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Posted by on May 7, 2015 in Family, Feeling Overwhelmed, Goals, Happiness, Kids, Looking Inside, mompreneur, Motivational, Productivity, The at home Entrepreneur, Time Management, Uncategorized, Work Life Balance | 0 comments

From Mom to Mompreneur The 10 Essential Traits My Kids Taught Me about Running a Business

Everything I know about being a Mompreneur I learned from raising my Kids As a business owner I am sure you have experienced times when you felt overwhelmed, flustered, frustrated, desperate, confused and out of your league. Some of you may have wanted to give up. You may have thought that you were in over your head. This was not the reason you got into business. You pictured freedom to choose how you spent your time, being your own boss and having time for yourself, but this is not the reality. I am going to show you that you can have all those things if you just look back at what you learned from being a parent. I have been thinking about how I learned to run a business, where I drew the wisdom from, what experiences helped me along the way and what drives me to continue even when things don´t seem to be working out. Every time I get the same answer; I learned it from being a...

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Posted by on Jan 4, 2015 in Family, Feeling Overwhelmed, Happiness, Kids, Light Hearted Lessons, Mindset, mompreneur, Motivational, Productivity, Time Management, Uncategorized, Work Life Balance | 0 comments

The Business of Being a Mom-How to Eliminate Stress and Love Your Life

This post is dedicated to you girls, you know who you are. Being a stay at home mom has its perks but it also has a downside. The image of being what I call a front line coordinator is awesome for those that don’t do it. It is coveted by working moms world wide because they believe you get these incredible moments, fantastic times when you connect with your kids and that life is just easier, smoother and pleasant when you are home. We are going to explore that in this post. What is life like a working mom? Wake up, get the kids up, get them to brush their teeth, get dressed, eat breakfast, all the while trying to get your face on, trying to do something about that hair and pick clothes so you look presentable. You drag them to the car  a panic because you are afraid you will be late for work. Shit you forgot the lunches, OK Tim Hortons drive through and were good....

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Posted by on Sep 11, 2014 in Productivity, Time Management | 0 comments

Will you get more done by doing less?

I recently read an interesting article by Alex Cavoulacos on wework.com which is an online magazine. The article was called  called One founder´s best productivity tricks: save time and do less.  In the article Alex gives some great tips and tricks that really work in todays busy work life. She sets the article up by asking seven powerful questions that encourage you to really look at how you spend your time. Her seven questions are as follows; 1. Do you say no? 2. Are you delegating enough? 3. Is  everything on your to do list necessary? 4. Are all of the recurring meetings in your calendar necessary? 5. For one-off meetings, is your default length too long? 6. Do you even need a meeting at all? 7. Are you a slave to your inbox?   She details constructive ways to improve your productivity while saving time. I like her article and find it easy to understand as well as informative. It is always refreshing to get new incites from others.  A lot of what...

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Posted by on Mar 3, 2013 in Feeling Overwhelmed, Productivity, Time Management | 0 comments

9 Time Management Tips to Planning the Wedding of Your Dreams

The date is set, the dream is clear now how are you going to plan the wedding of your dreams when you already have a busy life? The wedding is slowly coming closer and you havent planned anything. Where do you start and how in the world are you going to manage planning a wedding when you have a busy job, a life, friend’s family and an incredible man that makes your knees weak in the knees that you want to spend every free minute with? It is natural to feel overwhelmed, everyone goes through this, not that that makes it any easier. The first thing you need to realize is that planning an amazing wedding that will be the beginning of the life of your dreams takes time. Most brides in fact actually devote on average 37 hours per month planning their weddings.  That is a huge chunk of time that you need to devote to planning a wedding not to mention all the details that you need...

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Posted by on Nov 23, 2012 in Accomplishment, Goals, Productivity, Time Management, Work Life Balance | 0 comments

Learn to Delegate

Delegation is the single most important thing working mothers need to learn if they want to have more time. Many mothers feel that only they can do things right like shopping for groceries or doing laundry but the reality is that everyone can learn to do these things for you eventually if you only allow then the chance. Delegation can encompass almost everything in your life and it should be a huge part of helping you to free up your time. It can help you to avoid procrastination, accomplish more and create less stress in your life if you do it right. The key to delegation is to take the time to teach whoever you are delegating to what you expect from them and supporting them until you are happy with the way they do things. Henry Ford said that his success was created by delegation. He said that he found people that were better than him at whatever he was delegating then he delegated to them without worry...

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Posted by on Nov 11, 2012 in Coaching, Looking Inside, Time Management | 0 comments

Don´t wait for it, ask for it.

Are you tired of not getting what you want? Do you find yourself waiting at the grocery line when you have only one or two items behind someone that has enough groceries for an army? Do you hesitate to ask for help at the store when you cant find an item that you want? Do you find yourself the last one to get help, a pay raise or assistance at the store? One of the main reasons for this is that in general we are hesitant to ask for what we want. most people hold themselves back rather than ask for the assistance, information or support that they want. By not asking for what you want you are almost sure not to get it.   I was in the grocery store today and I had a lot of groceries. I was trying to place the grocery items as fast as <I could on the conveyor belt but it was still going quite slowly because I had a lot of little items....

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