Category Archives for "Motivation/Inspiration"

Oct 04

Succeeding through imperfection is a great strategy

By Maggie Mongan | Leadership & Management , Motivation/Inspiration , Performance , Time Management & Productivity Improvement

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Succeeding through imperfection is a great strategy Perfection is overrated, especially in business! A far more successful approach is succeeding through imperfection. Yes, you heard me correctly, embrace imperfection. I know this first appears counter-intuitive, but it’s one awesome power move to support your business’s performance. Small Business Owners (SBOs) wear many different hats. There […]

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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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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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May 30

Celebrating 8 Years of Blogging for Small Business Owners

By Maggie Mongan | Leadership & Management , Motivation/Inspiration , Movie Reviews for Businesss Strategies , Performance , Time Management & Productivity Improvement

Fireworks background with words 8 years of blogging.

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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May 20

3 point mid-quarter small business performance check-in

By Maggie Mongan | Improve Sales , Motivation/Inspiration , Performance , Time Management & Productivity Improvement

3 candles with flames

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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May 06

Jump start a productive day each workday

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

chef preparing dinner plate

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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Apr 22

Your “I can do it” attitude instantly changes everything

By Maggie Mongan | Business Strategies , Leadership & Management , Motivation/Inspiration , Performance

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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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Apr 08

When everything changes, change everything

By Maggie Mongan | Goals , Motivation/Inspiration , Performance , Time Management & Productivity Improvement

Polar bear on melting iceberg.

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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Mar 15

The Bucket List: Business Movie Review

By Maggie Mongan | Goals , Leadership & Management , Motivation/Inspiration , Movie Reviews for Businesss Strategies , Performance

Red painted bucket full of water.

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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