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The Power of Collaboration

THE POWER OF COLLABORATION Great things can happen when we work together! As we all know, standing out in today’s marketplace is harder than ever. Therefore, it is truly imperative that the focus lies on building your brand and positioning yourself as the answer to your client’s challenges and needs, ... Read More
self employed

SELF-EMPLOYED CHALLENGES? Learn how to overcome them!

I have been self-employed for over 40 years and I had been coaching the self-employed for over 15 years. A report from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics states that there are over 15,000,000 self-employed individuals in the United States and a report I found about freelancing on Upwork found ... Read More
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FOCUS. FOCUS. FOCUS.

The Tip: A recent survey asked small business owners: “What is your greatest challenge?” 85% of participants answered with “Lack of focus.” Lack of focus can interfere with our ability to run a productive day or functional business. Whether it is day to day tasks or a lack of focus ... Read More
The Tip: Making A Commitment Has 3 Levels

The Tip: Making A Commitment Has 3 Levels

What Does It Take to Keep Commitments? Commitment has 3 levels and they are: I should do something, I want to do something, and I need to do something. Most commitments are made when we get to the need level, whether that be increased learning, selling or hiring. The Case ... Read More
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
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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
Knowledge vs. Wisdom

Knowledge vs. Wisdom

Many people mistake knowledge for wisdom because they are intimately related, but this is not true, they are quite different in an important way. Knowledge is the accumulation of facts and information. Wisdom is the synthesis of knowledge and experiences into insights that deepen one’s understandings and actions. In other ... Read More
leadership

Thought  Leadership …. Class or Crass?

As a business coach and marketing 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 providing my clients what they need to grow. Therefore, I always have a book, a podcast or a webinar ... Read More