Despite the fact that I market myself as a life coach, more than half of my clients don’t have any pressing life problems. Instead, they’re startup business owners who want to be more productive, more profitable, and less stressed. Thankfully, nearly all of my best life coaching strategies work for entrepreneurs too. We want to…

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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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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 Why Are We All So Lonely? Feeling lonely and being alone are two very different experiences. Authors Don’t Owe You Books. A deep discussion of 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 “Revenge Bedtime Procrastination” Explains Modern Life. Are you guilty of this bad habit? Why The Babysitters Club Netflix Series is Better Than the Books. I…

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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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Happy July! My fellow American Life Editors and I celebrated a subdued Independence Day last weekend. I may not have enjoyed any fireworks or festivals, but there was one big benefit to being stuck inside . . .  Plenty of time to add new classes to the Life Editor Clubhouse! If you haven’t visited the Clubhouse in a while,…

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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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