August can be a tricky month for business. I hear lots of excuses why business is not good slow time of year, people on vacation, Mom's getting kids back to school, no one is responding and it goes on and on.My answer to this is business is never on hold if you are truly in business.Read More
This is a chapter from my book “Get Up, Get Dressed and Get Out the Door!”Written by Libby Kozak who has been not only my assistant for 15 years but my right arm in business development and creativity. She is the best of the best side kick! I am so fortunate to work with her.
Doing everything yourself is rarely efficient, or even effective. Whether you’re a superhero or a businessperson, finding the right backup can make it even easier to be the success you’re meant to be.
If you’re just starting out or money is tight, paying someone to help you may seem impractical. But when you stop and think about how many billable or income-producing hours you have in a day or a week, it’s more sensible than you think.
Assemble Your Own Justice League
This article is written by Nicki Schuh of Schuh Business Development Services Nicki can be contacted at http://www.shuhbizdev.com She uses "laser focus and direction settings" to assist her clients in growing their businesses and achieving success in their lives. Do you ever feel like you’re a gyroscope spinning around and around? You’re expending a lot of energy and momentum but you still get nowhere--no forward progress. I call it “spiraling.” Not always out of control, but just going nowhere! Not making decisions or not knowing which direction to take.
Stop the Spiraling!Read More
Stuck on TIME?Here’s the way out! By Philip Gafka, CBC Professional business coach and friend, Philip Gafka, offers invaluable insights and advice for those caught in the mechanisms of their own time-wasting actions. Is this you? There aren’t many people today not challenged in some way by time, i.e., ”I don’t have enough time to get it all done” and “Where does the time go?” and so on. So where does the time go? Usually it is wasted or frittered away doing “busy” work or trying to look busy—or flat-out doing the wrong things. Spinning your wheels all day long isn’t going to help you get out of life (or business) what you’re expecting. To more effectively manage your time first figure out what you’re trying to accomplish with your life and career.Read More