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When you get feedback, how do you often respond? Are you quick to jump to conclusions or get defensive? If you’re like most people, the word defensive may come to mind. We often are reluctant to see the fault in our ways and that is normal....

I’m often asked, “What can I do to stay motivated?” and my response is actually a very simple one. I follow the same three steps when I make goals in my business as well as in my personal life. When it comes to staying on track,...

When it comes to growing your business, stepping out of the box is often mission critical to your business success. I recently had a client reach out to me because their sales were dropping, despite them sending out 100+ emails a day. Naturally, they went to...

We’ve grown accustomed to think that bigger is better and less is worse. But, in reality, when it comes to getting things done in your business, taking a step back and investing time to grow your business is what is important. I had a client who...

If you’re like most entrepreneurs and business owners then you know, the more your business grows, the more problems you’ll encounter. Simply put, challenges propel us to grow and to transform what we do and how we do it. I found this out firsthand last year with my...

Even the most successful business owners and entrepreneurs have to overcome those voices that tell them they “can’t” or that they “shouldn’t”. But, how you handle them when they inevitably happen will help set you apart from your competition. In some cases, that voice in...

Though success is not guaranteed in business, there are certain steps and actions you can take to put yourself on a winning trajectory. However, it all comes back to you truly reflecting on what you want and being willing to put a plan to execute...

Too often I see entrepreneurs and business owners fall victim to their ego. They invest their time, money, and sweat into a business venture and risk losing everything rather than making the decision to walk away. Contrary to popular belief, giving up can be one...

Focus, in business, is your secret weapon. With it, you can hone in on anything and reach any goal you are committed to. Without it, your business can be paralyzed or moving in opposing directions that stop your forward progress. The choice is yours… Choose clarity and...

When it is time to make a decision, what do you do? Do you have a set of internal standards or criteria that you run through? Or, do you simply go with your gut and “wing it”. In business, having a standardized system is everything. It helps...

I often hear people comment that they “can’t” do something, when in reality what they are saying is that they “won’t” put in the effort to get the results they want. We as a society, have been conditioned to expect fast results with minimal work....

Quick question for you to consider… Where are you storing your ideas? Are you writing them down or are you storing them in your memory? If your answer is the latter, then I challenge you to find a more consistent way to document your ideas, thoughts, concerns,...

Do you have someone in your life (maybe it’s you) who seems to talk and talk and talk? We all know at least one person like this. Some people may even consider me to be a constant talker. On a recent trip to a vintage...

As an entrepreneur, you’re often THE expert in your business. You’ve perfected having to wear multiple hats, at any given time, to get everything done. But, what happens when you hire your first employee or work with your first team? For many, it will involve having to...

You often hear the phrase “get everyone on board”. If you think of your business, or even your personal relationships, as a proverbial boat, where you need people to row to keep the boat moving and making forward progress. As with any boat, you’ll naturally...