Scattered to Streamlined

Time to Untwist Your Marketing!

You know STREAMLINING is my mantra! You are already a busy business owner. You often don’t have the time for trial and error, getting caught up going round in circles trying to figure out what marketing efforts work best. Staying up late pouring over your analytics wondering why your numbers aren’t where they need toContinue reading “Time to Untwist Your Marketing!”

🌟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?🌟”

Successful Reset for Business Owners

When it comes to owning a business, things are always changing. Sometimes, markets take a completely different turn than anticipated. Other times you may find yourself feeling overrun, burnt out, or stagnant. Whatever the situation, business owners will have to be adaptable and consider taking a proper reset period multiple times through the lifecycle of their business.

For me, my most recent reset was a bit forced. I was getting knee surgery and I knew that my business life would look a bit different as I healed. Though a reset might sound scary, I’ve found that when life forces you to slow down, sometimes it’s even more important than you realize. Below are my tips for experiencing a successful business reset that will leave you rejuvenated and ready to take on the challenges that come with your business

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”

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?

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:

Top 10 S2S Favorites I’ll be Bringing from 2020 into 2021!

Favorite Focus Tool:  My (30 minute) hourglass! Whether you use a timer, a time tracking app, or something less techy like this hourglass, the point is to focus on one task or project for a set period of time without distraction. Turn off electronic notifications, put phone on airplane mode, close the office door, andContinue reading “Top 10 S2S Favorites I’ll be Bringing from 2020 into 2021!”

National Nonprofit Day – The G.R.O.W. Story (Chapter One)

In honor of National Nonprofit Day, I wanted to share the story of how, within four short months, a Facebook group started by three individuals with a few ideas for helping the local Buffalo, New York business community, grew to over 1000 members and became a nonprofit organization with big future plans to support theContinue reading “National Nonprofit Day – The G.R.O.W. Story (Chapter One)”