Category Archives for "Goals"

Oct 18

The Spiderwick Chronicles: Business Movie Review

By Maggie Mongan | Goals , Leadership & Management , Movie Reviews for Businesss Strategies , Performance , Teams

The Spiderwick Chronicles Movie Poster by IMDb.com

The Spiderwick Chronicles: Business Movie Review  Business strategies of  Promises, Warnings, & Possibilities The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008) was produced by Nickelodeon Movies. It is a movie about a family dealing with real life concepts. Then magically, an added element appears of simultaneously living in a fantasy world. The family must unite on many different fronts to […]

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Sep 28

3 Steps to Avoid Small Business Burnout

By Maggie Mongan | Business Success Resources , Goals , Leadership & Management , Motivation/Inspiration , Performance , Time Management & Productivity Improvement

The word Burnout with flames and smoke coming through it.

3 Steps to Avoid Small Business Burnout! It’s time for a heart-to-heart about Small Business Burnout. Small Business Owners are notorious for experiencing burnout at different levels; yet, I assure you, it’s avoidable. Are you thinking, “Right, Maggie, you have no idea what I’m dealing with right now”? That’s fair. I agree I don’t know […]

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Aug 07

Reading your business’s P&L Statement improves your profit

By Maggie Mongan | Goals , Leadership & Management , Performance

Life buoy rescuing dollars.

Reading your P&L Statement improves your profit margin Most Small Business Owners don’t take advantage to learn what information their P&L statement provides. Why? Small Business Owners (SBOs) don’t know the value it offers them when making decisions, how to analyze it to improve business performance, or how it is created. When a SBO understands […]

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Aug 02

Are you creating a peaceful business?

By Maggie Mongan | Goals , Leadership & Management , Performance , Time Management & Productivity Improvement

person laying in hammock over ocean at sunset

Are you creating a peaceful business? When a new Small Business Owner (SBO) begins operating, many people ask, “What type of business are you creating?” I’d find it highly unusual if the new SBO answered, “A peaceful and profitable business.”  Yet, when I speak with SBOs, this is precisely why they are creating their own […]

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Jul 19

Phone follow up with potential customers

By Maggie Mongan | Customers , Goals , Improve Sales , Leadership & Management , Performance

Phone follow up with potential customers The effectiveness of phone follow up with customers and potential customers is being minimized in modern business. We aren’t utilizing one of our most commonly available tools – a phone. Yes, you heard me correctly. People still use phones to speak to one another.  Small Business Owners, you need […]

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Jul 11

Internal Business Partners: Marketing and Sales

By Maggie Mongan | Customers , Goals , Improve Sales , Marketing Ideas , Performance

Sales and Marketing focus puts money in your hand.

Internal Business Partners: Marketing and Sales Every business needs sales to survive. Sales need marketing to attract and engage potential customers so they can be converted from lurkers to paying customers. This is a fact for every business. Your business is no different. Do sales happen without marketing? It is possible, but not probable! We’re […]

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Jul 04

Independence Day and Your Business

By Maggie Mongan | Goals , Great Leaders , Leadership & Management , Marketing Ideas , Motivation/Inspiration , Performance

independence day celebration of US Flag and fireworks

Independence Day and Your Business Independence Day is today in The United States of America. Canada celebrated their Independence Day on July 1st. All these Independence Day concepts had me pondering about the independence of owning a business. Small Business Owners (SBOs) are seriously committed to the growth and increasing value of their business. This […]

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Jun 05

Website analytics provide you with golden nuggets

By Maggie Mongan | Goals , Leadership & Management , Marketing Ideas , Performance

Gold bars

Website analytics provide you with golden nuggets Website analytics are important to every Small Business Owner. Just because you haven’t looked at yours, doesn’t mean you won’t find valuable information to improve YOUR Business’s Performance. The fact that you don’t know what these analytics are revealing about your website’s performance is all the more reason […]

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May 14

The power of owning a relationship in business

By Maggie Mongan | Goals , Improve Sales , Leadership & Management , Performance

Goslings staying together.

The power of owning a relationship in business Owning a relationship supports your business’s performance. Most Small Business Owners (SBOs) need to own another five relationships immediately. It appears owning a relationship has become a lost art over the past 20 years. There is a whole generation who doesn’t understand what this is and how […]

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