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
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?
Last week at an association lunch I was asked what I thought was the most important thing to know in business. My answer was simple to come up with because I have given it so often.
You must be a life-long-learner!
I truly believe that to be moving forward in business you must be learning about business, about . . . → Read More: You Must Be a Life-Long-Learner! Here is Why
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”?
It used to be that you could put up a website and basically allow it to be a static page you could use to just hand out information to people you met. It has not been like that for some years now. Your website is like your business’s store window. If you never change the window . . . → Read More: How Fresh Does It Have To Be?
One thing I do not have time to do is review and research programs and applications that will help me do my business easier or work for my personal life. I think we are all like this to some degree and relying on a referral to a great product with instruction is what we are looking . . . → Read More: Looking for Tech Help? 3 + 2 Suggestions
Several come to mind:
How do I know if my social media is working?
Is my networking paying off?
What marketing channels are working best for me?
What percent of my post clients make up my business sales?
Actually, it answers so many really important questions. ‘Revisit Often’ is my mantra. A challenge we all have is we put something in . . . → Read More: If ‘Revisit Often’ is the Answer, What is the Question?
The penguin, moose, and polar bear are icons of winter representing the tenacity required to endure the wilderness during times when food is scarce and the environment is uncomfortable.
This is true of the entrepreneur as well. Business is like winter in the sense that money can be scarce and the environment uncomfortable, especially for anyone who . . . → Read More: The Tanacity of Entrepreneurship
When I started blogging almost 1 year ago I was overwhelmed by the amount of content I felt I had to create. How was I going to come up with new topics, what was I able to share, what would people find interesting. It has been a long journey but I truly enjoy my blogging and . . . → Read More: Using Blogging to Create More Client Interest