Wife of Superhero. Mom of 4. Small biz blogger. Freelance writer. Reluctant novelist. Freakishly productive, when not napping.
Feel like you're out of mental energy by the time you find time for creative work? Here's how to save your energy for your passions.
by: Annie Mueller | channel: Personal Development
Want to make sure your kids do well financially? Teach them great money habits with these learn-by-doing lessons.
by: Annie Mueller | channel: Frugal Living, Family
Life is rarely going to bless you with long open hours to sit around and paint portraits or write songs or write novels. If you want the time, you have to fight for it.
What's the best way to get more productive? Your way. Here's my list of personal productivity rules, a starting point for you to figure out your own.
by: Annie Mueller | channel: Productivity
Sometimes it's smart business to go with tried and true solutions to common financial questions. But what if those old solutions don't provide the right answers?
by: Annie Mueller | channel: Small Business Resource Center
Some things in business are worth worrying about and some aren't. These are those that aren't.
For business tasks you dread or commonly avoid, build task management systems to help you stop procrastinating and free you to work where your skills matter most.
"Later" is the busiest time of the day. "Tomorrow" looks even busier -- and costlier.
by: Annie Mueller | channel: Entrepreneurship, Productivity, Small Business Resource Center
Facebook, Twitter, G+ can all be cost effective marketing tools. They can also be time and resource sinks.
Stop talking about it, planning for it, dreaming of it and start getting it done.
Doing what everybody else does is no way lead. And it won't make you rich, either.
by: Annie Mueller | channel: Entrepreneurship, Personal Development, Small Business Resource Center
Is it tax time again already? Three experts share tips and advice about getting through tax season unscathed.
by: Annie Mueller | channel: Small Business Resource Center, Taxes
For many small businesses, competing on price can do more harm than good.
In a tough economy, too much focus on cost cutting can stifle growth. Here's how to keep your company growing without blowing your budget.
by: Annie Mueller | channel: Entrepreneurship, Small Business Resource Center
There are lots of ways to waste money. Here are five you may have overlooked.
Lack of funds is no excuse to slow or stop your marketing efforts.
Your customer loyalty program can be so much more than just a way to reach out to your customers.
Sometimes small investments lead to big returns.
Discounts get attention boost sales, but cost money. Here are 30 more free or almost free attention-getters to try instead.
Three key business investments you should make before you buy a bunch of new computers and software.