The 100 Dollar Question

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Some years back I had the opportunity to be a keynote speaker for a women owned business group in my area.  I started with this question: If I could give you $100 or 100 hours, which one would you choose?   …

How to Get What You Want Out of Your Business

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After over ten years of working with business owners, and consulting them on how to create the businesses of their dreams, I often come across a very interesting scenario that I want to share with you today.  The key to …

Why Small Business Owners Don’t Take Vacations & Why They Should

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Many of us postpone creating our True Life Goals because we wrongly prioritize the importance of tasks.  First, let’s look at Why Small Business Owners Don’t Take Vacations: We say: I can play AFTER the work is done I can …

How You Are Holding Yourself Back (and what to do about it)

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For some reason it seems many people are not reaching their full potential.  Why is that?  Find out how you are Holding Yourself Back, how to break free of being a saboteur, and get the life that you really want! Originally, …

How to Apply Abraham Hicks “Art of Allowing” to Your Business & Life

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You may not know this but when Ester Hicks first set out and started meditating it was because they wanted to grow their business.  Her communication with Abraham actually started out as a quest to share better business information!  Since …

How to Improve Business Systems In a Hurry (Part I)

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In years past, professionals used to spend time on Exit Planning.  (Exit Planning is when you plan to leave your business and train everyone up so that it can run effectively without you.) The truth is, your business shouldn’t be …

A New Year, A New You! Lifestyle Makeover

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We see this on TV ALL THE TIME.  Somebody gets a makeover!  And they look/ feel GREAT! I, personally, L-o-v-e a good makeover show.  I love the fashion ones, the weight loss ones, and even the business ones.  Although, the …

How to Build Your Personal Legacy and Share it With the World

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Life can give us a lot of ups and downs.  As the year comes to a close, have a think about your year and what you want for the year to come.  By focusing on what our personal legacy is, …

How To Be a Successful Introvert In Business

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In my previous post, I explored the difference between being an introvert, or extrovert.  And, if you’ve realized you are an “inny”, rather than an “outty”, I’m going to try to help you realize even more about yourself and how to …

Introvert or Extrovert? & Why This Matters for Your Business

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Are you an Introvert or Extrovert?  This post will help you find out, and let you know why this matters for your business success. “One-third to one-half of individuals are introverts.” – Rowan Bayne, The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator In a world …

What it Takes to Be a Small Business Owner

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Entrepreneur Magazine just recently published this fantastic infographic created by Constant Contact (but I did have to change “Jack” into a “Jane”, OBVIOUSLY!)  Find Out What it Takes to Be a Small Business Owner below. Check it out! I love infographics!  Do …

What Kind of Perfectionist Are You?

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Let me begin by saying that my inspiration to write about this topic is that I am seeing a trend — and so is Google.  The issue of being a perfectionist, and even the language has gone up DRAMATICALLY, look: …

Army of One – The Part of Being a Woman Business Owner That Nobody Ever Talks About

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When I first went into business, I thought I had a pretty good understanding of what I was in for.  I grew up in a business environment, and I had been in the working world for over ten years.  But …

7 Magical Ways To Get More Creative in Your Work & Your Life

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Finding the Magic We all grew up watching or reading stories of magic.  And whenever there was a spell to be cast, the witch or sorcerer would need to put together a combination of strange ingredients.  It might surprise you …