Here’s Why You Never Follow-Through (And How To Fix It)

Isn’t it funny how we get soooo pumped about our newest projects?

Whether it’s a cleaner diet, blogging consistently, or getting back in shape — most of us have no trouble starting off with a bang.

We’re uber committed for the first few days.

Things go so well that we actually start to believe the voice in our head when it says, “OMG, this time is different. I’m actually going to make this happen. I’m going to stick with this for life!”

Fast forward three weeks into the future. Life throws you a curve ball. You slip off track. A few more days pass and before you know it, it’s the same as it ever was.

To be responsible, keep your promises to others. To be successful, keep your promises to yourself. Click To Tweet

You see…

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How To Use Social Media So It Doesn’t Overwhelm Your Life

Waking up without an alarm.

Having a cappuccino (or two) before meandering around a small, medieval village in search of the perfect artisanal gelato.

Ahhh, the simple life.

Having just returned from a heavenly adventure in Italy (HOLY pasta!!!), I understand the struggle many modern business owners face:

A huge appetite for success and an equally deep desire for simplicity.

Think about it.

Social media’s not a hairnet. No one’s going to shut you down for not using it. Click To Tweet

Can you remember a time before you were constantly connected to email, Facebook, Twitter and the like?

And more importantly…

Do you really have to blog and constantly connect with your market through social media in order to make it big in today’s world?

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Working Moms: How to Balance Being a Great Mom w/ Growing Your Business

Now THIS is a topic I’ve been itching to cover for a long time. In fact, I’ve gotten countless emails, questions and comments about it . . .

But here’s the problem. I’m not fully qualified to address it.

To be fair, I do have some experience in this department, as you’ll hear, but it ain’t nothing compared to what some of you are working to navigate each and every day.

Here’s just a sample of what inspired today’s episode:

New moms, don’t victimize yourself. Learn to shift from “woe is me” to “WOW is me!” @GlowMaven Click To Tweet

“Yeah…all this advice is great Marie, but what if I have a newborn baby at home? Do you have any tips for us working moms?”

“Marie, I love your productivity advice, but I’m pregnant and about to become a single mom. Got anything specific for me?”

“What if my husband doesn’t support my business dreams and he’s the main breadwinner? He wants me to focus on taking care of the baby, but I want more out of my life. HELP!”

If you’re a new mom, or dad, and you’re trying to balance being the best parent you can be with creating a business and life you love, today’s episode of MarieTV is made especially for YOU.

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Work Life Balance: Create Your Work From Home Schedule

Millions of people dream of working from home, but when they finally get to do it, they’re more stressed out than ever.

Project deadlines, writing, laundry, email, juicing and working out, love, shopping, making dinner, cleaning, interruptions, relationships, fun and conquering the world all need space in your day…

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. - Aristotle Click To Tweet

But how, exactly?

Wasn’t working from home supposed to give you more time to get things done, not make you feel inadequate – like a constantly overwhelmed hot mess-o-stress?

As someone who’s worked from home for over a decade and built a multimillion dollar company from my laptop, I’m intimately familiar with the modern struggle to find work life balance.

I’m by no means perfect, but years of mistakes and experience will teach you a few things!

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How To Write Fast: 8 Secrets To Better, Quicker Content Creation

Do you ever wish you could write faster?

Almost everyone I know who creates content on a regular basis (including me!) is eager to find ways to be more efficient with our time while still continuing to produce high quality content.

If writing your newsletter, a blog post or finishing your book seems to take you forever, you’re going to love today’s episode of MarieTV.

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