Category Archives: Business mindset

Do this 1 thing before you stress over your New Year revenue goals

Before you crack open the new fancy schmancy calendar,  review last year’s WINS!!! Whether you are running a side hustle or a full time enterprise, you wear the C.E.O. hat.  At all times.  You have a responsibility to strategize, plan, and see the big picture for your business. Even when you are still the chief […]

The #1 reason why you must run a Black Friday promo

Don't worry about just sales for Black Friday. There is a bigger win that you can gain from offering a promotion.

I’m betting you have a list of reasons why you aren’t interested in promoting a Black Friday special. I can’t afford to discount my prices drastically. I don’t have a ton of inventory. I wouldn’t know where to start. I don’t have the business model that makes sense to run a Black Friday special. It’s […]

Why “I want a mentor” is the wrong question to build your business

Why "I want a mentor" is the wrong question to build your business

I overheard someone asking “Would you be my mentor?”  It’s such a tough question!! You are trying to grow your business and need help. But you know that your chances of getting “yes” are pretty slim. So how do you do it well? I participated in a small business mentoring roundtable this year.  Attendees asked […]

The one thing we often forget when we have a ton of clients

Can you relate to this scenario? You are in the midst serving several clients.  Your schedule is packed.  You are giddy with the invoices that you are able to send out. So of course you are bound to forget this KEY thing in your business. Check out the video:

Black Panther – Why this movie could make you a BETTER entrepreneur

If you haven’t heard the buzz about Black Panther, you might be on a serious social media/news fast!  The movie is breaking all types of records and has generated a solid cult following.   As an small biz coach who wants to see more small businesses succeed by connecting the dots, I couldn’t resist.  There […]

The group you need to remember when you set business growth goals

Either you want to clients and can deal being uncomfortable or you want your pink fuzzy slippers

Did you ever write this “I am DETERMINED to grow my business” list? I’m gonna make 10k this month I will land 5 new clients I’m going to grow my social media by 1,000 new followers I’m going finish my website relaunch You might be missing out on a key variable when you set these […]

The 1 goal that really matters in the New Year

Focus on the life changing goals for your business rather than getting distracted by the out of the ordinary moments.

I saw a car on fire during the AM commute.  I hoped that the driver was OK. But I wasn’t OK with the reaction of other drivers. –No one got out to help. –No one helped him flag down help.   Instead they stopped, stared, and caused a massive pile up.   And it made […]

It’s so easy to avoid marketing when you have contracts flowing in

Follow-up leads to opportunities. So start with just one person.

I’ve delivered 10 speaking events in 17 days. Yup. I’m brain dead. Mentally and emotionally drained. Even if there is a sense of joy because audiences were transformed. So, how do you market your business when you are tired? When the stack of business cards is stacked high? When your follow-up list is long? When […]