Last night on a group call I was asked by the event host how I was able to create an event and fill a room when this was not something I did all the time for a living. I told her I felt it came down to three key things:
1. Set the date
Don’t let the vision . . . → Read More: Choosing to Grow
I’ve heard that this shopping season in Canada consumers have spent an average of $100 per family more than over the 2011 Christmas shopping season. Is your business one of the businesses that is benefiting from increased spending? If not then ask yourself what you have done to improve sales this year. In fact I want . . . → Read More: Have You Done Enough? Ideas to Increase Your Sales
Being unique is one of the key’s behind every successful person and business. You have to have something that is slightly different than your competitors or your customers have no reason to return to you.
Here are two stories I found recently on Alltop that SCREAMed unique.
A surprise every time with the Biblio-Mat – no other used . . . → Read More: Don’t Be Afraid to Try Something Different
Labour Day weekend represents another time during the year where a lot of change takes place. What is changing in your life right now? How is that affecting your business? What change have you invited or planned for? What change is happening because of an outside source?
Take inventory of the things that are changing in your . . . → Read More: Is Something Changing?
Today is the last day of school for my kids. Last night my oldest had his graduation from Grade 8. The entire class looked spectacular and it was a lovely event.
If you have kids, the summer can be a challenging time to run your business, especially if you are working from home. Here are a few . . . → Read More: Last Day of School – How to continue to work with your kids around
If you love business like I do and you are a woman, you should be thankful you live in a country like the USA, France, Australia, UK, Germany, and Canada. These are the top 6 G20 countries to live in if you are a woman. Trust Law Poll has published some interesting statistics on being a . . . → Read More: Upward Trend for Women in Business
The Prosperity Pyramid: Creating New Products that Attract More Clients without Working More Hours.
There are only three ways to make more money in your business:
Work more hours
Leverage your time
No one want so work more hours so today I focused on two specific things you can do to charge more and two things to leverage your . . . → Read More: Prosperity Pyramid Presentation at the Barrie Chamber
Once you get in the entrepreneur mindset, opportunity seems to be everywhere. The challenge with ‘everywhere’ is it requires more and more of your time and attention. Have you ever been at an event and you hear about a new application or online offering that could help you keep track of your clients easier, or streamline your . . . → Read More: Do you have “Shiny Object Syndrome”?
Well, I say ‘the small things, matter’, although what I’m going to tell you about may be physically small, it represents a huge effort on Starbucks part to make their clients feel special.
If you are a fan of Starbucks coffee and their location culture, then you already know that it is worthwhile grabbing a Starbucks card . . . → Read More: Make Your Clients Feel Special: The Small Things Matter