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Up Your Reference Group Level

If you want to see yourself as an owner of a bigger business start spending time with people that see you as you want to be. Find people that will hold you accountable, stop you from spending too much time in ‘pity mode’, see your best and strongest traits, understand your challenges, and won’t belittle […]

Don’t Believe in Infomercials

An infomercial, aka elevator pitch, is a short way of introducing yourself and your business in a way that will generate interest and possibly create a lead towards a sale. You know, after 11 years of trying to create the perfect infomercial I have decided that I don’t believe there is a perfect infomercial. Saying […]

Last Day of School – How to continue to work with your kids around

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 […]

Guest Blogger Tim Green on Increasing Your Referrals

How do you find new prospects for your services – through cold calling, leads, referrals or prospects who contact you? Each involves a numbers game. For example, 20 cold calls may bring you five appointments and ultimately one contract. Leads may yield better percentages, depending on their source. Prospects that contact you are rare, but […]

“Omnipresence” vs. “Omni-availability” part 2

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 […]