If you know me, you will know that I am truly passionate about three things in life namely entrepreneurship and fast-tracking business growth; travelling nationally and internationally and … being at your ideal weight, health and vision of yourself. I started
Even if you have heard of the term 'committed to excellence', do you fully understand what it means? The following quote is from Aristotle and defines what excellence is. "Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because
If there’s one mistake that new—and sometimes even established—business owners make, it’s them failing to develop a clear vision of their ideal client. Too often we think our service or product is “for everyone.” And while it might be true that
No more ROI: The real way to sell high-priced packages. Educators, health & well-being practitioners and other service providers from charging what they’re really worth? It’s that all-too-common belief that “I am not a salesperson.” Combine that with a healthy dose of
It’s happened to every service provider at one time or another—probably more than once. You offer a proposal or contract, only to have your potential client respond with, “That sounds great, but I can’t afford it.” What do you do? For a lot of service-based businesses, the first response is to lower their rate. After all, they reason, the client really does need my help. Plus, it’s good karma, and they’ll talk about me with their friends, and refer business to me later.
As you may know already, real, effective networking takes a lot of time and effort and although the least costly of all marketing strategies, it can be costly, especially for businesses that are really struggling and do not have 2 cents to rub together. Coffee meetings and networking events do cost, even though generally minimal.
I am right in the middle of renovating my home right now. If you have ever renovated a living space, one thing you will learn quickly is that you wish you had made all the changes you wanted to before you moved in, however, that is not always possible. It is only after living in a space for some time that you discover what you do and don’t want. The same applies for your lifestyle and your business. Life or business make-overs do not always go according to plan and just like the renovation of your home, it can lead to much stress when setbacks and unexpected expenses occur while you’re knee-deep in your renovations. I, however, have learned that by keeping your eye on the vision of what it will look like when finished will get you through the thick and thin of it.