In a prior post, Do You Suffer from an Enlarged Procrastinate?, I mentioned some of the reasons why we may delay doing jobs we know that we need to do; and I included some practical strategies that can help us move forward. Unfortunately, the reasons why we procrastinate may have nothing to do … [Read more...] about Is Your Procrastinate Still Enlarged?
Here’s an important question. How does a bad boss communicate? The answer? With orders: “You will do this or that!” And how do we react to being ordered to do something? I don't know about you, but I immediately go to my terrible twos and say, “No way! I don't want to do that.” (Or: "I won't … [Read more...] about Communicate as a Leader, Not as a Boss
Does it ever feel like your phone weighs a thousand pounds and, and you really don't want to pick it up? Probably many people's least favorite thing to do in business is making cold calls. So I'm going to share with you some ideas on how to overcome cold feet when cold calling. First of all, I … [Read more...] about Overcome Cold Feet When Cold Calling
So what is personal branding? And what does it have to do with marketing our business, products or services? Dorie Clark, author of Reinventing You, answers these questions in a recent issue of Entrepreneur. "If someone is going to buy from you, they need to understand who you are, what you … [Read more...] about 3 Ways Entrepreneurs Fail at Personal Branding
Have you ever gone into a store to buy something, and found that the clerk was too busy yakking on the phone with a friend to bother waiting on you? Or have you ever called a business about a problem and been given the royal run-around? It is just these types of business problems that … [Read more...] about 2 Quick Ways to Wreck or Build Your Business
Every once in a while, life seems to conspire to dump on us a whole load of things to do all at once, and we end up stuck in a hole of overwhelm. Right now, various tasks I have delayed doing over the past few weeks have run head-long into current responsibilities, including taking care of my … [Read more...] about Crawling Out of the Hole of Overwhelm