Are You Getting Creative For Getting Clients

Getting clients is key to our staying in business. But getting clients can present a challenge from time to time. So how can we get creative and get clients? Let me share a story with you. Several months ago our shower door in our bathroom broke. The handyman we had at the time said we would have to order a custom made shower door and that it would be very expensive and suggested we just put up a shower curtain and make that work. When another handyman had started working for us, I mentioned our shower door and he looked
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Are You Over Complicating Your Business

Did you know that over-complicating things is one of the biggest hurdles we have to overcome in business? Well, I don’t know about you, but I can so over-complicate things! It’s so easy to get started going in too many directions, doing too many things at once, which leads to overwhelm and frustration that we feel in our businesses. Have you ever experienced this? I know I have! In any business one of the first things we have to do is focus and find clarity to know what direction we’re headed in. Today is not only almost the end of
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What Does A Hurricane And Your Business Have In Common

We have just gone through hurricane Florence here in Charlotte, NC and even though it was not as bad here as forecast, it went through extremely slow leaving a massive amount of rain. Thank God we kept our power and no down trees in our yard, but other parts of Charlotte were hit pretty hard. However the eastern part of our state in Wilmington, New Bern, and other coastal areas and some inland areas have been devastated. Please pray for their recovery. When Florence was approaching as a Category 4 she was traveling at a faster rate of speed going
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We Are Not 25 Anymore…So What?

Guess what?? We’re not 25 anymore!!! We may not even be 50 anymore <gasp>! But does that mean we need to just be put out to pasture or just sit on the porch in the rocking chair and hope for the best? Does this mean…. we’re “done?” Absolutely NOT! This is YOUR time!! You are in the next chapter of your life and you’re loving it… Through all this time it’s been a total learning experience whether working outside the home and/or being a stay at home mom…it’s been a big learning experience. You have a world of experience, you
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FACEBOOK, Changes, and What to Know

  Facebook announced a huge change and it’s really affecting your posts on your business page and how many see (and don’t see) them. Facebook has said posts from your friends, family, and in Facebook groups will now be given priority over posts from Facebook Business pages. Yep…that’s right. So let’s talk about what having a Facebook group means to you as a business owner: 1) If you are in any Facebook groups you will see those posts, since they are given priority, before seeing Business page posts. 2) That means if you want your message and your content seen
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Presenting your Services: Who’s Making the Decision?

Everyday you make many decisions. You’re given choices and based on your thoughts and reasoning, you make your decision. However I think one of the biggest decisions (and mistake) we business owners make is: Making the decision FOR our viewer, prospects, clients. We do this based on what we know or really what we THINK we know about our market/ideal clients and what they want or can afford. During my 30+ years in dentistry as the Office Manager and Financial Coordinator I saw so many dentists literally make the decision for their patients in their presentations for treatment and they
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