Archive for the ‘Managing Stress’ Category

Entrepreneurs: What to Do When You Drop ‘The Ball’

Monday, August 24, 2009 8:34 No Comments

By Ellen H. Brown
As a solo business owner, have you ever become so busy that you dropped one of the many “balls” you’re juggling? Maybe you stopped exercising for awhile. Or perhaps your schedule became so crowded that you quit networking, until you were able to catch your breath. As small business owners, we have [...]

This was posted under category: Life Balance, Managing Stress, Personal Growth, Setting Goals

Entrepreneurs: Is Healthy Living A Luxury?

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 11:19 3 Comments

By Ellen H. Brown
Do you believe it’s a luxury, these days, to lead a healthy, balanced life? Lately, many of the people I’ve been talking to, think that’s the case. When I mention that I coach entrepreneurs who want to run successful businesses AND lead healthy, balanced lives, many say, “Healthy living. Isn’t that a [...]

This was posted under category: General Wellness, Life Balance, Managing Stress

Entrepreneurs: Boost Productivity With the Help of a Virtual Assistant

Monday, July 6, 2009 5:38 5 Comments

By Ellen H. Brown
Are you considering the possibility of hiring a virtual assistant, but don’t know where to start? If so, you’re not alone. As a coach, I often work with solo entrepreneurs who tell me that there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done.
While some clients like the idea of [...]

This was posted under category: Life Balance, Managing Stress, Productivity, Setting Goals

10? Tips ?to? Help? Solo? Business ?Owners ?Save? Time? and? Increase ?Productivity?

Friday, May 29, 2009 6:23 No Comments

By Ellen H. Brown
Running a business you’re passionate about can be incredibly rewarding. But let’s face it: if you don’t find effective strategies for managing your time and preserving your energy, “flying solo” can be an overwhelming venture.
Many of my clients say they are overwhelmed by all the “hats” they need to wear, as a [...]

This was posted under category: Life Balance, Managing Stress, Productivity

Solo Business Owners: you don’t have it go it alone

Monday, May 11, 2009 17:12 4 Comments

By Ellen H. Brown
If you’re like many solo entrepreneurs, you probably cherish your autonomy and love being able to call the shots. But sometimes, as solo business owners, we end up wearing so many hats that it seems like we have little time to do what we love most.
Perhaps you run a coaching business, and [...]

This was posted under category: Life Balance, Managing Stress, Productivity

Why Meditation is Good For Solo Business Owners and Writers (Part II)

Monday, April 27, 2009 7:07 4 Comments

By Ellen Brown
As I mentioned in my last post, I’m a big believer in the power of meditation. And I encourage my clients – many of whom are writers and solo-preneurs — to try meditation, because the fact is meditation is good for business. When we meditate regularly, we often become more focused, productive, and, [...]

This was posted under category: General Wellness, Managing Stress, Productivity

Why Is Meditation Good for Business? It Increases Focus and Productivity

Friday, April 24, 2009 6:33 No Comments

By Ellen Brown
Do you have trouble staying focused, whether you’re talking to a client or writing a blog post or making dinner for the kids? Do you sometimes feel as though you can’t find the “off button” to stop the endless thoughts that scurry through your mind?
If so, you may want to try meditation. As [...]

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Life Balance: Feeling Overwhelmed? Try These Five Tips to Lessen Stress

Monday, April 13, 2009 7:00 1 Comment

By Ellen Brown
If you’re like many of my coaching clients, you may feel overwhelmed when life “becomes” crazy busy.  But the good news is that while we can’t always control the circumstances in our life, the one thing we can control is the way we respond to the stressful situations in our life. So, whether [...]

This was posted under category: Life Balance, Managing Stress

Stress Management: Some Tips for Being More Productive and Peaceful

Friday, April 3, 2009 12:22 No Comments

By Ellen Brown
As a business owner, would you like to be more peaceful and productive? Do you sometimes feel like it takes too much time to complete a project because you’re constantly fending off interruptions and distractions? Does the notion of being both productive AND peaceful seem laughable or even impossible?
There was certainly a time [...]

This was posted under category: Life Balance, Managing Stress

Stress Management 101– Don’t Believe Everything You Think

Friday, March 6, 2009 8:51 No Comments

By Ellen H. Brown
If you’re like many people, you probably have thousands of thoughts slithering through your mind everyday, threatening to bite you on your backside at any given moment, if you’re not careful.  Want to challenge me on that point? Great! Take a moment, right now, and listen to what that voice in your [...]

This was posted under category: Managing Stress, Setting Goals