As business owners, we tend to have a LOT of numbers to look at. The number of leads coming in, the percentage of leads that convert, pricing, supply costs, tax, payroll, etc. The list goes on and on. The problems start when you make assumptions that you know certain numbers are “fine” or “good.” Usually,…

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I’m normally quite disappointed in myself when I make mistakes, but this time I’m being kind and patient with myself and working on eliminating any negative self-talk. Here’s why. The biggest lesson I learned in 2019 was that being hard on myself does not move me towards my big goals and dreams. Being tough on…

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Frustrated trying to find where your money is? Try these tips

Do you ever wonder why you seem to be busy and doing good business, but the money doesn’t seem to be in your bank account? Sometimes the fact is that money is hiding in your business. Here are four places money may be hiding, and how to get it: Accounts Receivable Someone should be responsible…

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Talking to a business coach can result in huge gains

Think about the things in your life that you always show up for. Why do you always show up for those things? It’s all about accountability. Someone or something is holding you accountable. That’s why you show up. That’s why you do the thing. That’s why you follow through. Your Accountability Coach Recently I’ve noticed…

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Focus on the things that matter

Do You Focus On the Negative? Do you ever feel caught up in thinking about something frustrating or negative? Do you ever worry about what other people say about you? Especially when it’s unkind? I bet that makes you feel frustrated and negative! I know I feel that way when I’m focusing on the wrong…

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Feel good. The rest will come.

This week, I want to share something very personal with you, in hopes that it will help you and your business. Last week after having what seemed like a cold (including fainting spells) for six weeks, I went to see my doctor. As I was being led to the room where I would see the…

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You have to change to get better results

I know that there are way too many books, videos, blogs, courses and posts about leadership to count. But I’ve found through my own experience—owning, running and coaching businesses—that only one characteristic is the most important if you want to get better results. Without this characteristic, none of the others matter. And, with this characteristic,…

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Good company culture starts at the top

Company culture is a big key to success in business. I have personally seen businesses succeeding beyond all likely parameters solely because of their great cultures. I have also seen incredibly talented teams doing a terrible job at turning a profit because of their negative culture. There is no question: culture is extremely important in…

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Put these 3 components together for business success

The 3 components of a successful business are: 1. Brilliant Leadership 2. Effective Marketing & Sales 3. Financial Mastery If you’re not working on these three hugely important pieces of your business, you’re missing out on a lot of: Happiness and fulfillment for clients, staff, yourself and your family, The satisfaction that comes from a well-run…

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