Running Your Small Business without Outside Financing

Running Your Small Business without Outside Financing

Have you ever worried about where you will find the money that will allow you to grow your business. I have and, like most small or solo businesses, angel investors or venture funding are not a possibility.  Were you aware that most small businesses start up by bootstrapping?  They fund themselves and discover ways to ramp up with a minimal amount of Continue reading

No More Business Sabotage

No More Business Sabotage

I once thought that how I spent my time was the essential ingredient in determining how well I succeeded.  Although that is true, I now also realize that how I think determines how I spend my time, so I go a bit deeper. I read The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle, a visionary whose ideas are so powerful that they have caused millions to experience more joy in their lives. His basic Continue reading

An Entrepreneur’s Mindset

An Entrepreneur’s Mindset

If you want your small business to succeed, you should study how successful entrepreneurs think.  A lot of first time entrepreneurs do not know what they are about to get themselves into. If you think you are creating your own job rather than a business, you may wind up as merely minimally self-employed. Self-employed means you have a skill, you decide what service or product to Continue reading

Imagination and Your Business

Imagination and Your Business

Here we are at the beginning of 2015. I am hoping that everyone has achieved the results they set up for 2014 and that you all have your goals and plans in place for 2015. Remember, one of the great things about being human is that we have imagination. Allow yourself to day dream and imagine your life how you really want it to look. Take conscious action, think big and create a fantastic Continue reading

Worthy Business Goal Ideas for 2015

Worthy Business Goal Ideas for 2015

Have you set an audacious business goal for yourself lately? If it had been a while, why? The key to boldly embodying your brilliance in your business lies in your willingness to set audacious business goals and take action steps every day to get there. If you do not, you will most likely get bogged down by the details of your daily activities and lose sight of the bigger picture. I am a big believer to goal setting: Continue reading

Out of the Fog and Into the Light

Out of the Fog and Into the Light

While taking a hike in the thick fog, we came out into the light pouring through the fog. I stood in awe and took out my camera. It was a moment of amazement for us and an example of how to use everyday moments as metaphors to inspire insight. This image inspires me as I look towards the New Year and I feel the promise of light coming through the fog. It also makes me take notice of times when Continue reading

Create Your Core Offer in 3 Simple Steps

Create Your Core Offer in 3 Simple Steps

If you are a blogger, you most likely have been urged to create your core offer.  Want a powerful exercise to help you get to the core of what you offer?  If so, I believe that this post will get your off to a good start. First of all, your offer is NOT coaching sessions, CDs, DVDs, workbooks, or any of the things that make up your products and services.  Your core offer is the Continue reading