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Why did you start your small business? I love asking this question and then hearing the stories. Business owners faces light up or take on this earnestness that displays their passion and expertise. Even when I have an incomplete understanding of what their business really does, I find I get carrie Read More
This #kaizenblog chat was more than just our usual chat. We said goodbye to the chat's founder and co-host, Valeria Maltoni. In that vein, Valeria wrote a lovely post about Passing the Baton. What is embedded in the process of change? Read More
This article talks about a forthcomoing book, When Life Happens: How Women Business Owners Conquer Personal Crisis (working title) is a collaboration between Chris Vasiliadis and myself. The goal of the book is to describe the experiences and lessons learned to help other women business owners na Read More
You can dress it up with terms like "strategic plan" or "operational plan" but at the end of the day, it's just plain good old goal writing. Really. I know it seems intimidating at times to put it on paper. If you decide to call it an action plan, that works too. For larger small businesses, there Read More
This article examines how badly written goals set small business owner up for failure. Goal writing can be harder than it sounds. Without clear specifics, measurements, deadlines or accountability embedded in the written goal, it's a bit like driving your car in the fog. .
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Could your religious or spiritual beliefs limit your business growth? It's a common theme with small business owners, particularly when they are about to transform their businesses. Fear makes us tell ourselves some crazy stories that somehow don't sound crazy in our heads. But what about our spiri Read More
Could you give yourself permission to think like a CEO for your small business? Even if you are a sole proprietor, could you? It's about the mindset. It boils down to giving yourself permission to... Read More
What do you believe about leadership? Your answers makes a difference every day that you lead your organization. Small business owners certainly have a relationship with power.Without self-awareness, this relationship with power will... Read More
There are just some people who seem to know everybody. Maybe they've been in their industry a long time. Maybe they are "collectors". Maybe even both. What are "collectors"? They are people who have mastered the art of connecting and they meet people and... Read More
When was the last time you stopped to ask yourself why some days you are telling yourself stories that you're not good enough or a geek or a thought leader? Do you wait until it all completely hits the fan before you begin to wonder? Habits are our auto-pilots. They simplify our actions and... Read More

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