Business Plan Templates Don’t Work – But Here’s Something that Does!

If the thought of writing a business plan makes you want to cry, swear a little, and then frantically search the internet for a free template that actually makes sense before giving up and cracking that bottle of tequila you’ve … Read more

How to Anticipate and Ride the Wave of Consumer Demand

You have heard the rallying cry before: find your market niche, create a unique offering, target your efforts to grow your business. As a matter of fact, you’ve heard it from me! This is a proven strategy for extraordinary business … Read more

Planning for Success: 7 Steps to Reach Your Goals

Who knew that a simple question could completely change someone’s life? Five years ago I was having lunch with a friend who was feeling very stuck and dissatisfied with her work situation.  A few weeks later, I saw her again, … Read more

Don’t Let This Hold You Back From Achieving Your Goals

Sometimes we don’t achieve what we strive for in our businesses because we don’t have the knowledge, support or systems in place to accomplish it. But other times we know exactly what to do, and we have the means to … Read more

5 Elements of Super Effective Public Speaking

Does anybody really listen when you speak? Whether you are having a one on one sales conversation, or delivering a keynote speech in front of hundreds of people, your primary goal is to be heard, get your point across effectively … Read more

How to Recover from a Costly Mistake

In hindsight, I don’t know how I missed it. Has that ever happened to you? A big problem was right in front of your face, but you didn’t see it? It’s embarrassing, even devastating, but that doesn’t mean you can’t … Read more

Crucial Information: Why You Must Know Who Your Top Clients Are

Does your business offer an amazing product or service, but for some reason, nobody cares? Are you doing all of the “right” things when it comes to marketing, but you’re not getting the traction you expect? If this sounds all … Read more

How to Get Your Clients to Listen and Act

I have heard this lament over and over again from consultants and advisers. “My clients pay me good money to give them my expert advice, but they don’t listen! They keep doing things the way they always have. I can’t … Read more

The Three Keys to Unlimited Growth

  The life of an entrepreneur is not always easy. You have a dream. You start a business. You experience some success, and then something stops your growth dead in it’s tracks. Perhaps you are not attracting new clients at … Read more

How to Create a Niche for Higher Profits

We have talked about the benefits of creating a niche for yourself in previous blog posts (3 Powerful Reasons to Get Over Your Niche Phobia). Many small business owners are open to it in theory, but resistent to it in … Read more

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