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Time Management for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs constantly focus on being as efficient and effective with their time as possible. Time management is a topic covered by many keynote speakers and small business coaches. Unfortunately, time management is a myth.  Time can not be managed.  It ticks away second by...
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What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The Super Bowl

Every entrepreneur desires to win, grow, learn and be profitable.  In my years of being a small business coach and keynote speaker for entrepreneurs, I have met and connected with some amazing people.  In conversations with these people, I always search for the common themes...
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How to Set Goals

Entrepreneurs are familiar with setting goals.  Any leadership and entrepreneurial material such as books, conferences, keynote speakers and blogs frequently cover the topic of how to set goals. As a small business coach, I consistantly see entrepreneurs stumble across one of the...
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What Jiu Jitsu Teaches an Entrepreneur and Small Business Coach

I walked into Infinite Jiu Jitsu Academy/Loveland Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (formerly Infinite Mixed Martial Arts/Loveland Martial Arts) for the first time in 2007. I figured my decade of weight lifting, 300lb. bench press, supreme false confidence, brut force, and aggression combined...
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Will My Marketing Idea Work? Advertising vs. PR

Will this marketing idea work? The entrepreneurs I coach ask me this question all the time.  The always intriguing question of where to spend time, energy and resources to ensure people reach out to get to know and buy from us, keeps us up at night. When an entrepreneur asks me...
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How to be More Profitable as an Entrepreneur

One crucial outcome for every entrepreneur is to make a profit.  Every time I coach an entrepreneur running a small business, profit is one of the first topics we review and discuss. When discussed, they always ask how to be more profitable.  A business that does not make a...
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How to Grow a Business The Right Way. Small Business Tips from a Small Business Coach

As a small business coach who has been an entrepreneur for the past 25 years, I am always asked the question: How do I grow my business? The question is broad, and as I dig in with a small business owner, it reveals their true question.  The real question relates to how to grow a...
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Martin Luther King Jr.: Small Business Coach, Keynote Speaker and Lifeplan Facilitator

Martin Luther King Jr. shows small business leaders immense value through the power of his story.  Any phenomenal small business coach I know uses examples of his life daily as they coach others. MLK Jr. is a unique example that any small business coach, keynote speaker or...
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Bad Advice: Small Business Tips from a Small Business Coach

As a small business coach, I am asked for small business tips all the time. “Tip” is a code word for advice. I don’t give advice; me giving advice inherently would be bad advice.  When faced with a decision, asking for and taking advice (see it’s meaning...
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Choices and Decisions: Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail

Don’t be fooled by the New Year’s Resolutions crap out there.  Statistics state that between 80–92% of New Year’s Resolutions fail. The reason: there is a large difference between choices and decisions. Understanding this difference will allow you to avoid...
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