Category Archives for "Time Management & Productivity Improvement"

Aug 02

Are you creating a peaceful business?

By Maggie Mongan | Goals , Leadership & Management , Performance , Time Management & Productivity Improvement

person laying in hammock over ocean at sunset

Are you creating a peaceful business? When a new Small Business Owner (SBO) begins operating, many people ask, “What type of business are you creating?” I’d find it highly unusual if the new SBO answered, “A peaceful and profitable business.”  Yet, when I speak with SBOs, this is precisely why they are creating their own […]

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May 30

Celebrating 8 Years of Blogging for Small Business Owners

By Maggie Mongan | Leadership & Management , Motivation/Inspiration , Movie Reviews for Businesss Strategies , Performance , Time Management & Productivity Improvement

Fireworks background with words 8 years of blogging.

Celebrating 8 Years of Blogging for Small Business Owners Wow, 8 years of blogging is a long time to be blogging! Small Business Owners need sound support, fresh ideas, for new strategies and aligned actions to achieve stronger business performance and increase their business success rate. Each week for the past 8 years, we’ve been […]

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May 20

3 point mid-quarter small business performance check-in

By Maggie Mongan | Improve Sales , Motivation/Inspiration , Performance , Time Management & Productivity Improvement

3 candles with flames

3 Point Mid-Quarter Small Business Performance Check-In Mid-Quarter Check-ins are one of my favorite business activities. Well, next to seeing a client’s face light-up when they understand why they’ve had a gap in their business’s performance. These check-ins allow you to identify what is impeding upon your business’s success rate. Additionally, when you do this […]

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May 06

Jump start a productive day each workday

By Maggie Mongan | Goals , Leadership & Management , Motivation/Inspiration , Performance , Time Management & Productivity Improvement

chef preparing dinner plate

Jump start a productive day each workday Jump start has a variety of thoughts attached to it. I typically envision cars needing a jump to start, or a defibrillator to help a person’s heart start working again. Your Small Business needs you to provide it with a daily jump start. Are you providing yourself and […]

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Apr 08

When everything changes, change everything

By Maggie Mongan | Goals , Motivation/Inspiration , Performance , Time Management & Productivity Improvement

Polar bear on melting iceberg.

When everything changes, change everything:  practical wisdom under the certain circumstances Change everything can seem radical and sometimes it is. Let’s just say it – change gets a bad rap. It shouldn’t, but it does. We all want things to be different, but how many of us are willing to do the work to create […]

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Apr 01

Have you completed your business’s tech backup?

By Maggie Mongan | Goals , Leadership & Management , Performance , Time Management & Productivity Improvement

Digital steaming of tech backup

Have you completed your business’s tech backup today? What prompted me to write about tech backup today? I noticed late last night that March 31st is World Backup Day. I didn’t know such a “Day” existed! Did you? Most Small Business Owners (SBOs) don’t pay much attention to backing up there data. This is a […]

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Mar 18

Your Customer Journey Experience Should Add Value

By Maggie Mongan | Customers , Improve Sales , Marketing Ideas , Performance , Time Management & Productivity Improvement

People riding camels across the desert.

Your Customer Journey Experience Should Add Value Does your customer journey add value to what you are offering YOUR Customers? If so, congratulations. If not, now is the time to create a new strategy to improve YOUR Business’s Performance. Over the past 5 – 10 years, the focus on advancing business has been placed on […]

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Feb 18

We need great leaders to guide

By Maggie Mongan | Great Leaders , Leadership & Management , Motivation/Inspiration , Performance , Teams , Time Management & Productivity Improvement

Swan practicing guiding leadership as she leads gray feathered babies.

We need great leaders to guide Great leaders aren’t born. Leadership is still a relatively new expertise; however, research consistently reveals leadership is a skill and capability. Don’t kid yourself. How effective you are as a leader tremendously impacts YOUR Business’s Performance! Granted we’ve had leaders since the beginning of time; however, leadership is a […]

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Feb 05

Smaller Wins Hurt Business Growth

By Maggie Mongan | Goals , Leadership & Management , Motivation/Inspiration , Performance , Time Management & Productivity Improvement

Smaller Wins illustrated by two red lady bugs on a leaf

Smaller Wins Hurt Business Growth Smaller wins are everywhere in small business. If you are hacking your business, chances are you’re hacking YOUR Business’s Performance and ultimately its growth potential. Settling for smaller wins means you start to accept your To-Do List as victorious moves, instead of basic completions. OK, in some cases it may […]

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