Monthly Blog Archives: January 2015

Business Speak is NOT a Language
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Are you afflicted with “Jargon Madness”? Yes, it’s a real disease and most of us have had a bout of it a few times in our business lives.

It creeps in when we least expect it, when our defenses are down, auto-pilot is on and we revert to the easiest way we know to explain what we do and who we are: Business Speak. Words that have been hijacked into the business world and used so repetitively they have lost their power to communicate true meaning.

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If You Are Brave Enough To Do This – You Will Make More Money in 2015
Michele A Scism - Small Business Consultant and Marketing Strategist

Ah… January.  A New Year, a new outlook, a clean slate.  Anything is possible.  This is the time of year for resolutions.

By Michele A Scism

Does Your 2015 Theme Pass This Test?
Michele Pariza Wacek (Michele PW) - Love-Based Biz Strategist and Copywriter

My 2015 theme is Play/Fun. (And this is a super scary, super big stretch for me, which you can also read about here.)

So, my first question to you is do you have a theme for the year?

By Michele Pariza Wacek (Michele PW)

2 Reasons You Won’t Reach Your Goals (video)
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Alright, it’s the first of the year and you have your resolutions.

Your goals are set high.

You’ve chosen a word that is not only inspirational but embodies who you are going to BE in 2015.

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Turn Your Self-Doubt Into Strength
Fabienne Fredrickson - Founder of (Previously

Frequently, new business owners feel shy about their work, ability or credentials. This happens a lot more often than you may think. Many people lack confidence due to some inadequacy they feel, which prevents them from measuring up. I can’t tell you how many of my CABS students share this sort of concern with me.

By Fabienne Fredrickson

Video Podcast: What Car Rental Can Teach You About Business
Michele A Scism - Small Business Consultant and Marketing Strategist

“Results Lady”, Michele Scism – Business Coach and Business Strategist from today talks about how even a simple trip to Enterprise Rental Car can provide valuable insights that will help your business and how a few “extras” offered to a buyer can make a significant difference in your revenue. For more great tips go to

View the latest episode of her video podcast:

Entrepreneurs Take Action Podcast

By Michele A Scism

New Attitude – New Successes – New Year – Part 3
Laureen Wishom - The Growth * Success * Acceleration Expert

In part 1 of New Attitude – New Successes – New Year, I recommended that you make 2015 different. Start by: 1) defining what success looks like for you; 2) taking one step at a time; 3) changing (modifying, improving or transforming) your lifestyle; and 4) developing a new attitude!

By Laureen Wishom

Video Podcast: Using Contests and Challenges To Get Noticed
Michele A Scism - Small Business Consultant and Marketing Strategist

Whether it is hosting your own – or – especially in the beginning, joining someone else’s, challenges or contests are are powerful way to get noticed by your audience and build your community – and especially video contests. Michele tells you how to be smart about gaining the most benefit out of your video contests. View the latest episode of her video podcast:

By Michele A Scism

How To Map Out Your 3-Year Vision
Fabienne Fredrickson - Founder of (Previously

2015 is going to be your best year ever. Why, you may ask? Because I’m going to share with you something I have been doing every year in my business since I started. I really believe that because of this one thing, my income has always exceeded that of my previous year. The best part is it’s a really simple exercise that should only take you an hour or two. Make some time this weekend to sit down with a cup of tea and your notebook, and take action.

By Fabienne Fredrickson

Shaking Out The Sluggishness
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So how’s the New Year’s energy working for you?

Are you excited and ready to rock?

Or do you wish that you could just slip back under the covers, turn off the alarm and go back to vacation for a bit?

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