The One Childhood Trait You Cannot Afford To Let Go Of

a picture of a cloud that says dream bigDo you remember when you where a kid and life was full of possibilities? Then it seemed that as you got  older the dreams got smaller and you no longer thought that you could be anyone or do anything you put your mind to. We were all told by someone whether it was a teacher, family member, boss, or someone else that obviously felt the need to "bring you back to earth" that we where being unrealistic. Their prognosis of our worth or ability was more than likely based on where we where in our life at that point. We... Read more »

Teamwork Divides the Task and Doubles the SUCCESS.

young adults standing in front of a buildingHow many times, as a small business owner, have you had to do something you had no idea of how to accomplish? When you're working to find out how to accomplish these tasks instead of actually completing them you are, in fact, wasting time. Granted, you are learning something new, albeit at  a frustrating pace and still have not finished the task you set out on. This is why building your team is crucial. Team building as an entrepreneur is sometimes tricky. You usually have a lot of needs and not enough cash flow. This is why working with other... Read more »

Frustration? Could be you are worrying about small fish.

cartoon piranha picThere are tons of things in life that can attack our demeanor and effectiveness. One of the worst is worrying to much about the small stuff. Life is much too short to let small events, people, or circumstances get us down. The more you focus on these things that peve you, the more power you give them. That guy that cut you off in traffic, Who's day did he ruin? not his and he does not have to ruin yours either. There are so many things in life that will happen that are out of our control. So why not worry about the... Read more »

What’s your puppy?

puppy holding stuffed a animalI know you are wondering about the headline to this post and so you start reading this entry hoping to make sense out of it. Just like that I have got your attention. If that didn't do it the picture with the post did. Do you have a puppy? What I mean by that is what do you use to entice your audience to read or engage with your content? Have you ever walked by a puppy and not had the urge to go up and pet it? Your marketing and public relations materials can have the same effect as that cute puppy if... Read more »

Selling Yourself In 30 Seconds

kid selling tomatoesI recently attended a speed networking session. It's like speed dating...but you actually meet people you'd like to spend time with! There were about 50 people in the room and you sit with each of them for one minute. This gives both people the opportunity to share thier 30-second commercial for thier company. So in an hour you make contact with 49people who could be potential clients or a referral source. What an awesome idea!! Networking is as valuable as you make it. You have to be able to effectively and cohesively share what you do and... Read more »