6 Keys for a Writing Retreat: Behind-The-Scenes of a Successful One
Between mentioning in my newsletter that I was "heads down" on a writing retreat and sharing on Facebook that the first day of writing generated over 7,000 words, we received... Read More
Even in a "virtual" world, at what point is it just too much?
Would you prefer to listen to this week's article?  If so, please click here to listen. Every once in a while, we're lucky enough to be with a group that... 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
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
It all goes wrong: What would you do?
It's 5pm.  The room is going to be filling up in under 30 minutes with fans who have paid extra to have this time with you. They're your VIPs. Nothing's... Read More
How to eliminate barriers to sales
Canvas bags in hand, you grab your wallet and shut up the car. You walk into the farmer’s market, excited to check out all the local and organic produce. And... Read More
An overlooked aspect of business success
When was the last time you received an email and were less-than-impressed when you read it? More and more I'm noticing a trend where the basics of common courtesy are... Read More
The Circles of Trust™: Where does your business land?
When choosing whether or not to invest in, or hire, you, your prospective clients are first determining whether or not they trust you. Perhaps consciously, perhaps subconsciously, but that "Can... Read More