Archive for March, 2012

What Were You Thinking?

Written on March 22, 2012 at 12:29 pm

So much of what we do these days is done on auto-pilot. People just aren’t “thinking.” 

Consider for a moment the following scenario...

You roll out of bed, brush your teeth, shower, shuffle to the coffee pot, hussle the kids out of the house or take the pets out for you know what, drive to the office, boot up the computer, check the email, update your Facebook status, check your messages, and then.... the whims of the world take over for the next 7 or 8 hours.

Until... the end of the day, you finish your last email, return your …

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5 Tips for 21 Year Olds

Written on March 14, 2012 at 10:32 am

A few days ago a request came across a PR site for entrepreneurs to submit 5 tips they would share with a 21 year old. Since I started my own business at about that age (and I have two 20 year olds of my own), this intrigued me.

The person compiling the data is putting together a Top 50 list from the responses he receives (which I think is a great idea). As soon as I see the article posted, I will certainly share it here with our readers as well.

Until then, I thought I would share with you …

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Create a Narrow Niche Market…Why?

Written on March 7, 2012 at 9:33 am

Create a narrow niche

As a part of helping my coaching clients grow their businesses I do a lot of research and reading. Not only does the research help me better coach my clients, it also helps me to focus on practicing what I coach about! Occasionally I come across a blog post that is so well written that I share it with virtually everyone I know. This is in fact the case today...it's not just for people in real estate, it applies across the board!

Chris and I have always known that  a niche market is the way to go. We did it …

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