Yearly Archives: 2006

  • January meeting- Other Money

    Posted on December 30, 2006 by Frances Schagen in Know Where You Are Going.

    January’s meeting is called Other Money. We’re going to look at other ways to make money, opportunities within your core business and the concept of multiple streams of income.  There’s alot of discussion lately about the best ways to do this and whether or not to do it.  We’ll look at all sides and make […]

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  • December 2006 Prioritizing

    Posted on December 30, 2006 by Frances Schagen in Uncategorized.

    First work on what you want to achieve. Only then can you start making choices about the best way to spend your time. For any period of time, there are plenty of things you can do. You have to choose the best ways to spend your time to get you closer to your goals. See […]

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  • Success With Marketing Skills

    Posted on December 28, 2006 by Frances Schagen in Uncategorized.

    Marketing Best Practices All your marketing should be consistent Your marketing should talk about things that are important to your customers Your marketing should reach your customers Your marketing should include a call to action Sample Budget Breakdown: 70% to existing customers 25% targeted 5% untargeted Marketing Experts I trust: Robert Middleton Get a great […]

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  • Success With Financial Skills

    Posted on December 28, 2006 by Frances Schagen in Uncategorized.

    Financial SMARTS STATEMENTSFinancial statements give you a precise measure of how well you are doing. MEASUREMENTSSuccessful business owners focus on a couple of key figures, watching how they change over time. The specific measurements change over time and depend upon the business practices you are tracking. ASSESSThe numbers tell you if what you are doing […]

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  • Success With Personal Skills

    Posted on December 28, 2006 by Frances Schagen in Uncategorized.

    Prioritizing Tools · Why prioritize? TQ page 5 http http://www.thinktq.com/training/todaystq/index.cfm?sa=109316 · What are your values? Vision and Values page 7 · How will you spend your time here? Secretan page 10 http://www.secretan.com/ · Where are you now? Benchmarking page 11 · Where are you going? Simpleology page 15 http://www.simpleology.com/indexs12.php · How will you get there? […]

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  • Success With Leadership Skills

    Posted on December 28, 2006 by Frances Schagen in Uncategorized.

    Entrepreneurial Planning Create / clarify your personal vision Create a new vision for your business that supports & aligns with your personal vision Reconcile your new vision for the business with your key business stakeholders Create & implement an action plan to move from your current business to your new vision Project Management Break the […]

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  • Prioritizing

    Posted on December 9, 2006 by Frances Schagen in Uncategorized.

    This is a tough one for me. The first exhibit was my monthly project list with tasks. Each project is a different colour so we could see pretty quickly that I’m juggling 9 projects. Way too much.

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  • Next Meeting

    Posted on November 15, 2006 by Frances Schagen in Do It.

    The next meeting of the Business Owners Success Club is Wednesday, December 6 9:30 -11:30 in the Kings CED boardroom. In December we will work on Prioritizing. In November we worked on Project Management. We want to look at the coming year, plan the seasonal marketing opportunities and actually be ready for them when they […]

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  • Financial SMARTS for Small Business

    Posted on November 8, 2006 by Frances Schagen in Know Where You Are Going.

    Financial SMARTS for Small Business workshop Do you want the freedom that comes from being in control of your business? Do you want to know how you are really doing in your business? Would you like to know what to work on in your business to give you the best results? Would you like to […]

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