Category Archive: Interpersonal Skills

How To Handle Losing Clients

Have you ever had a client stop working with you before you completed the project or were finished with your goals? This is not an easy thing to handle and sometimes business owners take this hard. Fabienne Fredrickson shares tips on how to handle loosing clients.

By Fabienne Fredrickson

Are You Making Time to THINK Like a CEO?

Are you on a quest to be more successful, more productive, and more effective with your time? If you are, then you are in good company. And you are going to like what I have to share with you in today's article.

By Krista Martin

Faced With A Challenging Client? Simple Tips On Handling Tough Situations

As women entrepreneurs, when faced with a challenging client it’s easy to take the blame personally, or to find fault with yourself. Don’t. And here’s why: Challenging clients give you the perfect opportunity to both grow as a coach, and, to help you create fresh boundaries that serve the growth of your business. Kendall SummerHawk shares with you how you can gracefully and confidently handle challenging clients with these 3 important tips.

By Kendall SummerHawk

Perfection Kills Ideas, and Money Likes Speed… So Rev It Up!

One of my original marketing mentors was Dan Kennedy—the grumpy old guy on the bull. That’s not only who I learned powerful direct marketing principles from, but more importantly, I learned the saying, “Good is good enough.” When I first heard that, I was taken aback. You mean I’m not supposed to keep trying and working on things over and over.

By Ali Brown

7 Keys to Becoming More Trustworthy

Getting others to trust you takes work and sometimes it can take a lot of hard work. To succeed in career, business or life, you must gain a reputation as someone who can be trusted.  Dr. Laureen Wishom lists 7 keys to becoming more trustworthy.

By Laureen Wishom

What To Do When a Client Backs Out

Sometimes for whatever reason, a brand new client decides to back out and not go forward in working with you even before you’ve started to work together. So, here you’ve spent time marketing to that client, following up, cultivating the lead, successfully going through the whole closing of the sale process, and you’ve gotten a brand new client who suddenly backs out. So, what do you? What is the right thing to do? Fabienne Fredrickson shares four strategies to deal with clients who back out.

By Fabienne Fredrickson

10.5 Ways to Improve Your Leadership Skills

Leaders who are known for developing their people become a target destination for the best, most talented people. They become the touchstone for the creation of the next generation of leaders for the organization. The trickle-down effect can be the continuous engine that drives the company or the business for years to come. Dr. Laureen Wishom lists her Top 10.5 ways to improve your leadership skills.

By Laureen Wishom

Quiz – Are You Creative?

Worried you may not be creative, or you may not be creative enough? Take this quiz and find out just how creative you are.

By Michele Pariza Wacek (Michele PW)

Business Conflicts? How To Handle Them With Feminine Grace And Power

Let’s be honest here, most women hate conflict and will do or say practically anything to avoid it. But avoiding conflict can cause a domino effect that can be, at the least, emotionally draining for you and even worse, dangerous for your business. You can’t avoid conflict in business, no matter how “nice” you try to be. So rather than caving in like our cave woman sisters did long ago, use my personal best tips to give you the strategy and the confidence you need to expertly handle any issue decisively and with feminine grace and ease.

By Kendall SummerHawk

What Did You Just Say?

Assumptions occur when we do not have a clear picture of what the other person is trying to say, or when we do not understand their actions. Eva Gregory provides 4 Tips for a fully engaged conversation that is free from assumptions.

By Eva Gregory