The Bossy Bees

Why you should break these popular productivity taboos

Reading Time: 8 minutes A hope for high productivity Waking up in the morning with the hope of a highly productive day is not enough. Strategically set your intentions; this is an essential first step towards progress. Clearly picture in your mind what a productive day looks like for you. Clear space in your mind for the vision of accomplishment. Identify the feeling you will have when you […]

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Building your Business

Reading Time: 3 minutes “If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.” – Dhirubhai Ambani, Against All Odds: A Story of Courage, Perseverance, and Hope. I came across this quote while I was browsing Pinterest and that statement sat with me for awhile. I wondered what tugged at me when I […]

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Customer service and marketing become besties

Reading Time: 2 minutes Where for art thou customer service We have all been there. Well, many of us have anyway. According to researchers at American Express, 35% of us have lost our tempers being at the receiving end of customer disservice. We are victims of bad customer service and American businesses are notorious for not supporting business strategies […]

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What’s the Point?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sometimes I hear, “What’s the point of social media for my business?” From a small business perspective, it seems like a lot of work for an uncertain reward. After a recent interaction with a client, who didn’t want to invest energy into other local businesses, I gave it some serious thought. I empathize that a […]

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Silence

Reading Time: 1 minute Over the past couple of years, I have learned a lot in the experience of silence. It just sits there. Sometimes the lack of noise, words, or expression can fill a whole room. It isn’t quiet. That’s a different kind of silence. Quiet is when you are reading a book or watching birds. Silence can […]

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The Garden

Reading Time: 3 minutes I started my summer vegetable garden a few weeks ago. It was cold outside, one of the coldest days we had this winter. I was craving spring and some warmth; this was a good activity to do indoors. I invited my family for this activity, and they had no interest. So, I planted my seeds […]

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