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dont believe everything you read as a kid

Don’t Believe Everything You Read As A Kid…

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | July 4, 2013

I was discussing a client’s increasing frustration on those days when her staff is spending their time on busy work and not making any progress on the larger departmental goals.

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Is Your Small Business Really Ready For Rapid Growth?

Is Your Small Business Really Ready For Rapid Growth?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | June 6, 2013

Remember those nights at college when you were torn between starting your midterm paper or heading out with your friends? Ever feel like that now? A few weeks ago I was running with my devoted running partner and longtime friend and telling her about the place I find myself in my coaching practice right now.

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What Gets In the Way Of Having Enough Time? (Hint. . .it might be you!)

What Gets In the Way Of Having Enough Time? (Hint…it might be you!)

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | May 30, 2013

One of the most common complaints I hear from entrepreneurs, friends, professionals (heck! even my kids most days when I tell them it’s bed time) is that there isn’t/wasn’t/won’t be enough time.

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Productivity for Entrepreneurs: Are You Too Busy For This?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | April 18, 2013

Recently, I was driving my daughter home from preschool and we were arguing about what music to listen to. While her children’s music can be sweet and cute, after 500 times of listening to the same CD, you too would put up a bit of a protest when she requested listening to the same song…

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Are you in Balance? If not read this!

Are you in Balance? If not read this!

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | March 6, 2013

Let me start this blog with a little story. Once a long, long time ago, I joined a second-time Mom’s group when my second son was born.

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Self-Quiz: How To Tell If You Are "Too Busy"?

Self-Quiz: How To Tell If You Are “Too Busy”?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | January 25, 2013

Be honest here – when someone last asked, “How are you?” – weren’t you even slightly tempted to answer “Busy!” These days it seems as if the lament of not having enough time has become a national refrain. Everywhere, people find themselves constantly in a rush, over-booked and over-scheduled with little time off.

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The Five-Minute Business Booster (Or How Gratitude Can Help Your Business)

The Five-Minute Business Booster (Or How Gratitude Can Help Your Business)

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | December 10, 2012

It feels like just yesterday we were gathered around the table for the ritual Thanksgiving holiday dinner. Originally conceived as a gratitude feast, more often these days all our holiday dinners resemble feasts of enormous amounts of food, family members and yes, sometimes familial tensions. So it seems fitting that we might also want to give…

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