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Self Development Secrets queried more than 200 of the world’s most renowned influencers - you know where this is going... yup! including yours truly, to name their favorite personal development books. Drum roll please... last week SDS published the 2017 update of The...
Even if you don’t have a blog (or, two, thank you very much!) like I do, there’s a pretty good chance, if you're a small business owner, that you still need to bust out those mad writing skills in order to put together website copy, product or service descriptions,...
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. #ShockerTypeACheckingIn....

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Even if you don’t have a blog (or, two, thank you very much!) like I do, there’s a pretty good chance, if you're a small business owner, that you still need to bust out those mad writing skills in order to put together website copy, product or service descriptions,...
Are We There Yet? It's A Journey, Not A Destination! I like to think of myself as successful. Pretty sure you do, too. I seriously doubt that you or anyone else likes to think of themselves as... hmmm... how should I put it... the opposite of successful? We could...
Self Development Secrets queried more than 200 of the world’s most renowned influencers - you know where this is going... yup! including yours truly, to name their favorite personal development books. Drum roll please... last week SDS published the 2017 update of The...
Who's The Boss? You Are! Starting a business is always a scary proposition. A whole lot has to happen between the "I have an idea" phase and the "We're open for business!" stage. And I'm not just talking about how much work it is. Doesn't matter if you're opening a...

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Next Time Someone Calls You A Daydreamer, Say "Thank You!" Are you a dreamer? I totally am! But for some reason, that word doesn't always have the positive connotation that it should. My teachers called me a daydreamer when trying to account for my apparent lack of...
Words Of Wisdom From Sheryl Sandberg, The Ultimate Miss Bossy Pants! Lately, I've been taking inspiration from some pretty interesting people. Lucille Ball, Steve Jobs, Sandra Day O'Connor, Abraham Lincoln, Helen Keller, Oprah Winfrey... these are just a few of the...
A toast for summer: Relaxation, inspiration & motivation! Ahhh... summer. How I love thee! A lazy beach day, fake-complaining about how hot it is, a cool libation at 5:00 (or 2:30 because it actually is that hot). What a nice change of pace from the rest of my...
Do Tell! Have You Figured Out The Secret To Your Success? We Want To Know! What exactly is success? I guess the answer to that question depends on who you're asking and what you're talking about. You might think of success as achieving a major goal: OMG I ran a...
Do You Love A Good Challenge? Or Would You Rather Just Not Deal? Last week I talked about believing in yourself and being your own cheerleader. (Yeah for you! Remember?) That little pep talk — and the fact that business is still quiet — has got me in a pensive mood....
Be Your Own Best Cheerleader! "You can do it, yes you can! If you can't do it, no one can!" I have no idea if that's how that cheer is supposed to go, but who cares! I'm in a rah-rah mood this week so I'm going with it. In my business, things tend to slow down in late...
So You Want To Be An Entrepreneur? So you have an idea for something you'd like to sell. A very cool product perhaps. Or you'd like to sell your services for something you're good at. Or maybe you plan to open a store and sell other people's products. Whatever it is,...
We’ve been using Instagram for years now with much success. I love technology (yeah for the 21st Century!) and have always been an early adaptor. Maybe it’s because I know a good thing when I see it! Or, maybe it’s just cuz I love trying new things! As an event...
The Only Way To Get Where You're Going Is To Keep Going! So how's that for profound? I know you're thinking that I borrowed that deep and insightful phrase from a motivational poster. I can picture it now. It has an aerial shot of a horse running on the beach as the...
Let's Get Philosophical! I'm Quoting Seth Godin This Week... And You Should Too! For the last few weeks, I've been sharing quotes of things that I said in my book. Not just because I love the idea of someone quoting me — though who doesn't kinda love the idea of that?...
Words of Wisdom To Get You Through The Week! What do Ben Franklin, John Wayne, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and Wayne Gretzky all have in common? Don't all answer at once now! I'll throw out a few possibilities: Maybe they all loved pie. (Don't laugh, it's possible. My...
Let's Focus, People! It's The Thing That Sets Successful Businesses Apart! Are you trying to map a path to success? Well now that I've said that, that kind of sounds like a dumb question! Of course you are. You're here, reading this blog (yeah for you!). And you...
Let's Talk About The Dreaded "F" Word: Failure! (Gasp!) The topic I'm tackling this week is not for the faint of heart. It's failure with a capital F, business failure to be exact. If you shudder at the thought of having to abandon a venture already in progress... if...
Need Ideas? Two Heads Are Better Than One! When you're running your own small business, it can feel like you're shouldering all the responsibility by yourself. The bills, payroll, customers, growth, new ideas, the list goes on! When it's your company, ultimately...
Sounds like a plan! Start setting goals like a pro! I’m a big fan of spontaneity! "Wanna go for drinks in a few minutes?" Sure! "How about if we go get donuts this morning instead of making oatmeal?" OK! "Happy hour at the donut place, right now?" Now we’re...
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 of...
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? Accomplish...
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 good...