Category Archives: Seamless Success

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

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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    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 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

    3 Signs Your Business May Not Really Be a Business

    Is your business really a business?  Seems like an odd question, doesn't it?  Well, I've realized lately that many solo entrepreneurs actually don't have businesses.  Sure they're offering their products and services in exchange for money, but they don't really own a business. You see, a business typically runs systematically and continuous..Read More

    4 Steps to Creating Client Allure

    Client allure is all about creating a magnetic presence that draws in your ideal clients, turns them into paying customers, and makes them want to do business with you over and over again. Businesses that plan to be around for a long time know that client allure is the key to success (even if they don't call it that). You see, you can no long..Read More

    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 Committing Marketing “Crimes?”

    Over the years I've been able to connect with a lot of business owners. And over those years, I've seen a lot of marketing "don'ts." Sometimes these "don'ts" are so heinous they really should be considered a crime (sometimes they actually are). Here are my top 5 marketing crimes to avoid:

    1. Not knowing who your ideal client is...Read More