What's the very most important message to share effectively in your business, the one message that makes the difference between either creating conversations that lead to clients, referrals, and cash; or the message that turns people off entirely? You'll find my answer in this video. (Hint: It's … [Read more...] about What Is Your Very Most Important Business Message?
You may not consider that leaving a voicemail message is an important form of business communication, but it really is. Think about it for a minute. You are communicating a message to someone else with the goal of getting a particular result, most often a return phone call. Do you ever … [Read more...] about Do Your Voicemail Messages Get the Results You Want?
The busy life of an entrepreneur doesn't leave much time for reading all of the valuable information shared on the Internet; so I don't always get to read Seth Godin's daily words of wisdom. (How he comes up with something new to share every day continually awes me.) But I must confess that I … [Read more...] about Confession of a Seth Godin Groupie
It is not uncommon for people to come to the end of a year, regretting some things they did that they wish they hadn't done, while on the other hand regretting things they had hoped to do that didn't get done. This unhappy pattern is often followed by the equally futile practice of making … [Read more...] about How to Get Your Old Year to Inspire Your New Year
For people who are ardent shoppers and deal-finders, there is nothing black about the day after Thanksgiving in the United States (and unfortunately now the actual day of Thanksgiving itself) that feels black. After all, that is the time when bargain-hunters will line up for hours in advance in … [Read more...] about Why Do We Call It BLACK Friday?
It's amazing what goodies lurk in my article and report collection. Just when I was feeling overwhelmed and not coming up with a topic to write about this week, I found a gem in my file drawer. That's where I keep a file folder labeled Article Ideas, especially for a day like today, when no … [Read more...] about Another Cure for Overwhelm – Practice the 3 Ds