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Celebrating 8 Years of Blogging for Small Business Owners

Celebrating 8 Years of Blogging for Small Business Owners Wow, 8 years of blogging is a long time to be blogging! Small Business Owners need sound support, fresh ideas, for new strategies and aligned actions to achieve stronger business performance and increase their business success rate. Each week for the past 8 years, we’ve been […]

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3 point mid-quarter small business performance check-in

3 Point Mid-Quarter Small Business Performance Check-In Mid-Quarter Check-ins are one of my favorite business activities. Well, next to seeing a client’s face light-up when they understand why they’ve had a gap in their business’s performance. These check-ins allow you to identify what is impeding upon your business’s success rate. Additionally, when you do this […]

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Jump start a productive day each workday

Jump start a productive day each workday Jump start has a variety of thoughts attached to it. I typically envision cars needing a jump to start, or a defibrillator to help a person’s heart start working again. Your Small Business needs you to provide it with a daily jump start. Are you providing yourself and […]

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Your “I can do it” attitude instantly changes everything

Your “I can do it” attitude  instantly changes everything My “I can do it” attitude was reinforced about 20 years ago from an elderly women I met at a workshop. She was a nun who was well accomplished. You’ll appreciate how this story will easily improve YOUR Business’s Performance. The first time I really listened […]

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When everything changes, change everything

When everything changes, change everything:  practical wisdom under the certain circumstances Change everything can seem radical and sometimes it is. Let’s just say it – change gets a bad rap. It shouldn’t, but it does. We all want things to be different, but how many of us are willing to do the work to create […]

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The Bucket List: Business Movie Review

The Bucket List: Business Movie Review “The Bucket List” teaches business strategies of  Tenacity, Dreaming Bigger, Perseverance The Bucket List (2007) movie is a favorite of many. It helps us remember how unusual circumstances may create something very powerful to experience! This is a story is of how two strangers meet and how they enrich one another. They are […]

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Encouraging Support for Business Owners

Encouraging Support for Business Owners: This should be a priority for you! You developing an encouraging support team can swiftly offset the following experiences. Are you deflated half-way through the day? Do you wish you had someone cheering you on? Have you ever said,”I just wish I had someone to keep me moving forward?” If […]

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Engaging with your team boosts performance

Engaging with Your Team Boosts Performance Engaging with your team is no small feat! There are many people on your team and you need to be in relationship with each one of them. Finding the sweet spot of having a personable relationship in a professional setting often eludes business leaders, but it doesn’t need to […]

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We need great leaders to guide

We need great leaders to guide Great leaders aren’t born. Leadership is still a relatively new expertise; however, research consistently reveals leadership is a skill and capability. Don’t kid yourself. How effective you are as a leader tremendously impacts YOUR Business’s Performance! Granted we’ve had leaders since the beginning of time; however, leadership is a […]