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5 Traps Savvy Entrepreneurs Should Avoid Falling Into

Tuesday July 24, 2018 comments Tags: Marketing, Time management, Mindset, leadership, Business planning

5 Traps Savvy Entrepreneurs Should Avoid Falling Into

ByJock Purtle When you first decide to launch your own business, the chances are that you'll be full of excitement and expectations. There's something wonderfully freeing about making the decision to launch your own company and bring your incredible ideas to life. Unfortunately, while there are many people out there who dream of creating fruitful ventures, only a handful achieve the success that they crave. In a world where everyone has an opportunity to launch their own company online, it's the entrepreneurs that put extra time and... Read More


Five Steps to Building a Positive Work Environment

Tuesday May 29, 2018 comments Tags: team building, Motivation, leadership

Five Steps to Building a Positive Work Environment

ByMark Johnson Without effective employee engagement, a company will struggle to succeed. It is therefore imperative to create a work environment in which workers feel motivated so that they are able to be productive. There are a couple of core principles that will help you achieve maximum engagement by concentrating on employee motivation and creating a warm, engaging work environment. Give Your Employees A Push Towards Positivity With the pressure that comes with having a global community, it goes without saying that a... Read More


Passion is Not Enough - What You Need to Be an Entrepreneur

Tuesday May 1, 2018 comments Tags: Mindset, Customer Service, leadership, Business planning

Passion is Not Enough - What You Need to Be an Entrepreneur

BySalma El-Shurafa When you read business journals and other publications to take inspiration and lessons from those who have succeeded in the business world, youre sure to encounter the topic of passion quite frequently. There are some entrepreneurs who conclude that whatever success they have secured was gained simply by following their passion: they did what made them happy, and everything fell into place. Thats the kind of story every aspiring entrepreneur likes to read or hear, because it presents a romantic journey. In such a... Read More


When The Coaching Call Presenter is Missing, Don't Miss Your Opportunity to Get Clients

By: Stephanie Tuesday March 6, 2018 comments Tags: Marketing, Lead attraction, Public speaking, Client attraction, Content marketing, Public relations, leadership

When The Coaching Call Presenter is Missing, Don't Miss Your Opportunity to Get Clients

  Have you even been on a group coaching call, waiting for the presenter to show up... and waiting... and waiting... and eventually realized that they weren't going to come? Even big and successful companies have the occasional mix-up with their coaching calls. Their presenter is on vacation and they forget to cancel the call, or something comes up at the last minute, or they have some kind of technical difficulties that prevent the presenter from accessing the call. Whatever the reason, you and the other participants are now... Read More


4 Reasons To Learn To Say No - Even To Your Clients

Tuesday February 6, 2018 comments Tags: Time management, Mindset, Customer Service, Public relations, leadership, Business planning, Customer retention

4 Reasons To Learn To Say No - Even To Your Clients

By Chris Mercer Im naturally a very agreeable person. Its because I like it when people are happy even more so when Im the reason they feel that way. At the same time, at one point that sentiment nearly destroyed me. ‚ÄčThere are many reasons for that, but one of the biggest ones was that I was spending all of my time dancing to other peoples tunes and never getting the things that were important to me done. Then I learned how to say no and everything changed. Admittedly, it wasnt easy at first. It caused quite a bit of a... Read More


7 Quick Tips for Keeping Your Business Profitable

By: Stephanie Tuesday January 9, 2018 comments Tags: Marketing, Time management, Copywriting, Lead attraction, Mindset, Client attraction, Email marketing, product launch, Content marketing, leadership, Business planning, Social media, Website design, Referral marketing

7 Quick Tips for Keeping Your Business Profitable

Another business owner recently asked me, "How do you keep your business profitable?" Today, I'm going to share the answers I gave them: 7 short, sweet tips for staying profitable. Business Profitability Tip #1: Don't stop marketing. Some business owners keep marketing until their schedules are full or their income is at a comfortable level, then they stop. As a result, if one of their clients stops working with them or reduces their purchases, they end up in a financial crisis. Even if you already have as many clients as you need,... Read More


5 Business Lessons From the Ocean's Impact Zone

By: Stephanie Tuesday July 25, 2017 comments Tags: Time management, Mindset, leadership, Business planning

5 Business Lessons From the Ocean's Impact Zone

If you've ever surfed, boogieboarded, or even just swam in the ocean when the waves were large enough to curl over on themselves, you probably know that the impact zone can be one of the scariest places on Earth. If you've been too busy working on your business to tangle with the surf or to look up the phrase "impact zone", it's the part of the ocean where a sufficiently large swell of water flattens out vertically, curls forward, and then slams down in an explosion that instantly transforms soft water into a hard wall of white... Read More


7 Tips for Telling People Things They Don't Want to Hear

By: Stephanie Tuesday July 4, 2017 comments Tags: Mindset, Customer Service, Public relations, leadership, Customer retention

7 Tips for Telling People Things They Don't Want to Hear

Sometimes, you need to tell people things they don't want to hear. This is especially true if you're a coach, and it's your job to tell people when you see them sabotaging themselves, or you notice that they have a false belief that's holding them back. This situation can also come up if someone has an unreasonable expectation or request, or you see someone spreading information that they sincerely believe, but that you know is inaccurate in a way that could harm someone if they acted upon it. Some people are receptive to... Read More


Should You Sign Up for That Business Event or Training Course?

By: Stephanie Tuesday May 23, 2017 comments Tags: Time management, Mindset, leadership, Business planning

Should You Sign Up for That Business Event or Training Course?

If you've ever attended a business event that included an offer, you probably know the experience. The host or a guest speaker gets on stage, gives a presentation that impresses you with great information, and then, after giving you a list of facts that makes it clear how crazy you'd be not to do as they say, they finally do it: They make an offer. The list of bonuses is as long as your arm. The price tag is high, but the value of the offering is way higher. And this is touted asthe thing that will bring you from where you are to... Read More


Top 5 Time-Wasters That Hold Small Businesses Back From Success

By: Stephanie Tuesday May 9, 2017 comments Tags: team building, Time management, Mindset, leadership, Business planning

Top 5 Time-Wasters That Hold Small Businesses Back From Success

Time. It's your most valuable and irreplaceable asset, yet it's also one of the ones that small businesses are the best at wasting! We only have 24 hours in a day, but all too often, we spend those hours on the wrong things, or do the things we're supposed to do less efficiently than we could be doing them. As a result, we trade more of our priceless time than we want to, in exchange for less money than we desire and could have been making. Today, I'm sharing a blogpost byAubrey Blankenship on the top 5 ways in which small business owners... Read More



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