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  • Deal with Email Overload in 3 Easy Steps

    Deal with Email Overload in 3 Easy Steps

    Emails are an unavoidable reality of doing business these days. Most small business owners I talk to receive anywhere from 200-1000 emails a day. And, not all of these emails are “business critical.” No wonder most of us feel overwhelmed by email and some of us even avoid it completely. However, as more and more business is done online, ignoring business critical emails could be catastrophic. Here are three tips to help you deal with the email overload without completely ignoring it:

    Clear the inbox

    The inbox is not a garage. Don’t treat it like a storage space. Think of the inbox like your living room. You work hard to keep the living room clean so extend the same principle to your emails. Keeping the Inbox clean helps you quickly scan through the emails you’ve received to pick the important ones that you want to read and respond to.

    [ Read More ] • [ 1 Comment ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 12/19/11 ]
  • Is Your Team “Filet Mignon” or “Yesterday’s Leftovers?”

    Natasha Golinsky wonders why some leaders can motivate their team to achieve success while others can barely get their team to ‘good enough’ and she compares leadership to cooking. Are you the type of leader who takes the easy mac-and-cheese route, or do you spend the extra time and effort to create a four-star meal?

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 12/19/11 ]
  • This Little Mistake Can Cost You Your Happiness!

    Are you letting FEAR stop you from doing the things you really want to do? How can you put fear in its place and start really doing, living, and becoming all you want to be? Carmen Jubinville gives a hands-on journalling assignment to help you conquer fear, once and for all!

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Balance ] • [ 12/19/11 ]
  • Conflict Resolution: Make it a Priority

    Dr. Patty Ann Tublin reveals the fourth skill that will help you deal with, and resolve, conflicts in your business, marriage or other relationships. This is part five of Dr. Patty Ann’s six-part series, “Conflict Resolution for Women in Biz.”

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Balance,Business ] • [ 12/15/11 ]
  • Clearing Your Closet with Feng Shui

    Gail Cole joins EWM with this article on how you can use Feng Shui to help you de-clutter your closet and your life. She gives clear tips to help you decide what to keep and what to give away; explains why clutter is bad for you; and reminds us that “if you look good and feel good, you’ll raise your energy and attract prosperity.”

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Balance ] • [ 12/14/11 ]
  • Eat and Cook Healthier with Just a Few Substitutions

    Corinne Kantor, a Registered Dietetic Technician, provides a wonderfully varied list of ingredients you can use as substitutes when cooking meals or baking desserts. Now you can make your favourite yummy dishes AND feel good knowing they’re healthier.

    [ Read More ] • [ 1 Comment ] • [ Filed under Health ] • [ 12/06/11 ]
  • Learning to Live in the Moment

    Karen Dodd gives tips on how to create balance in your life and avoid burnout through meditation, journalling, and finding ways to live “in the moment.” Karen speaks from experience as a recovering multi-tasker healing from what she describes as not just burnout, but “burning to a crisp!”

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Balance ] • [ 12/05/11 ]
  • 3 Facets of Business Sustainability

    Are your business practices helping or hindering the environment, your community and your employees? Catherine Rocheleau explains three facets of Business Sustainability every entrepreneur should consider incorporating into their business, with tips on how to go about doing so.

    [ Read More ] • [ 1 Comment ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 11/30/11 ]
  • How-to: Create a Profitable Biz Plan! (Part 2)

    Ellen Rohr gives five more tips to help you create a profitable business plan. She also gives you pointers on what to include in a business plan you want to show to investors or bankers. If you don’t already have a plan, or you have one you’re not happy with, this is the article for you!

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under How-To ] • [ 11/30/11 ]
  • Effective Email Marketing with Newsletters

    Abbey Fatica gives tips for using newsletters as part of an effective email marketing campaign. How often should you send out a newsletter? Who should you send it to? How do you grow your list? How can you keep your subscribers interested? Read on to find out!

    [ Read More ] • [ 2 Comments ] • [ Filed under Marketing ] • [ 11/23/11 ]
  • How-to: Keep Employees Engaged in Their Work

    Faced with a job she doesn’t want to do, Natasha Golinsky thinks about the many employees all over the world who show up day-after-day to a workplace they dread and a job they don’t like. “How could they put themselves through this agony every day?” she asks, and then comes up with some answers to help you keep your employees motivated.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under How-To ] • [ 11/22/11 ]
  • Help! It’s Been a Crazy Day! (and What You Can Do About It)

    Some days just seem to go from bad to worse. If you’re having one of those days, Carmen Jubinville’s list of Do’s and Don’ts can help you get back on track.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Balance ] • [ 11/22/11 ]
  • Nutrition Myths Debunked

    When it comes to nutrition, dieting, and other food-related issues, it can be hard to separate the fact from the fiction. Is it true that eating too much sugar will cause diabetes? Can you lose weight if you stop eating just before bed? Corinne Kantor, a.k.a. The Food Cop, discusses some common food myths and reveals what’s true and what isn’t.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Health ] • [ 11/16/11 ]
  • How-to: Choose a Copywriter for Your Marketing Success

    What is copywriting? What is it important to your marketing? How do you find a copywriter that’s a good fit for your business? Lisa Manyon, a Copywriting Strategist, blogger and author, explains three key steps you need to take to ensure you’re making the best investment for your business when choosing which copywriter you’ll work with.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under How-To ] • [ 11/14/11 ]
  • How-to: Create a Profitable Business Plan! (Part 1)

    Ellen Rohr gives step-by-step instructions on how to create and organize a business plan that will propel your business forward. If you already have a plan, maybe it’s time for a “business makeover!” Check out Ellen’s tips and suggestions for maximizibg your profitability.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under How-To ] • [ 11/08/11 ]