Charge What You’re Worth

The following post is from Katie of Making This Home and Gadanke: Out here in rural Montana, there are some incredible artists and craftsmen trying to make a living. They're painting Montana scenes on mugs and ornaments, incorporating antlers into tasteful (and not so attractive!) pieces, and hand building jewelry with local sapphires or fabulous beads…

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Fighting My Octopi-Like Tendencies

I'd rather not admit this out loud (I might ruin my perfect reputation -- ha!), but I've spent the last 6+ months feeling very scattered. While I thrive on keeping multiple balls in the air at once, I felt like my balls were all rolling around on the floor instead of gliding gracefully through the…

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Productive Thinking: What to Do with All Those Ideas in Your Head

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes: My head is often abuzz with ideas. Every book I read sparks a new creative light. Every blog post I go through inspires me to create something. It’s not always work-related. Projects related to the home, crafts to do with my daughter, baking experiments waiting…

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Why You Don’t Need Another Productivity Tool to Manage Your Time

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes: That’s right. You don’t need that smart looking planner. Or that shiny calendar. Or even that time management app for your new smartphone or tablet. You don’t need another tool to make you more productive. This is coming from someone who just wrote a whole…

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10 Productive Things to Do When Feeling Un-Productive

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes: We’ve all been there. You know when you just don’t feel like doing anything and yet know that you have to do something. Yeah, there.  When working is the last thing on your mind, but things need to get done. I’ve been there more than once. And…

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Seeing the Big Picture with NeuYear Calendars

When it comes to home or work tasks, I tend to get easily overwhelmed by the big picture of my never-ending to-do list. There is always more to be done, more I should do and more I could be doing, and sometimes it's paralyzing. When I start to feel that way, I remember the advice…

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“Just One More Thing” Syndrome
source: Justin Grandfield

“Just One More Thing” Syndrome

Do you often find yourself trying to do just one more thing? Do you leave your family waiting in the car while you do one more thing before leaving the house? Do you get distracted from a task by one more thing you want to take care of really quick? Or do you consistently put…

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Three Neat Tricks to Tame Your Time Today

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes: Time management {or the lack of it} is one of the biggest challenges that people face. Whether you work-at-home, out of it or are a stay-at-home parent, chances are you want to have more control over your time. You’re tired of running ragged by the…

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How to Use Your Email to Save Time and Increase Profits

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes: You know how email always gets a bad rap when it comes to productivity? I myself, have written plenty about how email can kill productivity for the busy mom and entrepreneur. However, when used smartly, email can not only help you save more time but…

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Personalize Your Productivity: How to Create Your Best Productive Self

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes: I know. Personalize productivity? Seriously? But hear me out. As someone who’s played with, worked with and experimented with several productivity solutions and techniques, I can safely say that my sense of productivity is uniquely mine. I am my best productive self by adapting techniques and…

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