Growing A Business
Practical "real-world" how-tos and marketing strategies for growing your successful business.
10 Reasons You Shouldn’t Work For Yourself
Being a business owner may sound glamorous and exciting, but owning a business has its pitfalls. My recommendation is do not get caught up in the excitement of working for yourself unless you truly understand that there are negatives to being the “boss.”
Business Success With Poster Board and Post-its™
Thinking about the upcoming year and all you want to achieve can sometimes feel overwhelming – so much to do and so little time. Here is a simple tip that may help you achieve an abundant and prosperous business-building year. There is a video to watch and an article to read – enjoy!
Effective Rules to Pricing
Are you selling yourself cheap? Did you know you can double your sales volume by doubling your price? Discover the truth about common pricing practices and how to get the most cash in your pocket the next time you launch one of your products or services.
How to Craft a Dynamic 30 Second Elevator Pitch
Are you struggling to craft your elevator pitch? Discover the 4 simple steps to crafting an elevator pitch that will quickly let people know who you are and what you offer...
Organizing a Networking Group with Meetup.com
Even in this social networking age, I believe face-to-face meetings are still the most powerful way for women in business to build solid professional relationships. Meetup.com provides a unique combination of online social networking with the ability to organize face-to-face meetings.
Questions and Answers About Goals
Women in business know that goals are important but many of us aren’t sure why. We’ve heard that goals should stretch us from where we are now to where we want to be in the future, but we aren’t quite sure how. You’ll want to read these “real-world" answers to basic goal setting questions.
Questions for the Business Coach
As the Business Coach editor I often receive questions about achieving greater professional success. These questions are typical of what many of us are thinking and wondering about business success. I’ll answer questions about how to ask for referrals and how to work with prospects.
Should You Start a Coaching Business?
It sounds easy doesn’t it – sharing your expertise with others who want to improve their lives or their business? Trust me, starting a coaching business is not as easy as it may seem. Here are a few things you should consider before deciding to call yourself a “coach.”
Surefire Ways to Build a Strong Following
Are you frustrated with growing your list? When you build a strong following you have the ability to create instant cash injections in your business whenever you need it. Learn effective ways to building your list.
The Power of Great Customer Service
Customer service can make or break your business and business reputation. Learning how to communicate effectively with your customers is essential to providing great customer service. As a savvy woman in business, have you made the time to develop an effective customer service plan?
Tips for Networking Success
You’ve heard the old business saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” Wouldn’t you agree that in this fast paced and often impersonal business world, solid and dependable relationships are still one of the best career-building tools?
Tips to Building Your Brand Power
Is your business struggling to stand out from your competitors? Do you wish you knew how to create a profitable brand? Find out how the most valuable asset your business will ever have is its brand and how to influence your customers to buy.
Top 5 Working From Home Success Tips
Working from home can be a double-edged sword: Filled with opportunity on one side and distraction on the other. It is up to you to decide if your work from home experiences will be positive and successful or negative and disappointing. Here are my top five successful tips for working from home.
Working From Home - It Takes A Plan
I’ve worked from my home for the past 20 plus years and found it to be a double-edged sword. On one side of the sword you have complete flexibility on the other, there is too much flexibility. Working from home takes not only discipline but also the ability to have laser-beam focus on your goals.
Your Business Needs a Mission Statement Business Coach Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Business Coach Site Map
If you take owning a business seriously, then your business needs a mission statement. A mission statement is a succinct statement telling your employees and customers the what, why and how of your business. Without a well-written mission statement, a business often lacks focus.
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