Category Archives: Mindset for Success

3 Marketing Tips from Next Food Network Star


One of my favorite shows on television is Food Network Star.  That’s an odd choice coming from someone who hates cooking (although, I do love to eat).  I’ve watched the show for years and I just figured out one of the reasons why I love it so much.  The majority of the show is about marketing. Sure they do challenges and ..Read More

3 Ways to Uphold Your Boundaries with Clients without Feeling Like a Jerk


Yesterday one of my colleagues was talking about a situation in which her client was pushing her boundaries.  The client had hired her to do some design work and she was requesting to make changes beyond the number of revisions they had agreed upon.  My colleague performed twice as many revisions than she agreed to without charging for them.  Fi..Read More

Are You a Dabbling Debbie or Successful Susan?


Do you ever feel like you have hit an income ceiling in your business?  If so, you are definitely not alone.  I speak to so many women entrepreneurs who say they wou..Read More

Are You Creating Your Own Glass Ceiling?


A couple of weeks ago, the president of one of the women’s business associations I belong to shared the results of a recent survey they did.  They found that the ..Read More

3 Steps to Dramatically Increase Your Income


Why do women earn less than their male counterparts?  You might be thinking it’s because we live in a sexist society, or because women ..Read More

10 Signs Your Relationship with Money is Hurting Your Business


I attended a “sold out” women’s networking event on Tuesday. The room was packed full of energetic women business owners all eager to learn more about attracting clients and growing their business.  During the presentation portion of the meeting, the speaker enthusiastically revealed the “secrets” to creating a successful business:

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    5 Reasons Why Potential Clients Might Be Saying, “I can’t afford it.”


    One of the most common objections that service-based entrepreneurs hear is the good old standby, “I can’t afford it.” Rarely is this ever true.  You see, people find money for the things that are truly important to them.  It’s the same way with time. People find time for the things that are truly important to them. If something is trul..Read More

    THE 7 Key Ingredients You MUST Have In Order to Create a Successful Business


    There are 7 things that you absolutely need to have in order to have a successful business.  And when I say “successful business,” I mean a business that is profitable, provides value, and is a joy to own.  If you’re struggling in your business, in any way, shape, or form, you are likely missing one of the key ingredients i..Read More

    Are you unconsciously limiting your income?


    Many women entrepreneurs often tell me that they want to make more money.   In fact, they're working really hard in their business, but they can never seem to break through their own income ceiling.  Over time, I’ve discovered that the reason women entrepreneurs aren’t earning the income they desire is because they are unkno..Read More

    Are You Hiding Out?


    I often talk about how entrepreneurs need to stretch outside of their comfort zone and embrace the limelight in order to raise their visibility and grow their businesses.  Many small business owners, especially women entrepreneurs, are really shy about promoting themselves.  One thing I've realized over the years is that even folks who think the..Read More