Systems for Balance + Productivity

A 5 week course to build self care and productivity habits
into your daily life
For overwhelmed and overworked
entrepreneurs and small business owners

Self-care is what keeps your head in the game and your mind focused and purposeful.

In fact, it may be the single most important tool you have for growing your business.

Without you, your business doesn’t work, right?

When you are on your game and feeling great, you are more creative, more productive and more profitable.

But, despite best intentions, building self care into your day has been challenging with your busy lifestyle.

You feel guilty about taking the little time you have to spend with family and friends and using some of it to focus on yourself.

So, you just keep trucking along, pushing through. Sure, you are tired, cranky, anxious, dealing with brain fog and maybe a little creatively zapped…but you are hanging in there.

Unfortunately, just hanging in isn’t going to grow your bottom line. And being there, but not fully present, isn’t helping your family and friends much either. Let’s fix this.

What if you could implement a few simple, quick self-care practices into your days that would help you to be:

+ More productive
+ More profitable
+ More creative
+ More present
+ More focused
+ More energized
+ Less stressed
+ Less overwhelmed
+ Less sluggish
+ Less irritable

In 5 weeks, you’ll get a taste of a variety of different techniques and systems to make this happen – and find the tricks that work for you.

Most busy entrepreneurs have no idea where to start when it comes to self care. You run a business, you don’t have time to check out of your life to re-charge.

But, there is a strategic way to implement self care for maximum impact on your business. That’s what Systems for Balance and Productivity is all about. I’ve focused on providing you with practical (easily-repeatable) self care strategies that will help you move your business forward, grow your profitability and not detract from your home and family life.

Systems for Balance and Productivity is a self-paced email course with daily short, effective, self-care tools and productivity strategies to help you grow your business and enjoy your life. 


We'll Explore:

+ Foundational frameworks
+ Systems for productivity
+ Support systems for growth
+ Physical health and well being
+ Focus + mindset work
And other self care topics.

Every Day You Will Receive:

+ One weekday email with course content
+ One practical action step
+ Opportunities to dive deeper
And weekends off to REST

And Also! Bonuses!

+ Worksheets
+ Virtual High-Fives
+ Accountability
And other GOODIES!

Ready to dive in? 

Working with Sam (Hear it from them!)

“Participating in [the course] was a way to make each week sparkle a little bit more. Getting the posts from Sam was like receiving a little gift, like opening a little something that you knew would be good for you and make your day/week better. The more you participate and keep on track, the richer the experience. I would recommend it especially if you have that sense that you are just on the verge of change or transition.”  – Betsy H. 

“The week or so after I started [my new job], I signed up for an online course with Sam, a self-care consultant. A new job and all that comes with it were certainly exciting, but also stress-inducing. Sam’s daily prompts and her very helpful one-on-one coaching session helped me think about ways to keep that stress in check through exercise and meditation. She also reminded me to take time to do things I enjoy (reading, baking). I admit that I’ve been spotty in my meditation practice, but I’m always glad when I take the time (just 10 minutes!) to do it.”    – Lori G. 

Hi there, I’m Sam!

I originally built this course as an excuse to practice better self care habits for myself – as I transitioned from fast-paced startup life, to building my own marketing and operations business almost three years ago. I knew that if I didn’t invest time in myself, I’d quit my business (or fire myself, depending on how you want to look at it!)

So far, it’s worked – I’m building a life and business I love without sacrificing my health or working 80 hour weeks. I spend time looking for new ways to build myself up and recharge, and it’s my mission to help other business owners do the same.

The foundations of this course started almost a decade ago when I invested in my own health by going to nutrition school, and through the years has been built out by my passion for wellness and lifelong learning. Along the way I led Globalization at Runkeeper, became a personal trainer, group fitness trainer, RRCA run coach, and agile project manager. I’m a productivity nerd with a passion for building great systems – be it for business, or life – and I’m always looking to help others along the way.

Want to grow your business without sacrificing your self? Looking to approach each day with energy and enthusiasm, instead of feeling burnt out? Build a business that serves your lifestyle and dreams?

Self care is one of the first things that we drop when we’re stressed and overwhelmed – and this course is designed to prevent that!