small business owners

The Tip: Business Clarity Brings Marketing Results

The Case Study: One of the great things about small business owners is that they usually start their own business as a result of feeling passionate about their field.  Passion is a great place to begin, however, when we need to get passionate about marketing and selling that business, it ... Read More
emotional intelligence

A Successful Business Is Run By An Ordinary Person Who Makes Extraordinary Choices

The Case Study: In the day to day of running a business, we are faced with decisions, dilemmas, and desires.  Often, we start the day with the best of intentions, yet along the way we are derailed and find ourselves being much less productive than we planned. The calls from ... Read More
education based marketing

Education Based Marketing – Don’t Be Afraid To Give Away Information

The Case Study: A Financial Advisor and a Realtor were doing “ok” in their careers but wanted to do something to stand out in their fields. They felt challenged at the vast amount of advisors and realtors competing against each other. During my conversations with them, I was able to ... Read More
how do i make more money?

The Tip: Revenue, Revenue… How do I Make More Money?

The Case Study: "I've been working on my business full time for a long time and I’m so passionate about what I do. I work so hard, but I feel like I’m not really going anywhere, and I’m barely making enough to cover the bills. Please help me turn this ... Read More
think, plan and direct!

The Tip: Take the Time to Think, Plan and Direct!

The Tip: Take the Time to Think, Plan and Direct! The Case Study: In order to be successful in today’s highly competitive business world, we must find a way to take a step outside of the daily bombardment of demand. The day to day operations of our work and life ... Read More
The Tip: Think of Marketing Like Dating for Long-Term Relationships

The Tip: Think of Marketing Like Dating for Long-Term Relationships

The Case Study: As a business and marketing strategist, I talk to many business owners in many fields. Today, marketing tools and techniques are emerging and changing at such a rapid speed it is hard to keep up with the best strategies, or even the language. I have often mentioned ... Read More


The old paradigm for coaching is that the coaches' job is to ask the powerful questions to the client with the belief that the clients hold the answers and we the coaches are to then facilitate the client in finding them. Now enter the new paradigm and an experienced Personal ... Read More
Success Is So Much Fun

Success Is So Much Fun

What are the tools that are really working? As I shared with you in the last email, my own marketing had fallen by the wayside while I was taking care of my client’s needs. This is embarrassing as I firmly believe in 30-day commitments to marketing. You got to love ... Read More
Getting Stuff Done! Summer Time Productivity

Getting Stuff Done! Summer Time Productivity

Now’s the time to enjoy jumping into a body of water. It's also a great time to jump into marketing and business development. As busy business owners, we spend so much time on client work that we don't spend enough time on our own business development, client acquisition, and next ... Read More
Where Has SBR Been and What's in it for you?

Where Has SBR Been and What’s in it for you?

 I hope this blog post finds you healthy, happy and busy at work! After a busy year last year, I purposely pulled back a bit from mid-November until after the first of the year to enjoy the holidays and re-charge. Since then I have been going full throttle and loving ... Read More