Have you ever had so much to do that you didn’t know where to begin? Maybe your to-do list was 10 pages long, or your notes were a disorganized mess, or everything seemed important so you couldn’t prioritize. I’ve been there! My clients also face this “freezing up” phenomenon when they’re overburdened with their work.…

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There are only 60 days left of 2020. You (like many of my clients) might be thinking, “Good riddance!” This year has been tough in so many ways, and more than a few of my friends and clients have lost their jobs or had their hours severely reduced. In fact, one of my income streams…

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Please imagine me doing my best impression of Admiral Ackbar: “IT’S A TRAP!!!” No, we’re not battling star destroyers or Darth Vader today, but we are fighting our way out of the common traps that stop us from living our happiest lives. When I first started my business (back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth), procrastination weighed…

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Out of all the bad habits that hold you back from being successful, procrastinating is probably the worst. It doesn’t matter if you’ve designed a beautiful project plan, organized all your priorities, or have the most high-tech resources to help you do your work. If you’re not feeling motivated, then you won’t make even the…

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The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week How a Buddhist Monk Taught Me to Stop Overthinking. I use this technique with my clients too. Sometimes thinking about the worst case scenario can show…

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One of my clients, who I’ll call Jane, had a huge problem with self-sabotage. She had a promising graphic design business, and we spent an entire weekend making a project plan for updating her website, outlining blog posts and videos, and strategizing her passive income streams. Jane assured me that this was a new beginning…

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I once had a client (who I’ll call Sally) who couldn’t stop overthinking. She would worry about every tiny detail of her life and business. Her over-analyzing was so bad that it took her 18 months to finally publish her website. First she couldn’t find the right shade of purple, then she wanted a custom…

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