Law of 1’s

Over the weekend, I FINALLY had some time to rest and relax. I spent some of that time cleaning out drawers and a closet that was overfilled. Too much stuff makes me crazy. While I was cleaning, I realized I really, really dislike things that are too complicated.  Our lives are complicated enough, right? One thingRead more

5 Reasons Your Online Sales Are Suffering

I stopped in at Ulta last weekend and guess what I saw. . . the first holiday displays going up. What? (Seriously, does this annoy you as much as me?) Seems waaayyy too early, but they know what they are doing! What I have found with my clients that that they don’t always understand whatRead 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

My Top 3 Ways to Identify Your Niche

My husband and I like to spend time on our boat in the summer.  Since we just put it in the water a couple of weeks ago, I had a chance to look at the bottom of it while my husband was working on it.  As any boater or sailor knows, one of the mostRead more

Social Media is Not Your Biz BFF

  Social Media Isn’t Your Biz BFF Unless you live on a remote island somewhere, you probably have social media.   We depend on Facebook, Twitter and a myriad of other platforms to help us “connect.”  Experts tell us to do millions of different things to attract traffic to our sites and we pride ourselves onRead more

Try One More Time

“Courage doesn’t mean you don’t get afraid. Courage means you don’t let fear stop you.” ~Bethany Hamilton   When my son was little, I put my husband in charge of teaching our son how to ride his bike.  Gary (my husband) is a total jock-athlete type, so I thought it would be no problem.  ARead more

Mental Clutter

Do you have a junk drawer.  Okay, dumb question.  Of course you do! Our minds can be a lot like that.  Sometimes we are in the space that was designed by one of those expensive, Italian-looking closet organizer groups with the fancy shelves and organizer bins.  We are working great, things are going well. OtherRead more

3 Simple Truths – Starting a Business

  Starting a business might be your dream.  Like any journey, knowing what to expect along the road can be really helpful.  Here are three simple truths to starting a business that will help you to get acclimated to being the boss instead of being bossed around. YOU have to set the goals and executeRead more

Shortcuts to Success?

Make $10,000 in One Week! Fill Your Client Roster in 30 Days! Spend $100 to Make $100,000! Despite the titles above, there are no shortcuts to success.  Ask any entrepreneur about the first three years of their business and you will see that it took a lot of work, effort and commitment to get theirRead more

Excuses and the Truth

Everyone has excuses for what they do and what they don’t do.  From working out to eating right to getting the job that they really want, excuses are our way of slowing our lives down when we get afraid. I’m calling bull on the excuses. Sorry, don’t mean to be harsh but since we allRead more

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