I think this is a great exercise to check in with quarterly. It's very easy to get running on that hamster wheel and not be able to get off. Emily Dickson said “If you take care of the small things, the big things take care of themselves.” I believe there's a lot of truth … Continue reading Business booming to a trickle, what happened? What message are you really sending, is it the right one?
Whether you are attending a networking event or part of a business group here's 5 great ways to save you time, have you standing out and creating some great networking habits for success! Grow your network = Grow your biz! 1 - REACH OUT "SAVE TIME" by scheduling in your meetings/events and leaving extra time … Continue reading 5 Networking tips to help you “Save time” “Stand out” and guarantee success at your next event.
Like a wise person once said "You can't know where you're going unless you know where you have been!" As business owners it's so important to take time to reflect, exercises like this will help you gain clarity and insight to where you are heading and what you need to do. What's working? … Continue reading What does your future look like? Is it time for a change, time to reflect?
If you are in business and want to leverage your time one of the most effective ways to do this is to be part of a team. Being on a team gives you more time to be "working on" your business as opposed to "working in" your business. For example, think of the power you … Continue reading Would you like to learn how to turn 5 calls a day into 1000+ per month to meet new clients? Now that’s what we call leveraging your time
First things first, write it down and make it your daily mantra! "I am a magnet for referrals and opening the door to opportunity!" How do you become a referral magnet in your business networking group? The great thing is, it starts with YOU - set your pace and LEAD by example. 5 STEPS to … Continue reading 5 Easy Steps to “I am a magnet for referrals and opening the door to opportunity”
Business/System Processes Wikipedia: A business process is a collection of related, structured activities or tasks that produce a specific service or product (serve a particular goal) for a particular customer(s). As business owners we are continually working on implementing processes and systems for customer service, product, admin, closing deals, the list goes on, but for … Continue reading Do you have a plan for the unexpected? Systems and Processes can help you continue even when you can’t?
I am not sure who originally created this acronym but I am particularly fond of it. It is not only a great way to start a conversation and communicate, but it is a great way to uncover facts and understand the people you are connecting with. If you struggle with conversation, this is for you, business … Continue reading Communication is key to success, here’s a simple F.O.R.M. to guide you through a conversation. You have to get to KNOW the people you meet to build a relationship. That simple!
How does your garden grow? Spring is in the air, oh the smells and sounds of new beginnings, can you feel it? It's my favourite season of the year, you can literally hear, smell and see growth all around you, time to think, what seeds are you going to plant this year? Whether you're planting seeds … Continue reading How does your garden grow?
Let's talk Referrals! It's a great compliment to get a referral from a trusted client, friend or colleague. It validates that YOU are doing it right, they "like, know and trust" YOU, and really it's not about the product, it's about YOU. Yes "YOU" have become the product! You've shown that YOU can be trusted, are accountable, show … Continue reading Let’s talk Referrals, the life line of business owners. What does it really take?
This blog is about a great team building exercise that you can use when you are part of a group. It helps uncover issues that need to be addressed and then a brainstorming session that offers solutions. For this particular circumstance let's think about a business networking group. One of the many benefits of participating in … Continue reading Have you participated in a Mastermind? This is a great group exercise that leads to solutions, brainstorming and strengthens relationships.