9 Tips on Conducting Productive Brainstorming Sessions

Brainstorming by yourself is one thing. Brainstorming with a group of people has its own challenges. I personally love facilitating brainstorming sessions. It’s like orchestrating a chaotic storm of ideas….

Self-Accountability Empowers Solopreneurs

Having a strong sense of self-accountability is the cornerstone of success and productivity. Self-accountability simply means you are holding yourself responsible for your successes and failures. Most of us feel…

10 Productivity Tips for Solopreneurs

Solopreneurs by definition work alone.  They are the masters of their domain.  They take orders from no one, and they give orders to no one.  They are 100% accountable for…

Creativity and Productivity Are Not Mutually Exclusive

Many creative people struggle with time management and organization because many of them believe that constraints hinder the freedom to create.  The opposite is actually true.  Constraints can actually lead…

Idea Hoarding

I once had a job as an assistant to a photography agent.  She was quite the busy bee running her own agency, and being a mom and wife all at…

Confessions of a Snooze Addict

I’ll admit it.  I am a recovering snooze addict.  I was addicted to staying in bed, wrapped up in its warmth.  But it was always temporary, and it was never…

Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail

It’s that time of year again where we make a list of things to accomplish in the upcoming year. And 365 days from now, most of us will fail at…