Stephanie Vozza

Stephanie Vozza

Stephanie Vozza is a freelance writer who has written about business, real estate and lifestyle for more than 20 years.

30 Recent Stories

6 Ways to Make Getting Up Early Work for You
The 'Treps

6 Ways to Make Getting Up Early Work for You

To accomplish a big goal, productivity experts will often suggest getting up early. This is how to do it.
Ways You're Sabotaging Your Mornings
Grow Your Business

Ways You're Sabotaging Your Mornings

Get more out of your day by avoiding these five time-wasters and distractors.
How to Set Healthy Boundaries in Your Workplace
Managing Employees

How to Set Healthy Boundaries in Your Workplace

The careers of talented and gifted employees can be derailed by an inability to handle relationships at work. Here is how to set effective rules.
Finding the Right Questions to Ask to Resolve Your Company's Issues
Business Management

Finding the Right Questions to Ask to Resolve Your Company's Issues

Using what's known as catalytic questioning can help your business resolve issues and boost innovation.
10 Reasons to Scrap Year-End Performance Reviews
Managing Employees

10 Reasons to Scrap Year-End Performance Reviews

Instead of checking in once a year, it is more effective to figure out a way to exchange feedback with your employees every week.
10 Signs You're Not Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur
Starting a Business

10 Signs You're Not Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur

Many people dream of starting their own business, but you have to have the right chops. Here are the 10 warnings signs that it might not be for you.
3 Ways to Keep Up Productivity Over the Holidays
Business Management

3 Ways to Keep Up Productivity Over the Holidays

It's a fact of life that employees get distracted during the holidays. Here are three ways to keep them motivated.
The 4 Silent Killers of Your Business
Business Management

The 4 Silent Killers of Your Business

You may think your company looks great from the outside. But look for the warning signs inside that could put you out of business.
9 Wildly Successful Brands Born From TV Fame
Starting a Business

9 Wildly Successful Brands Born From TV Fame

From the Soup Nazi to Magnolia Bakery several brands launched or grew after being featured on hit TV shows. Here's a look at nine.
5 Habits of Productivity App Super Users
Productivity

5 Habits of Productivity App Super Users

Productivity apps are useless if they sit on your smartphone untouched. Here's how people who consistently get more done use their apps.
A Realistic Digital Detox in 5 Easy Steps
Mobile

A Realistic Digital Detox in 5 Easy Steps

It's no secret that technology can be both a safety blanket and an albatross. Here are easy and practical ways to ease your dependence and refresh your focus.
3 Popular Time-Management Tricks That Don't Work
Productivity

3 Popular Time-Management Tricks That Don't Work

You've heard this advice over and over again, but we hate to break it to you – it's BS. We debunk three of the most popular productivity techniques and tell you what you should be doing instead.
5 Insanely Simple Ways to Banish Your Messy Desk Forever
Productivity

5 Insanely Simple Ways to Banish Your Messy Desk Forever

Five professional organizers offer their best tips for clearing your desk and boosting your productivity.
'Reboot' Your Brain and Refresh Your Focus in 15 Minutes or Less
Productivity

'Reboot' Your Brain and Refresh Your Focus in 15 Minutes or Less

Expert advice on five quick things you can every day to clear your mind.
Breaking Bad to Jersey Shore: 7 Cities That Profited From Hit TV Shows
Growth Strategies

Breaking Bad to Jersey Shore: 7 Cities That Profited From Hit TV Shows

From the small screen to a big economic boost -- small businesses in these towns cashed in from the success of TV shows.
How to Trick Yourself into Becoming a Morning Person
Productivity

How to Trick Yourself into Becoming a Morning Person

Studies show that early risers are more successful, but there are ways to change your habits even if you are a life-long night owl.
Why Banning Facebook In Your Workplace Is a Stupid Move
Managing Employees

Why Banning Facebook In Your Workplace Is a Stupid Move

One in five workplaces block access to Facebook, but does banning social media at work boost productivity or hurt morale and erode trust?
How Your Smartphone Can Actually Save You From Working Weekends
Work/Life Balance

How Your Smartphone Can Actually Save You From Working Weekends

Protecting personal time is more about blending than balancing. Here's how to use the technology that took your free time away to reclaim it.
8 Questions to Refocus Your Vision and Achieve Success
Business Ideas

8 Questions to Refocus Your Vision and Achieve Success

Stop getting distracted. Ask yourself these questions to maintain your focus and become more productive.
Stop Wasting Your Time and Learn to Delegate
Productivity

Stop Wasting Your Time and Learn to Delegate

Rather than wasting your time on tasks that don't help grow your business, follow these steps to help let go of control of the things that don't matter.
Forget Brainstorming, Try Brainswarming Instead
Business Ideas

Forget Brainstorming, Try Brainswarming Instead

Innovators continually generate new ideas through a more continuous and dynamic process, here's how you can too.
Why an Accountability Buddy Is Your Secret Weapon for Faster Growth
Grow Your Business

Why an Accountability Buddy Is Your Secret Weapon for Faster Growth

Partner with another entrepreneur and coach each other to success. Here's how to create a win/win situation.
5 Signs that You Need a New Logo
Branding

5 Signs that You Need a New Logo

Has your business changed since you designed your logo? Does your competition's logo look better? Does your logo include a drop shadow? Read on for the warning signs that your logo needs a redesign.
The Procrastinators' Guide to Time Management
Productivity

The Procrastinators' Guide to Time Management

The technique of "front-loading" your week with your most important tasks can change how much you accomplish.
How to Take Advantage of the Summer Slump
Marketing Basics

How to Take Advantage of the Summer Slump

Don't get lazy -- use the summer slowdown to improve your marketing, branding and customer relationships.
Productivity

The 18-Minute Ritual That Will Boost Your Productivity

The secret to effectively managing distractions and taking control of your time.
5 Painless Steps to Eliminate Your Desktop Clutter
Productivity

5 Painless Steps to Eliminate Your Desktop Clutter

All of those icons, folders and shortcuts are hurting your productivity. Here is how to clean it up and get more done.
Business Management

Big Plans But No Follow Through? 4 Steps to Get More Done

Don't confuse activity with results, here's how to create a culture of execution in your company.
Productivity

Taming Your Post-Vacation Inbox

Coming back after vacation often means facing hundreds of emails. Here are expert tips to keep it under control.
Productivity

Policing Your Productivity: 7 Tools to Help You Focus

Time-tracking and distraction-blocking software can help small-business owners boost efficiency and gain control of their day.