15 Minutes a Day to Change Your Business
Scott Turow wrote Presumed Innocent during his 30-minute commute on the train each morning. I spend 15-minutes handwriting cards (no email, no Send Out Cards, actual pen on paper) and... Read More
New Payment Plan Timeline: Extreme Client Care Fail or Marketing Genius?
You're considering investing in a program. You watch a video and read through the sales page. You get down to the section on cost.  You can pay in full or... Read More
Amazon: The Ultimate in Extreme Client Care or…?
[caption id="attachment_8051" align="alignleft" width="126"] Courtesy of Amazon.com[/caption] Amazon is looking to ship products you haven't yet ordered. The Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon received a patent for what it... Read More
"The 3 Questions"
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="144"] Leo Tolstoy, photo courtesy of Biography.com[/caption] A client recently asked me how I determine what's the most important thing to focus on. Her question reminded me... Read More
7 Time Management Tips to Reclaim Your Sanity and Productivity
Two things often happen this time of year – you review what’s happened so far and smile, knowing that you took advantage of opportunities, minimized “hiccups” and generally had a... Read More
Productivity, Efficiency & Effectiveness: The difference and why you care
Years ago, back when I *thought* I knew what I was doing, I briefly called myself "The Effective Entrepreneur" and talked about increasing effectiveness through efficiency. Bought the domain, built... Read More
Time Is Money
A few weeks ago, while on our annual trek to the Cold Hollow Cider Mill in Vermont, DH and I stopped at a glass blowing studio/shop. One piece in particular... Read More
3 Components of a Successful Online Giveaway/Virtual Event
Giveaways, virtual events, teleseries, telesummits, hangouts. There are a ton of them -- I've hosted several and participated in even more. Things which make a real difference in your participants'... Read More
Implementation Fail: How 4 Businesses Cost Themselves Customers and Revenue
Having an awesome, or even "just good", idea is only part of the equation.  The process to make it happen has to be in place and properly executed. Here's how... Read More
The Future of Marketing
WOW!  Hard to believe it's the start of the 4th quarter and we're already into October.  Last week DH (Darling Hubby) and I spent the week in the White Mountains... Read More
Announcing the Winners from Solo-E's 10th Anniversary Ultimate Giveaway
Congratulations to "Joanne", "Neeta" and "Vickie" for winning our drawing for 3 complimentary months of Get It Done Right Community Membership as part of Solo-E's 10th Anniversary Ultimate Giveaway! We... Read More
What is your definition of success?
When it comes to your business, what is your definition of success?  Before you answer, there are a few ways I'd like you to think of it: Overall business success... Read More
The Case of the Squirrel
There's a nice deck high up in the trees at our condo in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.  It's absolutely gorgeous with the trees starting to turn colors all... Read More
The Four P's Needed A C
In preparing for our upcoming Escalator Profits Path to Freedom Program, I've been doing a lot of writing.  First, at home sitting on our deck and then most recently with... Read More
When the “Lifestyle” hurts the Business
Recently, while flipping through the television channels late one night, I came across this woman-hosted talk show. I didn't recognize her. Then, while reading an article the other day, her... Read More
How to “Pandora” Your Business
This morning, while chopping summer squash and zucchini for a primavera sauce, I was listening to Pandora. If you aren't familiar with Pandora, it's an app for your phone/tablet which... Read More
10 Extreme Client Care Tips for Building Client Loyalty
In preparing to train a local business on Extreme Client Care™, I thought I'd share a few tips for attaining -- and keeping -- customer and client loyalty. Ensure that... Read More
5 Reasons Your Marketing is Failing
Marketing, done well, reduces the need for "selling" in Sales.  You've likely heard some paraphrase of the above a million times. Potential clients come to you ready to invest, they... Read More