Productivity & Organization

A Simple Trick to Get More Work Done

A Simple Trick to Get More Work Done

Last week I wrote a guest post for Freelancers Union: My Client Didn't Give Me a Deadline. Now What? I encourage you all to check it out! We all have those times when you just feel like you're plodding along. You have work to do, but it's tough to just…
Best Multitasking Tip

Best Multitasking Tip

One of the most common things that you hear with regards to productivity is that above all, you should avoid multitasking! The logic behind this is that if you try to do too many things at once, you won't be doing any of those things very well. But since I love multitasking, I've naturally…
Great Resources for New Freelancers

Great Resources for New Freelancers

I have now been freelancing full-time for about 11 months. It's rather exciting! Freelancing is a wonderful experience. I absolutely love being a home-based small business owner. I am now getting to the stage where I have quite steady and long-term clients, which is fantastic, whereas my first month or three as…
The Secret to Inbox Zero

The Secret to Inbox Zero

Ahhh, Inbox Zero. That elusive concept wherein you deal with emails as they come in and you never have more than three emails in your inbox (or, ideally, you have zero emails in your inbox!). But how are you supposed to actually do it? Most of the strategies that I've…
Project Management Tips

Project Management Tips

So you've got a project to manage... now what? These BEST project management tips will help you get organized and get an awesome project going! My 6 best project management tips: 1) Identify all tasks that need to be done. One of the biggest issues that can come up when managing…
Simplify Your To-Do List

Simplify Your To-Do List

The start of a new year can be a fresh start for so many other areas of your life! And when you're trying to organize your life and be your best self, one of the things you can focus on is to simplify your to-do list. Top five tips to…
Setting business goals for 2015

Setting business goals for 2015

It's the start of a new year---have you made any New Year's resolutions? How about setting business goals? While I'm all about choosing a word for the year, I also like the idea of setting business goals for yourself throughout the year---especially for freelancers and home-based business owners! It's a…