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Pebbles in the water

Don’t Toss All Your Pebbles at Once

I’m sure you’ve heard the analogy of the ripple effect in building your business. Using the ripple effect is a simple way to find new clients. You cast a pebble into a lake and it creates a ripple of small waves moving out from where the tiny stone contacted the water. Each pebble represents a […]
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Offering Clients a bouguet of beautiful purple flowers will add to your relationship

Be Attentive to Clients – and Grow Your Business

Your current clients will respond well to the personal touches you give them. Do you have a system of how to reach out to them? Business owners often spend a tremendous amount of time trying to bring in new clients that we forget about adding value or attention to our existing clients. While I have […]
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Build Your Business towards Semi-Retirement

Working women with 30+ years under your belt, are you thinking about your ‘what’s next?’ We need to be talking about our options and what we want to do after we have put 25, 35 or even 45 years into our ‘work.’ >>Warning!<< This is a long post with a well-deserved reward at the end. […]
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My Most Effective Business Tool – A Journal

Not an app or a device. The best tool is my journal. For me, every morning at sunrise. I always thought it would be smart to write a journal. Can you imagine how it would feel now to have maintained a journal all these years? I started many times. Key word – Started. Through the […]
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10 Lessons From an 18 Week Business Nomad

A Shift in Business from Home to Life as a Nomad It’s been a long road back to normalcy. A self-evacuation from Kauai gave us some degree of control over our lives after devastating floods and 15 horrific landslides closed our only road. Continued road closures and travel in or out, dictated by a convoy […]
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Old Typeset Letters A through D for ranking clients

How to Fire Clients From Facts, Not Feelings

We all have them. Clients we hate taking calls from. Why do we avoid some clients? Is it their manner? They take to long to do, decide, or pay? Their purchases are too small and they aren’t likely to increase their budget with us? How do we decide what to do with them? We hate […]
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Semi-Retired Lifestyle A Choice; Man On Seaside Rock with Arm Raised in Celebration

Semiretired Lifestyle – A Choice

Anticipation. Will the day let me down? Is that part of my semiretired lifestyle story? There wasn’t a predawn. Maybe sunrise will be better as there is a nice layer of clouds. Anticipation. Will sunrise let me down today? There have been so many great ones… Wait! As I write this, the northern sky is […]
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Kitten climbing a tree as part of his morning routine

How to Fuel Your Fire ?

Morning routines including coffee, exercise, writing, reading… we’ve experimented and learned about the importance of a morning routine. Have you committed to one? My morning routine has evolved over the past few years. It has needed to be flexible as I travel, living a semi-retired nomad style in different time zones with various schedules of […]
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How to Gather Followers for your Business

Wouldn’t it be cool to be able to gather followers as quickly as we can gather wildlife? Recently I had a fantastic day starting with an energetic group coaching session followed by snorkeling around the reefs at Tunnels beach on our north shore. Later we watched a movie and finished the day with PuPu’s (appetizers) […]
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Torn Between 2 Lovers — How to Operate a Business + a Side Hustle

How can anyone have two lovers? I know I could never juggle two involved relationships. So what makes us think we can run two businesses at the same time? A business and a side hustle. Running two businesses can be trouble. Neither gets your attention ? % If they are different target markets, the chance […]
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