Answer These 10 Questions To Focus on What Matters Most in Your Business

We ask ourselves questions almost every moment of the day. Every decision we make is an answer to a question. Every goal we set is fueled by questions. I love this quote by James Stephens: We get wise by asking questions, and even if these are not answered, we get wise, for a well-packed question… Read More

Talking Content Marketing Strategy on Startup Dallas TV

I love interviews. They’re one of the best ways to create content and one of the main ways Fluxe positions our clients as thought leaders. Usually I’m the one driving and asking the questions, but today I wanted to share an interview where I’m in the hot seat. I recently had a great conversation with Jason Croft at Magic Production… Read More

The 7 Best Business Productivity Tools For Your Mac

It’s no secret I love trying new business productivity tools and apps. If it saves time or automates a process, I’m in! Over the past few months, I’ve tested dozens of new productivity tools and wanted to the best ones with you in this post. Let me know your favorite tools in the comments below and which productivity… Read More

The Email App That Knows Your Personality (Really)

There’s no denying email is a huge part of our lives. Most employees spend about 30%, (or 13 hours) of their week on email. And for many of us, that’s on the low side.  Now, there’s a new app aiming to change the way we communicate by offering personality-based suggestions for how we write emails. CrystalKnows.com is… Read More

5 Reasons to Track Your Time (Even if You Don’t Charge by the Hour)

Do you know how many hours you spend on email each week? Each day? How about the number of hours you spend on business development? Or reactive vs. proactive activities? I didn’t either until I started tracking my time. Because I wasn’t charging by the hour, I didn’t think time tracking was necessary. Boy was… Read More

How to Multiply Your Reach With These Content Repurposing Strategies

Think about the staggering amount of content you’ve created over the years. Think of all the emails you send and receive. (Need a reminder? Check the total number of emails in your inbox.) What about work documents and client materials? (Look at your Word docs or Google docs.) And we haven’t even gotten to blog… Read More

It’s Time To Focus On Work That Matters

If you own OR work in a service business, I know you’ve had at least one of these questions in the last month… Where is my time going? How can I make my service business more profitable? How do I create systems so I don’t have to do everything myself? Where do you get started… Read More

How A Mastermind Group Can Unlock Your Business’s Potential

Over the last 5 years, I’ve been fortunate to be in several great mastermind groups with some incredible people. I can honestly say those groups have been the biggest key to improving my business and myself over the years. There is no one size fits all formula for a Mastermind. I’ve seen dozens of groups and… Read More

How To Generate More Opportunities Today

 How do you generate opportunities? How is it that some people  just know how to spot an opportunity? I don’t think they do, I think they create them little by little and do the things that no one else notices until the opportunity happens and everyone around them says, “Where did that come from?” I… Read More

22 Best Small Business and Marketing YouTube Channels

It’s a little known fact that a small percentage of YouTube channels actually contain useful content that can help your business. And you thought it was all funny cat videos… This is a roundup of those special few channels that WON’T waste your precious time. These are 22 of the best channels for small businesses and… Read More