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Small Business Coaching by Brilliant Breakthroughs, Inc. Bootstrapping illustrated by young man lacing up his boot to get back to business.

Bootstrapping your business too much?

Are you bootstrapping your business too much? Bootstrapping a business adventure isn’t a new term. Yet with this century’s Entrepreneurial Explosion this concept is very much alive. It isn’t uncommon for boot strappers to boast about their business’s launch approach. They speak proudly of their accomplishments. These conversations often come from mega-companies like Coca-Cola or […]

Small Business Coaching by Brilliant Breakthroughs, Inc. What's Your Business's 901? illustrated with a multi-colored abstract burst.

What’s Your Business’s 901?

What’s YOUR Business’s 901? Can you guess what my business’s 901 is? Better yet, what’s YOUR Business’s 901?  Do you have a clue what the 901 represents? I just realized something has happened and do you want to guess how many times? That’s right, 9-0-1 times.  Clue: It’s me being consistent at something for nine […]

Small Business Coaching. by Brilliant Breakthroughs, Inc. Passion inspires illustrated by 2018 US National Championship Snow Sculpting.

Passion inspires us, but does it validate a business?

Passion inspires us, but does it validate a business? Passion inspires. Yet no matter how awesome it is, it may not validate becoming a business. What? Doesn’t passion fuel a business? Sure it does, but not all things you are passionate about should become YOUR Business.  Let me introduce my brother, Mike Austin. Mike is […]

Small Business Coaching by Brilliant Breakthroughs, Inc. Your Passion illustrated by red and green apples with different colored hearts carved into them.

Your passion may be harming your small business success

YOUR Passion may be harming YOUR Small Business Success! Ready for this? YOUR passion for what you do, may be the one thing that’s holding YOUR Small Business’s Success from being attained. Yes, you read this correctly. Passion is good for Small Business Owners (SBOs), but there’s a threshold as to how much is helpful […]

Small Business Coaching by Brilliant Breakthroughs, Inc. Write down goals illustrated by a couple holding an antiquated treasure map with an X on it.

Write down what matters for guidance

Write down what matters for guidance Write down whatever is most important to guide your actions to your goals. Are you someone with ambition, dreams, big goals, and want to make a difference? If so, then somewhere, either written by hand or typed, you should have your ideas and action plan written to prioritize and […]

Small Business Coaching, by Brilliant Breakthroughs, Inc. Mr Holland's Opus illustrated by its Movie Poster.

Mr Holland’s Opus: Business Movie Review

Mr Holland’s Opus (1995): Business Movie Review Mr Holland’s Opus (1995) movie will teach Small Business Owners business strategies  of Patience, Creativity, & Trust Mr Holland’s Opus (1995) PG is a human interest story. It touches us at our core, as humans, children, parents, professionals,and community members. The movie spans over 30 years of Mr Holland’s life. […]

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Keep commitments strong to achieve

Keep commitments strong to achieve “Keep Commitments” sure seems like it would be a great motto for the month of January. Have you make a recent commitment? Your commitment needs to stay strong if you want to achieve your goal. When you start something new, how difficult is if for you to keep committed? When […]

Small Business Coaching by Brilliant Breakthroughs, Inc. Completing Projects illustrated by a cover that's being released today.

Completing Projects and Celebrating

Completing Projects and Celebrating Completing projects isn’t necessarily commonplace in small business. I know – it’s sad and true. But today we celebrate completing projects! Why are we talking about completing projects now? Today, a team of 10 Small Business Owners have completed a major milestone in a project. Collectively, they wrote a book and […]

Small Business Coaching by Brilliant Breakthroughs, Inc. Topic: Celebrating Success illustrated by Upcoming Book Image.

Celebrating Success Improves Your Productivity Level

Celebrating Success Improves Your Productivity Level Celebrating Success is a key productivity power move! When was the last time you accomplished something and celebrated it? Perhaps an easier question is when did you last accomplish something and not celebrate it? Think back. Were you too busy slaying dragons all day long to remember to do […]

Small Business Coaching by Brilliant Breakthroughs, Inc. Brilliant Breakthroughs Book 2017 illustrated with the book cover and invitation to learn more.

Introducing the Brilliant Breakthroughs Book

Introducing the Brilliant Breakthroughs Book The Brilliant Breakthroughs Book (2017), officially titled Brilliant Breakthroughs for the Small Business Owner, is the name of the book I will be releasing on November 8, 2017. I’m super excited about it! Why? It pulls together about 15 years of my coaching practice’s wisdom and distills it down to […]