Several Tips for Powerful Messages

Several Tips for Powerful Messages

My last post was on the importance of visuals, but there are a lot of times you have to use words to get you message across. The ability to communicate is an essential skill. You have to get your point across clearly or you will miss out on incredible opportunities to...
Let’s Get Visual

Let’s Get Visual

What grabs your attention as you look through your various social media streams? Is it the thought provoking quote, the witty comments or is it the eye catching visual. The answer is apparent, if something doesn’t catch your eye in 1/4 of a second, you will...
It’s all about them

It’s all about them

Many times we think business is all about us, our needs, what we want and how we can make money. This may be true for some businesses, but those won’t be in business long and will never become great. The success of great businesses comes down to...
Move Your Marketing Forward

Move Your Marketing Forward

Here are a few powerful ways to move your marketing forward in the new year. #1 Be Proactive It is so easy to wait around for something to happen and then react to it. You may think you want to avoid being reactive because it appears to be lazy. But people that have a...
Be Human, Not Mechanical

Be Human, Not Mechanical

Don’t look for success in the mechanics of what you do. Yes, it is very important to be consistent, to follow the rules and get the mechanics correct. But if you think that’s all you need for success, your business will slowly wither. People don’t do...
Show Your Achievements Honestly

Show Your Achievements Honestly

No one likes someone who is boastful. I have been guilty of boasting in the past and have learned how detrimental it can be. But like you, we want others to know our accomplishments and feel comfortable with our work. We have to learn how to show the marketplace what...
Avoiding Feast and Famine

Avoiding Feast and Famine

Does your business go through financial ups and downs? I just found out that the difference in attitude between average athletes and the gold winning athletes of the same ability is less than 5%. These top 5% do that little bit more, have that extra commitment and...
10 Ideas for 2014

10 Ideas for 2014

We are less than a month away from 2014 and here are 10 ideas to help your business thrive. Deliver on your promises Learn to stand out and not be like everyone else Create solutions rather than complain about the problems Work on yourself as much as you work on your...
What’s In The Box?

What’s In The Box?

As a child I always loved game shows where you didn’t know what the prize was going to be. Not because of the risk in not choosing the prize in your hand but the anticipation of what could be in the box before you. What is it and how can it make my life better?...