Authors Want to Write, Speakers Want to Speak and Coaches Want to Coach

One of my coaching mentors has been privileged to work with a variety of “experts” over the last few years – helping them leverage their knowledge into real businesses. But here’s a common theme I noticed from his discussions about coaching these experts: “Authors want to write books, speakers want to speak and coaches want Read more about Authors Want to Write, Speakers Want to Speak and Coaches Want to Coach[…]

Why This Won’t Work

In the past two weeks, I have had conversations with several individuals trying to get their ideas off the ground, develop a more effective marketing plan, and get noticed. They are frustrated because they can’t narrow it down to a few ideas, get all the customers they want, and get focused. One thing that I have Read more about Why This Won’t Work[…]

The Missing Link to Turning Your Idea into Serious Cash

Here’s the deal with ideas… Don’t expect to be paid for an idea! I know every single person thinks if we could just offer a suggestion and that company would do it. That company would boost sales and etc. The truth is that has ZERO value! “The only people who make money from an idea Read more about The Missing Link to Turning Your Idea into Serious Cash[…]

5 Ways To Stand Out, Get Noticed and Be Remembered

In this brief video, I share the 5 ways to stand out, get noticed and be remembered. These ways apply to products, services, companies, or personal brands. Applying two or three of these to your business will definitely help you stand out, get noticed and be remembered. Go execute! Question: Which one will you start to use immediately?

Once it’s free….

you’re not the customer any more, you’re the product. You’re the product because the only way to monetize free is to have advertisers pay for the attention. The competition though has never been greater. There are more free products competing for the one thing that is finite: people’s attention. And if you have something to offer Read more about Once it’s free….[…]

Advertising Gifts Explored: Corporate Generosity and the Emotional Reaction

This is a guest post by Celina Jonesi. Celina Jonesi is a distributor for British Promotional Merchandise Association (BPMA) is one of the UK’s leading industry bodies dedicated to promoting best practice around the sourcing, manufacturing and distribution of promotional products. You can find more information here.  If you’d like to guest post on this blog, check out the guidelines here. Emotion Read more about Advertising Gifts Explored: Corporate Generosity and the Emotional Reaction[…]

9 Powerful and Proven Steps to Launch Your Consulting or Coaching Business

It’s so easy to be paralyze in the pursuit of perfect that you end up not doing anything  That you are so worried about launching in this spectacular way, that you never do. What matters today in launching your own consulting and coaching business is this instinct to produce, to create solutions and ship them out Read more about 9 Powerful and Proven Steps to Launch Your Consulting or Coaching Business[…]

The Four Simple Steps to Create a Profitable Venture

If your expertise is health and nutrition, fashion, sports excellence, finding scholarship money, being a great Mom or Dad, starting your own business, or basic computer skills. Sometimes we start looking in the wrong place for the income potential. Rather than expecting attendees to “pay” to come to a presentation, you can use this model Read more about The Four Simple Steps to Create a Profitable Venture[…]

Your Success as a Professional Service Hinges on Two Important Factors

As a service business you face a different challenge than someone who sells a physical product like soap or breakfast bars. You and your team are the product and, unlike a bottle of lotion, your services are: more expensive, intangible, and sold before they are produced. This as you can see is a totally different business model Read more about Your Success as a Professional Service Hinges on Two Important Factors[…]

3 Reasons You Never Act on Your Dreams

Thinking about your future is easy. We all think, all the time. We spend time thinking about starting a business, thinking about writing that book, thinking about speaking to a group, or thinking about having that meeting. Thinking isn’t so hard. But taking action on what feels like a risk is hard and fearful.  Taking Read more about 3 Reasons You Never Act on Your Dreams[…]