I resisted. For the longest time. Working with people starting a business. People in startup mode are overwhelmed and when my clients are overwhelmed, I get overwhelmed. When you are starting, you need so much. All at once. I didn’t think I had the ability to be effective and really help. Until I realized that […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
December is Reinvention month. We reinvent ourselves whenever we want to level up. Because the thinking that got us here won’t get us there. Leveling up is when we make a change that makes our lives better. It often involves owning an idea we have been mulling for a while. For instance, going from ‘I […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
A Successful business is built around making customers ecstatic. Why ecstatic? Because ecstatic customers make your life easier. They engage with you, they help you help them. They pay well and gladly. Most importantly, they tell others. How do you define ecstatic? Start by thinking about times you felt ecstatic yourself? What was […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Ecstatic Customers make your Business Better
It’s amazing what happens when you ask. You receive. The hero figure of our cultures works alone. He or she comes up against a huge problem, then goes away to figure it out on their own. They come back in a blaze and overcome the problem. If there is help, the helper is not one […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on June is ASK Month
Right off the bat, I’m making a statement in saying priorities rather than priority. Can you have more than one priority? I’m not talking about over arching goals and objectives type of priorities, rather, trying to answer the question: ‘what should I work on today?’. There is a concept called ‘highest and best use’. It […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Priorities
How many times do you hear (or do you say) “I just can’t get ahead?” How can you set yourself up for winning if that is the loop playing in your mind? How can you believe in yourself enough to put in place the kind of changes that will bring you prosperity if all you […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
I started my 100 day project on September 14 so it would end on December 20. Here’s the original post. My objective was to focus on my businesses; to figure out where they can go and to set it up so they will. I outlined 3 business ideas: Crystal Clear Bookkeeping Ltd, this Business Owners […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on How I did with the 100 Day Project
It comes down to 4 things: KNOWN You know where you are and where you are going. You know how to do what you want to do. You know when to ask for help and from whom. You know your why. Your Business Model is clear. You have policies and procedures in place that everyone […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Leo Babauta launched his book/package “the Effortless Life” last week. I’ve been thinking about making business easier and smoother – you know, effortless. So this really caught my eye. I bought the book. His overriding premise is that we should get rid of goals and expectations. I’ve read his blog for years and I’ve read […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
My strengths (according to Strengths Finder 2.0 by Tom Rath) are everything about looking at a situation, gathering necessary information, looking to the future, figuring out the highest and best use of available resources and plotting the next steps to get there. Futuristic Learner (I don’t just like learning, I crave it. It’s why I […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Doing What We Love