By Howie Jones  /  June 21, 2021
By Deanna Ritchie  /  June 19, 2021

How 15-Minute Meetings Can Keep Freelancers and Solopreneurs on Track



Thursday, March 11th, 2021

We’ve all probably heard that meetings may not be best for productivity. In fact, Harvard Business Review found that 65% of the senior managers they interviewed said that meetings kept them from completing their own work. While most people can agree that poorly-run unproductive meetings can be a waste of time, I’d argue that short, […]

How Entrepreneurs Can Use Psychology To Master The Art of Meetings



Saturday, August 24th, 2019

There’s no way around it. If you own a business, then you’re in sales. Of course, that can be a bit tricky for entrepreneurs. After all, aren’t we supposed to be visionaries and not pushy salespeople? The fact is, as an entrepreneur, you are a salesperson. And, as any seasoned salesperson will inform you, that […]

7 Creative Ways Companies Are Making Meetings Less Boring and More Productive

It’s common to find yourself trapped in a two-hour meeting, discussing irrelevant topics and losing sight of your day. However, if you do them correctly, meetings can be productive, to-the-point and engaging. While it can be a struggle to check off all three of these things, a number of companies are getting creative in the […]

Can Some Meetings Really Be Replaced With an Email?


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Thursday, June 6th, 2019

I’ve seen quite a few memes floating around on social media about how most meetings can be replaced with a simple email. This point of view often comes from people who are bored, tired, and don’t get much value from the meetings they attend. I’ll admit, email can be a pretty efficient way to communicate […]

How to Consolidate Important Meetings to Get More Done



Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

I’m not anti-meeting but as a freelancer, my bread and butter lies in my ability to be able to complete projects. In order to complete projects and get paid, I need to have time to work on them. That said, I also need to make sure I’m understanding my role and have great communication with clients. […]

9 Routine Hacks Freelancers Use for Productive Mornings



Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Freelancers face a unique set of advantages and disadvantages that traditional employees do not always have to deal with. When it comes to managing your morning, you have to be conscientious of how you structure your time and which tasks you prioritize. Otherwise, you could negatively impact the rest of your day. Why Mornings Matter  […]

6 People You Need to Hire So You Don’t Go Crazy



Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

As solopreneurs, we’re tempted to want to do everything ourselves. In fact, it’s become cool to call yourself a “solopreneur” in the last few years. I believe that what was meant to refer to small business has been a bit misconstrued into “do it all yourself.” The reality is this doesn’t work. You need to […]

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