Category Archives: Personal 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

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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    10 Ways to Act Like a Dragon and Achieve Unlimited Success in 2012


    Did you know that 2012 is the year of the Dragon? Yes, according to chinese astrology, the year of the Water Dragon is upon us. The dragon is believed to be a symbol of good fortune and intense power, so it's the perfect time to enjoy un..Read More

    Are You Afraid of Being Braggadocios?


    Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the NAWBO Columbus "Good to Great" Program.  It was a wonderful opportunity to connect with some fabulous local women business owners who are committed to success. Each table at the event focused on a different business building topic.  I was..Read More

    5 Simple Strategies to Ensure Business Growth This Year


    If you're a passionate entrepreneur, you're probably always thinking about ways to grow your business and expand your success each year.  Some folks like "baby steps" to business growth while others prefer "quantum leaps." No matter what camp you happen to belong to, there are 5 simple strategies to ensure business growth this ..Read More

    3 Tips for Authentically Connecting with Your Ideal Clients through Your Writing


    Being able to write in a way that allows you to authentically communicate and connect with your ideal clients is a critical skill you must master if you want to get your marketing message out and ultimately serve the people you are meant to help. I personally take my writing very seriously because it is a way for me to express m..Read More

    5 Simple Ways to Show Your Gratitude (and Grow Your Business)


    It’s Thanksgiving Week in the US.  What better time to show a little gratitude! In today’s fast-paced world of text messages and tweets, taking the time to show your appreciation for your clients and others who support you in your business is a great way to separate yourself from the pack. Each day we are all bombarded with a multitude of ..Read More

    5 Tips to Break the Cycle of Undercharging, Under-Earning, and Overworking


    Time, energy, and money. These three resources influence everything we do (or don’t do) on a daily basis. They impact our ability to live our great lives and they are undeniably intertwined.   I guess that’s why I hate to waste any of them (especially time).   If you think about it, how you choose to use, guard, and maximi..Read More

    Build Your Business By Choice, Not By Chance


    I have two concepts that I talk about all the time in my business.  The first one has always been “order and balance”—overcoming overwhelm and chaos in your business and your life so you can enjoy the things that matter most to you.  The second concept is what I refer to as “seamless success.”  Seamless Success occu..Read More

    Is the laundry keeping you from your great work?


    One of the things I hear a lot from my clients is, “I don’t have time to do everything I need to do to run my business and keep up with everything that needs to be done around the house.”  And I often think, “Well of course you don’t.” So here’s what I see happening most often:

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