Know Your Workability VS. Likeability Ratio

Your work day consists of making decisions that affect the future of your business. You may work with other people to bring these tasks to fruition, but most often in the home business arena, you’re doing it alone. Welcome to entrepreneurship. To be an effective business owner, you have to know and understand the difference between…

The Dirtiest 4-Letter Word In Business

I’m sure that many 4 letter words come to mind but there is one in particular that will waste a lot of your time, money, and other resources if not taken seriously. Know what it is? Free. This simple word is often dangerous to your business. People are ALWAYS looking to save money, cut costs, and figure how…

You And Your Big Head

In the words of Gary Vaynerchuk, host of The Shooooooowwwwwwwwwwww, “MAKE EGO A GOOD WORD!” But most people give this word a negative connotation. Maybe it’s because we commonly hear about people with big egos as being unfriendly, unhelpful, unapproachable, or downright jerks. Let’s face it, no one wants to follow or listen to someone that won’t…

I’ll Do What I Want When I Want

In an interview, Jack Welch was asked his thoughts on work life balance… His response? “No such thing. It’s all about choices… You make the choices, you go after them, you live with the consequences…good and bad. You make your own choices and you don’t wait for some bureaucracy to come out and tell you…

R.E.S.P.E.C.T. Find Out What It Means To Me

Love him or hate him, you have to respect Donald Trump for always speaking him mind. Some people find that offensive while others find that sort of demeanor to be refreshing and dare I say ‘attractive’? But did you catch what I said?  …People RESPECT him. This isn’t a political posting; but it does relate…

The Passion Of Purpose

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By being more rigid and structured in your life, you can actually create more flexibility. Seems counterproductive but let’s explore this. This isn’t another one of those ‘how to spend your time wisely’ posts… But if you don’t protect yourself from useless BS, then you’re limiting your time to level-up your life. For your own sake, you…

Boss Up You Wuss…And Be The 1%

“Value the opinions of the 1% that you admire, ignore the other 99% of those you don’t.” To be happy with your business, you strictly want to work with people who are worthy of your time. Hold yourself to a higher standard! Work ONLY with those whom inspire and push you to be better everyday. If you…

The Lie You Tell Yourself

I get it…you want everything to look perfect, work flawlessly, and leave your customers saying “Wow.” The reality is this: We’re all human and we all make mistakes. Therefore we should never be judgemental of people who are trying and haven’t quite figured it out…YET! Chances are that those who criticize others for trying something new…

Being Different Is Better Than Being Better

Ever feel like you don’t stand out?  Ever feel like you just blend in and disappear into the world of marketing? Well the good news is that there are ways to stand out and be noticed. The bad news? Well…there is no bad news unless you’re too lazy to take action – in which case…

The Next Best Kept Secret

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If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you. Retweet Here Have you ever seen a restaurant, a car, a martial arts studio, or an industry expert with the title of “Best Kept Secret?”  Let’s analyze what that actually means…and why it’s hurting your bottom line. Maybe you’re a fantastic coach, a brilliant writer…phenomenal phone skills eek from…