Productivity 101

FollowShare By Renee Galloway Think of “personal productivity” as one’s ability to complete tasks efficiently and with quality results. It’s good to periodically evaluate productivity versus busyness. Productivity equates tangible results, while busyness typically just results in exhaustion Steps to increase personal productivity may include: Draft a personal vision statement as a guide to life. Set […]

Fear Don’t Live Here Anymore!

FollowShare Tell “Fear” that you won’t need any company today. No, you are not going to play hostess to their desires. Tell “FEAR” your lease is up and you can no longer reside in my head, so you better get to steppin’ Open the door and send “FEAR” on his way. Tell “FEAR” good-bye and […]

Multi- tasking: Wrap it Up!

FollowShare Use the first week of the month to wrap up loose ends. Finish all tasks that you put off last month. The end of the year will be here before you know it and you don’t want to have unfinished business impacting your bottom line. If you don’t use a to-do list, start one. […]

7 Signs of Change

FollowShare   1. You don’t do the same things you used to do 2. You think differently than you used to 3. You act differently than you used to 4. You feel differently than you used to 5.  You let go of things that you used to hold on to 6. You see positive changes that are […]

Adiat Disu – Young Influential, Power Women in Africa.

FollowShare Adiat Disu – Young Influential, Power Women in Africa According to Forbes Magazine, Adiat Disu is one of 2014’s Young Influential, Power Women in Africa. This is her second time making the list. She is the President of Adirée™, an international public relations and brand development firm, based in New York. She describes herself as a Serial Entrepreneur, Publicist […]

Evolve in 2015 – Start with a Clean Slate!

FollowShare Every year around this time, the claims to make changes, move on and do better becomes an epidemic . People swear to leave the old year behind and start anew. By the end of January, you will find your exercise shoes collecting dust. Your financial commitments get dropped and promises to leave bad habits […]

Biz Tip of the Week – Get a Coach

FollowShare Running a business ain’t easy; especially when you are going solo. There are people who are trained to guide you through the process of getting where you want to be. It is a big mistake to try to do it all by yourself. It is good idea to seek out assistance from a seasoned […]

Growing and Empowering Future Leaders

FollowShare Growing and Empowering Future Leaders By  Amicita Maloon-Gibson   Get the Tools to Help You Transition From Mid- Level Career Staff to an Executive Leader Result Driven Strategies to help you….. Embrace your “Personal passion and purpose” as a 21st Century Executive Leader Eject from the “Obstacles” that hold you back in your career, life […]

Word of the Day is, “Focus”

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Small Business Marketing

FollowShare Start Spreading the Word Unfortunately, some small business owners do not clearly understand the value of marketing.  Promoting your business should be one of your major investments.  Businesses succeed because of customers; you only increase your customers by promoting your products and services. You cannot run a business without letting people know, what you […]

Ten Steps to Starting a Business

FollowShare Ten Steps to Starting a Business Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and establish- ing as a legal entity. These 10 easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage the process of starting your own business. Step 1: Business Plan Templates Use these tools and resources to create and write […]

Step out of the Shoebox: Simple Tips to Organize Your Receipts

FollowShare Step out of the Shoebox: Simple Tips to Organize Your Receipts by Peggy Duncan When I started my business 14 years ago, as part of the Accounting section of my filing system, I had a folder for each vendor I paid regularly (e.g., gas, light, office supplies). When I found myself sticking receipts in […]

What’s Your Excuse, Today?

FollowShare Start paying closer attention to the people who are doing the things that you want to do. A friend and I were having a conversation about people not following their dreams. She said  today there is really no excuse for people not doing the things that they really want to do. We both agreed […]