Blog Archive: Business Building

4 Ways to Begin Charging More, Right Now

Time and time again, I’ve seen that people WILL pay more for services and products in specific circumstances.

They’ll pay more when they see the value is even greater than what they will be paying.

By Christine Gallagher

That Time I Spent 100k (Before Telling Derek)

If you’re married or in a long-term partnership, I’m guessing you are going to be very interested in this week’s video. (And even if you aren’t, there are important lessons in it for you about making big decisions…)

By Fabienne Fredrickson

The Secret to Making it to The “Big Leagues” Fast…

Have you been working on your business for a LONG time, yet nothing is budging? Your income is stagnant, your client roster is holding steady but not increasing. You are following the steps your coach gave you but not seeing the results you want?

You read about people who went from 0 to $100,000 in some very short period of time (like I did). Wonder what the secret really is?

Do you want to know what the rocket fuel is to big success?

The secret to getting to the big leagues fast is…

By Michele A Scism

3 Ways to Reduce Your To-Do List + Up Cash Flow (It’s About A.D.D.)

What does A.D.D. have to do with scaling up your business?


Here’s the deal: as we’re looking to multiply our business, we as the head honcho often become the very thing that strangles our growth.

It’s called being the bottleneck.

Enter the concept of A.D.D., or Automate, Delegate, Delete.

By Christine Gallagher

What’s the Path to Having a Team?

Building a team will be one of the most challenging things you’ll ever face in your business.

Things get more complicated as you grow, and that’s exactly why you need a team.

By Christine Gallagher

4 Reasons Every Business Needs a Newsletter

“Michele, do I really need a newsletter, I mean is it really worth my time, after all I already have a website and a blog?” I’ve heard this before; a lot…actually. So I decided to address it in today’s post. Here are the 4 main reasons why your business needs a newsletter.

By Michele A Scism

Someone I Love Was Counting On Me

Ever feel guilty when you decide to take some time off?

Have you ever noticed that being present for what’s important to you (and even remembering what’s important to you) can be hard?

A few weeks ago my niece was visiting.

During her visit, she had an invitation to an event at the Facebook office in New York. In order to go, though, she needed a parent to come with her.

And she told me about it the day before the event.

By Monica Shah

Solo Entrepreneurs are – Different!

That’s what I shared with Ryan James of Startup Savant, a website whose goal is to “simplify entrepreneurship for small business owners” by sharing their stories.

And, along the way, they give back to support children’s education – the entrepreneurs of tomorrow.

So I was pleased to be asked to be interviewed, and share especially what makes Solo Entrepreneurs unique! Here’s that interview.

P.S. – I’m having one of those “forgetting to eat” days today!

By Terri Zwierzynski

How to Step Into the CEO State of Mind

Over the years, I’ve learned that there are some big differences between business owners who see themselves as the “CEO,” of their company, and not just “self-employed.”

I had to make the shift myself, once I saw that just doing what I had “always done” wasn’t going to take me to where I wanted to go next. It became time to step it up and run a “big girl business.” 🙂

Here are 4 key differences that distinguish the two:

By Christine Gallagher

The Shocking Reality for Entrepreneurs

So did you really know what you signed up for when you became an entrepreneur? Were you shocked by the reality? If you are like the majority of entrepreneurs you probably thought that all you had to do was create a product or service and BAM people would line up to buy. Well…not exactly. The shocking reality for entrepreneurs is that they have to make actual sales; the majority of them don’t have sales experience and don’t want to do sales. They want to deliver the services they are so great at. If you want to stay in business, you need to be successful at making sales.

By Michele A Scism

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