Photograph receipts or use an expense app or scanning app Keep a cross-cut shredder close-at-hand, to shred documents immediately. Here is  an idea for keeping one hidden in plain sight. Rather than having notes all over, keep one large block style notepad on your desk to jot down notes. Use a dedicated notebook for meeting […]

Whether you are the boss or hope to become the boss, you should never be bossy. You need a strong team to succeed and relationship-building work habits are the best way to do that, here are a few: 1) Don’t send spreadsheets or other documents without checking them on print preview. Whether or not the recipient […]

As an entrepreneur, I have had the benefit (drawback?) of making my own schedule. What started out as a luxury soon spiraled into a nagging feeling that the world would come to an end if I disconnect. I felt (feel…) the need to check my phone, respond to emails and look at social media at any […]

No matter how hard I try, there is a pile of paperwork I just can’t seem to eliminate. What’s in the pile? Oh, well, that changes. I wish I could tell you that today’s pile includes exciting party invitations and travel plans, but sadly, it does not. Today, my paperwork (and life) are not very glamorous, there is a contract to […]

In high school and college, group projects were the bane of my existence. Even worse than being assigned a group project was being assigned to a specific group. I often ended up with teammates who would rather master a keg stand than statistical analysis. As it turns out, group projects, along with messy siblings and […]

“I hold this as a rule of life: too much of anything is bad.” Terrence McKenna was definitely NOT referring to meetings when he made this statement.  Regardless, it sums up exactly how I feel about meetings. I have earned a reputation for being a meeting dodger, it’s because I tend to over correct.  After […]

Throughout this highly engaging two-day gathering, participants came together with numerous other accomplished women in an incredibly inspiring atmosphere. They gain a new understanding and appreciation of tools they can use to become even more successful as they transition throughout the course of their personal and professional lives.

You would be shocked to know that although I’m considered an Organizing Expert, my office is not always neat and tidy.  We all know being organized is important, but it isn’t always easy! In a recent survey, commissioned by Post-it® Brand (my finance background is coming out…here come the numbers), 66% of office workers reported […]

Theresa is one of those women that other women love to hate.  (On a side note, I don’t recommend hating, it’s not a good look.) She is incredibly fun, hard-working, talented and stylish. This mother of four boys, 2 dogs and 2 cats also runs a successful business from an envy-inducing home office. I pride […]

Being an entrepreneur is full of challenges, but there are some perks. You’re the boss, you make the rules. In the beginning, when my business overwhelmed my life, it was the perks that kept me from being resentful. I started bringing my dog to work, because I was the boss, and it made my long days easier. (I did […]