In Your Classroom: 3 Simple Ways to Plan Smarter, Not Harder

If you’re a teacherpreneur who’s currently teaching in the classroom, running a small business on the side, taking care of your family, and trying to maintain some semblance of sanity and balance as you tackle #allthethings, you need to meet Chandra Verbic from C Jayne Teach. This girl is on a mission to help you be more intentional about your …

How to Shift from Being Busy to Being Productive

Is busyness a key factor for creating a successful business? What do you think? Are you ready to shift from being busy to being productive? Are you up for the challenge? Getting to the Bottom of Busyness Ask yourself these questions: Are you busy or are you making progress on your goals? Are you busy or are you moving your business …

Eliminate Your Email Overwhelm

Inbox Zero doesn’t have to be a dream. It can be your reality. #imnotevenkidding You really don’t need to let email run your life or ruin your day. By spending some time organizing and systematizing your inbox today, you can really begin to start seeing it as more of a blessing and less of a curse. And I’m truly speaking …

How to Plan Your Ideal Week to Maximize Your Productivity and Priorities

For a long time, I thought the key to productivity was to create a great daily routine and get laser focused on tackling all the to-do’s of the day until they were to-done. Well, let me begin by saying that I have found daily habits and routines to be an absolute must for getting #allthethings done. But when I was …

How to Quadruple Your Productivity

In January, I hosted a free workshop focused on goal setting and power planning for your entrepreneurial year. During this Goal Diggers event, I recommended going through three major steps (as well as some minor ones) to develop a solid and manageable plan for attaining your business goals. These steps included creating 1-5 Big Picture SMART goals, reverse engineering those …

How to Stop Your Mean Girl from Sabotaging Your Business

Before I started my own business, I was a full-time elementary teacher. And I loooooved teaching Language Arts. In fact, when it was time to teach about literary themes, I got a little giddy. To help my students really grasp the concept of themes, I made up a game called “One Word.” I explained how we’d watch a short Disney …

Be More Productive: Adopt the Daily Habits of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

What’s the secret to entrepreneurial success? Well, if there was just one secret, I’m pretty sure it wouldn’t be a secret anymore. And we’d all be drinking THAT Kool Aid. Unfortunately, we know success is waaaay more complicated than that. But still. If you knew there were certain traits or actions the most successful entrepreneurs had in common, wouldn’t you …

A Small Business Beginner’s Guide to Taking the Stress Out of Tax Time

If the mere thought of Tax Time strikes fear into your heart and makes your brain feel like it’s going to implode, you’re not alone. There’s a reason why you’re a creative entrepreneur and not an accountant or a financial analyst. Am I right?! {God bless those number savvy saviors. What on earth would we do without them?!} But the …

How to Attract Your Ideal Customers and Clients

Ok, girl-boss. You’ve got hopes, ambitions, and visions of your out-of-this-world dream biz. Your mind is constantly buzzing with ideas. You spend endless hours pondering over all the incredible things you hope to create and offer by capitalizing on your greatest gifts and talents. You wanna make an impact. Make a difference. Change the world in some small or GIGANTIC …

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3 Ways to Grow an Authentic Following on Instagram

Are you as Insta-Obsessed as I am? From the very first moment I entered Instagram’s visual world of wonder, I knew I was in love. Being a connoisseur of all things visual {interior design, photography, style, and prettiness in general}, for me, scrolling through Instagram was like taking a stroll through Eye Candy Land. With over 300 million users, Instagram …