Blog Archive: Business Building


If You Work With Your Spouse (Or You’re Curious About How I Do It)

This week’s video is FUNNY, and it’s pretty real about what it’s like to live my life.

If you work with your spouse, you’ll probably nod your head the entire time because Derek and I didn’t hold back in this one!

(And even if you don’t, there are serious gems in this week’s video for you about boundaries and being clear about how you are consciously showing up in your work and in your life.)

By Fabienne Fredrickson


If You’re Independently Wealthy, Don’t Go Networking

I know, it can be hard.

I remember back in the day when I used to get that knot in my stomach before I walked into a networking event where I didn’t know people.

Over the years though, I’ve learned that some of the best long-term relationships with potential clients and strategic partners can be created from meeting them at networking events.

Even though I can still sometimes get shy in a roomful of people I don’t know, I’ve learned to get over it. 😉

In this week’s short training, I share with you the exact words that I’ve used (for years now) to take the pressure off…

By Fabienne Fredrickson


Video Podcast: How To Find Profitable Ideal Clients

In this episode I explain how to know the audience you chose wants what you are going to deliver. You can save yourself tons of time and effort if you ensure that:

By Michele A Scism


Video Podcast: Profitable Tweaks

In this episode I talk about how to improve results in your business by making small tweaks. For example, you may want to split test the subject lines of your emails to see if it makes a difference in the open rate.

But “tweaking” must be done deliberately:

By Michele A Scism


The Answer to Increased Profitability is NOT More Sales (It’s This Instead)

Guess what? More sales without having THIS in your business is dangerous.

What’s “this?”

Efficiency measures and systems.

It look me a long time to finally GET this in my own business, but hey, certain experiences apparently had to hit me in the head with a 2×4 first.

By Christine Gallagher


This Video Got Me So Many Great Clients (try it!)

I have a bold challenge for you today.

And, depending on the stories you’ve heard about what your marketing is supposed to look like, this may be difficult, but I’d like to invite you to share more of YOU in your marketing.

You see, perfect is boring.

By Fabienne Fredrickson


How to Quit Your Job and Actually Start a Business

Starting your own business can be a wonderful life changing experience – that is, if it’s done right.

We’ve seen many entrepreneurs who have jumped off the hamster wheel and created successful businesses but, do you really know how much work and planning it takes to get there?

On this episode the guys have a round table discussion with guest Justin Krane about what is necessary before taking the leap from your cushy weekly pay check to starting your own business.

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By Justin Krane


Video Podcast: Planning For Profit

In this episode, I talk about the importance of planning, using a one-day event as an example. A lot of people make the mistake of not planning for the profit aspect of their launch, or event, or whatever it is. I provide a simple 3-step system for making sure that the profitability of the event is built into the planning from the start.

By Michele A Scism


What Happened to Those New Year’s Resolutions?

There are two great things about Spring – the weather and the weather.

But if you are anything like my clients – there’s also something that has disappeared a bit – it’s that excitement and energy and zeal that you had in January. It’s that feeling that you could do anything you wanted. That feeling that comes with a fresh sta

By Monica Shah


3 Reasons to Raise Your Fees (That Have Nada to Do With Money)

Raising your fees doesn’t need to mean you’re greedy or all about money. It actually has more to do with how you are seen and perceived, as well as how seriously your clients take themselves.

The fact is, under-earning is an epidemic among business owners! This is often because there is a lot of baggage that we bring to the table when pricing ourselves: self-doubt, feeling not worthy, fearing whether “anyone will pay it…” and so on.

By Christine Gallagher

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