Author: Theresa Cifali

Solopreneur Mindset

Overcoming Perfectionism in Your Business: How Being a Perfectionist is Hurting Your Business Growth

Striving to do your very best is a good thing. The drive to excel can push and inspire you to do some pretty amazing things. That’s good news. However, when that drive comes from wanting to be perfect all of the time, it can cause real problems. This post may contain affiliate links. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. In truth, being a perfectionist may actually be hurting your business growth, not helping it. That’s definitely not a consequence you want to experience. Before you can start overcoming perfectionism in business, though, you first have

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Solopreneur Mindset

4 Suggestions for How to Overcome Work Paralysis and Regain Momentum

You have a big deadline looming and there’s too much to do.  Instead of your motivation being at an all-time high, you’re discouraged to realize you’re feeling overwhelmed.  And worse, you’re distracted and unproductive. Why?  It’s likely that you’re experiencing something called workload paralysis. This post may contain affiliate links. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. What is Workload Paralysis? Workload paralysis is that uncomfortable and unwelcome feeling of there being no end in sight to the number of work tasks you need to accomplish. The “to do” list seems to be never-ending, even if

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Productivity

6 Ways to Grow Your Business Without Working More Hours

As a solo business owner, you’re likely used to working long hours in order to grow your business.  This is especially true if you are a service-based business like a coach or a social media manager, for example.  But what if I told you that you could grow your business without working more hours? This post may contain affiliate links. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. That’s right.  It IS possible to spend more time with family and friends, more time doing things you love, and less time working — all while growing a successful

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Organization

How to Choose a Project Management System

Whether you’re a team of one or work with others, keeping work organized is critical to making progress.  Implementing a project management system is a great way to do just that.  You may have been thinking about checking some out but are wondering how to choose the right project management system for your business. The challenge is that there are so many amazing tools out there right now. While you want to make sure you’re choosing one that will increase your productivity, improve communication with your team, and make running your business more efficient, not all project management tools are

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Organization

3 Business Systems that Automate Growth and Create Freedom

What if there was a way to put many of your business-related tasks on autopilot? What if you could spend more time on the parts of your business that you LOVE, and less on the parts you don’t? I have one word for you: systems! This post may contain affiliate links. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. A business system is simply an automated process or routine. To an extent, it’s a “set it and forget it” type of thing – meaning that once you’ve created it, it should run largely on its own. Business systems are one of my favorite

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Outsourcing and Building a Team

The Best 8 Tools for Managing Remote Workers or a Virtual Team

Having a virtual team can be amazing, but isn’t without its challenges. Luckily we live in an age where there are many team management tools to choose from so you ca work more effectively together. In this post, I’m going to share eight remote team management tools that will help you increase productivity, communication, and connection among your remote team members. 8 Tools for Managing Remote Workers 1. Monday.com Monday.com is my absolute favorite project management tool.  It’s the one that I use with my team. It allows you to organize all your team’s tasks and projects and gives you

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Solopreneur Mindset

How To Stay Productive During Times of Crisis

In the Spring of 2020, the whole world seemed to come unhinged. What everyone thought would be a couple of weeks of inconvenience brought on by a virus, quickly and clearly turned out to be more disruptive than anyone could have imagined. Now here we are, two years later, still dealing with the effects. Add to that financial instability, more political divide, and war — just to name a few things — and it feels like we are spinning out of control. The stress of these things alone is enough.  But when you add into that everyday stressors along with

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Outsourcing and Building a Team

12 Tasks to Outsource Immediately to Better Manage Your Time and Your Business

What if you could free up hours in your day so you could focus on doing the things you love?  And what if you could get rid of the tasks that bring you down — or that you’re not good at — TODAY? Well, the good news is, you can! In this post, You’ll discover 12 tasks you can outsource immediately. So, if you’ve ever wondered which tasks are ideal for outsourcing, this post is for you! But first… How Do You Start Outsourcing Business Tasks? One of the biggest roadblocks many business owners face is knowing how to find

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Outsourcing and Building a Team

5 Outsourcing Websites to Find Remote Support for Your Business

Finding the best team members for your business can be a challenge.  And if you’re looking to hire a remote team, this can be even more difficult!  The good news is that in this day and age there are tons of solutions.  I’m talking about outsourcing websites. Outsourcing is a great first step into the hiring arena.  And there are many websites to help with the outsourcing process. These websites will help you find people who are skilled, reliable, and experienced.  And, perhaps most importantly of all, people who will be self-motivated and able to work independently.  That means less

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Goal Setting and Achievement

How to Easily Make Epic Progress On Your Important Business Goal This Year

Year after year, you struggle to make progress on the business goal you set.  Your intentions are good, but things get in the way.  And let’s face it — nothing is ever going to go 100% percent smoothly 100% of the time.  That’s the nature of the beast. But what if I were to tell you that you could make BETTER progress and FASTER progress just by implementing a very special strategy that is specifically designed to help you get into ACTION in a more thoughtful way? Well, I’ve got a strategy to share with you today. This is my

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