Why You Need a Highly Effective Marketing Calendar

Why You Need a Highly Effective Marketing Calendar

Do you know why your business needs a highly effective marketing calendar? Is your answer to get more organized?  There is a lot more going on within your effective marketing calendar than just trying to get more organized and, if you don't know it, you are probably going to have a difficult time.  On the outside, effective marketing calendars seem to be just about getting a whole bunch of Continue reading

Business Lessons Learned During a Hike

Business Lessons Learned During a Hike

Have you ever had your butt kicked and later realized that there were business lessons learned?  I have...by the mountains. It would probably be better to say by the mountains and my own limits that were coming up that will be blasted away. But I learned some business lessons also. As a coach who moves my clients quickly into action, I know that wall they hit. That shows up where we have Continue reading

Little Known Way to Achieve Your Goals

Little Known Way to Achieve Your Goals

Do you need a strategy to find and fulfill your wishes, change your habits, and achieve your goals? Then use WOOP--a self-regulation tool meant to support you in effectively mastering your everyday life and long-term development, Developed by research psychologist Gabrielle Oettingen, WOOP is the acronym for: Wish: Something you really want to accomplish. A wish is exciting, challenging, and Continue reading

You’ve Been Handed a Pink Slip

You’ve Been Handed a Pink Slip

You did not think that you would ever be handed a pink slip.  You noticed some warning signs, but you put your head in the sand.  You had considered jumping ship while you still had a job.  You heard many of the rumors that your company was merging with another.  You have been with the company for 12 years and you feel confident that all senior executives like yourself will retain their nice, Continue reading

10 Strategies to Get New Clients

10 Strategies to Get New Clients

Face it.  Sometimes you run out of strategies to get new clients.If you are reading this post, chances are you are a talented business owner. You are great at what you do and you are passionate about it.  But because you are so passionate about it, you may not have all of the clients you want.  If this sounds familiar, this post may help.   Please do not underestimate Continue reading

Avoid Annoying Hagglers and Honor Your Worth

Avoid Annoying Hagglers and Honor Your Worth

Solopreneurs get their share of annoying hagglers when closing a deal or finalizing a sale. Regrettably, many often end up on the losing side of the negotiation. Today's post is sharing a snippet from my latest mini-series, 6 Blunders Keeping You Stuck, Stressed & Strapped!   Be aware of the further reaching implications and responsibilities associated with your price point. There Continue reading

How to Easily and Purposefully Generate Great Ideas

How to Easily and Purposefully Generate Great Ideas

Knowing how to generate great ideas with purpose is an important skill to have.  How many times have you heard a solopreneur say "I have ideas coming out my ears – in fact, I have more ideas than I can handle". I do hear this frequently.  Interestingly enough, having ideas doesn’t necessarily translate into earning money. If having ideas was the path to instant profit, we Continue reading