All entrepreneurs can remember back to the days when we had a 9-5 job, a boss, a steady paycheck and lots of PTO. We left that life behind in search of independence, risk with reward, and a spirit of “why can’t I?” So how is it that now instead we work 7-7, have to manage complicated staff relations ourselves, our paycheck is variable, and PTO is laughable at best? This “job” that we have created for ourselves is compromising our independence and what we fought so fiercely for.
The Secret Silver Bullet for Entrepreneurs
Welcome to June and the start of summer! I turned 40 yesterday, and in our last issue of 12Lite, I shared some of my favorite life insights from the last 40 years. At the top of my list is that it takes years to become an overnight success. Anyone successful would tell you this, and they would also tell you that it doesn't happen by accident. It's about intention and just figuring out the next best step that you can take to get there.
5 Easy Ways To Keep Your Business Moving While Still Enjoying Your Summer
Drums please! Summer, summer, summertime! Time to sit back and unwind! To me, it’s never officially summer until I hear The Fresh Prince’s summer anthem, Summertime! Summer is meant to be savored and enjoyed, but I can’t tell you how many entrepreneurs I speak to each week who share that they haven’t had a day off in months, or that they are working 16 hours a day, with no time for anyone or anything except their business.
Daily Planning Tips for Entrepreneurs
One of the most common problems we see with entrepreneurs is finding time in an already busy schedule to focus on things that will grow their business. Here are a few tips to help you create margin in your daily schedule.
On Turning 40!
Welcome to May, my birthday month! This year it's a big one, I'm turning 40!!! I'm very excited about my 40s, because with age comes wisdom and lots of experiences to inform future decisions... Or at least that's what my grownup self says! :) So as I reflect back and look forward, below are a few of the most important lessons I've learned over the years.
Delegation: Effective Strategies for Success
For those new to the world of delegation, it can be a daunting - albeit, necessary -undertaking. What do you delegate? Repetitive work items? Personal chores that have taken a backseat? Email management? One of the biggest hurdles is knowing where to start. My suggestion? Keep it simple.
We believe at Delegate that the power of one is expanded by the strengths of many. Our mission is to help you do more of what you love to have an even stronger impact on the world. Each quarter in addition to our team-wide contribution to our selected charity, we select one team member and support their favorite charity through donation and promotion.
The Myth of Inadequacy
Welcome to our newly beautified format! Special thanks to my assistant Georgia, for helping us give our 12 series a facelift that looks great on desktop or phone! Hooray for improvements that I don't have to manage! :)
I don't know about you, but alot of my time is spent talking with other entrepreneurs about business, life and the fine line that barely exists between the two. Whether it's clients, colleagues, friends, or those interested in our service, I spend the majority of my time each week listening to entreps explain their problems. There's one key theme that I notice time and time again, and that is consistent feelings of inadequacy.
On April 25th from 2PM-2:45PM EST, join Emily Morgan, Founder and President of Delegate Solutions for an insider’s workshop on how to improve your company. Emily will act as your speed coach to walk through step by step solutions to allow for delegation and automation to bring your company to the next level. Find out the importance of having good process and the wonders that it can have for scaling YOUR business to ultimately allow your company to run itself!
On March 28th from 12-12:45pm EST, Emily Morgan, Founder of Delegate Solutions, will be pulling back the curtain to share what time-starved entrepreneurs do to get administrative & busy work off their plates to free their time—growing their businesses in the process!