Tag Archives: Success

Later means never (sales tip!)

Later means never (sales tip!)

Have you ever been in a sales conversation and had someone say ‘This sounds great! I want to work with you! This will be so awesome!’ You smile, congratulating yourself on booking another great client. Then that person says ‘I can’t start now, but later… probably in a few months.’ Arrgghh! Let me tell youRead More

Why ‘Out of Control’ Can Be The Perfect Place to Be

Why ‘Out of Control’ Can Be The Perfect Place to Be

As you work to market your business, there are distinct phases to the work. At first you create your business name, your brand, and your marketing message. Maybe you’re working on a book. Although you may struggle with it, there is satisfaction and safety in doing it. Why is that? Because getting it done isRead MoreRead More

3 Simple Secrets for Transformational Sales

3 Simple Secrets for Transformational Sales

Do you choke when you get in the middle of a sales conversation? Or do you break out in a sweat just thinking about having to ‘close a sale’? That sounds almost clinical and heartless, doesn’t it? How can that be about helping people? The truth is that you have to sell in order toRead MoreRead More

Meeting up with Success

Meeting up with Success

With so many business owners striving for success, it seems as though it should be more commonplace. Why is there so much struggle? To achieve success, you need several specific things. When you think about achieving success as a journey, the elements become clear. You need: 1) A destination (let’s call this your Success Destination)Read MoreRead More

What to do when they say ‘no’

Doesn’t it just tear you up when someone says ‘no’ to you? You’re hungry for clients, you know that you can serve, you have an incredible transformation to offer, and you take time to share what you do with a prospective client. And then you get ‘No, thanks.’ How do you handle that?Read More

How to Clear Years of Blocks

How to Clear Years of Blocks

When you’re working on clearing your blocks, fears, and limiting beliefs, sometimes it feels like you’ve arrived. You feel confident, powerful, and successful. And sometimes it feels like you’ll never get to the end of the list. There are SO many challenges, so many fears, you wonder if it’s even worth it to work andRead MoreRead More

Creating Your Own Measure of Success

Creating Your Own Measure of Success

When I was hiking in the mountains recently, I saw a woman approaching on the trail below me. She was not hiking, she was running – FAST. I watched her approach, seeing how fit she was and how quickly she was moving, and thought ‘She’s probably only 25 years old.’ Then she passed me, andRead MoreRead More

The Fallacy of the Lone Ranger

The Fallacy of the Lone Ranger

It’s important as you create your business that you see yourself as strong, capable, independent, and powerful. However, sometimes in a rush to create these beliefs about ourselves we fall into the ‘Fallacy of the Lone Ranger.’ Solopreneurs, especially transformational entrepreneurs who are service providers, are particularly prone to this. Do any of these soundRead MoreRead More

How can I make it easier?

How can I make it easier?

Everyday millions of business owners are groaning ‘Running a business is SO hard!’ Are you one of them? I’ve said many times that building a business is like enrolling in the graduate school of personal growth. All your ‘stuff’ comes up to be dealt with, and it will sabotage you if you don’t work onRead MoreRead More

Was Mother Teresa a marketer?

Was Mother Teresa a marketer?

Do you transform lives, and the world, with the work that you do? If your dream is to make a difference in the world with your work, and you’ve made that work a business, then yes, you’re a transformational entrepreneur. (Just to be clear – this includes coaches, healers, artists, authors, speakers, trainers, service professionals,Read MoreRead More