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Is Knowing What To Do Enough?

Do you make a new year’s resolution to lose weight or go to the gym? Do you actually reach those goals? This is a prime example of knowing what to do, but not staying motivated to actually do it. Intellectually, we all know eating healthy foods and exercising is the key to losing weight, yet […]

high achievers and mindset coaches

The Secret Weapon of High-Achievers

High achievers – in both the online and the corporate world – generally have positive attitudes, know how to take action, and know how to ask for help. They are also not afraid to bring in coaches or mentors to help them improve their leadership and planning skills. Who wants to be around pessimistic people? […]

business or hobby

Do You Have a Business or a Hobby?

Online business owners – of all types, from affiliate marketers to store owners to coaches – can easily “open their doors for business” without a firm business plan in place. Some may test the waters to see if they attract any clients and some start out doing this online work as a side gig while […]

Persistence

Professional Success Requires Persistence

Ok, let’s talk about persistence. For starters, how many old sayings, aphorisms and clichés are there about persistence? Here are just a few: The early bird gets the worm. Slow and steady wins the race. If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again. When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. The list goes […]

Mindfulness in your business

Being Mindful Within Your Business

Experience is a great teacher. Each day, all of our lives are jam packed with numerous experiences. Many of these experiences are everyday occurrences. Others are less common. Occasionally, some are so unique that they are literally life changing. However, every experience, whether mundane or fantastic, can offer us a teaching moment. Most of us […]

Success Requires Flexibility

Success Requires Flexibility

There is nothing more stifling to success than rigid thinking.  Rigid thinking leads to rigid behaviors, and rigid behaviors lead to dead ends, blind alleys and creative cul de sacs. In other words, while there is a certain amount of comfort to routine, too much routine can choke off all chances that you’ll be able […]

The Buck Stops Here

Does the Buck Stop With You?

President Harry Truman had a sign on his desk that said, “The buck stops here”. What he meant by that was, as President, he did not have the option to pass the buck when it came to mistakes or failure. He was the boss, and the buck stopped getting passed with him.  As a business owner […]

Daily activities for LinkedIn

Daily Activities to Attract Clients on LinkedIn

As you probably know by now, consistency is vitally important for any marketing efforts. It is especially important for LinkedIn. How many times have you noticed that someone is regularly active, but then disappears for months at a time? Then, seemingly out of the blue, they show up again, but within a few weeks they’re […]

Audience Hear You Often

How Often Does Your Audience Really Want to Hear from You?

When it comes to relationship marketing, and building solid business relationships with your audience, a certain amount of interaction is vitally important. But is there such a thing as too much interaction? Let’s compare three different scenarios and audiences: Almost everyone has a long lost cousin, friend, or acquaintance who you only hear from once […]

Want More Clients? Think Like a Farmer

Think all a farmer has to do is wait until fall to harvest truckloads of delicious tomatoes or corn or squash? Think again! That farmer has worked hard all year long to prepare for that week or two of reward.  He prepared the ground following last year’s harvest.  He planted seeds in the spring.  He […]

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