Fantastic Beasts... and How They Impact Your Business

While watching the awesome movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, my 7-year-old daughter was captivated by a scene featuring an animal that shrinks or grows to match the size of its environment. In the movie, this size-shifting beast has taken over the giant attic of a department store, and the ceiling is in danger of caving in from the weight, threatening the lives of the main protagonists. To save the day, the main character throws a tasty bug into a teapot; the gigantic animal dives i…

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Make Your Calendar Work for You

Look at your calendar. Go ahead, open it. This blog will wait.

Now scroll 4 to 6 weeks out. Do you see some open time?

Those empty spots are what I like to call “Change Space.”

You may have told yourself for years you are “too busy,” but the reality is you are not too busy. You are overbooked with commitments that should never have made their way onto your calendar and nonsense that is not a priority.

You can keep going like you are going; it WILL lead to burnout. I guarantee it.

So many people compl…

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Growing a Business By Burning It Down

Happy 2018!  In this season of new beginnings and resolutions, the key to progress, achieving goals, and success is not doing MORE, but CHANGING what you are doing.

Many clients come to A Better Place Consulting because they want different results from their business (and lives).  Yet many are a little resistant to the change required to obtain those results.

To really make a change in your business you have to commit to not just making changes in your business but in your personal life as well.

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To Do List Conquering Worksheet

It's time to stop fearing our to-do lists. 
Let's commit to stop over scheduling and then being disappointed that we were unable to keep up with our unrealistic expectations.

Let's commit to stop being overwhelmed, even to the point of being paralyzed, by our to do lists.

Let's commit to conquering the really important, urgent items and shedding, delegating or delaying the items that aren't important.
Don't wait for the new year.  Start this practice with me today.  Download my To-Do List Conqueri…

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Goal Setting Using the Big, Medium and Small Process

ABPC Goal Setting

When we create goals and set markers for success in our business we can fall into several traps.

We can create goals that sound good but ultimately have no achievement value because either we have no idea how to obtain them or we do now know the value of obtaining them.

In order to break this cycle we developed a three step process for goal creation and achievement.

We call this the BMS Process: Big, Medium, and Smalls

When we create goals using the BMS Process, we identify:

1. the big pain poi…

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