What is MSP?

Most of the time I try to keep things simple and stay away from acronyms and playing business jargon bingo. However, I’ve found that MSP is one acronym worth knowing and practicing. MSP stands for minimum standard of performance. Once you have your goal set and your milestones figured out you can work backwards until ... Read more

Overcoming FOMO

In a previous post I talked about The Power of Saying No and how saying no is actually saying yes to staying on track to achieve your goals. Unfortunately, as entrepreneurs many of us suffer from FOMO - the fear of missing out. We fear that by saying no to an invitation we might be ... Read more

The Power of Saying No

A few months ago a friend asked me if I would consider becoming a board member of a non-profit. I really wanted to say yes. I like the nonprofit, I enjoy volunteering, it would probably have been a good networking opportunity, and I love my friend. At the time I was working on a draft ... Read more

Establishing Business Hours

As an entrepreneur it’s up to you to determine the ground rules. You get to set your boundaries, your schedule, and your work area. You get to choose what you will accept and what you will not. One of the areas where establishing ground rules is critical is setting your business hours. Just because you’re ... Read more

Find the Gift

The other day I woke up at 4:25 am. This was on a Friday after not sleeping well all week. Even though I didn’t want to admit it, I knew exactly why I wasn’t sleeping. I’d committed to finishing my book by the end of the following Monday and it wasn’t done yet. It seemed ... Read more

Motivation vs. Inspiration

Ever listen to a motivational speaker and get all fired up? By the end of their talk you're ready to conquer the world. Everybody better move out of your way because you can NOT be stopped! Then two weeks later you're back to the same old routine and pretty much nothing has changed. That was ... Read more

Ready to Give Up On Your Goals?

If you recently set some goals you’re probably busy trying to do them. If you set a whole bunch of goals and then started trying to work on all of them, you might be starting to feel like you’re being pulled in a bunch of different directions at once. At some point you’ll get overloaded ... Read more