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Are You Blocking Your Success Intentionally?

Do you ever feel that you have more demands on your time than you have ever had before? You are working on getting more done with less time and sometimes things are falling through the cracks impacting your productivity and performance. You need to start guarding your time and treating it as a commodity or treasure. Time is not something you get back. By guarding your time, you can focus on what is important to you. What is your biggest priority right now? Are you spending the majority of your time focused on this area? Each day you should be Read the rest

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Episode 110 – Decluttering and Calming the Chaos with Sherry Borsheim

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Viewers can reach our guest at:

www.simplyproductive.com | info@simplyproductive.com

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Meet Our Guest:

Sherry Borsheim, founder of Simply Productive, creator of Calm Your Office Chaos and Calm Your Home Chaos online programs.  Her organizing strategies have transformed offices, homes and lives around the globe. In her own organizing journey she’s learned that there’s no cookie-cutter, one-size … Read the rest

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EPISODE 109 – Focus on Your Own Game

“Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer to the fulfillment of their goals rather than all the other distractions that life presents to them.” – Jack Canfield

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Insider Secrets: 7 Habits Successful People Do Before Breakfast

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” – Jim Rohn

Are you looking to squeeze more hours out of your day so you can get more done? It may be time to quit hitting the snooze button and change up some of your daily habits. If you ever read about a few successful people out in the world, you will quickly learn that they take a unique approach to every day that the average person does not.

Rise and Shine Early Bird

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EPISODE 22: Focus on What You Want

Episode 22: Focus on What You Want

“If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present.”
― Roy Bennett

There are so many things going on in our daily lives that we’re distracted from being focused and being in the present moment. Look around you there are some people who are super focused; they know exactly what they want and are driven to succeed. Then there are others who don’t know what … Read the rest

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Why Optimism Beats Pessimism

You are faced with a variety of life events and circumstances every day. Each event or situation can be viewed in a positive or negative way. Your perspective is your outlook on the world around you. According to psychologists, you are either an optimist viewing the world from the viewpoint of a glass “half-full” or a pessimist viewing the world as a glass “half-empty”. For the most part, you are not happy or sad 100% of the time but you will lean more to one or the other disposition predominantly. Which one are you?

“Optimism is a strategy for making

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EPISODE 6: Boost Your Productivity and Performance

“If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.” – Bruce Lee

Productivity and performance can be a total game changer. We all have the same 24 hours in a day but some people seem to get more accomplished than others and others say, “I don’t get it. How do you get to do all that?” The secret lies in the sauce.

DKI_Episode 6 Time_Management_StrategiesBoost productivity and performance is about blocking time. We cannot make more time. We all have the same amount of … Read the rest

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3 Ways to Establish Boundaries in Business

Sometimes the term “boundary” receives a negative connotation due to a meaning a limit and restriction. Boundaries are necessary in business in order to be more effective and productive with their time, money, and resources. Business owners often think that potential and current customers will be read held by a company or organization that has boundaries; however, this is not true.

“Time is the most valuable coin in your life. You and you alone will determine how that coin will be spent. Be careful that you do not let other people spend it for you.”
― Carl Sandburg

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15 Time Saving Tips to Avoid Morning Madness

Getting out the door in the morning can be a challenge. It seems like there is never enough time to get things done. Why do some people seem to have a handle on this while others struggle?

Many of the time saving tips seem so common. If they were so common, why isn’t everyone doing it? You could be setting yourself up for a focused work day. Time is a commodity; use it wisely.

“I get up every morning determined to both change the world and to have one hell of a good time. Sometimes, this makes planning the day

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10 Things You Need to Stop Doing in Order to Start Seeing Results

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When people think about productivity and performance, they often think about how many items they accomplished and crossed off on their to-do lists. However, if your total focus is on what you should or could be doing, the list could be endless. It is easy to get caught up on the to do list but we fail to notice that if we spent more time stopping what we should not be doing we could increase our productivity, performance, and start seeing the results that we really want.

Start creating a Stop Doing List:

  1. Stop being distracted by your
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Is Multitasking Slowing Down Your Progress?

In the world of competing demands with so little time, no wonder more people are feeling burned out. According to Families and Work Institute, twenty six percent of workers felt they are “often or very often burned out or stressed by their work.” Multitasking was once believed to increase productivity but now research reveals that it can be dangerous and even reduce performance – and slow down your progress. How is that possible?

Switching Gears

You might be thinking you are getting so much more done but what you are really doing is switching gears. In order to switch gears, … Read the rest

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Do You Have the Power of Focus?

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7 Reasons Entrepreneurs are More Resilient

?????????????????????????????????????????   I remember when I was first introduced to a networking meeting with entrepreneurs. The room was buzzing and people were laughing and sharing different ideas. I thought I was in a totally different world. People had such a different mindset than the employees I had been around. Entrepreneurs seems to have such control over their destiny or circumstance. I needed to be a part of it. The energy was contagious!

I have learned that being an entrepreneur is both an art and a science and that not everyone is cut out for the job. There have been several moments when … Read the rest

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5 Reasons You Want to Create a Productive Office Space by Design

A potential client agrees to meet with you 3 Tuesdays away but you are scrambling to look through your calendar and realize you have not looked that far in advance. You think you may have a doctor’s appointment on that day but can not for the life of you remember what time. You tell your client you need to get back to them. All you can think of is – I wish I had more time or perhaps you starting thinking about all the others areas of your life where time has escaped you.

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9 Great Reasons to Hire a Coach

The world of coaching is a growing profession. You can hire a coach for many different areas of your life. Olympic athletes have a coach. Businesses hire business coaches to build their leadership team. Life coaches can help you through life’s challenging lessons or transitions. Career coaches can help support you in discovering a new career or changing your existing one. Coaches help you see challenges from a different perspective and see situations from a more forward thinking position.

Coaches provide a safe confidential space for you be share your challenges or barriers holding you back from the outcome you … Read the rest

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Is Being Busy Your Greatest Block to Your Success?

Get your FREE mp3 download of the 7 Resolutionary Breakthroughs to Profit and Prosper and Also get our biweekly Success Secrets Newsletter. www.themillionairewoman.com. Debra Kasowski discusses how busy doing many things can be holding you back from achieving your goals.

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3 Productivity Secrets I Learned from Darren Hardy

I had the honour of listening to and meeting Darren Hardy, publisher of SUCCESS Magazine (Highly recommend a subscription) at his Productivity Secrets of Super Achievers . IMG_2300His talk was insightful and profound. Many of us think that if we are doing many things we are achieving more and producing more. It can be further from the truth. You may be a overachiever – getting many things done but there are significant distinctions that create the SUPERACHIEVER!

1. Learn to Say “No” to More Things that Take You Away from What is Most Important to You. As women, we Read the rest

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How Can You Overcome Procrastination?

Are you overwhelmed by what you have to get done?

Have you started to procrastinate?

Are you afraid that you are going to miss a deadline?


Are you avoiding doing things because you think you may fail or even succeed?

Here are some tips to help you get control of all the things you need to get done:

  1. Get clear on what you want to achieve.
  2. Plan Your day.
  3. Focus on your day with intention.
  4. Chunk your project or list into smaller pieces.
  5. Get rid of the distractions around you.
  6. Don’t wait for perfect – take inspired action!

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What Can You Be Outsourcing to Free Up Your Time and Increase Your Productivity?

What opportunities could you be welcoming if you were outsourcing? How much more time and you have to do the things that you love? How much more productive would your company be if you outsourced to a genius?

As a solopreneur, you can only do so much by yourself. It is good to have a basic understanding of some of the processes and functions that you delegate so that you can give clear instruction to those you outsourced to.

Just because you know how to do something, it does not mean you should be doing it. I understand that … Read the rest

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Are You All Tied Up with Other People’s Agendas?

The results you get in your business are a direct result of your productivity and your focus. Are you wishing you were not pulled so many directions? Do you wish you had more time doing what you love? Would you like to have more “me time” ? Would you like to make more money in your business? You can!

Take a look at your to- do list and what are “Other People’s Agenda” items, or OPA, (sorry – not the thrilling of excitement you may hear at a Greek restaurant).  These items can be very time consuming and even drain … Read the rest

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