Monthly Archives: March 2011

Use Your Words and Just Say No

Last week I read a great post from Scott Ginsberg called, How to Keep Backbone Engaged.  It seems profoundly simple to just say “no,” and yet many women find that to be one of the most difficult words to say, even when it needs to be said. Why?! As I shared in the comments section, […]

Question of the Week – Mar 7, 2011

This week’s question is – As small business owners, we are all looking for ways to keep expenses at a minimum, while still maximizing productivity. What is your favorite online business tool for streamlining your operation, that gives you a huge bang for your buck? Why should I join the discussion? Because this online forum […]

37 Tips to Turn Your Customers Into Fans

There is a lot of competition in every market, and you’ve got to do what you can do to stand head and shoulders above the crowd. One area where business owners surprisingly fall down on the job is in developing customer loyalty. Working with a customer should never be viewed as a one-transaction experience, but […]

Why You Might Need to Avoid Your Chores

Last week I responded to a query sent out by Stephanie Calahan, President of Calahan Solutions, asking for best tips for successfully working from home. Don’t miss 19 great tips, including mine (#10 in the lineup) that explains why you should avoid chores like the plague. Did you really want to clean the bathroom anyway?

Don’t Wait for Luck – Make it Happen!

When it comes to luck, I believe that it’s not something that you wait around on to land in your lap.  Sure there are those who waste spend money on lottery tickets, hoping that they will win big.  But the luckiest people I know are those who set themselves up to “win” big, and do. […]

Believing is Achieving

Welcome to the Tip of the Week – March 2, 2011 If you want to achieve success, you must learn to expect success.  It’s not about your potential, or action or results.  All of those things mean nothing if you don’t have an unshakeable belief in yourself to support, and fuel them.  Knowing where you […]

She’s Virtually Amazing

Women (and men) are, thankfully, no longer tied to the traditional 9 to 5 grind of working for someone else, while sacrificing time with loved ones, or forgoing the activities they love.  Given the option to telecommute or start a business from home, women are continuing to change the way they do business, so that […]