business development

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
HOW CAN PERSONAL AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COACHING HELP?

HOW CAN PERSONAL AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COACHING HELP?

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
Year End Reflection, Clarity and Recovery

Year End Reflection, Clarity and Recovery

As the holidays and the yearend fast approach, it is a great time to reflect and gain clarity about where we have been and where we are going. Throughout the year, it often feels as though we are on a fast-paced treadmill going at an unrelenting pace without enough time ... Read More
Thought  Leadership .... Class or Crass?

Thought  Leadership …. Class or Crass?

As a business and communication strategist, I am committed to seeking knowledge and staying on top of trends and contemporary information to keep my business up to date and to provide my clients with what they need to grow. Therefore, I always have a book, a podcast, or a webinar ... Read More
use your database for email marketing

The Low Hanging Fruit….Your Database and Marketing

We are looking so hard for prospects and business every day. Guess what?? Your existing database is the best place to look! But way too often our database is not in order or updated or organized by segment and therefore we can’t use it. What does your database look like? ... Read More