• 68: Resolve Disputes by Keeping Your Eyes on the Prize

    Sep 17, 2014 | 4 min
    Trying to resolve a small business dispute? Don't get sidetracked on personal attacks, trivial things, or non-essential things. Keep your eyes on the prize.
  • 67: Track Your Time to Increase Productivity and Profitability

    Sep 15, 2014 | 4 min
    Do you know how you spend your time? Are you sure?
  • 66: Skip the Business Cards

    Sep 10, 2014 | 4 min
    Distributing your contact information electronically has a lot of advantages over handing out old-time business cards. Here's why. (Via Simon Granner and Rey Brown.)
  • 65: SORTD Email Inbox Manager Review

    Sep 9, 2014 | 5 min
    Ever wish you could truly merge your email inbox and your to-do list to be more productive? Now there's a way. SORTD. We review it here. And we like it.
  • 64: Evernote for Your Life - Book Review

    Sep 4, 2014 | 4 min
    Using Evernote or just thinking about it? Have you optimized your setup? Evernote for Your Life is a great, quick, inexpensive resource. We review it here.
  • 63: You Don't Control Other People

    Sep 2, 2014 | 4 min
    Trying to force someone to "do the right thing"? But can you really force anyone to do anything? Not really. Try a better way.
  • 62: Long Range Thinking for Your Small Business

    Aug 28, 2014 | 4 min
    Are you sure you're taking the steps now to make one of your long term goals possible or more likely? Don't wait until the last minute.
  • 61: Review of Habit Stacking

    Aug 27, 2014 | 4 min
    Having a hard time adding new habits to your daily schedule? Try the Habit Stacking methpd. We review that book here.
  • 60: How Fast Is Your Small Business Website

    Aug 26, 2014 | 5 min
    Thinking about search engine ranking? It's not all about SEO. Check your website speed. Resources here.
  • 59: Don't Get Hung Up on the Small Business Technicalities

    Aug 23, 2014 | 5 min
    Not sure about legal, accounting, and insurance aspects for your small business? Is fear of these things holding you back? Don't let it.
  • 58: Negotiating on Purchase Price

    Aug 22, 2014 | 4 min
    Making a big purchase for your small business or personally? Give yourself the ability to negotiate on purchase price.
  • 57: Increase Productivity by Setting Limits

    Aug 21, 2014 | 3 min
    How long should it take to do something? How long will you spend on it?
  • 56: Possible Advantages of Written Contracts

    Aug 20, 2014 | 5 min
    Trying to decide if you need a written contract for that small business transaction? Think about these possible advantages.
  • 55: Check Your Ego to Resolve Disputes

    Aug 19, 2014 | 4 min
    In a battle with someone? Maybe even a lawsuit? Focused on "winning"? What really is "winning"? And why does it matter?
  • 54: Operationalize Your Small Business Using Checklists

    Aug 18, 2014 | 4 min
    Want to make sure you're maintaining quality of work, take a load off your mind, and have the ability to delegate projects? Use checklists.
  • 53: Work Backwards To Achieve Your Goals

    Aug 15, 2014 | 5 min
    Have you broken your big goal into daoly, measurable, doable, finite tasks?
  • 52: Remember Transactional Costs

    Aug 14, 2014 | 5 min
    So, you want a new building, car, computer, or something like that for your small business? Did you budget in the transactional costs?
  • 51: Are You Inside Your Customer's Head?

    Aug 13, 2014 | 4 min
    Understanding your customer will lead to both more sales and better service.