Acting the Part and Finding Success | August 15th, 2011

I work and network with a lot of small business owners, and something I hear frequently is “I’m just not comfortable selling myself”. It’s a common theme. After all, most of us didn’t go into business to become sales people. We went into business because we had a terrific product, or because we wanted to work at something we enjoyed . . . or because we really hated our boss. However, if you don’t find a way to effectively communicate how great you are, how will your business survive? Unless you have the capital to hire really good salespeople, you’ll need to learn to market yourself.

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Everything is a Choice | August 8th, 2011

Do you ever get bogged down by all the things you have to do? What do you have to do today? Do you have to go to work, to the gym, to the grocery store, pick up the kids, cook supper, do laundry, walk the dog, take out the trash? What if you didn’t have to do anything? Well the simple truth is you don’t have to do one single thing. Nothing. Nada. Zip.

Everything is a choice.

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Keeping the Commitments to Yourself | June 20th, 2011

Are you serious about your career? If you are, then keeping the commitments you make to your clients is probably at the top of your priority list. Have a family at home? Chances are, you make as much time as possible for your loved ones as well. But how do you do with the commitments you make to yourself?

Personally, I struggle with it.

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Rose Colored Glasses (or How Perception Impacts Success) | May 9th, 2011

Rose Colored GlassesAre you a glass half full or half empty kind of person? Do you see the world through rose colored glasses, or do you consider yourself a realist (which is the same as a pessimist, by the way). Our attitudes can ultimately impact how successful we are in business, as well in life in general, so it is important that we monitor our perceptions.

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3 Websites to Add to Your Favorites | March 7th, 2011

Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do.
You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.

– Mary Kay Ash

I spend a lot of time online. More than I’d like some days, but every now and then I find a hidden treasure of a website that really enriches my life. Here are three go-to sites that are sure to inspire you.

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