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How I’m writing my ebook

How I’m writing my ebook

Yes, one of my goals for this year is writing my ebook! I plan to finish the first draft this month. See the end of the post for more on this. But for now, here's what's working for me. I started off really overwhelmed with how exactly to start writing my ebook! I...

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Systems: the key to getting through a biz break

Systems: the key to getting through a biz break

So it's nearly December, and I know a lot of small biz owners take some time off over the holidays. I know I am. In fact, I've been taking time off for a while now, because by now, hopefully I have a new baby! (I actually wrote this post back in September when I was...

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Bookkeeping systems that work

Bookkeeping systems that work

When you hate doing something, it's easy to let it slide. But then it piles up and looks even more daunting than before. This, my friend, is why you need bookkeeping systems. Here's the thing: when you don't know how to do something well (like bookkeeping), it always...

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Batching: the secret to stress-free blogging

Batching: the secret to stress-free blogging

Quick question. Which is quicker - mixing up a quadruple batch of chocolate chip cookies, or mixing up four single batches? If you said the quadruple batch, you're spot on. And this is the reason my mom always used to mix up a quadruple batch when I was a kid. It only...

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How to get started on your to-do list

How to get started on your to-do list

The best way to get started on your to-do list is just to start. It sounds so simple, but it's true! But you're still asking 'HOW? Because my to-do list is a mile long and I have no idea where to start!' Okay. I hear you. I've been there, and I've got some tips for...

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Written procedures: the painless method

Written procedures: the painless method

You've probably heard lots of business bloggers talk about how important written procedures are. I know I have. And honestly, as good an idea as it sounds, it also sounds like a lot of work! But I realised it doesn't have to be. Here's the method I use to develop...

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How to simplify business during crazy times

How to simplify business during crazy times

New babies. Family emergencies. Moving house. All things that can throw your business into chaos - if you let them. Fortunately, if you're going through one of these crazy times, you have options to simplify business and life, so you don't get overwhelmed. If you know...

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Manage email with canned responses

Manage email with canned responses

If you're like a lot of business owners, the emails you get tend to repeat themselves. And I bet you're getting a little tired of saying the same things over and over again. And you'd love a way to manage email so that you don't have to keep repeating yourself. Think...

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