Jul 6, 2015

6 Myths of Succession Planning

The last time I checked, 1 out of every 1 retire, one way or the other! If you own a small business, it is crucial that you think about how you want your business to be handled once you are gone. Whether you want to.

Jun 1, 2015

Your greatest obstacle may be….

As a business coach, I help businesses deal with the obstacles they face on the way to building the kind of business they want. Those roadblocks come in all shapes and sizes, from lack of capital to poor hiring practices, incomplete processes and scattered marketing.

Jun 1, 2015

Written goals for your business

One of the most commonly overlooked areas when it comes to building a successful business is written goals. This doesn’t mean that most business owners don’t have goals, just that they aren’t always concrete, measurable, and time-bound. There something powerful about taking the time to.

Apr 14, 2015

7 Steps to Building a Sales Machine

Sales. Every business needs them. Without Sales, you have no business! Real, sustainable growth is more than just sales, however. It’s HOW you get those sales that will make the difference between sustenance and success. Think about the last sale you made. Felt great, didn’t.

Mar 9, 2015

A Swift Kick: Accountability

Accountability. Successful people know its power and use it to achieve amazing things. The less driven? Not so much. For some, accountability is something to be avoided, something uncomfortable that exposes their weaknesses a bit too much. If you want to achieve the goals you.

Feb 25, 2015

5 Ways to Boost Your Sales

Someone once said “there are few problems that 3 more sales won’t solve!” Would 3 more sales make a difference in your business, and your life? If so, then it is imperative that you increase your chances of making those sales happen! Here are 5.

Jan 3, 2015

The Value of Preparation

“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” Alexander Graham Bell The Value of Preparation in Business Those who prepare are more consistently successful than those who don’t. Setting goals and following through is the secret to accomplishing great things. Sounds pretty simple, doesn’t.

Oct 19, 2014

Building Momentum

In a sporting match, when one team begins to make things happen, move the ball quickly, or put points on the board in rapid succession, what is happening? MOMENTUM. In business, momentum could mean closing several deals back-to-back, or executing a successful marketing campaign that.

Sep 30, 2014

What are you hearing?

I came across a thought-provoking story this morning, and wanted to share it with you. Two men were walking along a crowded sidewalk in a bustling business area. Suddenly one man exclaimed, “Listen to the lovely sound of that cricket.”  But the other man could.

Sep 9, 2014

Market like a Guerrilla!

In 2007, Jan Conrad Levinson released an updated version of his book, Guerrilla Marketing. Originally published in 1983, the book revolutionized the way small businesses approached the issue of finding clients. Levinson drew a stark contrast with the way marketing was traditionally conducted by larger.