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Photo by Amy Sibert on UnsplashWoman sits at the top of a mountain looking out at a valley below

Most small business owners I know have an “it’s complicated” type of relationship to setting goals.


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Photo by Kuma Kum on Unsplash

How do you know what works for your business?

  • How do I know whether my body is telling me to eat because it wants fuel or pleasure… or simply because I’m bored? (And do I really need to know the difference?)
  • How do I know whether I really need a rest day or whether I don’t want to run because it’s cold outside? …


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Photo by Luca Bravo on Unsplash

What if we defined “being productive” beyond “doing more work?”

  • Being productive could be crafting more satisfaction.
  • Being productive could be creating more time for rest.
  • Being productive could be making a bigger impact.
  • Being productive could be nurturing the depth of our relationships.
  • Being productive could be caring for the details.
  • Being productive could be forging a new level of effectiveness.


Every day is a chance to make your business stronger

The longer I’ve been in business, the more apparent it is to me just how slow things actually move.


A gentle reminder to practice being satisfied today

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Your goals do not define you or your worth.


Pay attention to how you can make your plan less complicated when you need to

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Photo by Ginny Rose Stewart on Unsplash

Going all out all the time means is a good way to get hurt or burn out…

We recognize that doing something well is more important than going all out.


Invest in a proactive approach to planning, working, and growth

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2020 has been a year of reacting.

I propose we make 2021 a year of proactivity.


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We have just about made it to the final month of 2020.

How do you review a year like 2020?


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Online events offer a way to get what we just can’t have right now…


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Event organizers, business owners, and teachers are now faced with bringing in-person events online.

Tara McMullin

Building stronger businesses at What Works. Producing standout podcasts at YellowHouse.Media. Podcaster, writer, community builder.

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