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How to hack a Black Friday promo in hours

How to hack a Black Friday sale in hours

If you are struggling about how your business can participate in Black Friday, I’ve got some solutions in my video below. Even if you are a busy shop owner – like the pie company I mentioned – you can engage in the holiday spending season.  Why?  People are going to spend money this time of […]

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 […]

Should I accept half of my regular rate if I really need the money?

Need to decide to take a project earning much less than your usual rate? Here are some tools to make the decision

It’s a common problem when you freelance/consult. You have a group of good paying clients. Life is rosy. Invoices and cash are coming in. Bills and expenses are paid on-time.   Until you reach the famine period. Where the work dries up. And you are stuck trying to figure out how to make rent/lights next […]

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 […]

Why I’m not bothered that we didn’t create vision boards at my recent workshop

If you want more than fancy doodads and trips, you'll look for these deeper visioning and goal setting opportunities.

Y’all I hosted a vision board workshop. And we didn’t even get to the part where you create the board.  But, I couldn’t be happier!  LOL Why this insanity you ask??? Because visions boards are about much more than pasting pretty pictures.  It is more than cutting fancy ads about the doodads you want or places […]

Be the CEO of your business and do a vision board

When I first heard about vision boards, I thought they were for people who believed unicorn poop is magical and money trees do really grow. I was too busy sweating in the trenches

When I first heard about vision boards, I thought they were for people who believed unicorn poop is magical and money trees do really grow.   I was too busy sweating in the trenches. Focusing on SWOT analysis and keeping the damn lights on Finding new customers and keeping them happy And my all time […]

Stop worrying about your marketing being perfect

If you are trying to juggle the “crazy” of finding new clients while managing your existing clients, I salute you. And if you are a perfectionist who only submits flawless work,  I challenge you.  Stop worrying about it being perfect when it comes to YOUR marketing.  Just get it done.  Get more out there.  Stop […]

Do this 1 thing during the busy holidays for your business

Take a moment to congratulate yourself on everything that you accomplished this year. Whatttt? I’m not telling you to: Review your marketing and tweak who you your ideal client is Update your website Work on your long things to do list Revamp your website Get to work on your sales plan (Which btw these are […]

Let’s solve your Oct-Dec ’14 biz problems

Y’all I’m going renegade here. Send me your “stuff” and I’ll help you solve your business problems. Yup. Send me your 2014 business goals and the top problems you are dealing with. What amazing goodness do you get ?? I’ll help you put together the plan. The plan that will transform your business from a […]