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All the Right Moves

All the Right Moves

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Hello Boss! Most of the woman entrepreneurs I know are extremely capable and diligent.They’re willing to do the hard work it takes to run a business. They’ll send a deck to an investor and a proposal to a client. They’re willing to make the first move but are often reticent to make the next. Why

Addition by Subtraction

Addition by Subtraction

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Hello Boss! In the 1970s, a movement began in Japan. Companies began proactively removing every type of inefficiency and waste during their production process. This focus on prolific productivity came to be known as “lean production”. Companies redesign workspaces to reduce wasted motion. They’d subtract any type of friction so employees could work consistently faster

Stop. Start. Continue. . .

Stop. Start. Continue. . .

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Hello Boss! One of the most useful exercises I learned when I first joined EO the Entrepreneurs’ Organization is the Stop, Start and Continue Exercise. The Stop, Start and Continue Exercise is not only useful in your business but can be immensely helpful in your personal life as well. If you want to try it, here are

A Pocketful of Peculiar

A Pocketful of Peculiar

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Hello Boss! As entrepreneurs, we’re often put in unusual and extraordinary circumstances. While it can be overwhelming at times, I believe it gives us an upper hand — especially when it comes to creativity. When we’re put in unconventional situations and can observe, stay open and flexible we can do what the best creators do.
A Master Plan

A Master Plan

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Hello Boss! What’s your secret wish this year? A Wall Street Journal best selling book?Abundance?Honesty?Presence?Joy? I believe anything is possible this year. The secret? Looking back before looking ahead. The Year Ahead Planner is a great tool that will allow you to do just that. You’ll need: a half a day of uninterrupted time your
A Question of Time

A Question of Time

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Hello Boss! As entrepreneurs, we spend a lot of time wondering what the future holds for us — whether we’ll know success, whether we’ll reach our goals. What if . . .the future is ours to create? What if . . .chance, luck, and opportunity play no part at all? What if . . .it’s
Forward with Hope

Forward with Hope

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Hello Boss! It’s impossible to predict the future but once you design something — it changes the future that’s possible. As we enter the orbit of 2020, know that you can start designing a life that’s not only impactful but fulfilling and joyful. Stop trying to “get it right” and start designing a way forward.
Manner of Fact

Manner of Fact

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Hello Boss! I believe that good manners are at the essence of good communication. Consider Emily Post’s words, (wise when she first wrote them in her Etiquette Book over a hundred years ago) and still relevant today: “Charm cannot exist without good manners — meaning by this, not so many manners that precisely follow particular rules, as
The Fifth Floor

The Fifth Floor

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Hello Boss! In my early twenties, I lived on the fifth floor of a 450 square foot walkup in New York above a bagel shop with my effable roommate Stephanie Hebert from Louisiana. No bellman. Just two doors leading you up to five flights of narrow stairs. A thin inset of colorful tiles buffeted up
Bring It

Bring It

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Hello Boss! I’ve always been fascinated by people who perform at a higher level. We all have the same amount of time. How do these extraordinary people get more done? How do people reach their BHAG — Big Hairy Audacious Goals? I believe it’s two-fold. It’s cultivating purposeful energy in ourselves and lighting the invincible