Great ideas never helped anyone

Great ideas never helped anyone

“I’ve got this great idea!”Entrepreneurs got lots of them.Ideas for books we’d like to write.Or programs we’d like to teach.Or virtual businesses we’d like to start.Or podcasts, YouTube channels and speaking side-gigs.Power moves we’d like to make.And then there’s the...
Love the one you’re with

Love the one you’re with

True story: More than a decade ago, I hired an attorney colleague to handle a legal matter for me (because an attorney who represents herself has a fool for an attorney and a client, as Ben Franklin once said). This attorney thoroughly explained to me the entire...
Solo v. CEO Thinkers: Which are you?

Solo v. CEO Thinkers: Which are you?

This year I am committed to helping you grow your practice. As such, I’ll be rolling out new content across multiple platforms throughout the year. I have created a series of lessons which, over the course of the year, will cover all seven of the critical business...
Should you blog for business? Here’s a simple analysis

Should you blog for business? Here’s a simple analysis

I hate blogging. Don’t ask me to blog, because I never will.” That’s how the first conversation started with a new client of mine back in 2014. My response to her was: “You don’t have to blog if you don’t want to. There are many other ways you can market your...
What to do if it feels like it’s all going to hell in a handbasket?

What to do if it feels like it’s all going to hell in a handbasket?

Ever have one of those days? Or weeks? Or even months?Seems like more than a few business owners were struggling through this first quarter, at least based on the social buzz in my feed and the conversations lighting up my Messenger messages. And not just in business,...
You gotta ask

You gotta ask

My client, Kay*, has been struggling for months. Like many entrepreneurs, she managed to embroil herself in two startups. At first, she was excited, thinking she could easily do it all. After all, she had partners and staff in one business, and that left her lots of...