Step-By-Step Guide: The 5 Stages of Project Success

Project planning and goal setting can be confusing, especially when you’re trying to organize your thoughts into coherent action steps. In fact, I have a 5-day mini course that takes the stress out of project planning. Sometimes our minds can be full of ideas and inspiration, but actually narrowing down what we want to achieve,…

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My Word of the Year for 2021

Sometimes my clients get a little sick of goal setting. On our weekly video calls, I’ll watch as they start to zone out, their eyes glaze over, and they succumb to burnout and boredom. That’s when I know it’s time to switch tactics! We’ll drop the complicated project plans and habit trackers, and go back…

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Watch the Planning Pajama Party Replay and Get Ready for 2021!

What a celebration! We had a spectacular time dreaming and scheming during last night’s Planning Pajama Party. We donned our cutest PJs, enjoyed festive drinks, and spent more than TWO AND A HALF HOURS(!) saying goodbye to last year, choosing exciting new goals, and designing plans to edit our lives in 2021. Thank you to…

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Introducing the Edit My Life Planner!

Once upon a time, I used to be known as a “planner lady.” Every year from 2013-2019, I released a new digital planner (sometimes printed!) to help you edit your life and business. Then my life went through some major revisions . . . divorce, moving, moving again, moving yet again, and losing the live…

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4 Easy Ways to Grow Your Small Business Quickly in 2021

Let’s state the obvious: this year has been difficult for small businesses. Many of my clients were laid off, or their partners lost their jobs, or suffered other hardships. I noticed a big uptick in members for my Startup In 60 program as people decided to start their own business for extra income. My business…

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How to Use SMART Goals for Success (With Examples!)

It’s been a decade since I spent my days as a book editor cleaning up medical textbook manuscripts and proofreading what felt like millions (billions?) of newsletters, podcast scripts, and teaching manuals. But even though my book editor days are long behind me, I still find myself reaching for my trusty red pen. So what am I crossing out,…

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