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Any organization, whether non-profit or for profit, whether small or large, whether a startup or a well- established and mature business, without a strategy it would drift away from its vision, mission and of course from its customers too. This is a follow- up (see previous 2 postings) article ... Views:22
Are you looking to start a business of your own? Do you have an Idea which can make you a successful business? Do you know how to reach to your potential customers? Do you have a revenue generation plan for your business?
If Yes is the answer to all these questions then it means you are ... Views:80
Any organization, whether non-profit or for profit, whether small or large, whether a startup or a well- established and mature business, without a strategy it would drift away from its vision, mission and of course from its customers too. This is a follow- up from last week’s posting. Here we ... Views:78
The importance of Personal Branding for Entrepreneurs
Thinking about doing a product or program launch to get some fast sales? Read this first!
Over the years I’ve worked with many entrepreneurs who are excited about getting going in their business. They’ve listened to many webinars and ... Views:68
Any organization, whether non-profit or for profit, whether small or large, whether a startup or a well- established and mature business, without a strategy it would drift away from its vision, mission and of course from its customers too (yes, non-profits have customers too: they are called and ... Views:58
As a fraud investigator, my finding is that many small businesses do not collapse or stagnate because they are not having revenue. They collapse because they are making a lot of money but losing it in small amounts that can be easily detected. And this is the biggest challenge in corporate ... Views:44
Nobody plans to fail, but many people fail to plan. Lack of planning eventually leads to failure. 33% of Americans have no financial plan, according to a report by CNBC.
Success in life and business needs a roadmap to guide us towards financial growth and success.
Having a great idea, ... Views:171
Writing a proper business plan is a challenging task because it requires knowledge of various business functions. These functions include management, marketing, sales, human resources, production, and accounting and finance. For many young entrepreneurs with an exciting and innovative idea for a ... Views:282
I'd love to know what was your major goal or resolution for 2016?
And how are you doing on this goal or resolution with only 30 days remaining in the year?
Wait a second, do you even remember your goal or resolution you set last January?
The book What They Don't Teach You At Harvard ... Views:244
Everyone is always busy. We all defined by our beliefs live in patterns of our own architecture.
We spare a few moments each day to look away from our screens towards the real world. Each time we look we give a sigh of exasperation towards reality and stating the obvious we sink back to ... Views:144
Are you keeping your business a secret?
You may think you are doing a great job on social media, networking, and marketing online to grow your business. But you may not be utilizing your very biggest asset… and that is your own personal network.
Most of us have established a network of ... Views:184
The risks entrepreneurs take to grow their business often produce desirable results. While growth is always the goal, there are several financial disadvantages to being a successful business owner.
Tax Liabilities Are High
Entrepreneurs must constantly consider tax rates when they ... Views:242
"The vast majority of books make less than $100 a year,” according to John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books.
Another book marketer says, "50% of the books published don't make even that much. In my experience, at least 90% of books will fail, maybe even 95-99%. Fail means ... Views:209
9 Operational Apps, Systems and Processes We Use at eVision Media
The other day I was having a conversation with a professional organizer I met in a Facebook group. We connected over the phone and talked about our businesses.
When she asked me how organized I was, she was quite ... Views:223
Do you ever worry that your business will fail? It’s hard to contemplate failure, especially when you’re working so hard and want so much to be successful.
Considering failure is valuable, though, because the very ingredients that make for business failure can be transformed into business ... Views:216
Summary: Dozens of DC leaders are now Muslim. How did it happen and what should we expect? When asked about the end of the world, Christ said to understand the book of Daniel. It shows a transition from Babylon to Medo-Persia (Iraq and Iran in our time). Dr. Ruhling says the following ... Views:321
Tourism industries are now booming out in this world of marketing. These tourism industries are vastly using the brochure to market for tourism. A brochure is the most effective tool of advertising used by the tourism industries. Tourism is the really vast field, so the marketing for tourism is ... Views:351
We are consuming more and more digital content every day as the world makes a major shift to online. For the marketing industry, this means there is a great need to adapt marketing strategies to fit into this digital age. Digital channels are faster, more versatile, practical and more affordable ... Views:321
We are consuming more and more digital content every day as the world makes a major shift to online. For the marketing industry, this means there is a great need to adapt marketing strategies to fit into this digital age. Digital channels are faster, more versatile, practical and more affordable ... Views:287
Productivity isn’t something you pull out of thin air. It happens because you have several traits – a strong work ethic, the ability to focus on tasks that need to be accomplished, and the ability to organize your work life well. Part of that organization is a consistent habit of planning each ... Views:472
Who's here to win? You are. The best way to ensure this is to follow some of the unrivaled strategies to playing the lottery. Some may testify that they are not ways to ensure a winning ticket, though that is not an accurate assumption. The lottery is a game of probability, and there are many ... Views:569
According to Pew research, for the first time, the millennial generation, those aged 18- 34, are now the largest segment of the workforce.
If you worked with millennials, you might not be surprised to learn that millennials have a reputation for being married to their phone, using them to ... Views:419
Information technology has changed the way the world conducts business. A letter that once took weeks to get from Point A to Point B is now delivered instantly with a mere push of a button.
Automation has also made it possible for small businesses to streamline their processes, get a handle ... Views:443
As I was catching up on my reading with Inc. Magazine, I noticed a familiar quote in the article, 50 Inspiring Quotes on How to Start a Company from Scratch by Contributing Editor, John Brandon.
"8. The problem is that many entrepreneurs start with good intentions to create a new mindset ... Views:462
There’s nothing worse than waking up in the morning realizing you created a successful business but it is taking over your life. You get caught up in the excitement of launching your latest project or marketing tactic only to realize you have to keep it going consistently for it to attract ... Views:380
So, you’re thinking about outsourcing your marketing. You invite two or three potential suppliers into see you, all of which provide you with a quote…and then at some point you start asking yourself whether you should employ someone in-house instead.
When you’re faced with this dilemma, it ... Views:403
Have you ever wondered why you can be completely energized one day and completely drained on another day?
There are certain activities in your environment that will energize you and certain other activities that will drain you. The reason you’re energized (or not) is tied directly to your ... Views:591
As your business moves from the start up to the second stage, you will find your business can only grow if you leverage yourself. That means you may need to add to your team.
Yet, hiring someone is one of the more tricky aspects of running a business. According to Forbes magazine, almost 46% ... Views:687
When your business starts to grow beyond start up and into second stage, you’ll need to expand your capacity to take on more. If you’re thinking how that can be possible when your day is already overfilled, then something needs to change.
If you’re constantly delaying decisions or putting off ... Views:462
If there is one surefire thing that can stop a business dead in its tracks, it would be problems with cash-flow. If your cash reserves run dry, you’ll be left scrambling to find a way to pay your employees, keep current with vendors, and stay out of default on larger debts and loan.
The worst ... Views:552
Last week I added something new & different to my ezine: a (very) short story entitled ‘Meg’s Business Adventures’.
So what’s that all about? Why am I doing this?
And, even more importantly: why should you care?
Let’s start with how & why I got the idea:
I’ve been writing my ezine ... Views:423
Clients are curious about how I manage to get so much done. They ask how I manage my continuously growing business, travel to speak at association summits and free time for the important people in my life.
Before you assume I have a magic wand in my back pocket, I have a number of ... Views:491
Sometimes the most out-of-the-box thing a company can do is look outside for help in creating new ideas. Not just outside the company, but outside the industry.
Every industry and company has its own culture, and that culture often produces a kind of "traditional target blindness". The same ... Views:296
Seems lots of people are “doing it differently” in 2015. No resolutions, no goals, no pen to paper with “this is what I am going to do.”
There’s a trend underfoot of simply going with the flow. Not that there is anything wrong with going with the flow… people have been doing this since the ... Views:485
I read gazillions of articles about anything having to do with business and entrepreneurship. And I’m especially fascinated by articles with tips on what it takes to be(come) successful and grow your business.
And 99.99% of those articles used to leave me feeling frustrated.
The ideas it ... Views:318
Sometimes when you ask yourself business-related questions, your mind just blacks out.
No answers come up. You start over thinking and make things complicated.
Sometimes these questions even trigger your doubts or fears. Which totally kills your creativity and ability to find ... Views:329
1. Giving up on your dreams. (Or ignoring them. Or denying them.)
2. Ignoring your intuition.
3. Hiding your brilliance.
4. Stepping back the moment things start taking off.
5. Not shining your light.
6. Compromising on anything your soul craves; you believe in & stand for; or ... Views:303
The new year is almost here. It’s almost time for a new beginning, new dreams, new goals, and a new business plan.
Every new begin needs a new state of mind, a new consciousness.
It needs a clean slate to start fresh.
That’s why it’s important to let go of the things that might drag you ... Views:383
I am not really one for New Year resolutions. I kind of think I need to be continually making changes and improvements throughout the year. However, this year, I cleaned closets, rearranged my kitchen, brought stuff to the Salvation Army, AND, of course fit in some time for both relaxation and ... Views:486
When building your business, the fastest way to leverage it is through systems. If you don’t have systems in place, you’ll also miss out on creating maximum profitability for your business.
When my students first work with me, they think they have their accounting system in place because they ... Views:521
Are you tired of everything you think you should & must do to grow your business?
But you think that’s just part of the business game? (Or you really hope there’s another way, a better way…..but you’re just not sure HOW?)
You’re not alone.
Lots of people ... Views:412
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Downward slope stabilization may be the key in order to designating any kind of erosion manage products for your home. Slopes are essential to house protection through placing it from a hectic street or simply plan house construction and/or landscape designs aesthetics. ... Views:325
Over the past couple of weeks I’ve hosted open Q&A calls where I hop on the phone and those who join in can ask me as many questions as they have in the time allotted. I’ve been offering these with no opt-in and no replay. It’s amazing how many people are showing up live. I suppose it’s because ... Views:500
Been ever at a loss for words? Can’t seem to get your thoughts on for your articles, videos, blog posts and social media content? If you are shaking your head, well its either you are the great Stephen King or you just gave me a great big fat lie!
A huge number of us people have gone through ... Views:540
When you think of the end of the year, what do you think of?
Most small business owners think of taxes. It’s a good time to analyze what worked and plan ahead for the next year.
At Excellerate Success Institute, my clients use their own Business Blueprint Wizard complete with ... Views:360
No matter where you turn, fear seems to be a topic of conversation for so many. Turn on the news, read the newspaper, watch television…it’s there. Truth be told, there is a major shift underway. This shift can be frightening to some, enlightening for others. The fear comes from the outward ... Views:622
With the end of the year fast approaching, now is a great time to take stock of 2004. It is likely that your company set specific goals at the beginning of the year. As you review the past year, the question that must be asked is, "Have I achieved my goals? Has my company achieved the outcomes ... Views:466
I don't know about you, but shopping is not on my list of enjoyable past times. I think I'm one of only a few women on this planet who actually does not like to shop. When I do shop, I go in, get what I need, and get out.
Apparently, when it comes to shopping during the holidays, it's ... Views:588
A huge part of your success with teleseminars is to create great call content. This should not to be taken lightly. Regardless of whether you offer a free or fee event is irrelevant. The quality of your content, in both free and fee teleseminars, is essential to building a loyal customer/client ... Views:631
“Business is slow. The economy makes it hard to generate revenue. There’s too much competition.”
Comments like these are made each and every day. And yet, there are those who will tell you it has never been easier to build a successful business than today.
So what’s the distinction? ... Views:604