Category Archive for "lessons"

3 Rules to Bulletproof Business Growth

If your business is growing slowly, sometimes it feels hard to keep the momentum going, right? Do you ever have a day where you wonder if going the turtles pace is worth it? In my career, I have been part…

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What is “Own Your Market” Anyway?

Have you ever been told to “own the market”? Do you know what this means? I tell my clients all the time – get as microscopically specific about ANY part of your business as you can, and from there your…

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A-ha moment – hope and pray email is NOT a strategy!

Wow! I love it when things that make sense in theory also prove themselves in actuality. What I love even more is when the effort I put into learning something new proves to be an extremely great use of my…

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How to grow your business & not lose your mind (Part 7 – Effort)

I’m wrapping up this lovingly prepared information-rich seven article series with a kick in the ass*. Oh. I know. I could love you and leave you with rah-rah shish boom bah type of inspiration. I could. But I am not…

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How to grow your business & not lose your mind (Part 6- Network)

Either you have a decent network already, or you don’t. And if you don’t, you need one. Period. Why? Because no matter how much time, money, passion, technology, knowledge and effort you have invested in your business, you simply cannot grow…

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How to grow your business & not lose your mind (Part 5- Knowledge)

Today, I have a response to the age-old comment “I didn’t know what I didn’t know.” After this article, when considering the “get started roots” of your business, that comment will not longer be valid. You WILL know what don’t know. And hey, that’s a…

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How to grow a business & not lose your mind (Part 4 – Technology)

I am not sure I can build my business and not lose my mind. Some of the time. When I decide to do something new. And it involves technology. Who said if you are an entrepreneur “get comfortable being uncomfortable”? …

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How to grow a business & not lose your mind (Part 3- Passion)

I am thrilled to welcome guest blogger, Fawna Bews, to share insight into releasing passion… for passion is one of the 7 essential resources for part-time or small business entrepreneurs!. Fawna, a dear friend for 25 years, is a mom of 3, a…

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