How to Eliminate Distractions and Get into the Zone

Getting in the zone is the perfect way to work.   When you’re in the flow, and nothing seems to distract you or get in your way, you are more productive than at any other time during the workday.   But there’s one major problem.   It’s often hard to get in the zone while you are at work. Achieving this state of awareness and perfect harmony should seem effortless, but getting there...

Infusionsoft November and December 2016 Release Updates

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There have been a few nice updates lately to Infusionsoft, and I wanted to let you know about some of the new features available.  Links have been provided at the bottom of this email to watch the full update video as well (each is about 12 minutes long). Campaign Categories – These are now available in Campaign Builder to organize your Campaigns and make it easier to find them.  You...

Don’t Delay

Don't Delay
by Karen Reyburn One of the reasons we miss out on so many marketing opportunities is because we limit ourselves. “I’ll update social media on Monday mornings”, we say. Or, “I need to start looking at PR for my business, but I’ve got clients in today.” Marketing opportunities are available all the time. But, these days especially, it’s very much a case of blink-and-you’ll-miss-it. Twitter...

Typing Faster On The iPhone

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Here is one of Jason’s favorite “productivity tips” to get through the transactional work faster on the iPhone. “Don’t waste time retyping the same stuff…” Great tip Jason! Published on Mar 10, 2012 by Jason W. Womack, MEd, MA, Founder of GET MOMENTUM For more great productivity tips, please visit Jason’s page at www.TimeToGetMomentum.com  

Top 4 Actions of a Successful Leader

4 Actions of Successful Leaders
(by Jason Womack – 4/21/2014) There are 4 things that successful leaders do every day before lunch. No matter what time they get up in the morning or how busy they are with EVERYthing that needs to be done today, You’ll see these people will always do these 4 things. First, review this list: Successful leaders make a to-do list for tomorrow; yes, before lunch. Successful leaders maximize...

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

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(by Jeff Haden) Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, “Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy.” But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the popularity of this recent post, 5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Work Smarter, Not...

21 Useful Web Applications

21 Useful Web Applications
(by Pat Flynn) Web Analytics and Optimization CrazyEgg – CrazyEgg is an extremely useful visual web analytics tool co-founded by Neil Patel. It takes the guesswork out of trying to figure out whether or not certain elements of your website are being used. How? It shows you visually with various types of overlay maps, so that you can see exactly what’s being looked at and clicked on when people...

No time to pickup dry cleaning? Consider TaskMonkeys or TaskRabbit

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Hire a Monkey/Rabbit to run your local micro jobs A great way to stay focused more on your business instead of having your time split on a dozen local micro jobs, consider using a service that lets you hire people on a one-off task basis.  Here are details about two different companies with the same goal “Don’t sweat the small stuff, hire a monkey/rabbit”.  Also, this can be a great...

Tim Ferriss’s Top 3 Productivity Tips For Small Business Owners

Tim Ferriss Productivity Tips For Small Business Owners
By Jenna Goudreau, 11/27/2013 (Business Insider) Productivity guru Tim Ferriss, author of the best-selling book “The 4-Hour Workweek,” popularized the idea that many seemingly difficult pursuits — running a business, getting in shape, learning a language — can be achieved in much less time than most of us imagine. Ferriss started out as a small business owner working 90-hour weeks to grow...

Outsource Your Micro Jobs Inexpensively

Outsource micro jobs inexpensively
By JESSICA BRUDER, Published: 12/19/12 (NYT) Small-business owners are like Swiss Army knives: expected to handle dozens of specialized tasks without falling apart. But even the sharpest entrepreneurs have it tough this time of year — inevitably, some will outsource part of their workload to other enterprising people. This season, dozens of start-ups are competing to take on your holiday headaches....