Thought Leadership

How I Finally Found Freedom In My Business

When I started The Biztruth 7 years ago, I wanted to know exactly what to do in order to have a screamingly successful business. I came from the franchise world where I invested in the promise, “do this and you’ll get that.”  So I… Read more…

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My 3+ Favorite Mindset “Don’ts and Dos”

Do you ever catch yourself in your same old self-defeating patterns? I know I sure don’t!! Not because I don’t have them. It’s because I walk around with a blind eye to my self-sabotaging behaviors — until I get in a room with friends… Read more…

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Why Do Women Earn So Little Money?

Did you know that women business owners earn approximately 45% less than our self-employed male counterparts? (Sigh.) I get agitated reading the analysis of women-owned businesses* because our earnings are a highly distorted reflection of our true value. How can it be possible that…… Read more…

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The Evolution Of An Entrepreneur

As a small business owner, have you ever fallen flat on your face in your business like I have? Maybe a program launch flopped. Or your sales conversations went nowhere? It’s no fun, but it happens to every small business owner.… Read more…

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Something that will make you question what you’ve been taught

March marked my sixth anniversary since I launched The Biztruth.  Those first few years were quite a shock after a relatively cushy and predictable 7 years of owning my franchise! Yes, it’s been quite a ride. And looking back, there… Read more…

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Weekly Planning Practice: Sunday CEO

Having a weekly planning practice is an important link between setting your daily activities and reaching your annual goals. In this video, I share the things I focus on during my “Sunday CEO” ritual so that I don’t go barreling off… Read more…

Posted in: Marketing Strategy, Mindset & Priorities, Sales Strategy, Thought Leadership

Guest Post: Use Your Voice Like An Oscar Winner

Note from Carolyn: One of the things I constantly hear from entrepreneurs is that they want to be viewed as a thought leader. When I work with my clients, I start by asking them what they stand for. This post… Read more…

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3 Essential Steps To Becoming A Thought Leader

If you want to position yourself as a thought leader in order to stand out from the crowd, there are 3 non-negotiable steps to putting yourself on that path. Watch the video below to build your reputation so that it… Read more…

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The ONE THING that holds you back

Having played a hand in the launch of over 100 businesses – and guiding thousands more over the years – I’ve seen, heard and done just about everything you can imagine when it comes to entrepreneurs. But there’s ONE THING… Read more…

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True or False?

Take the business True or False quiz. This is one of my favorite games because there’s no middle ground. The answers are black and white. Darling, if you answered True to any of these questions and don’t have a solid… Read more…

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