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How to Create SMART Goals for Your Business

In business, as in life, defining your goals and setting plans to achieve them, set you up for success. You start by being a visionary of what you want your business to look like. You have dreams of what you would like to achieve big ideas that you hope to accomplish within your business. It…
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What to Look for in a Project Management Program

As a business owner, you have a lot of things to keep moving. It is not unlike being the juggler at the circus. The juggler has the skills to keep those balls in the air. It’s unbelievable how they manage to keep everything going and make it look easy until they don’t. It takes just…
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5 Time Management Tips to Improve Your Day

The importance of time management can not be overstated. We as business professionals, entrepreneurs, and for that matter everyone, probably have long To-Do lists that we face each morning. Whether you scribble what needs to be completed on a slip of scratch paper or you have a program like Teamwork that you use to plan…
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How to Make Gratitude Part of Your Business

As this year of 2020 is coming to a close, and we are a mere week from Thanksgiving, I find myself reflecting. Reflecting on the year that has been like no other, ever! As I think about the world-wide pandemic, the epic year of fires and storms we have endured, all the tragic losses of…
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Is Now the Time to Embrace Opportunity?

I have had dogs most of my life. Currently, I have a few Great Danes, and old Black Mouth Cur hunting dog, two “hand-me-downs” (a Chiweenie and an Olde English Bulldog), and Great Pyrenees’. Our Pyrs (as we call them) are not couch potatoes. In fact, they do not like coming inside at all. Even…
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How to Enhance Your Client Relationships with 3 Simple Steps

No matter what your business may be, client relationships are key to your success. Whether you are in retail, a physician, a service provider, or are in project management like me, your business is built on relationships. Working together effectively with everyone, from your staff, to your clients, and your vendors is necessary to keep…
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What I Learned From Auggie, And How It Helped With My Client Relationships

Five years ago, I purchased a Great Dane from a reputable breeder and had her flown to us and joined our family. We connected almost immediately. She was (and still is) my precious, Zora. We went to obedience training, where she received her Canine Good Citizenship certification, and we even dabbled in a few shows.…
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Don’t Lose Focus on Zoom Meeting by Paying Attention to the Chat!

Learn how to Save All Chat Responses. Do you remember being in a Virtual Zoom Meeting and seeing important information in the chat box you knew you would need later? However, you stayed focused on the Meeting and forgot all about that important information. Well, this happens to everyone and that is why you are…
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Independence and Freedom of Choice

Do you remember what was going on in your life in May 2006? I do. After many years in the corporate world with constant thoughts of how I was going to retire within the next 15 years I was called into a meeting to be informed that I had been let go from my dream…
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How the Pandemic Makes You Rethink Your Business

Do you remember the huge change that took place in the United States on February 2, 2020? This is the day that the President barred non-US citizens from traveling from China. This has never happened in my lifetime, so I knew that it was something serious that would affect the entire country. Shortly after the…
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