Challenging Times-Yes! Changing Times-Yes! Opportunities -Absolutely YES!

I am amazed and just so excited to see how businesses….large and small… are taking this very challenging and negative time and turning it into something positive! We as entrepreneurs are probably sitting on what could be an even better opportunity than what we are doing right now. What do I mean by that? Look at the many different businesses that are changing what they produce now to what NEEDS to be produced and many times it only involves tweaking their current way of doing things. Look at the industries and businesses that are going from what they were producing
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Are You A Person Of Your Word?

How many here like to be kept waiting and waiting only to have a no show for something scheduled? This may not seem like much in the scheme of things but when you are in business for yourself your word can take you a long ways and it speaks volumes about the kind of person you are . The lack of being a person of your word can end up taking you nowhere! And trust me…this speaks volumes about the kind of person you are too! Every one of us are building our businesses in some way. We may be
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Love Your Business

  February is known for Valentine’s Day and as the month of love. As we close out this month, I wanted to talk about love for a minute….love for your business. Because without love, we are only going through the motions and that’s no way to build or treat a business. In her book Plan It, Do It, Love It, Sherry B. Jordan mentions several ways you can love your business. I’ll mention a few of her ways and then I’ll expand on them. How to Love Your Business: Be Clear About What You Want From Your Business: • Take
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New Year and Back to Business: Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals

We all want to be successful. That means we need to set goals because without goals there is no focus or direction. As we meet those goals we can check off the steps for seeing our progress and know when we are on or off track. A surefire way to NOT succeed is to set very vague goals. Example: I want to lose weight. When we don’t have the steps needed to know we are on the way or we reach the goal, and we don’t have a plan….all we have is a wish: I want to lose weight. There
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New Year and Back To Business: Adding Friends and Likes

On Social Media today viewers expect a two-way conversation and engaging content, not to be marketed or sold to. Sites like Facebook and Twitter, even Instagram are seen as places to share content and interact with friends, families and even interact with your brands. Not approaching social media the right way could distance your prospects and audience which in turn could cause them to unfollow you or even unlike your page. Even though Facebook has changed tremendously over the years, it’s still the largest of the social platforms, with over 2 BILLION active users on Facebook every month! When it
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New Year and Back to Business: Clean Up and Update Your Website

We’re talking about getting back in the swing of business for the New Year and today we’re going to talk about your Website. Your website is critical because in many ways it’s the viewer’s first contact or impression they have of you, your business, and your services. Have you taken a look….a good look…at your website lately? What is it saying about you? First and foremost…is it up to date? Does it really reflect what you do, who you’re trying to reach, and how you can solve the issues and challenges they are having? It’s so easy to put up
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