Looking back at last year, I am reflecting on those things that have been helpful for me to achieve success, meet and exceed my goals. I came up with the following six key areas in my life and I would love to hear from you about the things that have been most helpful for your development, ... Views: 56
You may not check your business's online reviews and ratings, but you would be very remiss to ignore them or not take them seriously. The reason for this is simple: not only do your customers overwhelmingly factor online reviews into their decisions, but the limited control you do have over your ... Views: 63
We recently asked Real Estate Development Expert Peter J. Connelly for some tips for doing due diligence prior to buying commercial real estate.
1. Review three years “operating statements (aka income and expense or profit and loss statements) for the asset.
2. Request and review three ... Views: 84
Succeeding as a business isn’t easy. In fact, it’s not even likely. As Forbes has suggested, a staggering 80 percent of companies don't survive past the first year and a half. To beat those odds, you need to do everything in your power to make sure your company stays profitable, especially ... Views: 152
Everyone has perceived a lack of motivation at one time or another. You can move past this false perception more quickly than you think.
While it might seem like motivation is allusive, fickle or comes and goes, motivation is imbued in your psyche before you are born. It is the ... Views: 120
UX designers, Digital Product designers, Graphic designers, we may know a UX/UI designer by multiple job titles – but one underlying KRA remains same for all these
professionals. They all work to drive amazing customer experiences based on visually aesthetic designs capable of disseminating ... Views: 147
6 Ways To Make Your Content More Share-Friendly
It is certainly a great feeling to see your content
being shared among social networks and being
And if this is what you want for business then it is
in your best interest to make it easier for your
content to be shared. ... Views: 210
One of the most popular ongoing debates of the last twenty years concerns the distinctions between management and leadership, and the relative importance of each to organizational success. John Kotter of the Harvard Business School once cited “alignment” as the most critical difference. ... Views: 176
Pursuing Your Dreams With No Regrets
an excerpt from the new book
CLARITY FOR SOLOS:
Secrets and Strategies for More Focus, Momentum, and Meaning in Your One Person Small Business
by Adam Dudley
The excerpt below ... Views: 232
The internet has made the process of being an author both easy and quite difficult. The process is now much easier due to the fact that anyone can start a website or blog and start writing online. It's also seen as being easier, simply because Amazon.com now makes it possible for anyone to ... Views: 226
The logo for your business is important when it comes to branding and marketing, and it should reflect your business in a positive light.
If your logo design is not up to par, you risk the chance of not being so memorable to your customers or clients. Your goal is to stay in business and ... Views: 246
Have you ever felt this way? Coming up with the right words to write a sales page can be difficult for those who are not really good at writing. You can even be a pretty good writer and still find it to be a challenging task. Sometimes we do a lot of over thinking which causes us to be ... Views: 222
Nearly every business will fall upon hard times, but that does not have to be a death sentence. Your business can make a complete recovery with the help of a few easy technological solutions.
Extend Your Marketing Reach
If your business is struggling, it may well be because of a lack of ... Views: 251
Increase business, get promoted, make more sales and money, improve career performance, influence your team and become rich. Learn the best sales tips and techniques with Toronto Career Coach Giovanni Maccarrone.
Attract ... Views: 253
“She was so clear about the vision for my business, but now, I’m not sure.” My client Lorraine had worked with a coach who felt super clear about what she should be doing next. At the time, Lorraine had felt it too.
Now that she was in the implementation phase and away from the coach’s ... Views: 232
Your alarm rings for the fifth time and you hit snooze again because the prospect of another day at the office leaves a sick feeling in your stomach. You finally roll out of bed, shower, dress and head in dreading what catastrophes lay before you.
You walk through the door to a pile of pink ... Views: 228
If you look at top business achievers, you will find one common denominator: They didn’t do it all alone.
High performing entrepreneurs and business owners know that to truly excel requires guidance and support.
Are you wanting to be a high-performer?
If so, you might be wondering ... Views: 202
by : Toronto Life Coach Giovanni Maccarrone B.A., C.L.C.
“A belief is a feeling of certainty about what something means” – Tony Robbins
Changing our beliefs is all about changing the meanings we give to the events in our ... Views: 242
How do we move forward?
Does anyone have any idea how much potential we have and why we don’t use it? Does anyone have any idea that there is no reason at all left in this world? Does anyone have any idea on how to change this and what it is that we have to change? And one final question do ... Views: 309
If you’re like most experts, you’re looking for ways to reach more of your market in order to build trust, create value and ultimately do business.
One of the best ways to do this is to give potential customers and clients a “taste” of what you do by way of samples. Someone who perfected this ... Views: 222
It is a special type of plastic moulding that is used to decorate the plastic surfaces, with different vibrant colours, along with an abrasion resistant coating. During the modelling process, the in mould decorations are widely used by the manufacturers. These are not only cost-effective but ... Views: 260
Raising your subconscious mind power through structuring your thinking will allow you to solve problems and achieve more than living at the same level of subconscious mind power as you are now.
Albert Einstein wrote, ‘No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created ... Views: 321
The typical elevator pitch goes like so:
I help the blah blah blah do the blah blah blah… YAWN!
Does that sound like yours?
Are you excited about sharing your elevator speech, or do you drag your feet in those networking events hoping you’d never have to whip it out?
After spending 6 weeks ... Views: 286
Whenever we ask this question to business heads, most of the business heads connect to profitability. If the profitability is moderate or positive, then they think that they are managing the business effectively. Of course, profitability is one measure of business efficiency, but that alone does ... Views: 289
Many trainings on email marketing, copywriting or persuasion promise to teach you how to write emails, copy or marketing materials that “pop, sizzle and whistle.”
Sounds good on paper – who doesn’t want some attention?
Those trainings try to convince you that your copy needs ... Views: 266
If you’re like many of my super intuitive clients who deliver results that are more experiential than “intellectual” (you know who you are!)…
It may be hard to put your process into words (and you probably resist writing sales copy) because “on paper” it doesn’t differ much from your ... Views: 417
You want to build a profitable and easily sustainable business that provides the income and freedom you desire as a successful entrepreneur, right?
Of course you do!
As a business owner who cares, you're passionate about what you do. You love working with your clients and they love working ... Views: 374
Are you a business owner, or in an intensely active, high-pressure professional position? Do you wish you had more time to focus on your spiritual development, but don’t know when to do that? Here are three easy ways to incorporate your increased consciousness into your spiritual ... Views: 366
There’s an expression I first heard when I became an entrepreneur.
“You don’t know, what you don’t know”.
Have you heard that before?
The other day, I was at the salon getting my hair cut. One woman was complaining to another that she wished she had done her wedding photographs ... Views: 268
Bus and boat toursNiagara Falls is a must visit place and the beauty of the falls can increase if you have good travelling services for it. There are many companies which help you in traveling to Niagara Falls form Toronto. The bus and boat tours are well known. You can easily get the services ... Views: 234
The majority of guitar teachers use general guitar learning books or methods to try to teach their students. Unless you only teach beginning guitar students, you are going to face these major problems in your guitar teaching:
1. Your students won’t make a lot of progress on guitar and ... Views: 325
People go to their spiritual place on whatever day of the week and think that that is faith.
People set rules for other people to live by in order to be part of the ‘faith’ club and again, think that that is faith.
But none of that is real faith.
Real faith is an act of ... Views: 262
Most of the small and medium organization (SME) wants to transform the organization for breakthrough growth. Breakthrough growth happens only when there is radical thinking and execution happens on the way it does business on a daily basis. The person at the top thinks that people working for ... Views: 359
Your content (be it video, audio, blog post, sales page or the next new thing) is the key to building an equity of trust and relationship with your community of clients and customers that will lead to conversion and loyalty.
You’ve probably heard a whole lot about “storytelling” and ... Views: 360
You should review your credit card statements for several reasons: to verify transactions and payments; pay attention to the due date; look for fees and penalties; and note credit line/ limit and credit available.
Transactions and payments
Verify the transactions on your bill including ... Views: 374
Have you ever been told that you’re not a team player or not a good communicator when you think you are?
Have you ever wondered why you can’t get great results from those who support you in your business?
Great leaders know how to create synergy with those around them. This is the ... Views: 338
When we think of Wal-Mart one of the last things we think about is a company who needs business credit and funding. In reality, Wal-Mart does use business funding and has over 520 open business credit accounts active.
Wal-Mart doesn't need the money. But like most Major companies, they use ... Views: 364
Your website can be the most comprehensive “inventory” of what your business is about. It can be catalyst to crafting how you present your vision, values, convictions and superpowers to the world.
If you go through the process of designing your website with discipline and discernment, you’d be ... Views: 380
Have you ever felt like you’ve lost your sense of power and maybe even all logic? That feeling that nothing is going to go your way? woman talking into her ear
The downward spiral seemingly starts out with an event. You’ve been diagnosed with a health verdict that sounds scary. Your mate or ... Views: 443
Here is a brief review of your rights under the FDCPA:
•It details a person’s right to request more information about the alleged debt. The procedure is called debt validation and it’s a powerful intervention that we will be explaining in greater detail. Until then, understand that debt ... Views: 441
Remember that inner geek you tried so hard to leave at home when you were in high school?
Or that angry misfit in you that was dying to come out but got stuffed back into the box every time you tried to blend in?
They may not be good for high school survival, but turns out there may be a thing ... Views: 365
Darn near everyone gripes about money. I do it, too. We each have triggers about making, spending and saving money. But the one I hear the most about is not getting paid enough. Either you have an abundance of clients but they don't pay you for the real value you give or you don't have enough ... Views: 380
The dream of becoming a professional speaker took hold many years ago. I was working for a small radio station in Santa Rosa, California. My primary job was to sell airtime. Yup! I sold air. Because the station was so small, it was easy to wear many hats. Within a very short period of time I ... Views: 713
One big reason many people fail building business credit is that their business isn’t setup credibly in the credit issuer’s eyes. The perception lenders, vendors, and creditors have of your business is critical. Before applying for business credit a business must ensure it meets or exceeds all ... Views: 378
Most companies have some form of strategic blueprint, strategic development, goal setting and business planning. In fact, when was the last time a major corporation didn't go through their annual budgeting process or a start-up business didn't submit a business plan to the bank? These are all ... Views: 679
When one assumes an identity, one takes actions to realize or match that identity.
As human beings, we are wired to avoid cognitive dissonance.
When we take on an identity, we make sure our actions and results match that.
You can use this psychology to create marketing communications that ... Views: 313
It almost goes without saying that, as entrepreneurs, we want to put our best foot forward. However, in our quest for excellence, it's very easy to get stuck in a cycle of perfecting and perfecting - our logo, our copy, our offer, our talk - to the point where, six months later, we still haven't ... Views: 388
You've probably heard the marketing analogy of "Pain Island, Pleasure Island and the Boat" - or some versions of it, if you've been around the programs & trainings block a few times.
I've had quite a few conversations with folks about this, and they got really confused about how to tell ... Views: 346
My client N. came to me feeling “at the end of the rope” with her biz.
After just ONE session, she had her second best day in sales and opportunities popping up left, right and center.
What could have changed in just one session? We haven’t even gotten to the “strategies and tactics” piece ... Views: 392
If you're an expert who is wanting to get out there and coach with your work and help people, it's a smart strategy to put what you know into a book.
However, since my blessing is to give everything a look through a sales conversion perspective, I'm going to give you some advice that you ... Views: 308