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Follow Want To Keep Being Profitable? Don't Be Afraid To Change Direction! When's the last time you got lost while driving? Not long ago, most of us would remember the answer to that question since it would have happened, like, last Tuesday! And would've involved lots...
Follow Meet The Farmers! The above photo was taken on my trip last week to San Francisco, a #foodie paradise, and that #foodie word drives me crazy, but it happens to work here, and is a great example of a popular marketing trend I've been seeing a lot lately: selling...
Follow Who Knew Uber Was the Antidote to Stress? Like almost all of us who are (or try to be) good at what we do, I fret/think about/whine and stress about my business. Like a lot. I'm always looking to tweak something, fix it, improve, whatever....

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Follow Want To Keep Being Profitable? Don't Be Afraid To Change Direction! When's the last time you got lost while driving? Not long ago, most of us would remember the answer to that question since it would have happened, like, last Tuesday! And would've involved lots...
Follow Summer is here and let's face it, productivity probably isn't at the top of your list. I totally get it, the whole world (at least on Facebook!) seems to be out sunning in the South of France and you're stuck at your desk. Want a way to cheer yourself up?...
Follow Improving Your Business Is A Process, Not A Quick Fix! Are you thinking you'd like to make a few changes to how you run your business? Feel more organized, more on top of your finances? Have time to focus more on the big picture? These are great goals. And the...
Follow “What Did You Do All Day?” How Well Can You Answer That Question? Do you remember having this kind of conversation with your parents when you were in high school? Parent: “How was school?” You: “Fine.” Parent: “What did you learn today?” You: “Nothing.” And...

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Follow Running A Business Is Expensive! What's An Entrepreneur To Do? If you're in business for yourself, I'm going to guess that you always have two things within easy reach: coffee and your checkbook. Am I right? Who doesn't need caffeine? And when you're running a...
Follow Problem Solved! Here's The Prescription To Fix Your Ailing Business! I seem to be on a health kick lately! You know, adding some fruit to my cocktails, drinking green "shakes" on St. Patrick's Day (so what if they were spiked?), finding new ways to incorporate...
Follow Don't Be Afraid Of The Numbers! It's OK To Look! In one of my recent blogs, I wrote about the "It took me HOW long?" question, which you might find yourself asking when you wonder why you're insanely busy, yet not insanely rich. Hmmm... good question, right?...
Follow It Took Me HOW Long?! And What Do I Have To Show For It? I have an entire chapter in my book devoted to the "It took me HOW long?" question. If you're familiar with my blog, you might know that my book helps entrepreneurs address the mistakes they commonly...
Follow I was in Washington D.C. last week speaking at Georgetown, my Alma Mater. Friend and professor Jeff Reid hosted a reunion of our MBA class and invited us to speak to students currently in the program. I shared my own ups and downs of running a business and how...
Follow Is Your Business Philosophy Good For Business? Do you have a philosophy for how you run your business? Maybe you do. Maybe you haven't given it too much thought. I mean who has time for philosophizing when you can barely keep up with all the stuff you have to...
Follow Persistence Is A Big Factor In Small Business Success! Sometimes being in business for yourself can be a grind. Am I right? There's always so much to do and never enough time to do it. You've got to keep an eye on the details and the big picture. Plan for the...
Follow Are You A Born Entrepreneur? How To Take Care Of Business! I've been in business for myself for most of my adult life. Make that most of my entire life, since I started out peddling shrinkie dinks before I was old enough to safely operate an oven. But I still...
Follow Wanted: Hard-working self starters for new business venture; must be enthusiastic! Starting a business for the first time — especially if you're young — can be really scary. I've never done this before! But I still have college loans! Payroll? Has anyone seen...
Follow In Small Business, Success Is Built On Your Relationship With Your Customers Can we talk relationships? Isn't that everyone's favorite blog topic — right after Ikea furniture hacks and new ideas for avocado toast? And reading about relationships on a business...
Follow Strategic Partnerships Cost Little, But Offer Big Returns!  As you know, I love sharing business insights with other organizations and think it’s a great way to continuously be growing and learning through the ideas exchange. Recently, we got to participate in...
Follow What's Your Method For Tracking Where Your Money Goes? When I started out in business for myself, I always thought that when I signed another client – especially a high-profile one – or booked a big party to plan, that that was a sign of my success. And success...
Follow New Year's resolution check: How's that diet going? Oh, the promise and hope of January! That month of the fresh start, the new beginning, the diet! What was it this year? I tried some Atkins, a little cleansing, a few days of Dryuary. (Those were long days!)...
Follow Put A Face To The Name! Your Face, Your Name! Do you want to grow your business? After answering "Yes," the next question to ask is "How?" Such a simple question should have a simple answer: Advertise more! Just do it! Add water! Yeah right. You and I know that...
Follow Financial success awaits! It starts with a plan! Did I hook you with that catchy title which clearly promises to lead you to riches and wealth? Of course I did! In fact, I'll probably end up re-reading this myself a few months from now to find out what...
Follow Retrain Your Brain To Make Confidence A Skill, Not A Trait! I've never been one to shy away from a challenge or underestimate myself. It's possible that people have said of me that I overestimate myself, whatever that means! But I don't think of it that way. I...
Follow Finding Your Place In The Market Helps Customers Find You! If one of your goals for the new year is to increase your customer or client base... and now I should finish this sentence with something profound and insightful. But all that keeps coming to mind is...
Follow Secret to Success: Don't Be Afraid of Hard Work! Running a small business is just like running a business of any other size, right? Umm... maybe? You have to develop your product or service, know your target market, keep an eye on your competition, know where...
Follow Does perception affect our choices and opinions? Heck yeah! Most of us care how we're perceived by other people. (Who wants to be thought of as a jerk?) So we have to think before we act and convey an image of ourselves that reflects how we want to be seen....

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