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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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Smaller Wins Hurt Business Growth

Smaller Wins Hurt Business Growth Smaller wins are everywhere in small business. If you are hacking your business, chances are you’re hacking YOUR Business’s Performance and ultimately its growth potential. Settling for smaller wins means you start to accept your To-Do List as victorious moves, instead of basic completions. OK, in some cases it may […]

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When the unexpected delivers results

When the Unexpected Delivers Results The unexpected typically occurs throughout the work week of any Small Business Owner. At the moment, it’s 7:51 am and I’ve already had four calendar changes for today. Why? Major snowstorm and blizzard conditions at times throughout the day.  The storm was expected – but sometimes weather isn’t as severe […]

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What’s Business Synergy?

Is your business synergy in sync or disconnected? Here’s options to consider. What’s Business Synergy? Business synergy is for Small Businesses too? It was only 15-20 years ago when the term synergy explained how big business collaborates. You, as a Small Business Owner (SBO), are most likely implementing synergy into your business already. I’m convinced […]

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Improving upon past performance

Improving upon past performance Improving your performance and your business’s performance is an ongoing process as a Small Business Owner. It is also your duty to constantly review and adjust to optimize YOUR Business’s Performance. This is what makes rock star businesses! There are certain times of the calendar year when we spend more time […]

Do you have agility as an essential capability to have your business shine?

Agility is required for business growth

Agility is required for business growth Agility is fancy word for being nimble a colleague once told me. Let’s keep this oversimplified and work with being agile and being nimble synonymous for practical purposes. As the year is winding  down, I’m starting to get messages from friends, family, and colleagues about how their year played […]

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Jingle All the Way: Business Movie Review

Jingle All the Way: Business Movie Review “Jingle All the Way” movie will teach  Small Business Owners business strategies of  Priorities, Being Proactive, and Agility Jingle All the Way (1996) is a classic good guy- bad guy Christmas movie wrapped up with a family struggling to be with one another more during the holiday season. Even though this […]

Other's peoples agenda may be ruining your small business success rate.

Other people’s agenda versus yours

Other people’s agenda versus yours Other people’s agenda often drive our agendas. Why? There’s several reasons why this happens. Often Small Business Owners don’t even see this seeping into their schedule. Are you running your agenda or other people’s agenda (OPA)? What makes their agenda more important than yours? You!  OK, I’m going to keep […]