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Equipping women with actionable systems to streamline business and life. If you are a one-woman show, female entrepreneur, stay at home mom, or any bad-ass woman who's ready to be more efficient, then this show is for you. Stop flying by the seat of your pants everyday. It’s time to learn how to be more organized, productive, and efficient. Time flies when you’re doing everything for everyone else. It’s especially easy for us moms that are also entrepreneurs working from home. You were in a zone. Understandable. But this should not be a weekly occurrence. Tune in for tips to help streamline your day. Just getting started with productivity? Grab my FREE Personal Productivity Power Pack! https://www.mirandamerten.com/power-pack

Equipping women with actionable systems to streamline business and life. If you are a one-woman show, female entrepreneur, stay at home mom, or any bad-ass woman who's ready to be more efficient, then this show is for you. Stop flying by the seat of your pants everyday. It’s time to learn how to be more organized, productive, and efficient. Time flies when you’re doing everything for everyone else. It’s especially easy for us moms that are also entrepreneurs working from home. You were in a zone. Understandable. But this should not be a weekly occurrence. Tune in for tips to help streamline your day. Just getting started with productivity? Grab my FREE Personal Productivity Power Pack! https://www.mirandamerten.com/power-pack

Location:

United States

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Equipping women with actionable systems to streamline business and life. If you are a one-woman show, female entrepreneur, stay at home mom, or any bad-ass woman who's ready to be more efficient, then this show is for you. Stop flying by the seat of your pants everyday. It’s time to learn how to be more organized, productive, and efficient. Time flies when you’re doing everything for everyone else. It’s especially easy for us moms that are also entrepreneurs working from home. You were in a zone. Understandable. But this should not be a weekly occurrence. Tune in for tips to help streamline your day. Just getting started with productivity? Grab my FREE Personal Productivity Power Pack! https://www.mirandamerten.com/power-pack

Language:

English

Contact:

678-314-1947


Episodes

Why I Took March Off and What You Can Learn From My Mistakes

3/19/2021
In this episode, I tell you why the podcast took the month of March off (it wasn't a planned break), and when you can look forward to new episodes - I'll be popping back into your players in April! In the mean time, look back through the Tuesday episodes if you are looking for new tools for your business, or check out the full episodes that relate to the season of your business. Other Helpful Links: https://www.mirandamerten.com/power-pack (Free Productivity Power Pack)...

Duration:00:02:36

Integromat - For When Zapier Gets Too Expensive [Tip Tuesday]

2/16/2021
Automation can save sooo much time, but if you are also looking to save some money as well, while still getting the job done, check out Integromat. A service for connecting your web apps all over the internet so you can be the automation genius you know you are. Links Mentioned In This Episode: https://www.integromat.com/ (Integromat) http://zapier.com (Zapier) Other Helpful Links: https://www.mirandamerten.com/power-pack (Free Productivity Power Pack) https://www.mirandamerten.com/...

Duration:00:05:52

If You Aren't Automating Parts of Your Business, You're Doing Too Much

1/29/2021
Today's episode is about two things. Automating small tasks and personalizing some steps in your business. Both of which could have a huge impact on your customer relationships and your sanity. Start with just one task this weekend, and I challenge you to automate a handful more things by the end of the year. Links Mentioned In This Episode: https://www.bonjoro.com/ (Bonjoro) Warm Welcome https://handwrytten.com/ (Handwrytten) https://www.postable.com/ (Postable) Other Helpful Links:...

Duration:00:09:22

What's All The Buzz With The New Social Media App Clubhouse? [Tip Tuesday]

1/19/2021
Are you on Clubhouse yet? If not, it's understandable - it's pretty new, still in beta, and still invite-only. It's a new audio social media app that I liken to a giant 24/7 audio conference. Tune in to hear what I think about it so far, and download the app to reserve your username or hit up a friend for an invite. Links Mentioned In This Episode: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/clubhouse-drop-in-audio-chat/id1503133294 (Clubhouse) (iPhone only) Other Helpful Links:...

Duration:00:05:39

[Rebroadcast] Five Stages of Productivity – Which Group Are You In?

1/15/2021
Episode 016: What stage of productivity are you in? Why does that even matter? It matters because once you know the answer to this question, you can be more focused and energized about learning the correct things based on where you currently are. If you are in stage 1, you don't need to focus on building a team yet or upgrading your current systems. This episode lays out what you might be experiencing during each stage and what you should be focusing on so you can be more efficient and avoid...

Duration:00:26:50

6 Ways To Get Through Your Online Course Graveyard

1/8/2021
If you’ve made a resolution this year to really take advantage of all the online courses you have stockpiled, I’m going to tell you 6 ways to be intentional about finishing them so you can actually learn something, take action, and have a transformation. I guarantee that out of those courses you have, there’s a few of them sitting there that is online course GOLD - you just need to finish them! Discussed In This Episode: The first step in tackling your course graveyard to help you...

Duration:00:11:44

Meal Planning Into the New Year + A Free Download [Tip Tuesday]

1/5/2021
Interested in systems but not sure where to begin? My advice is to start with something small and today’s tip is meal planning. Just doing this one thing will save you time every day so you can focus on more important things. It also solves the “what’s for dinner” question. Click below for a free (no opt-in) meal planner template. Subscribe to get notified of future episodes that will help you take one more step towards better processes and workflows. Discussed In This Episode: Why meal...

Duration:00:07:51

5 Things You Can Do Other Than Make New Years Resolutions

1/1/2021
What kinds of New Year’s resolutions have you made for 2020? ​Lose weight? Eat healthier? Drink more water? Be more present and focused? Quite frankly, I get tired of making the same resolutions each year, only to either drop them completely or sporadically pick them up again throughout the year. I’m not saying don’t make resolutions – it’s actually good to have a plan, and intentions for the new year. It increases your positivity and your productivity. Here are a few ideas of things you can...

Duration:00:11:22

Searching For a New Planner? Find the Right One For You

12/18/2020
Usually this time of year is spent searching the aisles at Target or HomeGoods or spending way too much time on Amazon looking for a new planner. One that’s going to be so much better than last year - it will blow all the others out of the water - you too? And I feel like planners are getting more and more expensive for something that usually doubles as a paper weight a quarter through the year. But, not this year. I have finally figured out which one works for me and if you are still in the...

Duration:00:11:46

Is Social Podcasting a Thing? GoodPods + My Favorite Podcasts [Tip Tuesday]

12/15/2020
Podcasts are better with friends. We’ve got Goodreads for books. We can see our friend’s music playlists. Now, we can get recommendations from our friends based on what podcasts they listen to! Ever look at your podcast app wondering what you should add to your playlist? There are so many podcasts out there, you don’t have time to try things that aren’t for you. It’s inevitable that you will come across something that’s not for you, but if you have friends with the same taste or in your same...

Duration:00:05:45

How To Use One To-Do App For Everything, and What I'm Using Now

12/11/2020
Speaking from experience, I used to have multiple apps to track what I had to do everyday - not to mention the planners, sticky notes, you name it. Why the different mediums? I justified to myself that they all had something special they were good for, or I just couldn’t break away from it. I wanted to like it, so I hung on. That wasn’t serving me any good. Today, I’m discussing how to utilize one app for everything, and letting you know what I’m using now. Links Mentioned In This Episode:...

Duration:00:14:29

Gamify Your Morning Wake Ups with Alarmy [Tip Tuesday]

12/8/2020
This one is for my peeps who are not morning people. Is one of your resolutions to have better mornings and actually wake up without hitting the snooze button over and over? You are only one app away from becoming a morning person! Tune in to find out how this little morning alarm app can help you get out of bed a little easier every day. Links Mentioned In This Episode: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/morning-alarm-clock-alarmy/id1163786766 (My Morning Alarm Clock, Alarmy (iOS))...

Duration:00:02:43

Affinity Photo: An Affordable Photoshop Alternative [Tip Tuesday]

11/24/2020
If you’re a designer or just someone who likes having the fancy layers and advanced options that come along with design software like Photoshop, but you aren’t too fond of the price tag, this episode presents a great alternative option. Links Mentioned In This Episode: https://affinity.serif.com/en-us/photo/ (Affinity Photo) https://www.canva.com/ (Canva) https://www.picmonkey.com/ (PicMonkey) http://mirandamerten.com/40 (Tech Stack: Choosing the Right Tools for the Right Task [Part 2])...

Duration:00:02:04

If You're Flooded With Unwanted Messages, You Need An Unsubscribe Day

11/20/2020
Having an email inbox over flowing with unwanted messages is no fun - not to mention a time suck. Why do we torture ourselves with sifting through a pile of messages we don’t want? If this sounds like you, here’s a plan for you to tackle this weekend so you can take back control of your inbox. Discussed In This Episode: Reasons why you might stay on someone’s email list Why you should just unsubscribe if you don’t want to be on a list How to create a plan for your unsubscribe days Related...

Duration:00:04:17

Swipe Pages, Another AppSumo Deal [Tip Tuesday]

11/17/2020
If you are in need of a landing page builder, or if you are ready to start a website but not quite ready to jump into the world of hosting and building, there’s a new AppSumo deal on the market that could be perfect for you. Find out more and grab this deal while it lasts! Links Mentioned In This Episode: https://appsumo.8odi.net/jN6B0 (Swipe Pages (deal from AppSumo)) https://swipepages.com/ (Swipe Pages website) https://www.mirandamerten.com/002 (002: AppSumo, The Treasure Trove of...

Duration:00:02:27

What's Your Election Day Self-Care Plan? [Coffee Chat]

11/3/2020
Happy Tuesday! It’s election day in the United States and with the amount of stress we’ve all been through this year, I want you to think about the things that ground you and bring you to your safe space. Honor your personal boundaries and don’t be afraid to voice them to your immediate circle. This election day, think about the things you can do for yourself to keep you grounded as we find out who our president will be for the next 4 years. Other Helpful Links:...

Duration:00:04:33

Tech Stack: Choosing the Right Tools for the Right Task [Part 2]

10/23/2020
Part 2! Listen to part 1 here (episode 37) → https://www.mirandamerten.com/37 (https://www.mirandamerten.com/37) Not all apps are created equal. Sometimes you need a simple note-taking system or to-do list, other times you’d prefer a full-blown project management software. Maybe you need time tracking or collaboration. So what tools do you use for what tasks in your business? This will vary from business to business because we all have different needs and we’re at different stages, but the...

Duration:00:09:53

Create a Great Business Before You Build a Team with Sarah Torres-Ferrick

10/16/2020
Episode 39. Sarah Torres-Ferrick joins me for my first interview of the show to talk all things growing a team in your small business. Are you ready to expand your team — whether that means taking on a couple of employees or just dipping your toes in the water by hiring a freelancer? Tune in, cause this episode is for you as Sarah tells us what we need to know before diving in. Discussed In This Episode: What Sarah loves about helping small businesses Things that are important when growing...

Duration:00:35:01

Could Mind Mapping Work For You? Here's How I Use SimpleMind [Tip Tuesday]

10/13/2020
Episode 38. How do you brainstorm? Are you a visual person? Mind mapping might be the thing you need if your head feels like there are ideas and thoughts flying through it all the time. In this Tip Tuesday, I share with you how I use SimpleMind for a mind mapping process so you can explore if it might work for you. Links Mentioned In This Episode: https://simplemind.eu/ (SimpleMind) Other Helpful Links: https://www.mirandamerten.com/power-pack (Free Productivity Power Pack)...

Duration:00:07:28

Tech Stack: Choosing the Right Tools for the Right Task [Part 1]

10/9/2020
Episode 37. Not all apps are created equal. Sometimes you need a simple note-taking system or to-do list, other times you’d prefer a full-blown project management software. Maybe you need time tracking or collaboration. So what tools do you use for what tasks in your business? This will vary from business to business because we all have different needs and we’re at different stages, but the key is to know what types of things you need to do in order to run your business well. Today, I’m...

Duration:00:15:18