It was 1990 and we were three years into my first business – a direct selling company, that my husband and I had started with just $5000. We were selling a line of fashion jewelry through in-home parties and having a blast. My sales force consisted of me, Peggy Neilson and Nancy Desurpa, both of whom were selling for me part-time.
I knew that to achieve our dream of changing lives and having a multi-million-dollar company, I would need to get REALLY good at finding, engaging and recruiting hundreds of women to sell our line of jewelry.
However, I was not impressed with how recruiting was done in those days, and went on a quest to find a way to “enroll” others, in a way that was aligned with my personal values of service and contribution. […]
During my recent 2-month sabbatical, I did a lot of reflecting on what I want my life and businesses to stand for over these next 5 years. Despite morning journaling, conversations with friends and my own vision quest process, I simply could not see clearly what I […]
Today we are diving into Lesson 3 in the Lucrative Leverage training series, and that is to work smarter, not harder, by growing your Dream Team.
These trainings have […]
We’ve received some really interesting feedback from my Lesson 1 video I shared yesterday.
People are starting to see how mapping out your Client Success Path not only makes you a better coach and trainer, but is the first step to creating a online course that inspires meaningful, lasting results for your clients.
If you’ve not seen […]
My email on Tuesday sparked a ton of responses – people loving the idea of taking a sabbatical like I did, but feeling they don’t have the freedom to step away from their business without serious negative repercussions.
I get it. It’s no fun feeling trapped in a business model where everything depends upon you.
In the […]
Recently, I had an opportunity to do something I’ve wanted to do for years. I unplugged from all three of my businesses and stepped off the grid for 10 weeks. No social media, no emails to my list and no meetings, networking or events. I woke without […]
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Stripped Down and Simplified
One of my favorite things to do for entrepreneurs is to simplify the art of business success. I mean really strip it down to models and checklists, that eliminate overwhelm and make it easier to stay […]
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Just because your business is small, doesn’t mean you can’t have your fair share of large corporate clients with big budgets.
In fact, there is a trillion-dollar industry just waiting for you to come to the rescue, with your proven process and track record of success.
What’s exciting is that stepping into the corporate playground can have a dramatic impact on your profitability. Expert entrepreneurs, who land their first corporate client, report an average revenue growth of over 200% within one to two years, according to a study conducted by Urban Future. […]
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Recently, I asked my tribe about how they were feeling about their Q1 accomplishments and invited them to answer a few quick questions, from my Rear-view Mirror Exercise.
Why? Because the smartest way to keep improving in business is to learn from your past, so you can step powerfully into your future.
With the “Looking Forward” insights from your Q1 review, you and I are now going to create a One-Page Quarterly Plan, so you can knock it out of the park in Q2. ;0) […]