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Successful Strategic Planning

I have been conducting strategic planning retreats for companies for decades. Over the years I have learned so much. I’ve had awesome experiences and have had more than my share of times where I felt like I could have done better. Here are some tips for...

Grow Your Business to the Next Level

Are you ready to GROW your business to the next level? If so, here are some tips to help you reach that milestone more quickly.KNOW YOUR VALUE. You bring value to the marketplace and to your clients. Get really clear and comfortable with this value. Then...

7 Ways to GROW Yourself as a Business Owner

You are the business. Whether large or small, your business is an extension of you. You created the vision and have been an integral part of building the culture. Your employees, clients and strategic partners look to you for direction.  You model the...

Take Time to Work ‘ON’ the Business

I read the eMyth by Michael Gerber many years ago when my husband and I owned a construction company. One of my favorite quotes by Michael is, “Most entrepreneurs fail because they are working IN the business not ON the business.”When I first began to...

No More Vanilla Marketing

I work with business owners all the time who have no idea what to say when someone asks them what they do. They give the ‘vanilla’ answer. The same thing happens when we go to talk about their key messaging and marketing [i.e. pitch, marketing materials,...

25 Business Growth Tips

I have been writing and posting business growth tips on social media for years. Here is a list of some of my favorites over the past year. These are in no particular order. Take good care of your champions, your stars. Don't forget the ones who help you do...

Top 10 Fears Business Owners Face and How to Overcome Them

Everyone is better than I am. [AKA I am not enough] Most of the business owners I work with who share this fear with me are BRILLIANT – they really are. Yet they feel inadequate, less than. These are lies. As business owners we compare our truth, our...

Actions You Can Take Right Now to GROW Your Business

Get focused. Stop doing things that waste time or don’t bring in new business. FOCUS! Trying to do all and make everyone happy gets in the way of growth. Go through your week and identify activities you can say NO to and those you can delegate. Get those...

Hiring a Coach vs. a Consultant

I had a past client call a few months ago and he said, “I need the nu-yar.” I didn’t think much about it at the time but when I began the process of rebranding my business I thought about his words a lot. Rebranding my business has been a big deal. I’ve...

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