7 Uncomplicated Steps To Enhancing Productivity In Your Solo Business

7 Uncomplicated Steps To Enhancing Productivity In Your Solo Business

No matter where you are in your business—or where you are in your future business—you'll have to make adjustments here and there.

It's all a part of growth.

But what are you doing, right now, to make your life, workflow, and business more productive (and less complicated…)? 

Get these 7 steps to enhance productivity in your solopreneur business and start being smarter and more effective with the time you have.

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5 Things You Should Do To Start Your Day The Productive Way (Lessons From A Mompreneur)

5 Things You Should Do To Start Your Day The Productive Way (Lessons From A Mompreneur)

"How's your day going?"

Seriously, how's it going?

Think about how you answer that question.

(I mean the genuine answer. Not the B.S. one you give strangers.)

I'm talking about if your spouse or your best friend asked you — how would you answer it consistently?

The longer I've been a mompreneur, the more I've found that my answer to that "How's your day going?" question grew to be consistently positive.

But only after I made the effort to change my morning routine.

Some days I'd sleep in, other days I'd get up.

Some days I'd get ready for the day, others I'd slip into a cut-out T-shirt and lounge around.

But when my kids started becoming less enthusiastic about going outside to play or doing, well, anything, I realized I wasn't being a very good role model.

So, I stepped it up.

And with nearly 3 years of consistency, I'm excited to share this 5-part morning routine to help you conquer each day with intention.

With purpose.

Read on to take a leap toward more productive days and a stronger business (and life).

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8 Time Management Tools You Should Use For Killer Productivity

8 Time Management Tools You Should Use For Killer Productivity

Time...

Always tick-tick-ticking away.

Some days you're working from sun up to sun down. And at the end of the day, you have no idea what you actually did.

It's happened to the best of us.

One thing I've found in close to 6 years of straight-entrepreneurship and collectively 13 years throughout my lifetime, is that there's no tool that'll "fix" your time problem.

Gasp! But the title says "8 Time Management Tools.."?!

Yep. I know.

The deal is: Time management tools rely on you.

If you're not willing to adhere to your a system that works for you, there's no tool in the world that'll fix the problem.

Whether you've gotten to the point where you've invested tons of money in tools, books, or productivity courses, or maybe you're just fed up with "running out of time" more often than not—this post is for you.

The person ready to take tools and motivation to navigate your business to a more productive future.

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How to Simply and Effectively Organize Your Work-From-Home Schedule

How to Simply and Effectively Organize Your Work-From-Home Schedule

Imagine your schedule right now.

What does it look like?

A hodgepodge of disorder, clean and consistent—or maybe you don't have a schedule and just go with it? 

Whether you're one of those "naturally organized" parents or you're on the other end of the spectrum—we all need a little order to run our lives and keep up with our families.

If you're anything like me, keeping up with multiple children while working from home requires lots of planning and scheduling.

With this, I'm able to keep the kids happy, the Mama sane, and tantrums and meltdowns to a minimum.

The following tips, techniques, and examples have been milked from my 7 years as a mompreneur. 

I hope you enjoy them as much as I enjoyed meticulously developing them for you.

(Oh yeah. I'm that person.)

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4 Steps To Keep A Rock-Solid Posting Schedule (You'll Actually Stick To)

4 Steps To Keep A Rock-Solid Posting Schedule (You'll Actually Stick To)

Prepared for publishing day?

Yeah... It happens to the best of us. (Just don't make a habit out of it.)

If you want to finally get a handle on your content planning and mapping, here's where to start.

In this post I answer 4 [paraphrased] reader questions about a content posting schedule.

(Answers you can actually use.)

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Batching: How To Build A Bitchin' Workflow For Your Solo Business

Batching: How To Build A Bitchin' Workflow For Your Solo Business

You've heard about the whole batching thing, right?

Whether you're a batcher or a total hot mess when it comes to productivity, you can appreciate this one. 

What business tasks can you bundle and bang out to give yourself more time for the important things in your life? (Explored.)

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How To Maintain Your Solo Business With This Simple Weekly System

How To Maintain Your Solo Business With This Simple Weekly System

Stop falling behind.

And no, it's not "easier said than done".

Use this post to create your own simple weekly system that'll put you on top of your business game. Efficient, effective, and manageable.

Start here.

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The Blog Blueprint: How To Create An Effective Content Plan

The Blog Blueprint: How To Create An Effective Content Plan

Picture this... 

Your blog posts are living, breathing children. (What? Bear with me for a moment.)

You want the best for them. You want them to be "brought up" as strong, smart, and healthy, independent beings.

Maybe they weren't all "planned" in the traditional sense, but they're all good kids.

They make you proud.

Even the ones that aren't your own flesh and blood (guest posts hosted on your blog, if you didn't catch that one).

So, without getting all controversial with my views on parenting, typically we all want to bring up good, smart, and healthy children, right?

Not just for our children, but for ourselves.

There's a certain pride when someone compliments how good or well-mannered your child is.

Sure, some kids are just good from the start. But others are taught—they're brought up to be good, thoughtful people.

The same thing goes for your blog content.

Some topics are just going to win with people. Some blog post types are just going to work better than others.

The key is to know, acknowledge, and apply your smart strategies to growth. (That works for both the kids example and the point of this post—blogging.)

The key is to have a plan.

Whether you're thinking about starting a blog or you've been blogging with or without a plan for a while, this post will help you to create an effective map for your content.

Because, let's face it. Your content's success is only as good as the plan—the foundation—supporting the action.

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