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Oct 04

Succeeding through imperfection is a great strategy

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

imperfections of renovating a deck

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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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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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

turtle hatching from shell

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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