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How to Package Your Services and Stop Competing on Price

Employed or Self-employed

how to package your servicesYour education prepared you to be employed, rather than self-employed. So you spend countless hours thinking about raising your rates. But, you keep them where they are because you’re not sure how. Most training courses overlook pricing […]

Top 5 Advantages to Choosing the Legal Niche

Stop Being the Best-Kept Secret

Do your clients fully benefit from all your skills and knowledge? Research reveals that most accounting professionals undervalue their expertise. Although it seems counter-intuitive, serving a select population significantly raises your value. Plus, it’s easier for new clients to find you.

choosing the legal nicheSometimes […]

Your Strategic Plan Defines Your Destiny

The Strategic Plan

If you don’t define your destiny, then you’ll aimlessly wander. A clear vision influences everything you do.  It’s like the beacon sitting on the top of a lighthouse.

Recently, Steve and I decided that we wanted more clarity about our destiny. So, we scheduled time to develop our strategic plan. Our phones, text […]

She’s the Boss: Retire Your Husband from His 9 to 5

The Sacrifice We Made

Early in our marriage I stayed home to raise our children. Steve’s 90-minute commute meant timing his drive to avoid rush hour traffic. Because of that, he was out of the house early and home late. Of course, this took a toll on all of us.

Although I never planned to be a […]

She’s the Boss: Mistakes Learned from Working with My Husband

Our role reversal

she's the bossDuring the majority of our marriage, we’ve worked side by side. Steve was the program director of our counseling agency. I was the lead therapist.

Now our roles are reversed. I’m the boss and he’s working in my business. Because most of Steve’s career he’s […]

Hiring Your Husband – Adds Love to Your Business

Women’s Secret to Success

hiring your husband Are you among the 62% of women entrepreneurs whose primary source of income is your business? Since flexibility is important, many start out as virtual or home-based businesses. That’s because the other roles in our lives matter as much, […]

7 Key Qualities of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

The advantage of highly successful entrepreneurs

highly successful entrepreneurs Photo by: By Joi Ito

With all things being equal, how do you separate yourself from similar services? From a consumers perspective, the difference between your service and […]

Prepare to Achieve the Impossible

Goal Settings Limitations

SMART GoalsWhat do you want to achieve over the next 12 months? You’ve consistently been told that goal setting matters. My experience, however, confirms that goals rarely inspire entrepreneurs.

Knowing exactly what you want to accomplish does matter. Especially when you’re serious about expanding your business.

Goals, as […]

9 Easy Steps to Remove Resistance

Resistance makes success more difficult

remove resistanceWhen I first started business coaching, I was told to start speaking. I just chuckled. For years, I hid from any type of speaking or networking.  Even the thought of speaking to an audience caused my heart to beat rapidly.

The transition from […]

Rules to Pursue Your Desire to Succeed

Desire to succeed

your desire to succeed Clearly define what’s underlying your desire to succeed.

98% of small businesses never reach their goals. That’s because they failed to clearly define what they want to achieve. So if you knew success was possible, then what’s […]

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