a curated collection of
Below are a tried-and-true collection of tools, books, and podcasts that I've enjoyed and have passed along to many of my clients. Whether you need to design a website, get inspired, or build a new skill, I hope you find something that helps.
These are my favorite tools for client management, bookkeeping, calendaring, and website design.
Staying inspired, developing good habits, growing your motivation - it’s all possible with the right book.
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Let the experts guide you - check out my favorite podcast from the Harvard Business Review, Ideacast.
By far the best tool I've invested in as a small business owner. It allows you to send invoices, contracts, proposals, and questionnaires.
It's so important to create a thoughtful accounting system when you start your business. Quickbooks makes it easy.
A great tool for calendaring. And the basic version is free.
If you're like me, you want a user-friendly website platform that has sophisticated design without the headache of coding.
Use BRANDYSENTME for 20% off a pre-designed website template. Tonic has a selection of beautiful, customizable designs.
For Letting Go of Perfection + Performance: Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist
A favorite book. It will strike a cord with those who think they always have to be proving, striving, producing. Shauna has a lovely, approachable writing style - like talking to an old friend. You'll close the book feeling worthy of rest.
For Trusting Your Gut: Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
Can we rely on intuition and instinct to guide us? The answer in this well-researched book is yes.
For Prioritizing What Matters: Essentialism by Greg McKeown
A crucial read for a world that glorifies busy. Think it's impossible to slow down and pair down to only what matters most? This book will light the way.
For Making a Change: Switch By Chip + Dan Heath
This book lays out a very simple methodology for successfully pursuing big changes in our lives. It explores the interplay between vision, willpower, motivation, and a overcoming obstacles.
For Breaking Habits + Starting New Ones: Atomic Habits by James Clear
This #1 New York Times Bestseller is a fantastic read for anyone wanting to overcome a bad habit or form a new habit. It provides a simple-to-follow roadmap with tactical steps to get started today.
For Overcoming Burnout: Burnout by Nagoski and Nagoski
This book explore how burnout emerges (especially amongst women) and provides evidence-based methods to combat it.
Want to know how great companies got their start? Learn from their founders - and maybe get inspired for your first (or next) entrepreneurial adventure.
Want to learn from the best entrepreneurs, thought leaders, advocates, and creators? This is your podcast. Check out episode 677.
This podcast covers essential topics like managing thoughts (episode 19), boundaries (episode 12), and failure (episode 4).
Do you have or want to create an online or creative business? Check out this podcast to hear from a self-made millionaire on business, branding, and marketing.
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