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”?
In the first part of this article (“Omnipresence” vs. “Omni-availability” Part 1) I asked you, “Are you always available for your client? Do you take calls in the middle of dinner, during your birthday party, and on your vacation?” We looked at how to evaluate the cost of running your business at times when you feel . . . → Read More: “Omnipresence” vs. “Omni-availability” part 2
If you really want to accelerate something in your business then try this. Focus on accomplishing one goal for one week. This means that the majority of your time will be spent on the tasks required to make that goal a bigger part of your business.
For instance, what if you want to offer online training, but . . . → Read More: Get Down to Business – The 1-for-1 Focus
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
Are you networking in the right place? Networking is a great place to make connection with your peers, make friends, find support for your business, and be a part of something bigger than your day-to-day activities. When you network in the right place you should feel energized by the event.
Networking should not be a chore. It . . . → Read More: What Does ‘Networking in the Right Place’ Feel Like?
Time! Time for what? I don’t have time for that! Maybe on the weekend honey. Ask me later. I’ll try…
Do any of these statements feel like excuses you may have spoken recently?
Better Time Management
There are times when we are busy, but there is no time when we never have time. If this is true for you . . . → Read More: What Do You Have Time For?
Welcome to Sunday. It is a day for rest, church, and family for many of us, including me. I teach grade 7-9′s on Sunday mornings at my church and I always leave with so much positive energy from all their questions and insights about religion and faith.
I try not to spend time at work, but I . . . → Read More: What Can You Do Today to Get More Clients?
Are you always available for your client? Do you take calls in the middle of dinner, during your birthday party, and on your vacation? Do you feel your business needs to be open all the time to ensure that people do not go other places? Your marketing can have omnipresent – you cannot.
It’s important . . . → Read More: “Omnipresence” vs. “Omni-availability”
I do a lot of networking. It is a big part of my marketing plan and I set aside not only a budget but also my time, which is even more valuable to me. If I wanted to I could network more than half my week, or maybe more. Today have three meetings, a breakfast meeting, . . . → Read More: More Meetings? 3 Principles to Making Them Profitable
Barb Stuhlemmer and Rich Grof discuss:
1. Finding your business focus (Niche)
2. How does it work?
3. What are the pieces of your success cycle?
. . . → Read More: How to Make this Your Best Year Ever: A discussion with Barb and Rich (Part 2)