Reflections on 25 Years of C3Workplace

2019 marks our 25th year in business and we’ve been celebrating all year long! Donna Miller started this business back in 1994 and has it has continued to grow and flourish ever since. Here’s a look back on where it all started and where Donna hopes C3Workplace will continue to grow to in the future. […]

When You Can’t Get Away

We are, and always have been, strong advocates for work-life balance. And that means taking vacations. However, we know the ebbs and flows that come with owning a business. And we understand that sometimes jet-setting across the globe for a relaxing getaway sometimes just isn’t possible in the moment. But that doesn’t mean you let […]

Top 10 Business Mistakes to Avoid

Experience is simply the name we give to our mistakes. Oscar Wilde Running your own business is a whirlwind of triumphs and setbacks, successes and mistakes. And that’s OK – for as you know, mistakes are the best ways to learn. But why put yourself through the wringer when you can learn from others? Here […]

Are you the right type of busy?

Do you ever mistake hyperactivity for productivity? Trick question – everybody does! But if you’re sacrificing true productivity for the day-to-day busy work, you are not fulfilling your role as the business owner. And we’re here to help. It isn’t easy delegating – you may feel guilty or uneasy – that’s why it’s a process, and one […]

Success = Staying a Student

If there’s one thing I have learned in my years as a business owner, it’s that I need to keep learning.  There are several things I know for sure and one of them is:  To stay successful, you must stay a student. Wouldn’t life be so mundane if we never learned anything new, never attended […]

Staying Productive in the Land of Distraction

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. With twenty-five years of helping well over two thousand businesses start and grow, we’ve fought our fair share of distraction. Fresh from the trenches, here are […]

How to Work from the Beach in February

This blog is also known as my 6th Annual “Don’t Hate me, I’m working from the Beach in February” blog. I am completely unapologetic about it. I’ve engineered this life. There was no magic bullet. There was no short cut. I set out, somewhat unintentionally, to build an organization that runs without me. Truth — […]

Whatever You Do, Don’t Look Down

You remember those scenes in the movies, right? The one where the main character is walking along a particularly rickety bridge or jagged mountainside, and someone says to them, “Whatever you do, don’t look down.” And you know what happens next. They look. They always look. Then, they freeze in fear. Cliché as it may […]

5 Ways to Do LESS and Get MORE Done

There is no better time for a fresh start than a new year. So before you start doing things the way you’ve always done them, a great question to ask yourself is:  are you truly being productive? Sounds backwards, doesn’t it?  Do less, get more done. It is quite powerful – IF you do it […]

How to Make 2019 Your Best Year Ever

As the year draws to a close, it’s time to look back to look forward and set goals.  I want to remind you to work ON your business and not just IN it.  You’ll need to manage all that while you enjoy the holidays — all those parties, the shopping, spending time with family AND […]

A moment to say “Thanks”

Maybe it’s just the human condition – always striving for more. For something better, faster, different. And yes, that mindset has its advantages, helping us push forward and achieve greater. But, from time to time, we need to stop: to stop and appreciate what we have, to stop and recognize what we’ve achieved, to stop […]

5 Steps to Simplify Your Workplace

After being in business for almost 25-years, there are a few “golden nuggets” that we’ve picked up along the way that help us run our office efficiently. And, ironically enough, we’ve found one the most helpful and profound insights to be: keep it simple. Don’t get me wrong, there are certainly times when we need […]

How to Drive More Referrals and Why (it’s more than you think)

Warning:  This blog will be part vent, part rant, and part how-to. As you grow your business, allocating your time becomes trickier and needs constant re-balancing. Chances are, as the business owner, you will be driving the majority of business development. Our goal is always to help our clients produce better results – do less, […]

What I Did This Summer

Like school days past, we like to reflect on “What we did on our summer vacation” – and boy did we put some great plans in motion! See what we’ve been up to and how YOU can join us in making the end of 2018 a great one.

Save Some Summer Sunshine

If only every day could be a day at the beach – that warm glow on your skin, salty air on the tip of your tongue, relaxing sunlight that seeps deep into your bones. For business owners, that “me” time tends to be the catalyst that kickstarts new endeavors. You gain a sense of renewal […]