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Tag Archives: business growth

R.I.P.P.L.E.S.

The RIPPLE effect. People talk about it, but I often wonder if people really get the power of it. I’ve made it an acronym. Here’s what it means to me… Repetition In Place Produces Little Effects Somewhere We often underestimate the effect we have on people – whether we want it to or not. And…

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Does Your Business Run By Your Rules OR Somebody Else’s

Have you ever found yourself answering the question about why you’re doing something with “because THEY told me to?” Who’s They? When you do things because everyone else is doing it or because you saw it on somebody else’s social media feed, take heed. Are you the leader in your business or are you following?…

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The Importance of Knowing Why You Do What You Do

Do you think about the reasons WHY you do what you do? Or do you just do things to get them done? Or because you’re “supposed” to do this or that? There is strategy and then there’s flying by the seat of your pants and being haphazard about the things you do. Specifically, in your…

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Rolling

As we roll into Memorial Day weekend, I hope you find your business rolling along – at least as well as it was at the beginning of the year…if not better than it was then. Several people responded to a Facebook post I put up earlier this week that their businesses were doing great and…

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Just Say No To Pivoting

I’ve heard so many people say there were surprised and taken off guard by our current situation. It’s interesting to me to hear that because the virus was in other countries before it was here. Did we really think it wasn’t going to affect us? I started talking to my clients about the modifications and…

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You & Your Team

As much as we all need time alone and hours of quiet to be productive (you know, those times when you have to swim alone), we also need a great team around us to maximize our potential as business owners. Sometimes, it might look at feel like we’re swimming alone, but our support team is…

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Working Alone

Bill Glazer used to say being an entrepreneur was the “loneliest job in the world.”  Many days, I agree. I was reminded of Bill’s quote as I walked on the beach, while I was in Florida. I observed animals both in groups and in solitude. Today, I want to address the ones that were alone…

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Rest & Rejuvenation…Critical Part of Business

Sometimes you have to take a step away to really rest…as in do nothing. No schedule to keep, no appointments, no plans, just nothing. Just time. Time to do what you want, to rest and to give your brain time to just be. If you have kids, especially young ones, it’s harder to do, takes…

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Your Business Seasons

Growing up on a working farm teaches you a lot can be applied to business (if you just look and listen…but almost nobody grows up on a farm anymore). For example, all farmers and gardeners know you have to prepare the land before you plant the seed, and you have to plant the seed before…

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What’s The Point Anyway?

Marketing, webinars, live events, emails, funnels, sales, team, strategy, merchant account, CRM, joint ventures, affiliates, accounting, speaking, social media, clients… And, the list goes on and on. What is it? Just a short list of all the things you have to think about when you own your own business.  It really could be a lot…

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