Posts tagged Productivity
Using a Weekly Sprint on Your Project Management Tool

If you've been following this blog for any amount of time, you know that I advocate frequently for using a project management tool such as Trello or Asana to keep track of all of your tasks.

In fact, I have various Asana boards to which I am assigned on behalf of my clients and I use my own series of Trello boards for a number of different projects. I have several different Trello boards, all operating at the same time, some of which are for my personal use but mostly for my team.

I recently discovered however that while Trello or any project management tool can significantly help you in figuring out what you need to outsource and what everyone's working on at any given time, if you have too many balls in the air, it can be too difficult to keep track of.

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Tips for Dealing With The Overwhelm in Your Freelance Business

Never ending deadlines? Feeling like you're no longer in control? Take a deep breath. There is a vast difference between being challenged and being overwhelmed. There could also be a whole spectrum of reasons as to why you might've found yourself - as I have - feeling this way. In this post, I reflect on my own experience of feeling overwhelmed in my business, the decisions that led me down that path and the tips I picked up along the way that helped me deal with it better. 

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