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Why Aren’t I Getting Important Stuff Done?

Category: General

Are you having difficulties getting things done? Perhaps one particular important task?

If so, you are not alone. I personally have experienced this, as have many of my clients. After talking with small business owners who have felt stymied, I have discovered four key reasons why many people get stuck.

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A Pint for Lunch

Category: Newsletters

Karen,

I travel a great deal in my job. In England everyone has a ‘pint’ with lunch. My company has a policy that prohibits reimbursing for alcohol. What should I do?

Jeff, IN

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Staying Focused

Category: Strategy

One of the questions I hear most often is “How can I stay focused?”

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Process Prioritization

Category: Strategy

Yesterday a small business owner confided in me that she was positive that not having processes in place were holding her back, and yet she couldn’t seem to prioritize working on them. Have you ever felt this way?

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Prioritize Doing over Planning

Category: Strategy

This week as I was responding to emails I found myself typing the following words to explain why I was not attending a strategy meeting:

“Sometimes I need to prioritize doing over planning.”

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Resume Sorting

Category: Newsletters

Karen,

I recently placed an employment ad and received hundreds of replies. Would you provide some advice for helping me get through this mountain of resumes and make the right hiring decision?

Mary, PA

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Three Years Too Late

Category: Internal Brand

I was leaving an evening networking event when I glanced at my phone and noticed that Gummi had called me. Since he rarely calls me in the evening unless it’s something important, I called him back. He greeted me with these words:

Gummi: “You had your vison wrong.”

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