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Success Story: Reclaiming Energy

One of the members of the Business Owners Accountability Group recently shared a need to insert downtime into her week. She knows that any group member may agree with her challenges, share their experiences with solutions, or ask further questions. Here is a re-created version of the conversation at BOAG and the road to success .. read more

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On October 19th, 2010, posted in: asking for help, focus by

Success Story: Results from a very targeted focus

17 months ago I moved to a new city. Although business still happens in my previous city – where my network is strong and the need continues – in the new I needed to get very strategic about business development. I am a networker, realizing the value of relationship and referrals for my service-focused communication .. read more

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On September 27th, 2010, posted in: asking for help, Connecting, focus, trust by

Success comes from Accountability

Over the past 30 days, several business owners have demonstrated the power accountability has in helping them accomplish things they earlier had ability – but little drive – to do. This week my focus is on the professional who made a practice of carrying his baggage around. A man with many things on his plate, .. read more

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On September 13th, 2010, posted in: asking for help, controllling self by

How Do You Manage?

Many of us are entrepreneurs, or working from home, or business building and enjoy having freedom within our day. Perhaps we are out and about while networking, or we can adjust our day to handle a visit to the veterinarian, or can adjust our direction with ease because we are the one calling the shots. .. read more

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On September 7th, 2010, posted in: asking for help, consistency, discipline, focus, move forward by

Being stuck

I’ve been reading up on what motivates people and have been reminded that the more people understand themselves, the better the chance they see the potential for change. Many of us want to be told what to do, what to say, how to respond and why. Yet if we were to be honest, we may .. read more

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On August 16th, 2010, posted in: asking for help, move forward by

#1 Skill for Public Speaking

I’ve been public speaking since my HS graduation day, and because I often receive positive recognition as a result, I fell into a major trap early on. I didn’t research my topic. Although I have usually stuck to what I know (yet there were those times I didn’t – disaster), the message could have been .. read more

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On August 13th, 2010, posted in: asking for help, Message by 1 Comment

With a Little Help from my Friends

Today I gave a presentation with the Women Lawyers of Franklin County. Yes, with them. Although I was scheduled to speak TO them, I knew better than to do that. I was brought in to help them speak with confidence. I am not an attorney. So the only thing I had to share with them .. read more

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On April 6th, 2010, posted in: asking for help, confidence, controllling self, shutting up by