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Finding Time to Take a Break

Finding Time to Take a Break

It’s almost summertime! Entrepreneurs, do you have any big plans? It can be hard to get away. We always have a project to complete. We always have calls to make. (I know I am always on my phone.) We try to always be there to answer our clients’/customers’ questions. We have emails that need immediate attention. Oh, don’t forget those extracurricular activities. We have board meetings and events. The list goes on and on. We have to find time to unplug and put up the out of office sign.

Are You Covered?

Are You Covered?

When I was in college at The University of Texas at Austin, I took a Radio-Television-Film (RTF) class. It was one of the requirements I needed to obtain my bachelor’s degree in Journalism. The most important lesson I learned was CYA. This is a lesson I will never forget. My fellow students and I chuckled when the professor told us what this meant – Cover Your A--!

Standing Out and Making a Difference

Standing Out and Making a Difference

Another candidate has thrown his hat into the ring to run for president of the United States. We could see more candidates running. How do they stand out? What makes them different? How do all candidates attract voters on both sides? I am not going to focus on politics specifically. But, let’s talk about small business owners setting themselves apart from their competition. Two different worlds. But the rules are universal.

The Summer Blues

The Summer Blues

I am writing my blog a little early this week. I ran across an interesting article about staying focused on your business during the summer. We all know there are so many distractions. For some, the kids are out of school. You may be going on vacation or spending time with family. Perhaps, business is slowing down just because it is summertime. How do you handle it? How do you handle the summer blues?

Ask Questions and Set Goals - Tips for Success

Ask Questions and Set Goals - Tips for Success

I’m sure you’ve heard over and over to always ask questions. Entrepreneurs, don’t be afraid to ask questions, even the tough ones, and expect answers when you are conducting business. It is always good to be flexible but know when to let your guard down and with whom. I want to continue sharing tips from fellow business owners. I believe it is so important that we share ideas on ways to grow and improve our companies and strategies.  

Let Me Hear It!

Let Me Hear It!

Wow! It’s been a couple of weeks since I last blogged. I have been busy (that’s a good thing). Thank you for the support and the confidence. I enjoy sharing the unique business lessons that I learn along the way. I also like hearing from you. What is the best piece of advice you have received to help with your success? Do you know of any great training courses, seminars or workshops? It is good to hear how others have gotten to the top. It is also important for us to be willing to give that advice. So, let me hear it!