Scattered to Streamlined

🌟Would You Say You Are Successful?🌟

Success means different things to different people. Some might put a monetary value on success. Others a lifestyle change. For me, it was having a beautiful location from which to work. One that inspires both my clients and me. I’m here, loving it and my business pays for it. (That’s my office and one ofContinue reading “🌟Would You Say You Are Successful?🌟”

Implementing Systems Saves Cats

The other day there were a bunch of nasty geese in our yard. (after being attacked by three geese decades ago, I have no love for these flying, pooping beasts 😝) I let our crazy dog, Dylan, out the door to chase them away. What I hadn’t noticed were the neighbor’s cats hanging out nextContinue reading “Implementing Systems Saves Cats”

Finding Freedom through Finding Time

“Either Run the Day or the Day Runs You”-John Rohn Have you ever been uber-busy all day long, frantic, running from one task to another and,  at the end of the day, had someone ask you what you did that day – only to rack your brain and not be able to come up withContinue reading “Finding Freedom through Finding Time”

Ack – What Do I Charge??

Do you find yourself asking any or all of the following questions? As a start-up business – What should I charge to begin with? As an experienced business – Am I charging enough? What do I charge so I don’t scare anyone away? An expert tells me I should be charging 10x what I amContinue reading “Ack – What Do I Charge??”

Write it Down, Make it Happen – 2nd Half 2021 Success Plan

If you completed answering the six questions I asked in my last blog post, you already have a jump on the second half of 2021. You already have jumped into action and have momentum flowing. What’s next?

Six Questions for Reinvigorating 2021

A friend sent me an email asking about filling in speakers for our business support group on June 8th and June 19th. He sent the message on June 18th. He meant July in his message. I keep writing dates in my journal beginning with 3/__. Somehow my mind thinks we are still in March.

I Want to Play!!!

Birds are singing, the sun is shining, and everything outside is green and beautiful. Who else wants to get out there and enjoy it all? Especially here in the northern states, we’ve been pretty well closed up between both winter’s cold/spring’s wet weather and an ages-long pandemic. The itch is on to get outside andContinue reading “I Want to Play!!!”

ALL OF MARKETING IS A FORMULA

Familiar with the Pareto Principle? The Pareto Principle states that roughly 80% of outcomes come from 20% of inputs. In business, this natural principle often applies. In this case, 80% of business typically comes from 20% of marketing activities. If you have been in business for a while, you’ll often see that there are oneContinue reading “ALL OF MARKETING IS A FORMULA”

UB Men’s Basketball Provides a Clear Game Plan for Business Success

Yes, I am going to shamelessly use my husband’s team (UB Men’s Basketball) tournament win last night to compare business with athletics. Often, I think there is no better example. Here’s where I am coming from: