Entrepreneurship

Smash Records with Emotion Charged Headlines That Convert

Do you spend zillions of hours writing content for your blog and website and they still don’t seem to get noticed? You’ve heard from me before, that content is king, and you’d better be getting your voice out there. That’s still true and even more valid now than ever. Content is crucial in this on-line world. I’ve learned a lot about headline writing, and I can’t wait to share it with you. One of my clients was talking with me the other day, and she wanted to know how to get her articles and posts shared more often. I answered […]

The Power of an Editorial Calendar (Why, How, Who, What)

So, you took the leap and jumped into your own biz. It took a lot of courage, but you did it. I hear you. Now that you’re there do you ever have days when you wonder, what should I be doing right now? If you don’t, you’re nothing like me. I always have a million things to do, but sometimes I find myself sitting at my desk wondering what’s next. That’s where you need a killer calendar to keep you organized and on track. Block your time and make sure you’re staying true to your plan so you can get […]

Book Review of The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod

When I notice certain books cropping up on social media, I start to take notice and add them to my reading list. This one’s been on the list for more than a month and yesterday I decided to grab a Chai Tea and enjoy some ‘me’ time with Hal Elrod. I love people with energy, a no-nonsense message, and conviction. That’s Hal. From the first sentence of the introduction, he grabbed me and took complete control of my brain’s interest quotient. More importantly, I resonated with his message. I found myself agreeing with him, page after page.  He promised that I’d […]

9 Tips for a Killer Elevator Speech

Ever wonder why people don’t understand what you do? You’re at a networking event, and a woman with million dollar earrings turns to you and inquires, “so, what do you do?” You stumble for a minute and then explain in language that seems clear as the sparkling water above the coral reef on your last snorkeling adventure. Her look turns to confusion. She has no idea what you’re talking about. Take the time to create an elevator speech that is clear, succinct, intriguing, and well crafted. Memorize the content, but don’t say it like a memorized blurb or you’ll fall flat. […]

Three Ways To Be Smart With Money

Moolah, clams, bones, big ones, Benjamins, loot, shekels, dough; there are literally hundreds of ways to refer to money and hundreds of ways to earn it. I’ve been all over the map when it comes to smart money management, and I’m happy to be able to share these strategies with you now based on my experience. Here’s what I’ve learned. The more you focus on earning money, the more you try, the more you’re absolutely sick of not earning enough income, the tougher it gets to manifest it. Sometimes you just have to let go, and the cash will come. Reminds […]

Creating a Concrete Biz Plan – A 3 Step System

A lot of my clients have rockin’ ideas about how to get their biz off the ground. If your idea is solid, this is what will determine your success: your ability to create a great plan, believe in it and then implement that plan. I get it. You want out of your hateful day job so you’ve decided to get your own biz up and running. You’ve read books, attended webinars, listened to training audios, and subscribed to some entrepreneurial podcasts. You’ve talked to entrepreneurs and on-line marketers. You’ve attended a conference or two. By now your brain is buzzing […]

5 Surefire Ways to Know You Need a Virtual Assistant

You’re frantically trying to get through your to-do list everyday. You’ve been using some great apps to help you stay organized and you’ve started to get some traction in your online biz. A frantic text alert from your girlfriend says you’re overdue for coffee and she’s not putting it off any longer. Smack. It hits you right between the eyes. The stark, shocking realization that the freedom you were after when you decided to take that courageous step to become an entrepreneur, is literally nowhere to be found. You jump up from your desk and scream, “Where’s my freedom? That’s […]

37 Blog Post Ideas If You Are A Speaker, Trainer, Coach, or Author

It’s no secret. Blogging is crucial to your business. If you don’t have a blog, get moving and make it happen. You might be saying, ‘But what am I going to blog about?’ Well, this is your lucky day, because I’m offering up 37 blog post ideas so you won’t be stuck on a topic. The idea that triggered your start A photo showing a positive moment during training or speaking with text Talk about one positive transition that can happen to a person as a result of implementing one of your ideas Features of your training or coaching method […]

The Quickest Way I Know To Increase Focus … And Business Success

More and more entrepreneurs are talking about mindfulness. In fact, when I listen to interviews of successful businesswomen, a vast majority talk about ‘lack of focus’ when they’re asked about their weaknesses and areas in need of improvement. Well, that means a lot of successful entrepreneurs are just like me. I totally admit, I sometimes operate with less focus than a disposable camera at a mud-wrestling match. I will confess, the practice of mindfulness has made me feel like my spinning plates are all staying in the air effortlessly. I can assure you that’s a good feeling. What exactly is […]

How Did Oprah Winfrey Stamp Out Her Money Blocks?

So I opened my eyes this morning at 5:27 a.m. and instantly I knew I’d had the dream of the century. Clearly, the dream made no sense. It was about Oprah Winfrey and she had become poverty stricken. She literally had no money and some inner belief was holding her back from creating wealth. This dream was about money blocks, and I knew I needed to share it with you, my readers. You ever think you might have a money block that’s keeping you from earning the income you deserve? I certainly have in the past. I’m guessing Oprah may have experienced […]