Category Archives: Business

Two Bright Lights and Moving a Business

Moving a Business I would be lying if I said moving a business is easy.  It takes a lot of work and research but is possible to do well with the right planning and tools in place.  When I first started relocating my baby business back in 2009, the reality was that I had no…

Outward Mindest Grows Business

Outward Mindset Grows Last week we talked about the most pervasive and distructive mindset here.  When we are in an inward mindset we think others don’t matter like I matter. You may view people as objects and not actually as human beings.  In order to be in an inward mindset, we have to dehumanize people…

An Interview with Teak and Twine - The Restart SpecialistJuly 17, 2018 - 11:35 am

[…] act sounds pointless, but it builds comradely among your team and improves your relationships and mindset among your […]

How Inward Mindset Kills Community

Inward Mindset Kills The number one thing that kills community is your mindset.  Now before we begin, I would ask that you keep an open mind and try to look at old concepts with a new perspective. The major buzz phrase around the creative community for the last three years or so is “community over…

Business Mindset

Business Mindset In March we are focusing on our mindset ( it really sounds cool as a title “march mindset”).  Many people today throw the word “mindset” around as an ambiguous term to mean the same as emotional state, feelings, or even thought process. To really dive into this upcoming months topic, I turned to…

Final Thoughts on Workflow

Workflow Final Thoughts Over the last five weeks we have covered many different topics. If you have implemented the techniques and tools  that were covered, you should see a huge difference in your workflow and, hopefully, your efficiency.  We have one final part of this workflow series and it can be found in our workflow…

Customer Experience Moves Your Business » The Restart SpecialistApril 10, 2018 - 1:47 am

[…] when you move so you start your journey off right. For an in depth guide, download our series on workflow to really improve your clients […]

How Do We Define Waste in Workflow | Part 4

Define Waste in Workflow Last week, we looked at how we utilize our time. I am hoping from that exercise it really brought a lot of things into perspective. Today, we are going to take those results and really analyze to see where we are wasting our time. First, how do we define waste? In…

Time is Money in Workflow | Part 3

Time is Money “Time is money”. How often do we hear this expression? Weekly, monthly? I hear this phrase almost daily from just about every business I consult or have conversations with. The funny thing is, especially with creative businesses, the majority of them do not value their time. Now, before every one starts sending…

Keeping Your Desk Organized in the New Year

An Organized Desk An organized desk is usually not the reality in my office.  Things tend to get placed on my desk to be dealt with later and usually, they don’t.  Things like a loose button off my daughters sweater or my headphones from the gym that I plopped down after getting back from a…

Creating a Workflow Diagram | Part 2

Workflow Diagram Your current workflow is what you are doing right now at this time. This, for some people, is one of the hardest parts because they have to admit what their process is or lack there of. Don’t be ashamed or embarrassed of your current process. Think of this as your baseline or your…

Time is Money in Workflow | Part 3 » The Restart SpecialistFebruary 6, 2018 - 8:25 am

[…] So we have accomplished a lot in our workflow journey.  We started off with identifying our mission and vision and then we just laid our current workflow on paper last week (here). If this is your first time joining us please look at the links below and start at the beginning of the series.  Do you see anything that surprised you? If you did, tune in for next week as we start to discuss how to analyze that time and start to construct an action plan.  If you missed last weeks post then check it out here. […]

Creating a Workflow

Creating and Implementing a Workflow Workflow specialist and guest blogger, Jason Ryncarz is sharing the second part in a series on creating a workflow that saves you time today and for the rest of 2018.  I introduced Jason as my secret weapon here. Whenever I talk to creatives in any setting and mention the word…

Creating a Workflow Diagram | Part 2 » The Restart SpecialistFebruary 1, 2018 - 9:02 am

[…] you missed the first part of our workflow series then head here to start your workflow […]

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