From Breakup to Breakthrough: 4 “Big Truths”

I’m about to share a very personal experience with you. This is not something I’ve always felt comfortable doing but my hope is that many of you will relate as well as benefit from some powerful lessons I’ve recently learned—lessons learned not by choice.

Some months ago I became involved in a relationship. In spite of my initial hesitation and after being patiently but ardently pursued by the other person I s…

Is Dreaming Big Hurting Your Business?

The title of this article may have caught you off guard—since I always encourage people to THINK and DREAM BIG. Lately though, I’ve had an opportunity to speak to dozens of small and solo business owners who were interested in enrolling in one of my coaching programs. I was surprised at how many people have a big dream, expert knowledge and experience, but even thought they work hard they’ve spent months or even y…

Are You a Conscious Business Owner? A Nine-Point Checklist

 

What does it mean to be a “conscious business owner”?

There’s been an evolution in the online conversation lately, I noticed, toward dwelling on the personal experience of being “conscious:” being in touch with one’s sense of purpose in the world, feeling good about what you’re doing, making heartfelt decisions, being grateful and fair, being healthy and promoting health, being spiritual …

How You Deal with Problems Can Impact Your Success

business problemsRunning a business means dealing with problems, just like any other part of your life. You’ll run into problems with technology, client problems, marketing problems, problems with your outsourced help or employees and life problems that take time and energy away from your business. How you deal with those problems will have a big impact on your success.

If you let yourself be drawn into the drama that a problem see…

Rev-Up Your Motivation and Sales with These Must Have Books and Awesome Bonuses

Whenever I read a great book, I have to let others know about it.  Just recently I’ve run across two books that are just being released. Both of the authors had asked me to contribute a bonus that they could include in their buyer’s bonus package. Both are outstanding books and I jumped at the chance to be a part of their book launches.

I get these types of requests often, but only agree if the books are top notch and woul…

Self Discipline and Motivation–Oh No Not That!

The 6th video in my series – 7 Keys to Small Business Success– is  about self discipline and self motivation,  subjects you may want to either ignore, or you’re tempted to say you’ve heard it all before.

However, if you are not where you want to be in terms of income and time freedom, think twice before you write off this topic. I’ve found that business owners who are the most vulnerabl…

The Millionaire Mindset – 7 Keys to Small Business Success

Here’s the video for key #4 in the 7 Keys to Small Business Success Series. I put this one right in the middle because it’s the most important. It’s about mindset. In fact it’s about developing a “millionaire mindset”. No one built a million dollar business without thinking like a million dollar business owner. I use this as a metaphor for whatever your goal might be. Maybe reac…

The Secret to Attracting More Clients

In spite of the economy, my wonderful small business clients are not only optimistic but many are busier than ever. How is this possible?One of the most important things we talk about in my Group Coaching Strategy Sessions is mindset. Those people who constantly repeat how bad the economy is like a mantra over and over to themselves and others are actually brainwashing themselves into a state of fear, anxiety and para…

For Women Entrepreneurs–Step into Your Power

This is for the Ladies. In her current big hit “Single Ladies”, Beyonce sings “if you like it then you better put a ring on it”.  She’s advising single gals on what to tell their boyfriends (I guess you got that). I know this because I have a teenage daughter who keeps her boomer mom up to date. The tune is catchy and Beyonce is certainly talented.

As I listened to this song a number of times …