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3 Bad Words When Calling a Prospective Client [VIDEO]

I learned one of the most valuable lessons from an interview I did with Steve Kloyda of TheProspectingExpert.com on an episode of Reach The Summit about how to handle yourself when making a sales call. No one likes to call it a sales call. Not if you don’t believe you’re in sales. But that’s what it [...]

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Tips When Hiring a Consultant [VIDEO]

It’s a big move. The day you find someone that you truly admire and would appreciate as someone on your team. The consultant that’s going to help you move your business forward. It’s a very important relationship. Both meaningful and equally expensive. So what happens when you’re not prepared with the right information to handle [...]

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How to Approach in Business When Someone NEEDS Your Help [VIDEO]

It’s not the best idea to let someone know their stuff stinks, if that’s your way of letting them know you can help. It’s just not going to create that open dialogue you might hope for with a new client. So today, we’re talking about a way to go about it that will make people [...]

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Be a Smart Connector for Startups [VIDEO]

Networking is far and away the reason why I started my business and was able to stay afloat for more than 4 years now. If you don’t go out of your way for people they won’t go out of their way for you. One strategy to contribute to your network growth is to be a [...]

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Mural.ly for Pretty Planning [VIDEO]

When I want to put my ideas down on something, I want it to be a place where I can not only do a great brain dump but be able to organize it in a way I will be able to refer to later. The tool I’m sharing today helps me do just that. Watch [...]

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2014 Resolutions for Your Business [VIDEO]

You may be having a hard time with your personal new year’s resolutions, but setting ones for youe business is not a choice. it’s time to set expectations for your year so you have something to work toward. Today I’m sharing some resolutions you should seriously think about for your business in 2014. Watch 2014 Resolutions [...]

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How To Keep Email From Running Your Life [VIDEO]

I understand more than anyone how difficult it can be to keep email from running your life. I’m an “Inbox Zero” kinda girl. So I thought I’d talk about some of the strategies and tools I use to keep my inbox from dictating my day, my workload and my life. Watch How To Keep Email From [...]

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Connections Made Through Pen and Paper [VIDEO]

My handwriting sucks. But it’s a lot of better than most people because I actually spent time learning how to write in school. Something that I don’t think gets as much attention today as it used to. Some of the best connections have been made because of pen and paper. And because I know it [...]

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New Year! New Rates! Increase Your Prices for 2014 [VIDEO]

As I so self-fulfilling you reminded you last week, it’s going to be the end of the year soon. This is the perfect time to evaluate your current rates. How much are you charging for what you do versus all the time spent actually executing, how much you’re paying in expenses and costs, and how [...]

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3 Reasons to Make it Official by Filing Your Business [VIDEO]

Got a question on Twitter this week. “Is the LLC still worth getting?” – @frodograph It’s a good question. Especially for those who are a one-man/woman business and don’t really need to worry about paying anyone but themselves. But the fact is, there are great reasons to make it official for your business by filing [...]

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