Receiving – Stop Pushing Away Support & Help

This is the story of a struggling business that could have thrived.   As the business was struggling, the business owner had some fear, but not a lot. Why? Well, this struggling person has faith that everything will work out.

Ideas – How to build on an idea

“Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes.” – Napoleon Hill   Last week, the best gift I could have gotten right now…happened. My podcast co-host and friend came to our recording session with an idea,   hours talking about all of the ideas we had come up with over the past couple of weeks.

Do You Know HOW to Say Good-Bye To A Year?

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” – Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca   In all of my studies about caring for ourselves and taking care of a brain, boundaries are constant.  Having boundaries with people, electronics, your stuff, time, and your thoughts.  The list is rather long.  Part of having healthy boundaries that

Business Is A Lot Like A Puzzle

Big Announcement – I am teaming up with the Women’s Business Center of Central Minnesota to coach business owners affected by COVID-19 “The test of courage comes when we are in the minority” Ralph W. Sackman Being a small business owner is not something most people do.  It can feel a little lonely from time

Do You Know How to Level-Up?

This past week I have been talking with three very different business owners and they are all in the process of leveling up in their businesses. The best analogy I have for leveling up comes from playing video games and I was not a good video game player.  I did have a lot of friends

How do I respond to an RFP?

Hello fellow business owners, entrepreneurs, and friends.  How are you doing?  I have been thinking about the people in my life a lot this past month. 

That Wasn’t In My Business Plan

I had this whole great newsletter planned for March.  I was so excited I was going to tell you all about co-hosting a podcast, new websites and becoming a certified life coach in long detail.  There, now I did tell you about it, in short detail.  

Just Say “NO” to Domain Name Letters In The Mail

Let’s talk about something I take for granted that everyone knows and I am sorry that I did that.  This is a really important topic.  Just because I have been around website building for a long time, doesn’t mean that everyone else has.  I was reminded of this recently when I business friend handed me

Why I DON’T Recommend Website Pop-Ups

Pop-ups

This conversation comes up often when working with clients. They may have had one on their old websites or they have just returned from a conference and were told that they are amazing or they have a friend who says they need to have one. What I’m talking about is pop-ups. On occasion, pop-ups have