The Power of Small Scale Sabbaticals

I love what I do. It doesn’t feel like work. So it’s easy to rack up 12+ hours a day. But there came a time where I needed to actually slow down. And since I didn’t slow down on my own, my body did it for me. I was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism in early August, and had to take several months of rest from everything. It took a serious medical issue to get me to see the power of rest, but I would have never been able to reap the benefits of resting and recharging had it not happened. So …

Why Doing It All Is Keeping Your Business From Growing

We run ourselves through the ringer as entrepreneurs. All of that hustle and grind can really start feeling like extra weight. We’ve gotta respond to emails. We’ve got meetings to schedule and run. There’s proposals to submit and approve; inventory to restock; refunds to issue; and batches of invoices to send out. It’s a marathon, but I need you to chill for the next 5-8 minutes and catch your breathe, because you’re killing yourself and your business trying to do all of the things. You can’t do it all. I know you want to. It’s tempting to want to handle …

This Simple Change in How I Learned Fast-Tracked My Business Growth

I’ll admit it. I haven’t been reading as much as I’d like to. Between client work, writing case studies and blogs, brand building, maintaining a social media presence, creating new services, and starting projects while still holding a 9-5 eats more of my time than I’d like. Like you, I’m a busy entrepreneur. But even while working crazy hours I still enjoy learning, improving, and growing as a person and for my business. We don’t know everything. Someone has gone through something you’re trying to get through, has done something better, has made improvements or innovated new processes. As an …