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Are DISTRACTIONS stealing your day?

If you’re tired of working hard -- but never getting the most important stuff done -- I’ve got a solution for you. Because you know, when you get really focused, you can totally rock it.  Follow these simple secrets to getting focused ... and get real things done ... things that will move your business and life forward.

Work Smarter Blog

How to Protect Your Time from Clickbait

By NJ Shelsby

We live in a world where it is so easy for our attention to get drawn in my clickbait. You can sit down to work on a project, and suddenly an hour has gone by and all you’ve done is watch YouTube videos! If you want to better protect your time, watch this short video.…

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Increase Your Productivity by 30%

By NJ Shelsby

Between work meetings, taking kids to soccer games, remembering to get gas in the car, whatever it may be, it can be easy for you to feel stretched thin in your days. Did you know there is a simple change you can make to your morning routines that studies show improve your productivity by 30%?…

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Understanding Your Brain to Increase Productivity

By NJ Shelsby

Many of us have different styles of working, but there is one thing our brains have in common that affect our productivity. Watch this short video to find out how you can prevent overwhelm and get stuff done more efficiently! I would love to hear about your experiences using this practice. Comment below!

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The Tool You Need to Eliminate Distractions

By NJ Shelsby

Social media is a great tool to connect with the world, but it can also suck away our time. Luckily, there are ways you can set boundaries around your electronics in order to eliminate distractions! Watch below to learn what tool you can use to help better shield your time.      

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Get a Mindset Like Oprah

By NJ Shelsby

Do you wish you had more than 24 hours in a day?  The solution is to get a mindset like Oprah.  Watch this short video to learn how.  Plus, there is a time-sensitive bonus; I’m doing a live call where I’ll use my simple mind hack to help you to actually make the shift. Join…

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5 Tricks I Use to Stay Focused and Get More Done

By NJ Shelsby

If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time, you’ve heard me talk about how distracting technology can be.  I love the guilty pleasures of watching funny cat videos and last night’s monologue by Stephen Colbert, so I’ve had to find some great tricks to minimize the distractions of my technology. I’m happy…

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Is Social Media Killing your Productivity?

By NJ Shelsby

There’s no easier way to stay in touch with friends and family than through social media.  And since so many people are on social media it is a great place to market your business. Social media is one click away at all times, on our work computers, home computers, and even on our phones. You…

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What I Learned at Microsoft About Productivity

By NJ Shelsby

Being in business today means being on email.  Email is a fabulous tool that makes communication much more efficient.  Remember having to print everything out and wait days for things to be delivered via mail? Email has definitely saved us a lot of time.  However, today the sheer volume of email is much larger than…

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How to get 36 hours in a day

By NJ Shelsby

You’ve finally managed to focus and start working on that important project you’ve been postponing for a while. Everything is going well, your thoughts flow effortlessly, your progress is visible and you feel good about your work. Suddenly, your phone screen lights up — DING! Your best friend has texted you, asking you if you…

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If you’re ready for the next level in your online business. If you want more clarity and conviction in the way you work. If you’re open to new ideas and curious to explore the possibilities. And if you want to do all that and still have plenty of time for your friends and family, then we need to talk.