I said no to the meeting and the world didn’t end

If you are like me there are many, many demands on your time. From my growing business to three kids to a husband with two businesses. 

And as my time is stretched, so, sometimes, is my patience.

Sound familiar?

One key muscle I began flexing as my business took off a few years back was to say no. 

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30 Ways to Take Control of Your Day

I am passionate about a few topics when it comes to work and business. Those topics are helping people get control of their business through strategy and execution, referral marketing, client experience and their own personal productivity.

I’ve built my business helping solopreneurs and micro-small business owners take control so they can make more money and find more time. One of my best decisions a few years ago was to become a certified Productivity and Time Efficiency Coach. It helps me work smarter and helps me help my clients work smarter. Let’s be honest…when you are running a company by yourself or with a small team you don’t have a choice but to work smart.

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The Real Problem with Over-Achievers

The problem with over-achievers isn’t that you strive to hit 200% of your monthly sales quota every month or push the team to hit the million or multimillion mark year over year.

The problem with over-achievers isn't that you give it your all on the process improvement task force or the social committee at work.

The problem with over-achievers isn't that you try to be the best board chair, ushering in change to your organization as you try to take the organization to a new level.

The problem with over-achievers isn't that you spend hours creating the perfect birthday party for your child complete with handmade invitations.

The problem with over achievers is that you try to do all of these things...at once. There aren't four different over-achievers described above...there is only one (maybe it’s you). And that is the problem.

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