It’s hard to believe that there’s only about six weeks left in 2016! While many use this time heading into the holidays to wind things down in their business, I find it one of the busiest times of the year. For me, it’s the time to start working on the plan for the New Year as well as work with clients developing their own plans. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Prepare for 2017
It’s no secret that women in positions of power often have to get there on a different track than their male peers. In 2011, only 15.5 percent of Canadian small and medium-sized businesses were owned by women. And that number doesn’t include solopreneurs who are trying to make their way on their own. The majority of those female entrepreneurs also have no business growth goals. … Continue reading Why Female Entrepreneurs Need To Stop Apologizing
Marketing & Public Relations (AKA PR) should be an important part of your outreach strategy. After all, PR is defined as interacting with your public, and you need to do that to communicate your brand message to your audience. If you’re not trying to communicate with your audience, you are relying too heavily on the “if you build it they will come” strategy. In a … Continue reading Don’t Do Marketing & PR… Until you can answer these 5 questions
You have your fabulous business idea, you have your goals written out, and you have written a killer business plan. The next step can be the most daunting one when it comes to launching any business – you have to tell people about what it is you do. Once you start marketing your business one of three things can happen: You are an “instant” hit … Continue reading Is Fear of Failure Holding You Back?
Clients often come to me struggling to stay focused on their goals. They don’t feel like their making real progress on their goals and often feel like they’re spinning their wheels in mud. It’s easy to beat ourselves up about things – we can be our own worst critic at times. You might not be exactly where you want to be. That doesn’t mean that … Continue reading 5 signs success is on the way
Managing people is a tricky job, even for the most skilled business school grads and experienced professionals. Running a business and managing staff is more than just delegating tasks and supervising employees; it means you are accountable to both your clients and your staff. Here are a few tips for managing people : Delegate work according to skill level and capability As an entrepreneur your … Continue reading 6 Tips for Managing Your Employees
Foremost on our minds at the start of a new year is making one type of change or other in order to help us achieve our goals; get better at something, be healthier, life or career goals, and more. I’d like to introduce you the ADKAR by Prosci. ADKAR is most commonly used in organisations as a Change Management tool to manage change in … Continue reading Simple Steps to Help You Achieve Your Goals This Year!
Looking for your New Year resolution of 2016 and wanting new changes to your life? Simple… do things differently. Every year many of us set new year resolutions, goals or mentally think of how we would like to do things differently, and come end of the year we find ourselves in the same spot. And this is often not for lack of trying; we set … Continue reading New Year – Renew
I’m constantly being reminded of how powerful our focus is. Whatever we focus on expands. Good, bad or otherwise, we get what we spend the most of our energy on. While it can be a scary notion, the good news is that the choice of where we focus on minds remains in our complete control. Here are 3 ways to know your focusing your energy in a … Continue reading 3 Indicators You’re Focusing on the “Right Stuff”
Have you had trouble finding the track that makes you unique? Not knowing what direction to take to fulfill your dreams and goals of being an entrepreneur? Perhaps you are thinking you are at a stage in life where doing a 9-5 job is frustrating? Or not knowing what direction to take to grow your business? When it comes to achieving your goals and seeing … Continue reading The Art of Finding Clarity