Posts Tagged ‘small business’

The Entrepreneurial Roller Coaster

When my husband David and I owned a construction company we wrote an article called “the remodeling roller coaster”. This article gave clients an overview of what a major remodeling project would entail – the whole messy ordeal. We warned clients that a remodeling journey would begin with lots of excitement, then it would take […]

Be A Business Warrior

A warrior is… a person who is aggressively, courageously, or energetically involved in an activity. a person who fights in battles and is known for having courage and skill. To create or grow a business I must be a warrior. As a warrior I aggressively go after my dream every single day. I courageously continue to […]

Focus on Revenue Generation

Decide today to remove all distractions. Turn off your social networks, shut your door and put the piles of non-necessary stuff in a box. Clear your desk, your calendar and your mind. Write a list of things you can do to generate revenue right now. This could include things like calling past clients to re-connect, […]

What’s Your Business Telling You?

Your businesses will tell you what you need to know if you’re willing to pay attention. By asking great questions and observing what’s already there you most likely have the answers you need to tackle most of the issues you are facing. The problem is you may be too busy, have lost focus or want […]

Is It Time to GROW Your Business?

I work with seasoned business owners who want to GROW, who are GROWING, their businesses every day. GROWTH is fun. It’s exciting to watch business owners take their companies in new directions, add new products/services or expand their teams. And it can be painful watching companies grow. Growth can be exhausting and expensive. I hear […]

11 Ways to Build a GROWTH Mindset

Decide to GROW. Making a decision to GROW is the first and biggest step. Once we decide, really decide to GROW, we change our mindset. I watch clients over and over again struggle with deciding whether or not they want to GROW or change and yet once they decide they’re going to go for it […]

Getting Your Business on Track in 2017

It’s so easy to get off track in business. We spend our days putting out fires, dealing with the ‘issue’ of the day and then often heading home exhausted after never having gotten to the work we wanted to do or knew we needed to do. Owning a business is a joy-filled, adventure and a […]

Be a Champion of Brilliance

Brilliance: exceptional talent or intelligence I truly believe every human being on the planet has an area of brilliance – an area of exceptional talent or intelligence. And I believe it’s MY job, my responsibility, to help champion brilliance in myself and others. The reason I believe this so strongly is because I spent much of […]

10 Ways to Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, dream, discover.” Mark Twain 1. Give yourself permission to THINK BIG. I love hanging with […]

49 Ways to GROW Your Business

1. Decide you want to GROW it. 2. Ask for help. 3. Write down your growth plan.  4. Reach out to your past client. 5. Engage your employees. 6. Involve your clients – ask them what they want. 7. Clarify your mission and let it drive growth. 8. Get excited about your business. 9. Revive your […]