SIMPLIFY. Such an inspiring word. We strive for it. We try to cut out the extras, the waste, the stuff that’s not meaningful and sucking up our time. We want to simplify our lives… so we can actually HAVE A LIFE! Do more of what we LOVE! Find more JOY each day!
That little thing called a job often gets in the way though, doesn’t it? Managing your business is no small feat. You are a dedicated, hard working entrepreneur who wants, needs rather, to see your business grow and profit.
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Do you know who your customers are? Do you know their wants, needs, problems and struggles?
As a business owner it’s important that you understand your audience. After all, it’s only with this understanding that you can effectively sell products. Read the rest of this post »
A couple of weeks ago, I decided I needed a beach hat. After all, we are hitting the pool daily now that school is out, and are going to the ocean nearly every weekend. Read the rest of this post »
Many of you know that my daughters have Autism. That, combined with a cross-country move just a few months ago, has made things very emotional and problematic for my girls. Read the rest of this post »
For many self-employed and small business owners, vacations can seem like a pipe dream. As a matter of fact, most entrepreneurs who DO take a vacation, are still connected to their businesses. Read the rest of this post »
You’re looking at your closet… at a loss as to what to wear. You pull something out and unsure, you put it back.
You try again. This time trying the item on. You look at yourself in the mirror and cock your head. You turn, cocking your head again to check yourself out. Read the rest of this post »
I know many people try to get sponsors for their speaking or podcasting by using the ‘spray and pray’ approach.
And that’s a lot like attempting to put out a forest fire using a dribbling garden hose. Read the rest of this post »
By now, as a coach, consultant or entrepreneur, you’ve been to an event who has sponsors. Or perhaps you have seen it used as a vehicle for fundraising for not-for-profits. And then you can see sponsorships for PBS or NASCAR and other sports-related events. Read the rest of this post »
This week, back in 1669, a 784 millipede was found in South Africa that I think pretty much sums up today’s business people.
Lots of legs… lots of places to go and things to do… Read the rest of this post »
Most individuals think that corporate sponsorships are only for nonprofits, associations and little leagues. But here’s the thing: if you do any kind of promotions, you’re leaving money on the table if you aren’t benefiting from sponsorships. Read the rest of this post »