The Four-Minute Mile Belief

The Four-Minute Mile Belief

Prior to 1954, experts believed that running a mile in less than four minutes was impossible.  They believed that was a bit beyond human capability.     Some believed that even if someone could do it, their heart would explode. However, Roger Bannister broke the four-minute “impossible” barrier and clicked in at 3:59.4 in Continue reading

How to Find Ideal Clients in 6 Easy Steps

How to Find Ideal Clients in 6 Easy Steps

If you are struggling to get clients, you may not yet have crystal clear clarity on who your ideal client is. To find ideal clients, you want to make sure that this is actually a viable group for you to focus on. You do not want to spend a lot of time, money and energy focusing on a type of person who either is not looking for the type of service you want to provide or cannot afford to Continue reading

Handle Objections with This #1 Strategy

Handle Objections with This #1 Strategy

I use a very simple concept to handle objections and I can share it with you in two words.   That is often the difference between handling that strange energy of when someone pulls back, says that they 'have to think about it,' or is not convinced that hiring you is the best thing to do at this time. I am going to share these two words because they can make or break your sales, Continue reading

Effective Marketing Made Simple

Effective Marketing Made Simple

The idea of putting time into a marketing plan isn't the sexiest thing you may be thinking about as you go about your day working in your business.  But what you have to also add is the "working on your business" aspects.   If you are like me, I conduct very little business between Thanksgiving Day and New Years Day.  This means that now is a good time to start Continue reading

Week in Review – 10/25/2014

Week in Review – 10/25/2014

It's the weekend and my second week of  sharing a few of the blogs I enjoyed reading over the past week.  I like to read two blogs per day for entertainment, to learn, and just to see what my online friends are up to.  It is always a great use of my time.     Sarah Arrow gives us four great questions to answer that will help us identify, plan, and create the Continue reading

There is a Solution to All Problems

There is a Solution to All Problems

The following true story happened in mid-1970s in a mid-western state of the U.S.. to a third-generation barber and his son.  I first heard it told by Mary Morrissey at one of my certification workshops. The barber's son had not been home in over a year because he was attending graduate school; however he does check-in with the business periodically.  He lived in a community where Continue reading

CSS Tips to Add Pizazz to Blogs

CSS Tips to Add Pizazz to Blogs

What is CSS, you ask? CSS is the acronyn for Cascading Style Sheet. Style sheets instruct the browser on how the elements such as fonts, colors, sizes, colors should be displayed on a page.  You can modify almost any aspect of your blog's appearance just by changing the stylesheet in your template. There are three parts in CSS:  Selector.  A selector is an HTML tag at which Continue reading