Re-emerging – in reverse

  A few weeks ago I wrote that I was re-emerging from a three-month hiatus from writing to you because I had been focusing all my attention on the Wells International Foundation’s inaugural event. Then I wrote to say that I wondered if I had re-emerged too […]

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Why Clients Aren’t Paying You What You’re Worth

I’m in the middle of a particularly intense week of activity with the Virginia Commonwealth College study abroad group and the last full week of the Beauford Delaney exhibition and my schedule does not permit me to write to you as I normally do – with heartfelt […]

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Looking back to look ahead

I’m not one to dwell on the past, particularly when it comes to business. “Been there, done that” is one of my mantras – not out of disdain for what has past, but out of enthusiasm for what lies ahead! Yet there is real value in looking […]

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Follow-up: Focus, Focus, Where Should I Focus?

Last week, I promised to let you know how well I preserved mental clarity, maintained my focus, made decisions, and created and modified plans during an intense week of activities organized for the Beauford Delaney exhibition in Paris. I’m happy to say that I did quite well! […]

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Focus, focus, where should I focus?

It was only last week that I “re-emerged” from my self-imposed sabbatical to create an art exhibition. As I prepare to enter the busiest week of activity for the show, I’m wondering if I came back too soon! I have at least one major event per day […]

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What a Difference a Night Makes

I am pleased and proud to report that the opening reception for the Wells International Foundation’s inaugural event was a SMASHING SUCCESS! We had a terrific turnout last Wednesday. The catering was great, my strategic partners were eloquent at the podium, and the art simply took the […]

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Keeping the Big Picture in Mind

This week’s post is brief (which is perhaps good news for you!). It is inspired by an opportunity that was presented to one of my businesses – my husband’s and my travel planning service – last week. This “big break” was a chance for an international radio station […]

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Routine – Is it a help or a hindrance?

Have you ever stopped to think about the value of routine in your business? Look at your systems, for example. They are formalized routines – they keep things running smoothly because they allow you, your staff, or your VA to do things consistently over time. This usually translates […]

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Three Tips for When Disaster Strikes

  To those of you who reached out to inquire about my safety and that of my family when news broke about the terrorist attacks in Paris, THANK YOU!​ Terrorism and natural disasters are among the worst forms of disruption you can experience in life. And what […]

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Leadership? In my solo business?

Many women solopreneurs never think about the role that leadership plays in their business. Are you one of them? If so, keep reading – I have some eye-opening information to share with you! It’s a myth that solo business owners have no one to lead. In fact, […]

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Hi. I’m Monique, the founder of Making Productivity Easy. I help business owners find peace through productivity by taming their runaway businesses so they can once again enjoy the empires they’ve created. Let’s connect: Check out my full bio, schedule a Discovery Session or join the community on Facebook.


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