How to make the best decisions: A counterintuitive approach
A client texted this morning and asked if we could have a quick call…  They have an opportunity to purchase a piece of equipment for their business and wanted my... Read More
Goal Setting: An Alternative Concept
One of my annual rituals, like many people’s, is to spend the week between Christmas and New Year’s goal setting and planning for the upcoming year.  Except this year.  I’ve... Read More
Becoming a positive disruptor
The national satellite company I worked for was closing its Massachusetts’ office’s doors – as the last employee I locked the doors on my way out on New Year’s Eve... Read More
Moving backburner projects off the backburner
Every business tends to have a backburner – those projects that “you’ll get to” at some point.  And, for me, the more books I read/the more things I want to... Read More
How to future proof your business
Inflation is down a smidge, gas is the highest I’ve seen it ($4.19 here outside Myrtle Beach, SC), services keep increasing (while “good service” is harder to find) and finding... Read More
Increasing Revenue and Profitability: 4 Internal Steps
There’s just something about the shift in energy when leaving our normal surroundings and going somewhere else to write/strategize… as long as wherever you’re going has what you need to... Read More
Grow your business: 5 ways to start today
It feels like we were just wondering where Q1 went and POOF!, we’re now at the end of April.  After a conversation with a colleague last week, I want to... Read More
3 Tips to Reaching Any Goal
Back in January, I was challenged to do something different. Something that would take significant effort and isn’t something I’ve done before. I reviewed my 2022 goals (business and personal)... Read More
One situation, two approaches
"To achieve your goals, there are 37 primary action items. Here's what can get done over the next 90 days and our team is happy to take care of it..."... Read More
Intention Experiments — The Beginning
This morning while out on the Riverwalk, Buddy (my shit-zhu) and I came to a fork in the path -- we've walked this path together hundreds of times and always... Read More
Entrepreneurial Overwhelm, Part 2 of 3: 3 Growth Stages of Your Business
Last week we spoke about the 3 Types of Entrepreneurial Overwhelm and I promised that we’d discuss the “3 Business Growth Stages™” and how to know where you are and... Read More
2017 Goals: Week 4 of 52 Update
Sandra Martini shares Week 4 of 52 Progress Report on status of 2017 Goals. So here we go. . .Week 4's Progress Report with 336 days to go.  Overall it was a... Read More
2017 Goals: Week 3 of 52 Update
Sandra Martini shares Week 3 of 52 Progress Report on status of 2017 Goals. So here we go. . .Week 3's Progress Report with 343 days to go.  This was not a... Read More
2017 Goals: Week 2 of 52 Update
Sandra Martini shares Week 2 of 52 Progress Report on status of 2017 Goals. So here we go. . .Week 2's Progress Report with 350 days to go.  If you missed... Read More
2017 Goals: Week 1 of 52 Update
  Sandra Martini shares Week 1 of 52 Progress Report on status of 2017 Goals.   So here we go. . .Week 1's Progress Report with 357 days to go.  If... Read More
My Goals for 2017
  Sandra Martini shares her big list of goals for 2017 and how setting full-year goals can be advantageous to achievement. There's just something about writing goals down and committing... Read More
3 Specific Questions to Increase Your Productivity
Several years ago I read a report about asking 3 specific questions to increase your productivity. While I unfortunately can’t remember who wrote the report, I do remember the questions.... Read More
Planning for Your Revenue and Growth
There's a problem with the way many business owners plan their revenue and sales goals. They say something to the effect of "I want to make more than last year"... Read More