How Will YOUR 2016 End?

I was sitting on the floor this week, working on my fourth quarter planning and I realized how close we are to the end of the year.  There’s literally only three months left! I’m wondering how 2016 will end for you? Will you meet your goals or will it be a miss? I get howRead more

Five of My FAVE Books

We are going off the beaten path today! We have a long holiday weekend coming and I know I’m looking forward to grabbing a book and relaxing. Here are five of my most favorite books that I wanted to share with you: Quiet by Susan Cain. Truth be told, I’m an introvert. Any other INFJsRead more

Surprise! I was inspired by the Olympics.

  Over the last couple of weeks, I have to admit becoming an Olympics junkie. I never intended this to happen. As a matter of fact, I told my husband that I didn’t want to watch any of it. Who needs a steady diet of gymnastics and swimming for two weeks (along with a bunchRead more

“Life” Getting in the Way of Your Dreams?

  Ready for a truth? Life goes on while you are building a business. I’ve had several people this week tell me that they haven’t had time to do the things they need to do in order to get their business going forward because life has gotten in the way. I’m calling you out onRead more

Finding Your Profitable Niche

Having a niche is all the buzz right now, but in reality, finding your niche has been around for generations.  Think about when Ray Crocker started McDonald’s.  He didn’t offer every food under the moon, he specialized in hamburgers and fries.  That created a stream of profits that have lasted for decades.  The same isRead more

Keep Your Eyes on Your Own Work

  I remember being in elementary school and the mantra from so many of the teachers was “keep your eyes on your own work.” The (sad) truth is that I was a total nerd so that wasn’t a problem for me. Comparison is something that is rampant in our society.  Think of how women compareRead more

Getting Traction on Facebook for Coaches, Solopreneurs and Bloggers

  Your business is on Facebook, right?   At this juncture of the techno-revolution seems like everybody is!  The problem is that with ALL of the “everybodies” out there on Facebook, you may be hearing crickets.  There are some easy-peasy ways for coaches, solopreneurs and bloggers to get some traction Spend $5 bucks to get aRead more

My Top 3 Ways to Identify Your Ideal Client

Have you ever been in a busy restaurant waiting to meet someone for dinner, but you don’t know what they look like?  Challenging, right?  That’s what happens to your business (but on a MUCH bigger scale) when you don’t know who your ideal client is. Here are my top 3 ways to identify your idealRead more

Curry “Played Small in a Big Moment”

  ESPN’s Ryen Russillo said in an interview on Sports Center this morning about the last of the NBA finals games, “Curry played small in a big moment.” As a lifelong Clevelander, I’d be lying if I told you I was unhappy about this. . . Like Steph, entrepreneurs have these moments.  Times when weRead more

One Way to Eliminate Marketing Meltdown

I know so many people who go into their office needing to write social media posts and blogs to promote their biz and have no idea what to write about. C’mon, tell me the truth – is that you??  (Smile. . .) I totally get it.  There is so much to get done in aRead more

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