Success Secrets

October 1, 2018

Build Your Business in Just 15 Minutes a Day

Pick your highest priority goal – I recommend one linked to your fastest route to income – and dedicate just 15 minutes a day to working on it. Schedule it on your calendar & work with no interruptions for a amount of short time.
August 14, 2018
Feeling unmotivated? Hit the reset buttonwith one of these9 practical ways toget unstuck!

Feeling Unmotivated? Hit the Reset Button!

Everyone goes through periods of not wanting to do something. But if you’re stuck on an important business task, your path to profits is blocked. Try one of these 8 practical ways to improve self-motivation. It happens to everyone – you know what you SHOULD be doing, but you just can’t get yourself to get it done!
May 9, 2017
Need to plan around important business & life obligations? Use Google calendars for easy planning.

Use Multiple Google Calendars to Manage Your Business & Life Priorities

Need to plan around important business & life obligations? Create multiple Google calendars that can be viewed together to easily find time for your priorities (and help you say NO to over-booking!)
January 1, 2017
Instead of making resolutions, start by making GOALS —the kind you can actually follow through on.

25 Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year again, another new year, aka “the time to set goals.” Why is it, then, that people we all know (maybe you included) fail to achieve new year’s resolutions? If you’re like most of us, you rarely keep your New Year’s resolutions longer than a few weeks. Here's some tips to help.
September 22, 2016
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed as an Entrepreneur. Learn how to say NO to save your time & energy.

How To Say NO To Simplify Your Schedule

It's easy to feel overwhelmed as an Entrepreneur. Networking events, invitations for coffee or lunch, partnership opportunities, business ideas, new projects and more...Even though you have a full schedule, do you feel guilty when you say NO?
July 7, 2016
How to Refocus When You are Feeling Distracted

How to Refocus When You are Feeling Distracted

Between emails, social media, pressing problems, never ending tasks and distractions, it can be difficult to get things done. Sometimes that looming task or project, just doesn't seem to. Try these ideas to get refocused now.
May 30, 2016
Stop overloading your schedule! Before you say YES to a networking event, stop & think.

Before You RSVP as “YES”, Stop and Think

This statement sounds so simple, but I could give you dozens of examples of people NOT putting it into practice. I've been guilty of this same cycle myself. But now I've stopped my networking overwhelm!
May 20, 2016
Feeling like youshould be doing more in your business?Stop & celebrate your accomplishments!

Celebrate Your Accomplishments

Next time you are feeling less than, or feeling like a failure for not doing more, take a moment and look what you have accomplished.
April 10, 2016
Overwhelmed by your long TO-DO list?Get focused & manage your priorities with Trello.com.

Put Your TO-DO List on Steroids with Trello

Balancing your work & life is no easy task, especially when you have a million TO-DOs. Trello.com will revolutionize how you stay organized. Multiple lists with detailed cards for each task have checklists, due dates, files & more.
December 27, 2015
Review the past yearby looking at your business plan,passion & lifestyle.

Review the Past Year: Your Business Plan, Passion & Lifestyle

The new year is a great time for Entrepreneurs to reaffirm their goals and boost their motivation. The new year can be the perfect time to reinvent yourself, your schedule and your business's systems. It's the perfect time to start anew. There are three things about the past year that need reviewing.
December 28, 2014
Use Buffer to schedule social media updates to regularly share blog posts, news, articles, videos & photos.

Use Buffer to Schedule Posts on Social Networks

One of the biggest hurdles to posting regularly on social networks is being online to post during the peak times your target audience is also online. Schedule posts as you read articles, or set aside time to do updates for the week from your browser or your mobile device.
October 9, 2013
PRODUCTIVITY TIP: Prepare to outsource by tracking common tasks.

Simplify Your Workday AND Prepare for Expanding Your Team

You know the end result of taking tasks of your plate is a great reward, but the though of getting help can actually ADD to your stress level. This easy tip will give you an IMMEDIATE BENEFIT of saving brain power AND prepare you to outsource.
September 22, 2013
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Lessons Learned From My Family’s Business

The business owned by Cousin & founded by my Uncle & his brothers, burned in a 4-alarm fire. Here are some lessons I've learned from seeing the business grow during my whole life.
August 24, 2013

Finding the Missing Puzzle Pieces of Your Brand

Does your head ever feel like a mind-swirl of financial goals, new ideas, deadlines, TO-DO lists of incomplete tasks for your brand and your clients and maybe even life obligations to family, friends and your own personal needs? I know it can be a challenge to see your business from a place of clarity in the middle of this mental chaos.
July 29, 2013

Are You Feeling Like a Failure for Not Doing More Marketing?

Do you find that you're constantly thinking about the list of all of the marketing things you "SHOULD BE" doing, yet feeling guilty for not doing them? I know the voice inside your head. I hear it, too. If you are in the cycle of feeling guilty for not doing more, here are a few examples that have haunted me or my clients.
July 2, 2013

Journey Toward Purpose…Reaching Your Destination with Small Steps

Originally published in On Purpose Magazine - What is your PURPOSE? That’s a big question, isn’t it? In order to bring some new perspective to this question, I’ve gather together some of my favorite quotes on the topic. Having a sense of purpose is having a sense of self.
June 1, 2013

Do you say YES to Every Possible Client that Comes Along?

Saying NO to people that aren't a good fit for your business is best for everyone—including the people you turn away. If you are an Entrepreneur, your cash flow might not be where you would like it to be. So you might start seeing dollar signs instead of making decisions to work with someone based on a thoughtful process. This is ACTING and not REACTING. Here's 5 reasons why you should sometimes say NO.
January 2, 2013

Celebrating Your Purpose & Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

Happy 2013! What does this mean for your business?! Five years ago today, I did what every Entrepreneur dreams of. I made the decision to quit my job & to believe in myself enough to launch my own business full-time. Can you see how happy I was at that moment? I want to hear about your journey! Please share about it the comments!
January 2, 2012

Invest Your Time by Using Social Networks

“No time” is a common excuse for not setting up or using social networks regularly. However, they can be a great way to find more time in a busy schedule. Here are a few key reasons on why this is a smart investment for business networkers.
October 1, 2011

Sharing your Vision & Passion with the World

Close your eyes and imagine yourself connecting to others to share your PURPOSE. How are you currently letting others know about your vision and passion? When you take a trip, you can map it out or you can head in a general direction and course correct along the way.
July 10, 2009

The True Value of Your Brand

The value of your business to your customers goes beyond features & benefits. It’s about the emotions you evoke and problems you solve (or create) for your customers. This has a huge impact on your bottom line.