3 Project Management Tips to Organize Your Busy Week

If you’re overwhelmed by your “to-do” list, and you find yourself procrastinating or doing things you shouldn’t be doing (like trolling around on Facebook), instead of doing the tasks at hand, you’ll enjoy these tips.

There are 3 key things that I do to make sure that I get a lot done during a busy week…

The best way to manage paying your team

There are so many different ways to pay your team – prepaying, per project, monthly, weekly, etc., and a lot of it depends on what your contractor wants.

And after 9 years of outsourcing, I’ve done it all, so I have some great tips to share with you about how to manage team payments to save time + hassles…

How NOT to work on your vacation

I remember when I first started my online business, I would get pretty frazzled just being away from the computer for a whole day. One particular weekend trip nearly sent me into a tizzy. That was a long time ago. After that first overnight trip, I…

list of peeps I personally hire + outsource my biz tasks to

My peeps are always asking me who I hire and outsource to, or who I recommend.

Heck, maybe you’re even one of the chickees who’ve sent in a note to my team asking for a recommendation.

Obviously, I’m the perfect the person to ask, eh? 😉

Well…now I’m making it easy for you to find a great contractor – and even get the deets about my own personal service contractors.

I’ve put together a HUGE list of service contractors (75 so far), including 14 of my own peeps – and 61 others that I’ve starred for my own personal reference. So if I need a copywriter, a designer, a tech person, whoever – THIS is the list I refer to.

awesomize your biz + life + change the world

If you’re feeling stuck in your business, and your life feels messy and out of whack, all it really takes to get back into alignment is tiny action steps.

I jumped on the phone with Nicole Dean and recorded our conversation about getting stuck, and what we’ve done to get out of a rut and go on to create massive transformations by taking tiny action steps in our biz + life. And how those little steps can lead to a movement that’s changing the world.

Listen to our conversation now.

catch this on a service contract + skip the #facepalm

Besides getting a look at my fuzzy neon-green carpet and my rockin’ boss shirt, you’ll want to hear what I have to say about the tiny, often overlooked, red flag that can show up on contracts for services.

I get it… service contracts probably give you the heebie-jeebies, but pull on your big-girl panties and watch this video if you want to avoid a painful #facepalm.

How to Survive a Team Member Crisis

In this video I’ll cover:

– What cross-training means and how it can help you avoid a crisis

– Why a backup plan is critical to avoiding a stressful situation

– How to ensure someone is ready to fill in at a moment’s notice

Save time & energy with this tool for creating marketing pages

There’s a real lack of WordPress templates to help you create beautiful opt-in pages and sales pages for your business. So when I heard about this tool a couple of years ago, I took it for a spin and promptly fell in love with it. It saves so much time and energy because I can have a new marketing page up within minutes – there’s no messing around with any coding, and there’s tons of built-in templates.

3 Common Outsourcing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

In this video I’ll cover:

– Why systems are critical to your business success and how to start putting them to work for you

– How a project manager can help keep you sane by ensuring everything is getting done on time and according to your guidelines

– The importance of clear communication, and how to make sure all your team members know exactly what’s expected of them

3 Signs it’s Time to Let Go of a Task or Project

In this video I’ll cover:

– The 3 key things that will tell you whether or not to finally let go of a project
– How to dig deep and find out just what projects you should be working on right now
– Why simply dropping a project might not be the best choice – and what you can do instead

How to Manage Your Team When Everything Blows Up

In this video I’ll cover:

– What it really means when things get chaotic in your business.
– Why your first reaction is to get angry, and how to take a step back and avoid saying or doing something you’ll regret later.
– How to recover – and more importantly, how to put systems in place so it doesn’t happen again.