Thursday, December 13th, 2018

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  • Want Success? Conquer Bright Shiny Object Syndrome


    For Business Success: avoid distraction of new ideas (Photo)

    "Follow one course until successful."

    I love this definition of focus by Robert Kiyosaki, author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad.

    Recently, I was reminded of the need to focus on one thing consistently until it either works or you realize you need to change course. I’ve been struggling for more than four years now with a chronically painful condition that has been tentatively diagnosed as polymyalgia rheumatica. It’s basically a fancy name for inflammation of the muscles, often accompanied by crashing fatigue. To be honest, traditional doctors, including specialists, have not been that helpful and so I’ve largely been left to my own devices to figure out what helps and what doesn’t.

    [ Read More ] • [ 4 Comments ] • [ Filed under Business,New Clients by Design ] • [ 7/13/11 ]
  • Entrepreneurship and Marriage – A True Partnership?


    Last month, Dr. Patty Ann dared to ask, “Is Entrepreneurship Compatible with a Happy Marriage?” This month, she examines the nature of relationships and asks another tough question: Do you feel you and your spouse are on the same Team? How can you make sure you spouse is one board with your entrepreneurial ventures?

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Balance,Business ] • [ 7/12/11 ]
  • 10 Steps to Increase Your SEO Overnight


    When Abbey Fatica opened her business in 2009, she struggled to understand what Search Engine Optimization was all about. Once she figured it out, she was able to see better SEO results for her own website and that of her clients. If you want a shortcut to getting better SEO results, read Abbey’s 10 Steps and put them into practice right away.

    [ Read More ] • [ 1 Comment ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 7/12/11 ]
  • Succeed by Closing Door on Options


    Many women become entrepreneurs in order to have more choices about what work to do, what hours to keep, and which clients to take on. But keeping all of those options open and having so many things to choose from may actually be bad for you. Lisa Sansom explains why.

    [ Read More ] • [ 1 Comment ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 7/05/11 ]
  • 5 Steps to Creating a Successful Mastermind Group


    If you’re planning on participating in an “accountability partnership” (also known as a Mastermind Group) it’s a good idea to set up some ground rules. Catherine Rocheleau gives five easy-to-follow steps to help you create the kind of Mastermind Group that everyone looks forward to attending.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 6/21/11 ]
  • What To Do When Clients Tick You Off!


    Do customers get on your nerves? Do they sometimes do things that just drive you crazy?! Lisa Sansom reveals her top two pet peeves when it comes to client behaviour, and reveals what she plans to do about it.

    [ Read More ] • [ 1 Comment ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 6/20/11 ]
  • Is Entrepreneurship Compatible with a Happy Marriage?


    Marriages and businesses have something in common: they take a lot of work if you want them to succeed. Dr. Patty Ann Tublin, a relationship expert, addresses a topic that few people consider as they prepare for entrepreneurship: what affect will it have on your marriage? Can your marriage survive the added stress? Financial worries? Role changes?

    [ Read More ] • [ 5 Comments ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 6/13/11 ]
  • Stalk Your Mentors on the Way to Success


    Strong mentors can give you many advantages in your career, from providing advice to opening doors. Yet do we, as entrepreneurs, seek out mentors or do we insist on doing it all ourselves? Lisa Sansom talks about what she learned at a conference where Warren Bennis, a leadership guru, spoke.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 6/07/11 ]
  • 7 Keys to Becoming a Better Leader – Part 3


    Catherine Rocheleau provides the final two keys to becoming a successful leader in the final installment of her three-part series. How many keys do you have? Are you practicing what you need to become a better, more successful leader?

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 5/23/11 ]
  • 7 Keys to Becoming a Better Leader – Part 2


    What makes a good leader? How can you become an even better leader? Catherine Rocheleau reveals the next three keys to becoming a good leader in Part 2 of this three-part series. Which things are you already doing, and which ones are new to you?

    [ Read More ] • [ 3 Comments ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 4/25/11 ]
  • What I learned about Biz from my son’s teacher


    What does elementary school and running a business have in common? You’d be surprised! Lisa Sansom reveals key business secrets she learned from her son’s first grade teacher. If you want to know more about positive client interaction, this is the article to read!

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 4/18/11 ]
  • 7 Keys to Becoming a Better Leader – Part 1


    How can you become a better leader? Catherine Rocheleau, a leadership specialist, presents seven key things you can do now to help you become the best leader you can be. Part 1 gets you started with the first two elements.

    [ Read More ] • [ 5 Comments ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 3/28/11 ]
  • From Employee to PR Entrepreneur: Dana Humphrey


    Dana Humphrey, owner of Whitegate PR, was working for someone else when she decided to make the leap and become an entrepreneur. She took it slow, continuing her ‘day job’ while she built up her client base and learned the basics of running a business. Interviewed by Cathy Watters.

    [ Read More ] • [ 3 Comments ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 3/21/11 ]
  • Almost an Entrepreneur: Lynsey Croll, Wine Rep


    Want to enjoy the perks that come with being an employee AND an entrepreneur? Consider subcontracting. Cathy Watters interviews Lynsey Croll, a Wine Rep who gets to work from home and make own work schedule (and other entrepreneurial perks) while still enjoying a regular paycheque and ’employee’ security.

    [ Read More ] • [ 2 Comments ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 3/14/11 ]
  • Why It’s a Great Time to Be An Entrepreneur


    When is the best time to become an entrepreneur? Adrian Granzella Larssen interviews four “Gen-Y” entrepreneurs who weigh in on the issue and give their reasons why NOW is the best time. This is a Guest Blog from Pretty Young Professionals (PYP).

    [ Read More ] • [ 2 Comments ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 3/07/11 ]