You don’t learn to ride a bike from reading a manual

When people find out that I’m a business coach, they often get excited and then want to share their “million dollar idea” with me, as long as I promise not to tell anyone.  In fact, there was once when someone e-mailed and wanted business coaching, but asked how they can be sure I wouldn’t just […]

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When will I arrive?

I’ve been frequenting The Bar Method for the last few months.  It’s my favorite exercise – you get results, the workouts are efficient and never boring, and I just love the spa-like facility! When talking to the owner, Carolyn, after the end of a challenging workout, I asked her “So when does it ever get […]

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Losing Your Audience? Check your Headlines

Ever feel that despite detailed explanations on the features and benefits of what you offer, prospective clients or customers don’t buy?  A quick tip: ask yourself if they are engaged? In a sales meeting, it is completely normal for business owners to be very excited about their products, and they want to convey their enthusiasm […]

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Building Systems in Your Business

So you’ve read The E-myth, have attended a recent GhostCEO Coaches Corner event, and learned the virtues of implementing systems in order to build a sustainable and scalable business model.  You might even be thinking about how to build models so you can license down the road. Perhaps a nagging thought comes up: what I […]

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Analysis Paralysis

Recently, a client was discussing whether to take action or to spend more time analyzing different options to pursue.  It reminded me of meeting someone who had been working on a business plan for 4 years, and wanted my opinion on whether she was ready to launch. It was the most beautiful plan ever.  Everything […]

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How Do I Raise Prices?

I get this question quite often from my clients, here is a great post from Chris Flett on how to raise prices without raising eyebrows.  Enjoy!

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Be-Do-Have

At this time of year, many clients are going through an annual review of how their year went.  What went well, what didn’t, what should be done differently for 2011, etc.  As you reflect on how your year went, what are some of the things that you are proud of?  What are some items that […]

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Skirting Around the Sins of Selling

I had the pleasure of meeting a great group of women entrepreneurs in Squamish, hosted by Lisa Princic of Change Makers Toolbox.  We spent the evening discussing common mistakes women make when it comes to Selling.  Here is an article covering the event by the Squamish Chief.

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Enterprising Moms Network Social – November 5th

Enterprising Moms Fall Networking Social is happening Friday, November 5th from 7 – 10pm at the River Rock Hotel in Richmond, BC. If you don’t have your ticket yet, now is the time to order! We sold out last year and expect this year to be no different! Speakers for the evening include: Kelley Scarsbrook, […]

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How Do You Find Your Customers?

Do you proactively find your customers, or do they find you?  Read more about Creating a System to Find Your Customers on the Crave Company blog.

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