VLOG: 2 Ways to Avoid the Shiny Object

Let’s be honest… Being a business owner is hard! We are responsible for wearing many hats and taking on more tasks than we ever thought possible. Listen in to Donna’s vlog as she shares two crucial ways to remain focused so you can earn more. It’s that simple. Stay tuned…

10 Trends to Watch and Leverage in 2017

Want a healthy dose of reality? Being a business owner means more than having to: (a) know your business; (b) handle the sales, marketing, and finance of said business; (c) nurture your customer’s needs; and (d) keep that business afloat. On top of all of that, you need to keep your vision on the horizon. […]

12 Technologies You Should be Using in the New Year

January 2017: 31 days of “new year, new you” posts and gym selfies, clean slate musings and big promises of starting over. But here at C3Workplace, we’re all about getting back to business. We know it’s not about starting over, but upping the ante. It’s about making this year better than the last. With twelve […]

Top 10 Ways to Have a Stress-Free Year-End

Year-end has an uncanny way of creeping up on business owners…as if you didn’t have enough to do. Amidst the bustle of the holiday season it’s easy for your work (and stress) to be compounded. But, with a little planning and forethought, your year-end can not only be stress-free but productive in preparing for the […]

Gratitude in Action – 3 Simple and Powerful Ideas

Here at C3Workplace, we believe companies should be a force for good. We believe a rising tide lifts all boats. We believe you should not have to check your values at the door of your office, but rather your job should reflect your values. This is the cornerstone of all we do. In the spirit […]

Boosting Efficiency: 7 of our Best Kept Secrets

We’ve all heard the term: Time is Money. And whether you’ve set your own schedule or work a 9-5, time is undoubtedly your most precious resource. In the land of beeps and buzzes, dings and blips, trending topics, comments, likes, and retweets, it’s no wonder that distraction is the number one enemy to your productivity. […]

22 Years and 7 Things We Know for Sure

October 1st marked our 22nd anniversary. It’s almost inconceivable that over two decades have gone by since we opened our doors. We knew almost nothing of the internet, there were no websites and we were charging $5/page to send a fax (cha-ching). So much has changed, but so much has stayed the same. Our simple […]

3 Ways to Generate More Profit without Working One More Hour

Sounds great, right?  More profit without working any more time.  Honestly, not only is it possible, but it’s probably the key to your success.  Having recently attended a Global Leadership Summit, I heard Chris McChesney speak on his book The 4 Disciplines of Execution and it set my world on fire – again!  It affirmed what […]

Success Coaching – Charging What You’re Worth

Do you know you should charge more but can’t seem to justify it? Carrie Greene, owner of Carrie Greene Coaching and our guest blogger for this week, says that your education, experience, training, and skills learned on the job all add to your value! It’s time to realize what you’re worth. Why? So that you can […]

What Matters Most When You’re Building Your Website?

In the spirit of collaboration and taking a break this summer… Rachel Durkan, the owner of Paradigm Marketing and Design, is the Summer Thought Leader and guest blogger for this week! Read on to get some great insight from Rachel into what really matters if we want our websites to thrive. What Matters Most When You’re […]

Customer Service is a Key Component to a Successful Company

Next up for our Summer Thought Leadership Series, Greg Stewart, co-founder of NexGen Management, LLC shares with us a few key points on customer service and how central it is to the success of our businesses. Read on to find out what small changes you can be making to create lasting relationships with your clients. Customer […]

3 Benefits of Growing Your Business with Effective Delegation

This week on our Summer Thought Leadership Series, Cheryl Bonini Ellis, founder of Ellis Business Enterprises LLC gives us an overview on the importance of entrepreneurial delegation. It’s not too late to enjoy your summer, but what’s better than being able to effectively run your business even when you’re not in the office? 3 Benefits of […]

So, You’ve Hired an Assistant… Now What?

You’ve done it! After the long hours of back-office tasks you valiantly (or not so much…) decided to take on by yourself, mountains of unread emails, unprocessed invoices, rogue business cards, and clearing your voicemail box for the THIRD time this week, you finally decided to hire an assistant. Impressive resume? Check. Nice rapport during […]

5 Productivity Tips So You Can Work from the Beach

Perhaps you’d like to work from the beach, the mountains, an RV, or from just about anywhere. But first, let me back up a little bit. I started my business so I could retire when I was 50 (key word was, because I’m considerably north of that now).  However, I believe our businesses are meant […]

What’s your bubblegum for the brain?

As summer approaches, how easy will be it for you to take a real vacation? Do you often feel it’s easier to just “do it myself” than to teach someone (if you had someone)?  Have you trained your clients to expect an immediate response at almost any time of the day? (And yes, you trained […]