There’s a certain phrase that I train my assistant to never use when scheduling appointments. If fact, she knows that if someone uses this phrase when trying to schedule an appointment with me, she should refuse the appointment. What is the phrase and why should you avoid it, too? Watch this brief video to find … Continue reading “Why You Should Never Use a Pencil When Scheduling Appointments”
A business owner recently asked me: “How do I begin planning to exit my business?” It’s a great question—but it may be premature for most business owners. In this brief video, I’ll walk you through the four questions every entrepreneur should ask themselves first, before they begin planning an exit strategy.
When you run a business, you start by wearing a lot of hats. As your business grows, it only makes sense to focus on your positions that bring the most to the business. This means delegating less valuable positions to other employees, or hiring out. Watch this short video to find out how to start … Continue reading “What Position Is Business Owner, Anyway?”
Marathon runners use a funny word to talk about “hitting the wall”—BONKING. Runners have special techniques they use to make BONKING less painful than it sounds. If you’re running a business eventually you’ll “hit the wall,” too. It’s the point where you’re frustrated, working too hard, looking for the exit, and thinking about getting a … Continue reading “Stay Motivated – Don’t BONK In Entrepreneurship”
“BIG” switches are events in your life that require you to temporarily alter your course. The events I’m talking about are tragic in nature and very stressful. Dealing with them properly requires tact and the right strategy for stress management. Watch the following video to learn about a 5-Step Process you can use to deal … Continue reading “5-Step Stress Management For Business People”