Ten Minutes to Faster Decisions – Part 2

Posted by on November 3, 2010 in: Tips in 10, Tools & Resources

As a business owner, I’m sure that you face decisions, choices, and even problems every single day. If the choice is clear, it’s easy to take action. But sometimes the choice is not clear and sometimes the problem has choices buried in it that you need to identify first. In the last article of Tips […]

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Ten Minutes to Faster Decisions – Part 1

Most of my readers are business owners, entrepreneurs, freelancers, and coaches. Each one of those roles requires frequent, on-the-fly decisions to be made throughout the day. You want to be able to encounter a choice, decide intelligently, and act in the right way. But it’s easier said than done! Choices aren’t always clear, which fogs […]

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“What Should I Do?” – Location Sharing

Once again, I’m taking one of the branches of the Social Media mindmap from MindMeister and sharing some of my thoughts and best practices on it. This week’s topic is Location Sharing and the mindmap shares the 4 big location sharing sites: BrightKite, Foursquare, Gowalla, and Loopt.

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Weekend Reading: My fav’s from this week: 6/18/10

Posted by on June 18, 2010 in: Weekend Reading

Turning Fear Into Fuel – Johnathan spoke at TEDx conference at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) back in April to a group of people on the topic of Fearless! Now keep in mind Johnathan clearly states that he was a bit nervous about speaking in-front of the 500+ people in that room – but he adjusts […]

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Got a problem?

Running a small business is all about problems! You’ll be more successful when you identify a problem that your target market is facing… and you solve it. While many of your customers will leave happy, some will return the product or express dissatisfaction with the service – that’s a problem. You’ll also encounter problems each […]

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The Three Stages of Small Business

In my reading I’ve enjoyed the writing of Duct Tape Marketing creator John Jantsch. You can read his blog over at Duct Tape Marketing. In a recent blog, The Three Natural Phases of Successful Small Business Growth, Jantsch talks about the 3 phases that he sees small businesses progress through. The first phase is foundation, […]

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Are you managing? Or managing?

Business owners work hard to create a business that hopefully will become a valuable, revenue-generating asset for them. IF a business survives, that is a tribute to the entrepreneur. But IF a business thrives, that is even better. So, how does a business get from “survive” to “thrive”? I suggest that the clue is in […]

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