Tag: business coaching

Do you have an operations manual?

The best businesses run well because of systems.  How do they get their systems?  They document daily procedures and update them as needed. The documentation can be called an operations manual.  Even a solopreneur uses systems and if you ever want to go on vacation, hire a VA, or sell your business, an operations manual …

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Heart’s Desire Goals Can Be Realistic Too

Goal-setting seems to be a hot topic right now, especially at the beginning of the year. Recently I posted a blog about choosing heart’s desires goals versus realistic goals and received over 100 responses on LinkedIn regarding that subject. The main consensus was that they need to be a little of both.  When you are …

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Can you hear me now? by Debra Gilroy

Try this: cover your mouth and talk.  That’s what most marketing sounds like.  Chatter.  Noise pollution. Combine that with the competition – all those emails, ezines, audios, haranguing us from all directions.  More chatter.  Louder, but not better, noise. Does it frequently feel that despite your meaningful message and mission, your productive services, all those …

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Should Goals Be Realistic Or Your Heart’s Desire?

The New Year is coming up and we’re supposed to be setting goals…30-day goals; 90-day goals; one-year goals.  But as I ponder what I want to write down for my goals some questions arise that I can’t answer. For instance, do I write down what I really want, or what I think is realistic?  By …

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Do you have a marketing plan in place for 2013?

Do you have a marketing plan in place for 2013?  Do you know what forms of marketing you will be activating next year? Have you scheduled your launches and joint venture promotions?  Have you lined up the topics for your teleclasses, blog posts, and newsletters?  Have you set firm income goals for 2013? Well, if …

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A SOARing Experience

“In the midst of our lives, we must find the magic that makes our lives soar.” – Heather Dominick’s SOAR event I had some resistance to attending my coach’s live event this month.  I guess it was a combination of not wanting to spend any more money on traveling and not wanting to spend any …

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Are You Working ON Your Business or IN Your Business?

Up until recently, I wasn’t clear on the difference between “working on” my business and “working in” my business. Nor did I understand why that was important, especially for service-based businesses. Knowing what is small business also helped. It’s important to know so you can plan your daily business activities more effectively. During your business …

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