink It

Have you ever really, really wanted to accomplish something in your life, but just can’t make it happen?  Did you think to yourself, “If I just try harder and do more I’ll get there!” This was the premise of Nike’s “Just Do It” slogan coined in 1988 and it continues to be a focus of…

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3 Positive Money Mindsets for Entrepreneurs

In a previous post I discussed a systematic process to overcome deeply negative thinking.  Eventually, you’ll learn to flip those negative thoughts; and in this post I’d like to share with you the most productive money mindsets I have developed that help me in life and in business. Mindset #1 – It’s OK to Run…

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Money Mindsets

It Might Not Be About What You’re Doing…. As a small business owner, you are always looking for how to make more money in your business.  If you’re anything like me, you’re bursting with new ideas, new programs, new products and new marketing techniques to rush out there and try. However, sometimes no matter how…

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Penny saved

Money Messages I recently read a fascinating book – The Seven Stages of Money Maturity by George Kinder.  A central theme within the early portions of the book is that as children, we hear many messages about money from our parents and others around us such as: “A penny saved is a penny earned.”  “Penny-wise…

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To get started on getting your personal finances in order AND stick with it, one important thing you can do is change how you think about the process. There are two different ways that people can think about the things they need to do or want to do in their lives. These tasks can be…

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