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Falling on Tough Times Means You Need to Adjust Your Focus

We don’t have to go too far to get drawn in to negativity. You can go to any social media page and see someone ranting about the political climate or their frustrations with the economy and the impact on their lives.

Tough times don’t last forever. They don’t impact everyone at the same time. There are industries that are growing and thriving by choice. They have learned to think creatively and to be innovative with what they have. They recognize that they are the creator of their own outcomes and experiences. Personal accountability and determination are what make the best … Read the rest

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5 Reasons You Want to Create a Productive Office Space by Design

A potential client agrees to meet with you 3 Tuesdays away but you are scrambling to look through your calendar and realize you have not looked that far in advance. You think you may have a doctor’s appointment on that day but can not for the life of you remember what time. You tell your client you need to get back to them. All you can think of is – I wish I had more time or perhaps you starting thinking about all the others areas of your life where time has escaped you.

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#1 Mistake Business Owners Make in Trying to Get Results

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Do you feel like you are putting in your efforts and not getting a return on your investment?

I see this time and time again. Several business owners tell me, “but we have always done it this way.” Are you getting the same results?

“Well, yes!”

That’s the problem.

Many individuals fear – CHANGE.

However, change is progress and how our world evolves.

Look at technology for example, Apple did not just develop the iPod and iPhone and stop. They made modifications and came out with several generations. Each generation was led by new ideas and Read the rest

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5 Top Entrepreneur Summer Reads

In the heat of summer, you do not want to lose the sizzle of your business! This is a great time to catch up reading, take a few notes, and think about how you can implement what you learn into business. When do you get the time to catch up on some of your reading?

Books that will make your summer sizzle include:

POP!: Create the Perfect Pitch, Tagline, and Title for Anything by Sam Horn

I love this book! It is an easy read chalked full of tips and brainstorming ideas to create ideas that literally POP! and grab … Read the rest

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3 Reasons You Should Be Outsourcing

 Outsourcing is one of the keys to success that is often overlooked. All too often we look at projects and think,”Well I can do it faster or better.” The trouble starts when it is an area that you’re not passionate or gifted in, so why not delegate to or hire someone who is passionate and gifted in this area. Here are three reasons why you should be outsourcing:

  • Save Time. We all have the same 24 hours in a day, 168 hours in a week, and 8736 hours in a year, yet we are needing more time to get all
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Spark a Little Creativity into Your World

Have you ever watched a three or four year old colour a picture? They usually chose all sorts of colours for the colour of the sky, trees, or grass – even a snowman can be rainbow coloured. Sometimes I think we get caught up in what our reality is and what colours actually are that we lose some of the creativity by blending into the norm. How fun is that? You want to stand out from the crowd and showcase how you serve others differently.

Here are 3 Ways to Spark Some Creativity into Your World:

  1. Chase Your Passion. Look
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