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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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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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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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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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