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Let’s Talk About Why Failure is Good

Let’s Talk About Why Failure is Good

“I suck.” “I’m a failure.” “I screw everything up.” “I don’t do anything right.” “How can I possibly do this?” “I don’t have what it takes.” “I’m not moving fast enough.” “I’m not smart enough.” “I don’t know the right people.” Does any of this sound familiar? Let’s...
Opportunity Costs of Relationships

Opportunity Costs of Relationships

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. – Henry David Thoreau Who hasn’t heard those old chestnuts, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch,” or “You can’t have your cake and eat it, too.” These are old-fashioned ways to say that every...
Taking More Risks: The Path To Success For Female Entrepreneurs

Taking More Risks: The Path To Success For Female Entrepreneurs

Often the biggest business growth and success comes from taking a calculated risk and then putting all your hard work and resources behind it. But the very nature of risk means there’s no guarantee, which is why many entrepreneurs—particularly women—tend to be risk...
Follow-Up: The Key To Continued Business Growth

Follow-Up: The Key To Continued Business Growth

Finally, all the hard work is paying off! Your networking events have been full of exciting and promising conversations with ideal clients who have shown a serious interest in working with you. Some have even come on board. It feels like success has arrived! Go ahead,...
Doing Business At The Speed Of Love

Doing Business At The Speed Of Love

“To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” – Eleanor Roosevelt You know the saying, “Success in business is all about making connections.” Old school thinking would relate that to the “who you know” scenario, but in feminine...
Choose Wisely: Do Your Clients Make the Cut?

Choose Wisely: Do Your Clients Make the Cut?

There’s an old saying, “If you don’t know what you want, it’s harder to get it.” The same is true for finding your ideal clients: you need to identify who they are before you can start pulling them in. Easy to say; a little harder—but not impossible—to do if you...
Respect Your Strengths: Empower Your Team

Respect Your Strengths: Empower Your Team

When athletes begin serious training, one of the first things they do is focus on their particular strengths and how to capitalize on them for both individual and team victories. The same is true for entrepreneurs and business owners. When you identify and learn to...
Impact Funding: The Trend That’s Changing The World

Impact Funding: The Trend That’s Changing The World

Looking for funding to grow your business? As you begin the hunt for capital, you can be sure of at least three things: You will get turned down at least once, probably more. Investors will dig into the inner workings of your business, asking a lot of questions that...
Worthiness: The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Create It

Worthiness: The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Create It

“How easily we put the most important thing last. How easily can we put it first?” — Shannon Graham. When was the last time you didn’t get something you wanted? Do you believe the reason is because you didn’t deserve it—that you simply weren’t worthy? Along with...