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As many as 85% of future jobs don’t exist today. Wait, what? Yes, 85% of jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t been invented yet, according to a report commissioned by Dell. As someone with young boys, how on earth am I supposed to prepare them for future work then? How do I prepare them […]

I found some statistics online about the success rate of goal setting and accountability systems. The actual quote from Kansas Association of Colleges and Employers is: “The probability of completing a goal if: You have an idea or a goal: 10% You consciously decide you will do it: 25% You decide when you will do it: 40% […]

Creativity. Fun. Laughter. All are easy to lose in the day-to-day busy-ness of our lives, particularly when we are entrepreneurs juggling our business and family obligations. Rarely do we take time to slow down, breathe, and take a moment to explore something a little different; something that might make us smile, giggle, or actually snort. […]

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how TRUST is built. It’s the cornerstone of every relationship we have – and yet there isn’t a magic bullet that creates it or sustains it. And trust is hard to earn and easy to lose. Brene Brown, author of Daring Greatly, explains that when trust is built […]

As an entrepreneur, you’re used to moving forward with little guidance or team support. However, sometimes you need feedback or reassurance that you’re on the right path. A peer-mentoring group is an excellent way to work through a new idea or help you choose which direction to take your business. I recently attended a peer […]

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It’s the start of a new year and you’re pumped! You’ve set some goals, you have systems in place, and you’ve even downloaded an app that’s going to keep you organized. But let’s face it, no matter how determined you are, there will be times when you can’t see much progress, you’re worried about finances, […]

A new year is a great time for planning and putting into practice those plans that will propel us into the new year and beyond. Business is built on relationships and relationships traditionally start with that ‘face to face’ meeting. So where and how do you meet these people? Here are some strategies to determine […]

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Every year in business is an accomplishment worth celebrating! Here are 7 ways you can finish strong: LOOK BACK 1. Thank your customers. Show your gratitude for the people who support you! The size of your customer base and your budget will determine what this looks like, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. A […]

When is the last time you said you were so busy? Maybe it was yesterday and maybe it was only 10 seconds ago ? Have you ever wondered if there is a downside to your busyness? I recently had the unfortunate experience where my own ‘busyness’ cost me a contract. My prospective client had heard […]

Becoming a Thought Leader is a process that takes time and effort. Thought leaders do things that will set them apart from the crowd. In addition to being an expert in their field, thought leaders share information with the world through blogs, articles, posts, public speaking, and other platforms that can spread their message. It’s […]

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