business growth

Have you made your New Year's resolutions yet? Don't be too hasty.

Personally, I'm not really a big fan of New Year's resolutions because most people don't follow them through. And that can be much worse than not making any at all. But there are ways to use them to good effect.

Read on to find out 4 steps you must do if you're serious about having greater success in 2017.

As the year passes through the midpoint  now is a perfect time to review how you've been doing and what it takes to achieve or even exceed your goals for the year.
 

Happy Valentine's Day!!

Today's the day to give treats to your loved ones (and even yourself!). It's also the perfect time to acknowledge other people you appreciate, for example your suppliers, clients and prospects too.

And so, I have cooked up something special for you...

First, your Valentine's gift!

As we take down one calendar and put up our new shiny 2014 calendar, I find it valuable to stop and reflect over the past year. I like to call it a "post mortem". A time to contemplate the successes and failures of the past year - a look back to count your blessings, think about the lessons learned and new insights gained.
 
Would you like more referrals?  How about better referrals?  
 
Read on for a key 7-step strategy that will help you get both more and higher quality referrals that are a better fit for you. 
 

summer off It's Labor Day weekend, and I hope you're celebrating the holiday by enjoying barbecue with your loved ones.  It's also a day to reflect on our chosen work... and so I decided to do some reflecting myself and share it with you...

Are these summer days making you lazy? Are you craving some time away from the daily hustle?   Then why not take an afternoon off and spend it in an enjoyable place (the beach, your favorite cafe, the park etc.) and review the results you've been getting from your marketing efforts so far this year.
 

Are your networking efforts working for you?

When it comes to marketing efforts, it's important to determine which ones are paying for themselves, which ones are bringing in the bulk of your business, and which ones are duds.  

Read on for a way to figure out if your networking is paying you back for your efforts.

 
How can you build a strong network?  It's really not rocket science.  Here are some easy to do key strategies to develop a strong network.
 

Are you frustrated with the results you've been getting from your marketing efforts? Do you work far too hard for too little payback? Are you constantly in struggle mode? You may think you don't have enough information, and you may be frantically chasing the next big thing.