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Intentional Imbalance. Boost Your Business Growth

Intentional Imbalance. Boost Your Business Growth
Running a small business means juggling endless responsibilities and tasks. The 12-Week Year, a time management system, helps me to stay focused and achieve more in less time. One of its core ideas is "intentional imbalance." This means focusing on your top priorities, even if it means letting other things slide for a bit. One key strategy is going to bed early and waking up early. This habit can transform your productivity and overall well-being.
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Systematize to Succeed: Streamlining Business Operations for Growth

Systematize to Succeed: Streamlining Business Operations for Growth

Discover how implementing systems thinking can drive efficiency and success in your business

In today's ever-changing business world, staying ahead means more than just working hard, it requires smart systems that streamline operations, improve customer interactions, and optimize internal processes. This blog post explores the crucial role of systems thinking in business, drawing insights from the "Systematize to Succeed" Power Moves workshop with Theresa Robertson.

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Clear Your Mind: The Power of a Brain Dump

Clear Your Mind: The Power of a Brain Dump

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The original title for this article was "I Took a Dump, and so Should You!" I know the title might sound a bit funny but stick with me. I want to talk about something that has really helped me get my thoughts organized and my life in order: brain dumps. A brain dump is a super simple but incredibly effective way to clear your mind and get all those jumbled thoughts out on paper. Let me tell you why I love doing brain dumps and why you should give it a try too.

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How I Prevent Cancel Culture: Practical Strategies for Success

Cancel Culture Can't Cancel My Business

Cancel culture is all the rage these days. People are quick to cancel someone or something if they don't align with their beliefs or values. And as a small business owner, this can seem daunting. But fear not; cancel culture can't cancel my business. In fact, I'm taking some proactive measures to stay ahead of the game. So join me as I share my business response to cancel culture.

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Technology Overload? Why It's Time To Take A Deep Breath

Technology Overload?

If you are a small business owner, you may feel like you've been thrown into the deep end of the technology pool. With so many apps, programs, and tools available for businesses, it can be overwhelming to figure out which ones are right for your company. But don't panic—we've got some advice to ensure your small business runs efficiently and stays up-to-date with the latest tech trends.

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Why is visibility important to your business?

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Are you an entrepreneur, business owner, or start-up looking to expand your brand's visibility? Today we will look at why you need to become more visible in your business and how you can increase your brand visibility in the marketplace. Visibility is essential to business success and it is time for you to be seen and heard!

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Lead Magnet Ideas You Can Use

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An effective lead magnet must solve a real problem quickly for your ideal customer. They are usually very specific, easy to digest, and of high value. Plus, they demonstrate your expertise exceptionally well without risk to your ideal customer. The following lead magnet ideas can work for almost any niche. 

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Design and Create Compelling Lead Magnets

Design and Create Compelling Lead Magnets

Now that you have chosen your technology and you have all the things in place you need to get started building your email list, it's time to design and create a compelling lead magnet that will attract subscribers.

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Common Mistakes When Choosing Autoresponders

Mistakes When Choosing Autoresponders

Your email autoresponder is one of the most critical technologies that you'll ever invest in outside of your website for your business because of the high ROI you can earn via email marketing, and it would be shameful to underestimate the importance of this one system for your entire business. Avoiding these mistakes will ensure your success with email marketing so that you can earn that 38 to 42 dollars return on every dollar you invest.

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Email Marketing: What You Need to Make It All Work

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When you think about building an email list, it can get overwhelming thinking about all the technology you need to work together to make it all work. Keep in mind that some of the systems are redundant, and you may not need all of these, but you will need the following:

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Choose Your Email Marketing Technology Carefully

 Email Marketing Technology

Once you know who your audience is, fully understand your reason for being, and know how the products and services you recommend benefit your ideal customer, then you can work on choosing the right email marketing technology that will work for you today and into the future as your business grows.

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Learn to Focus on The Benefits of Your Offers

Benefits of Your Offers

As you work to create products and content and build your list with smart lead magnets, learning how to focus on the benefits of your offers will help you a lot. You've likely heard the phrase "benefits over features" during your business studies. This is exactly what we're talking about here.

The main reason you must focus on benefits over features when explaining your offers is that your audience doesn't care about you or much about how. They only care about what you offer them and the results of those offers. "What's in it for them?" is the central question you need to answer.

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Develop and Create a Mission Statement for Your Business

Create a Mission Statement for Your Business

One way you can connect with your audience and ultimately build an email list full of potential customers who need your solutions – is to be very clear about what your real mission is. If you're unsure what your mission is, it won't be easy to communicate it to your audience.

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Get Business Education: Know and Understand Your Offers

Get Business Education

It's not uncommon for a business owner, especially a small mom and pop business online, not to fully understand what they are really selling. If you think you're selling website design, content writing, and customer service, for example, you may go into discussions with your customers on the wrong foot.

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Create Customer Personas or Avatars Based on The Buying Journey

Create Customer Personas

Once you get to know your competition and customers, it's time to create customer personas or client avatars. The process of developing customer personas will help you develop targeted products, services, and content that resonates with your audience. To create your customer personas or avatars, follow these steps.

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Reasons to Study Your Competition Carefully

Study Your Competition Carefully

It might seem strange if you're new to the business to spend time studying your competitors. In fact, some small business owners get afraid that the competition's existence makes it impossible for them to succeed.

Develop a Deeper Understanding Regarding What Your Customers Expect

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10 Ways to Get to Know Your Audience Better

Your Audience Better

The only way you or any business owner can truly be successful in attracting their target audience is by understanding who they are. Many small business owners, especially people who start their business alone from home, often skip a few steps in the process, causing issues with finding an audience for your product.

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Black Friday - 10-Steps to grow your email list workshop

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Monday, December 6, 2021 6:00 pm

Email marketing works! Now more than ever it is important to move your prospects from social media platforms into your network. To engage in email marketing, you'll need to build an email list full of hungry customers who already want what you are offering.

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Black Friday - 10-Steps to grow your email list workshop

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Monday, November 29, 2021 6:00 pm: (EST)

During this session we will cover:
1. Social Media Tips & Tricks
2. Content Marketing
3 Canva

Ask me anything about business, mindset, and resilience. I can't wait to spend this time with you.

Registration Link : https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlfu-sqD8pH92DsXa6RAu8R6c-ipZPmBtH

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How to Delegate Like a Boss!

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Delegation is the key to being a good leader. A leader's most challenging transition is from doing to leading. This can be a difficult place for some business owners. You have to turn over a part of your business to someone else and trust that everything will be alright. I know its not easy, and we both know delegation is neccessary for growing businesses. In this article, you will learn how to delegate so that you can manage your team efficiently and avoid costly mistakes.

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5 Tips To Choose the Right Technology for Your Business

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When you mention the word technology to some, they light up; when you say it to others, they shudder. Our lives are filled with decisions to make regarding the role technology plays in our daily lives. The development of technology is fast and furious, whether you're trying to decide whether to upgrade to the latest iPhone or switch to streaming TV. I just upgraded my smartphone a month ago, and it's already a generation behind.

Try as we might, we can't avoid it. We have to make decisions about how we want to run our business and what software or hardware is best. I will share the top five tips I use to make important technology decisions.

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Top Five Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Virtual Assistant

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As a leader in the Virtual Assistance industry for more than 13 years, I currently manage a growing team of quality VA's. However, this article is not about me. I want to help you save time, money, and heartache by sharing with you their top 5 questions to ask.

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Successful online business mastermind & coaching

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Like me, chances are you've felt this way at some point as an independent business professional.

1. You wish you had a little guidance to help you grow your business
2. You have an idea of how to get started, but you need a little accountability.
3. You are ready to move your business to the next level, but you need some help; you can't do it all yourself

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Ikigai Writers Workshop

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Ikigai is a word that has its origins in the Japanese language. Some of my friends know I am curious about language, especially the Japanese language. I was surprised to learn Ikigai entered the English language in the 1970's and it means "ones personal reason for living". I love learning new things and I am naturally curious about life. I have a goal to be a published author before the end of this year and its not too late. If you ever thought you should write a book, sign up for the workshop and be inspired, learn a few new things, and meet some new friends. DM me for more details. 

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