13 Barriers to Achieving Goals

13 Barriers to Achieving Goals

Wouldn't it be great to achieve your goals effortlessly? Wouldn't you want to rid yourself of all of the barriers to your  goals once and for all? You may be wondering what a "goal barrier" is? Simply put, they are the things that prevent you from achieving your goals. A goal barrier could be one tiny thing or it could be a mixture of things. It does not really matter Continue reading

Take Your Business Thru Spring Cleaning

Take Your Business Thru Spring Cleaning

Spring is here. I think of spring as a time of rejuvenation, renewal, and rebirth. It brings amazing bursts of color, warm breezes, and sunshine. Spring brings with it a unique hope and energy that invigorates, inspires, and changes attitudes, pulling us from the winter doldrums. With spring comes the notion of spring cleaning. I spring clean my house every single year. Admittedly, I have not always reached Continue reading

The Truth About Running a Business

The Truth About Running a Business

When developing a business, there are several activities to be scheduled:  client appointments, sales calls, networking events, learning opportunities, mastermind meetings, and many more.  These activities often take time, money and advance planning.  You may sometimes feel las though putting out the extra effort just is not worth it, even if you know that attending an event will make a Continue reading

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