There is one thing you need to operate a successful business — you. Make sure you have the bandwidth to keep going.

I don’t have big plans, Wednesday. I’m not going to sit down at the computer, probably won’t fold laundry or sweep the kitchen floor — though both of those things need to be done.

I will read, draw up a concept for a project I want to get started on…

Some days — who am I kidding — some years — can leave us feeling ragged and worn, but we can find appreciation and strength in these experiences too

When I was a kid, we had an older friend who owned a vibrant floral couch. It sat in his living room. Covered entirely in furniture plastic.

The light reflected by the thick plastic blunted the colors of its design, making it hard to see. And, it sure wasn’t comfortable…

It’s the simplest things that make our relationship rich and worthwhile

We just celebrated our 19th wedding anniversary and it surprised me. Not that we’ve been married this long, but that I got married at all.

I didn’t plan on it. Getting married. Was happy, comfortable living alone.

Enjoyed my relationship with Mr. J and also the independence I had. But…

Develop your own Editorial Calendar and use it to cultivate regular sales and a steady income stream.

In November I’m writing an article about gratitude. A podcast in December focuses on simple party planning tips. And, in March, I’ve got a post about entrepreneurial vacations lined up.

I haven’t written any of these yet, haven’t created the content, but thanks to my editorial calendar, I know what…

Learn to use your intuition and it will give you an edge when it comes to decision making, innovation, and growth.

It may appear to you as a vision or dream. Some say they hear words almost like they’ve been spoken to. Others experience a slate of synchronicities or notice that colors become brighter, bolder.

My intuition usually hits as a feeling. A stomach-churning, buzzing, or sense of comfort and ease…

There are a lot of factors to consider before launching a show. Here are some of them.

Three years ago, I launched my podcast Polly Campbell, Simply Said. It is one of more than 2,000,000 podcasts airing worldwide, according to podcast statistics from PodcastHosting.org, which reviews podcasts and the industry.

With thousands of listeners and downloads each month, my show is small potatoes compared to the 16…

Stress can make you sick and jeopardize the health of your business. Don’t let that happen.

When you are building a business, creating systems and processes to grow your platform, develop your product, build your thing, write your book, the pressure can be intense. Unrelenting.

There is a lot to learn, create, manage. Receivables. Payroll. Inventory. Editors. Contractors. Suppliers. Distributors. Clients and sales. Projections and budgets…

Polly Campbell

Author: You, Recharged; host of Polly Campbell, Simply Said; write about psychology, personal development, success, writing. https://pollycampbell.substack.com/

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