When you’re groggy, half asleep and stumbling down the stairs at 5 am, desperately trying to find the coffeemaker, often the only thing going through your mind is: “why the heck am I doing this??” Or maybe you’re so far removed from being a morning person, that you’ve never actually experienced the joys of being […]
Productivity: How to Level Up Your Business
Productivity. We all want it, but only a few people are really great at it.
Thankfully, productivity is something that you can learn and improve upon over time, so all is not lost. :)
Even the smallest tweaks can make a massive difference. The biggest key? Taking action. That's what we want to help you do over time.
In this category, we do a deep dive into all sorts of strategies and techniques you can use to level up your business and your life. From waking up earlier to getting more things done to learning how to focus, we've got you covered.
Here are some of our favorite posts on productivity:
Do you struggle with your marketing? Is it hard to keep track of client and guest post pitches? Are you not seeing any success when it comes to networking? These are some of the most common frustrations a lot of freelancers have. I know, I was right there with you. I thought I could keep […]
Every entrepreneur no matter what level they’re at, how experienced they are, or how much money they’ve made will run into this problem at some point. Most of you, will run into this problem every single week, if not every day. What problem is that? Confidence. How to Be More Confident I can’t tell you […]
Note from Sean: This is a guest post from my good friend Maneesh Sethi CEO of Pavlok, a behavioral change company known for their best selling habit wearable Pavlok and recently launched Pavlok 2. He has also agreed to give away one Pavlok 2 device to a commentor below. So take 30 seconds and let […]
You know the saying “you can have anything you want, you just can’t have everything you want?” For the most part, I believe this. If you all you want is to own a Ferrari, you can get there – actually relatively easily – but in order to do that you’ll have to sacrifice something else. But […]
Lots of freelancers talk about their typical day. It’s usually filled with some combination of calls or webinars, checking emails, client work, and most likely, a healthy dose of procrastination. Procrastination, you say? “Never! I sit down at my laptop for 7 hours a day, how is that procrastinating?” Well, pretty easily, frankly. Here’s one example […]
It always hits me at the most inconvenient time…usually around 3:30 in the morning. It’s too early to get up and start my day, and I’m too tired to do anything but lay there in complete darkness, feeling completely overwhelmed and completely helpless at the same time. I bet you’ve experienced too. I’m talking about the […]
About three years ago, I decided I wanted to start a daily writing practice. I immediately set a goal that I’d never actually achieve: 1,000 words a day. You can guess how long my writing practice lasted…. Two days. Writing 1,000 words was absolute torture. It made me feel worse about my writing than ever. […]
Let’s face it there are a million tools, apps, and programs out there. You’ve probably heard of a lot of them, and seen countless lists highlighting why this app is the best or this tool is killer. This is where you might find the paradox of choice. There are so many tools out there, you […]
Note from Sean: This year, we all have goals and things we want to accomplish. The unfortunate reality of this, however, is that most of us won’t be successful with them. We’ll do the same things we’ve done in the past, and leave a big opportunity to make major changes on the table. For the last six months, […]