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4 decisions every business owner needs to make right now

I'm no expert in operating a business during a global pandemic, but I do know that allowing fear and uncertainty to keep you from making decisions in your business will leave you steps behind the competition when business returns to some version of normal.

As a business owner lot of things are going to be out of your control in the coming weeks and months, but what are the things you do have control over and need to start intentionally acting on today?

Tune into today's video to learn to use this time and the decisions you make to continue to grow your business and to identify and act on the opportunities you might otherwise be missing. 

 

 

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What decisions do you need to be making?

"Not making a decision (and doing nothing)....that is also a decision." - Unknown

It can be tough to make decisions before you have all the answers, but the choices you make today about how you move forward in your business will be the difference between finding yourself in a proactive or reactive position when this is all said and done.

Don't just try to ride it out. Tune into today's video to learn how you can thrive in uncertain times starting with the decisions you make today!

 

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What you can do today to set yourself up for success tomorrow

In the midst of the craziness and quarantine, everyone is doing the best they know how to adjust to their new normal. 

Like many people, you may find yourself working from home for the very first time.

If you're finding the lack of structure and routine particularly challenging, there are a few things you can be doing right now to make sure you come out stronger on the other side of this thing.

Tune into today's video, where I'm sharing the simple shifts you can start to make TODAY to set yourself up for success tomorrow.

 

 

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Planning for success amidst the craziness

Taking action feels really hard when things are uncertain - but if you wait to take action until you have all the answers, you’re going to find yourself pretty far behind, and unable to serve the people who could really benefit from what you have to offer.

Given our new reality, what are the things you can be doing today so that three weeks from now, and three months from now, you are positioned to serve and succeed?

Tune into today's video where I'm sharing how to be proactive about creating a future for your business in the midst of the craziness.

 

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How to keep showing up for your business when times are crazy

In the past few days, we've discussed how to be intentional about showing up:

So how can you use this time to also show up for your business?

Every business that thrives during these uncertain times means more jobs and revenue to help build strength back into the economy - so what can you do now to position yourself for success in the long term? 

With social distancing and self-isolation practices in place, you may find yourself with more time than ever to be working on things you might not have otherwise had time for.

Tune into this week's video to learn how you can be proactive and not reactive in your business so that when we return to normal (or at least our new normal) you are ready to...

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How to keep showing up for your clients in crazy times

In yesterday’s video, we talked about how to show up for yourself when times are crazy.

But how do you continue to show up for your clients?

Your customers and prospects are feeling just as uncertain as you are in these unprecedented times, and when you stop showing up, it’s more than just you that is affected.

Now is the time to ask yourself:

  • What are your customers facing right now?
  • How do their lives look different today than they did yesterday?
  • How are you uniquely positioned to help them with their new normal?

Tune into today's video to learn how you can show up bigger and better for your clients and prospects, and to continue to impact and serve them (and help carry your community through these crazy times).

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How to sell when you're scared

Humans crave certainty, and in this uncertain time, there are a lot of business owners that are rightfully feeling very fearful for their livelihoods. 

If that’s you, I want you to hear this: 

It’s ok to be scared. So go ahead and give yourself a little extra grace and space to process what you are feeling. 

Once you have acknowledged this, it’s important to ask yourself the question, “What am I going to do about it? Am I going to stay in this place of fear? Or am I going to be proactive about how I move forward?”

An emotional response to this situation is both expected and appropriate, and moving forward does not mean we pretend the feelings of fear do not exist - it means empowering...

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3 ways to stand out from your competition

No matter how creative, talented and driven you are as a business owner, chances are that someone – somewhere – is already doing what it is you are trying to do. 

More often than not that person has a bigger marketing budget, a bigger network, a larger team for executing their strategies, and at least a few year’s head start on building their business. 

How are you, as a small business or startup, ever supposed to compete?

In a crowded marketplace, it can often feel like your only chance at having the upper hand is to lower your prices. 

Here’s the thing about consumers today – with the click of a button, anyone can quickly research the cheapest option without ever really understanding...

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Why you should stop trying to attract your ideal clients and what to do instead

Do you know what is easier than proactive outbound sales? 

Waiting for your ideal clients to find you!

With more and more of your potential customers turning to the internet to find solutions to their biggest pain points, there’s this idea that if you could only post the right content, with the right messaging – and at just the right time – your business will be swimming in leads. 

All your ideal client needs to do to find you is to do a quick Instagram hashtag, Pinterest, or google search, and your consistent marketing efforts (and ad dollars spent) will have paid off. 

But that’s the thing about building a strategy around trying to attract your ideal client - no matter how on point your content,...

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5 Elements every plan must include

In a recent post, I answered the question: Does your business need a sales plan?

(The answer is a resounding YES, by the way - and here’s why.

I highly encourage you to check it out if you haven’t already, as the points that I share in that video will provide some pretty important context for what I plan to dive into today!

It will also as give you some insight into how to best use your time and resources so you can avoid burnout along the way.

If you are struggling to know how to plan in your business (or you’re just plain sick of seeing your plans flop) it’s possible you are missing a few simple pieces to the puzzle. 

Ready to set yourself up for success?

 

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