Organizational Tools: Do you prefer paper or electronic?

Most of us strive every day to become a little more organized, always looking for the next best organizational tool or app to make us just a little more efficient. Whether you prefer a paperback or a Kindle, there are organizational options for everyone.


Effective Time Management

In business, every minute on the clock represents dollars either earned or wasted. Effective time management helps increase productivity, build your professional reputation, create opportunities for advancement, and reduce your stress level.

SQUIRREL! Tips & tricks to improve your focus

The NeuroLeadership Institute, a leading global research organization and the pioneer of bringing neuroscience to leadership, reports that we are only truly focused for an average of six hours a week. A week!

Given that we are working with only 3.5 percent of our week, it’s pretty important that we make those few hours count. That’s where focus comes in.

Here are some tips and tricks to help you become less distracted and work more efficiently by improving your focus.

The “No” Deficiency

Are you stressed with a never-ending to-do list? But you still say yes to new obligations. People say no to you all the time, don’t they? So why is it so hard for you to do the same? In business, the ability to say no can at times be more critical than saying yes. Fortunately, there are ways to decline politely, effectively, and professionally. There is power in the Do Nots . . .

5 Quotes to Help Rock Your Routine

As the long evenings of summer (sadly) come to an end, and we gear up for fall and the busy routine that it brings, consider these noteworthy quotes when you start to wonder, “How am I going to get it all done?” Clean House “Organization isn’t about perfection. It’s about efficiency, reducing stress and clutter,…

Ask the Professionals

Business owners can’t possibly know everything there is about business. As an entrepreneur, you may have to rely on others for professional advice. The first professional you may meet is your NLOWE Start-up or Growth Business Advisor. Your NLOWE Advisor can provide you with information in a number of areas from human resources and basic…