Tag Archives for " Improve Productivity "

Oct 04

Succeeding through imperfection is a great strategy

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

imperfections of renovating a deck

Succeeding through imperfection is a great strategy Perfection is overrated, especially in business! A far more successful approach is succeeding through imperfection. Yes, you heard me correctly, embrace imperfection. I know this first appears counter-intuitive, but it’s one awesome power move to support your business’s performance. Small Business Owners (SBOs) wear many different hats. There […]

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Sep 28

3 Steps to Avoid Small Business Burnout

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

The word Burnout with flames and smoke coming through it.

3 Steps to Avoid Small Business Burnout! It’s time for a heart-to-heart about Small Business Burnout. Small Business Owners are notorious for experiencing burnout at different levels; yet, I assure you, it’s avoidable. Are you thinking, “Right, Maggie, you have no idea what I’m dealing with right now”? That’s fair. I agree I don’t know […]

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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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Jul 19

Phone follow up with potential customers

By Maggie Mongan | Customers , Goals , Improve Sales , Leadership & Management , Performance

Phone follow up with potential customers The effectiveness of phone follow up with customers and potential customers is being minimized in modern business. We aren’t utilizing one of our most commonly available tools – a phone. Yes, you heard me correctly. People still use phones to speak to one another.  Small Business Owners, you need […]

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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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