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Why You Should Create a Weekly Workflow

Whenever I talk about planning with people, I tend to start broad, but eventually we get down to the meat of it — planning out your week. Weekly planning, just like any other kind of planning, isn’t nearly as difficult as people make it out to be, but there’s one thing that became a total […]

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Systems

5 Tools I Couldn’t Run My Business Without

When you’re first getting started or things are changing in your business, one of the most time consuming and frustrating things can be figuring out what tools are right for you. There are so many options out there for planning and managing and communicating and organizing that it would take more time than any of […]

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Business

Why I Only Create One Piece of Content Each Week

There was a point last year where I looked at my content ideas board on Trello and realized if I didn’t come up with a single idea for over a year, I would still have enough content to last me that entire time. This isn’t because I had hundreds of content ideas (though I did […]

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Business

The Difference Between Management Systems & Maintenance Systems

Spend five minutes in the creative entrepreneurial space and chances are you’ll hear someone talk about systems — how important they are for your business, how they’ll change your life, etc., etc. While I’m inclined to agree with those claims (after all, creating and simplifying systems for my clients is kind of what I do…), […]

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Systems

The Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

Y’all… it’s 2019! Can you believe it?? This year has absolutely flown by, but I am super excited for all the incredible things in store! I’ve got lots of content ideas up my sleeve for you in this new year, but before we jump into all that goodness… how about we look back on the […]

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Business

Why Trello is My Favorite Project Management Tool

It’s absolutely no secret around here that I think Trello is the bomb dot com. I use it to manage practically every area of my business in one way or another. I recommend it to people all the time. Heck, I even co-created a course about it. But with so many options out there for […]

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