Juggling Kids and Work

Many of you aren’t stay at home Mom bit don’t let the podcast topic throw you off. This is a great podcast on priority and how to juggle it with family commitments How A Stay at Home Mom Works on Her One Thing

You’re idea sucks…unless

I’ve been thinking a bunch about freelance billing and what I need to help my business run well. What I want to see in terms of numbers in the business. How a system could help me set goals for my finances and then provide incentives to keep to those goals. There are lots of freelance […]

@tferriss on building a winning blog or podcast

Great podcast on some of what it takes to build a great blog or podcast. I said great because the measure should be your own not just listens or views. What measure matters to you? Listen now

The 10x Business Isn’t Working 10x as Hard

People earning $1,000,000 per year aren’t working 10 times harder than people earning $100,000. In fact, they are sometimes working less — but they are working differently. – The 12 Week Year Which one are you? Which one do you want to be? Those earning 10x you are planning their weeks. They measure their lead […]

Hardship in Entrepreneurship from @ryanholiday

Entrepreneurs face obstacles from the moment they wake up in the morning, whether they’re trying to satisfy investors, struggling to meet payroll, dealing with unexpected complications or delivering a new product to market. Love the bridge and warf story most. 5 useful things for when you are hitting hard times in your business. Turning Crisis […]

Copy Stuff from @austinkleon

I liked reading this as I embark on a 365 project to draw one thing a day. I’m only like 15 days in and I’ve started to wonder about just copying stuff and following tutorials. Am I really doing “art” then. See I have a long term goal for a book. I want to write […]

Cal Newport on Facebook’s Smoke Screen

Outrage-invoking political content might have been good business for Facebook, but in its absence, this company’s attention engineers can tap into any number of other distraction wells to keep users compulsively tapping the little blue icon on their phone – Facebook’s Smoke Screen I’m not a fan of how social media steals our attention. The […]

The Starting Key to Being Productive

Finding a good productivity system is so much more than the mechanics of whatever tool you use. In fact, almost every tool is more or less the same. They have due dates, and start dates. You can organize things into projects and sub-folders. Some of them allow collaboration and some don’t. Some follow Agile methods […]

Mark Manson Tells us To Stop Caring about So Much

We’ll start this review with a disclaimer there is swearing in the quotes. That’s just the style of the author of the book. In the first chapter, it felt like he was using profanity just for shock factor, with some sentences so overloaded that it was almost comical. After that initial bit, it went way […]