There Is An Easy Button to Success, But Can You Afford It?

  One of the things in business that people are always looking for is an easier way to do things. The better way to do things. They’re always looking for something new, but what they really what most is an easy button. Well guess what? I have one sitting right on my desk, and here…

What Can You Do With Your LinkedIn Connections?

80% Failure Rate If you’re like a lot people, you’ve made New Year’s resolution. Well, it’s the first week of February, and I’m sorry to report but chances are about 80% of you have failed already. 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by the second week of February. So the odds are against you, but…

The Big Lie That Limits Your Business Growth?

I want to talk about the big lie that limits your business growth. People are always looking for the magic bullet, the easy button, something simple that they could do that’s going to change the course of their business. The lie people tell themselves is, “If I could just….“. People ask themselves this question all…

Why Your Story Matters? Marketing Is Easy and Strategy Is Hard!

I want to let you know that your story matters. And how you tell it can be a subtle difference between marketing and a strategy. Marketing is easy; strategy, not so much. The reason I bring up this topic is I had a conversation with a client, actually maybe a past client. It’s hard to…

What Is a Marketing Strategy and Should You Want One?

Today I want to talk about marketing strategy and why you should want one. I was talking with a client. I do a lot of one-on-one coaching and somebody contacted me and wanted to learn how to market themselves better. So during the discussion, she said, “Hey, I’ve got about 100 followers on Instagram, and…

How-To Simplify Your Marketing – What Would Mr. Rogers Do? WWMRD

It’s a Beautiful Day… This past weekend, my wife and I watched a documentary. The title of the documentary was called “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Now some of you are saying, “Oh, that’s Mister Rogers!” and other people are going, “Huh?” Well Mister Rogers, Fred Rogers, had a TV show from the early ’60s…

How Do YOU Define Success In Your Business?

Let me ask you a question: Have you ever found something not working, only to find out you never turned the power on? I think we’ve all done that before, right? But hold that thought, because I want to jump into something. Today we’re going to be talking about how you define success in your…

How To Be More Productive By Taming Your Technology

Monday was Labor Day, and that’s when I recorded the podcast that led to this blog. I saw a bunch of people on social media saying, “Hey, what are you doing today?” It’s like, “Well, I’m kind of working, doing a podcast.” But I was also doing some other stuff, working on some future presentations…