Your End of Year Activity Guide

The end of the year is a busy time for a whole host of reasons. Holidays, travel plans and family visits keep us all running ragged from November through January 1. But there is a light at the end of the tunnel. With that said, as a small business owner, there’s even more you have…

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Forgiveness Is Key To Opening the Door To Success

The Door You Select Determines Your Success Who hasn’t been hurt by the actions or words of another? Perhaps a parent who constantly criticized you growing up, a colleague sabotaged a project or your partner had an affair. Or maybe you’ve had a traumatic experience, such as being physically or emotionally abused by someone close…

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MMM: Dare Greatly

Greetings Everybody!!!! The theme for this week is Dare Greatly! It comes from the following quote from Teddy Roosevelt. “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who…

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MMM: Gratitude – The Foundation For A Better Life

Greetings Everybody! I’ve been thinking about my own successes and shortcomings lately; for both 2018 and for the past decade. And with that review, I’ve DECIDED to take some decisive action and share that with everybody. So, today, I’m resurrecting my Monday Morning Motivators (MMM). Starting this morning, I’ll be posting a brief message along…

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From Henri Nouwen

Henri Jozef Machiel Nouwen, (Nijkerk, January 24, 1932 – Hilversum, September 21, 1996) was a Dutch-born Catholic priest, professor and writer. His interests were rooted primarily in psychology, pastoral ministry, spirituality, social justice and community. I love this quote from him: When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most us, we often find that it is those who, instead…

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Is direct response marketing on TV effective?

Great answer in Quora. I thought I would share this with everybody. Because if it works on TV, you KNOW it will work in the online world as well. – jbh Answer by A Quora admin: Yes, direct response marketing on TV certainly is effective.  There are literally hundreds of companies, from credit card companies,…

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Live A Good Life And Build A Great Business

Live Balanced Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome from 161-180, was known to be a scholar and learned leader. In a famous quote he said: Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have…

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How To Make Successful Ethical Decisions – Part 1

As we go through our entrepreneurial journey we’ll go through some ups and downs. What’s critical is maintaining a long term direction and staying true to that. Let me walk through a scenario that has come up recently with one of my clients. “Bob” has been in the marketing and advertising business for 20 years.…

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Relationship Marketing

Relationship marketing can be many things to many people. In fact, the term is almost overused now. In the Internet marketing world, it’s what is referred to as “getting people to know you, like you, and trust you.” In traditional marketing, the term can be used as an extension to CRM – Customer Relationship Management…

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The Mindset of An Entrepreneur

Do you have the mindset of an entrepreneur? What’s your mindset? Do you have the mindset of an entrepreneur? I ask this question because there’s a difference between being a business owner, an entrepreneur and being a hobbyist. Many people who “hang out a shingle” really aren’t either a business owner or an entrepreneur. They fall…

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