Say No To Busy Work

Busy work is a thief that steals your productivity without your knowledge. You get to the end of your day and you haven’t made any real progress on your goals. Maybe you re-organized your desk or updated your blog. But you haven’t done anything to will truly help you build your business.

“I believe busy work is the product of a dated culture that based performance on how much time you spent at work rather than the quality of that work.” - Shane Green, President of SGEi.

Busy Work = Urgent

The important thing to understand about busy work is that feels urgent. However, busy work never adds value to your business. An example of busy work would be checking your social media accounts the second your phone dings. Doing this makes you feel productive even though you aren’t.

In order to say no to busy work, you have to be willing to say ‘no’ to seemingly urgent tasks. For example, if you’re working on a client …

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Starting the New Year Right – 10 things to do Before Work

As you embark upon a New Year, it is the perfect time to reboot and rewire yourself for optimum success.  Achieving success begins with putting into practice the right habits. Habits that will help you reach your goals and aspire to set more goals that help you stretch and grow.

"Just like you need a good breakfast to fuel your day, you need a plan to fuel your success." Heidi Richards Mooney

In this three part series, I want to share tips that are intended to help you complete your tasks in an organized manner through proper preparation. “Fortune favors the prepared mind”, as Louis Pasteur said, so keep that quote in mind as you peruse this array of pre-work prep tips.

1 Make a list of your tasks for the day.

A simple checklist of the things you need to do can be surprisingly helpful at keeping you on track. Aside from ensuring that you don’t forget to …

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An Astounding Fact

HER Business Directory Listings has worked hard to identify and provide program and service benefits that bring true value to our readers. Here is one of those programs... Here’s an astounding fact: People who read business books make more money — a lot more! (Even in tough economic times.) According to a number of studies, people who read at least 7 business books a year earn over 2.3 times more than those who read only one book per year.* Why? One reason is they have a constant flow of new ideas and strategies they can use to help their careers, their teams and their companies. And isn’t doing everything you can to help your team and your company the best way to not only safeguard your career, but to help it grow? Where can you find a stream of new and practical ideas to drive your success? From the world's top business experts. How? Many of them have written books offering their proven strategies and winning ideas. The problem … Who has time to do …
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