Here’s something I share with many entrepreneurs during one-on-one sessions: yes, it’s possible to scale your business without a team. For a little while. The strategies you use for growing your business vary depending on what stage of business. The model I like to use is the 5 Stages of Business Growth by Todd Herman. […]

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How to Delegate for Sustainable Growth at Every Stage of Business

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Family And Friends are Great, But An Accountability Partner Will Push You to the Next Level How do you hold yourself accountable? You’ve surely got grand ideas for the future—as you should! But how are you going to get there? Having an accountability system in place is the secret sauce that many successful people use […]

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How Do You Hold Yourself Accountable?

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 Remember the good ol’ days? Full-service gas stations. Live phone operators. Department stores filled to the brim with friendly, efficient staff, waiting to help you find that perfect dress for your niece’s wedding? If you don’t, well hello young millennial – thanks for stopping by! Over the last 5 decades, we’ve seen businesses everywhere […]

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A Return to Service

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Do you remember the very first time you spoke in public? For most of you, I bet it was probably back in elementary school. I remember each member of my class going up to the chalkboard and, one by one, delivering a short talk about whatever topic they liked. For some, it was utterly terrifying […]

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Should You Make Speaking Engagements Part of Your Solopreneur Strategy?

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We’d like to point out yet another reason why the internet might just be the greatest thing since sliced bread; it’s not just about eBay, Instagram, and Netflix. What’s really amazing is how the internet enables entrepreneurs to leverage virtual resources to scale their businesses and keep their overhead down. That might even be better […]

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7 Things Great Leaders Do Every Day When Working with Others

Do you cringe at the idea of delegating? Delegation is not easy for most small business owners and entrepreneurs and we know why: you are used to kicking ass all by yourself. You are a superhero when it comes to handling anything and everything from creating your sales funnel to managing your social media. But […]

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How & What to Delegate

As a small business owner, you want to ensure you’re offering the best possible customer service to your clients from the first time they contact you, and as you build your relationship with them. But what does it take to not only meet your clients’ expectations, but exceed them in every way imaginable so that […]

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Treating Customers Right (Two Sides of the Customer Service Coin Part 2)

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As busy entrepreneurs, we’re always focused on how we can improve our customer service so our best clients become loyal advocates. But what about when we need to outsource a project? What qualities should we look for in a good, reliable vendor, and how do we build a solid relationship? And how can we make […]

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How to Build Effective Vendor-Client Relationships (Two Sides of the Customer Service Coin)

Do you know the most important trait a business owner can possess to succeed and thrive in the entrepreneurial world? The answer might not be what you expect. It’s not great investors, a wide skill set, or years of experience. It’s not even the natural inclination to keep striving for more or the ambition to […]

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Why Mindset Matters

“Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt This quote has always spoken to me. I remember this call-to-action from the longest-serving First Lady of the United States (who was also a diplomat and human rights activist) every time I think about stretching beyond my comfort zone. After all, if Eleanor Roosevelt […]

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