Struggling Entrepreneur? How to Fix Cash Flow Problems Quickly

October 20, 2016
Struggling Entrepreneur? How to Fix Cash Flow Problems Quickly

There are ups and downs when you’re self-employed. Ideally you should be focused on keeping a full pipeline of clients and looking at your overall profitability. But as you and I know, there are times where things aren’t ideal and the reality is you need to infuse your business with cash – quick! Perhaps it’s…

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Resiliency – The Entrepreneur’s Secret Weapon for Success

May 28, 2015
Resiliency – The Entrepreneur’s Secret Weapon for Success

What do you think is the most important trait that helps entrepreneurs succeed in their lives and in their businesses? Intelligence? Competency? High IQ? According to Dr. Martin Seligman, an avid promoter in the scientific community of positive psychology, the answer is resiliency fueled by a positive attitude. As entrepreneurs, we’ve chosen a lifestyle that creates uniquely…

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Deliver on Your Promises to Create a Standout Brand

March 25, 2015
Deliver on Your Promises to Create a Standout Brand

Isn’t it true that we usually only talk about businesses that are terrible or that excel? The ones that meet our expectations or are simply adequate are easily forgotten. So the lesson is: don’t be forgettable. You are a unique person and you can create a standout brand if you tap into that uniqueness in…

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Entrepreneurs – Ready to Give Yourself a Raise?

December 18, 2014
Entrepreneurs – Ready to Give Yourself a Raise?

Giving yourself a raise… now that should be easy right? As the business owner you’re in control! But if you’ve been self-employed for long you know that it’s hard. In fact, it can be harder to talk yourself into raising your rates than to get a raise out of the even the most tightfisted boss….

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Are You Still in Love with Your Business?

November 21, 2014
Are You Still in Love with Your Business?

We’ve all seen those tabloid headlines while standing in the grocery store line… “How to Keep the Passion Alive in Your Marriage” or “How to Put the Spark Back into Any Relationship?” In relationships when the newness wears off, people find that feelings of boredom, stagnation, irritation, frustration, and stress start to show up. The…

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Entrepreneurs: How to Stop Smothering Your Creativity

July 31, 2014
Entrepreneurs: How to Stop Smothering Your Creativity

Usually entrepreneurs are naturally highly creative thinkers. You probably experienced a huge creative surge when you first launched your business. You had to figure out your logo, create your website, design your office space… But as the weeks, months and years go by the danger is that you zone out and your business is running…

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Increase Profits by Keeping Your Hard Won Clients

December 19, 2013
Increase Profits by Keeping Your Hard Won Clients

According to a recent Gallup Global Management study it costs five times more to win over a new client than it does to serve an existing one. Yet I see so many business owners, especially coaches and consultants, spend all of their time, energy and marketing budget on getting new clients instead of keeping the…

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3 Secrets to Creating a Call-to-Action That Converts

November 22, 2013
3 Secrets to Creating a Call-to-Action That Converts

For most small business owners when we think about marketing we think about attracting new clients. That’s incredibly important but what about your conversions? Do you know what your conversion statistics are? If you’re focusing all of your attention on attracting new prospects, but you’re not converting them into clients this could be a recipe…

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What You Need for a Rock Solid Business Foundation

October 29, 2013
What You Need for a Rock Solid Business Foundation

A solid foundation is critical to your business success. I see too many new business owners “wing it” without a foundation and their business quickly folds. They abandon the thought of a dream business and end up looking at the Help-Wanted Ads for a “job”. If you want to build a business that will thrive,…

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Old-School Social Networking: The Key to Influence

September 19, 2013
Old-School Social Networking: The Key to Influence

I am a very strong proponent of social networking. It’s been a key factor in my business growth. But I see too many entrepreneurs making a big mistake. They spend hours and hours on Facebook or LinkedIn but they never get out from behind their desk to network the old-fashioned way – face-to-face! That’s right…

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