Thought Leadership

When it’s time to step up

I believe that when things get tough, it’s not time to back down. It’s time to step up. Ever heard of Lady Gaga? (Yeah, of course you have.) She was dropped by her first record label after just 3 months.… Read more…

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Courage & Crazy (two qualities every successful entrepreneur has)

I believe it takes courage to start a business — and a bit of crazy to continue. (No darling, you are NOT the only crazy one. Although it may feel that way some days.) Click on the video below to… Read more…

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This is your world…

My all time favorite quote comes from Gary Lew who says,   “This is your world, shape it or someone else will.”  I come back to this reminder whenever I’m less than thrilled with my reality — and wanted to… Read more…

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“Please just tell me what to do to be successful.”

“I just need the step-by-step plan for success.” That’s the plea I made many times over my 15-year career as a business owner. And it led to learning different ways to do launches, sell from the stage, get Facebook leads, shoot… Read more…

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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…

Posted in: Business Model Design, Thought Leadership

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
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