Time Saving Tips

Business owners are busy! I coach and do some consulting work with some phenomenal women business owners that are simply on fire. Their businesses are growing leaps and bounds. They’re are creatives that are killing it. However, it can be overwhelming to keep ahead of the game. You may find…

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Learning (Stealing) from the Big Boys

I love to pilfer big business. They spend thousands of dollars on market research, development, and implementation. Small businesses owners simply don’t have that kind of capital, (or time), to do this kind of extensive research. But, we CAN piggyback onto their investments! One of my most favorite things to…

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Are you discounting your value with the specials you’re running?

When I was needing to increase some winter business for our new boutique hotel, I was lured in by the seductive marketing of Groupon and Living Social. Their promises of promoting our business to a giant platform of people (the visibility alone) caused me to get goosepimples and palpitate! Of…

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Growing Pains and Guilt Trips

Your business is growing. You need to hire and train people to help it grow. You’re worried about “quality control”. Customers and guests say that they love the way YOU do things. So much pressure! Man did I feel guilty when we grew our business enough that I didn’t need…

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Let’s Not Join These Statistics – Could My Experience Have Been at Your Business?

How do we create a consistency with both product and experience in our business? Why is it so important to do so? The answer seems ½ obvious. If we don’t have a consistently great product (like a cinnamon roll), then people won’t return to buy more. . . . moist…

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Enjoying the Humble Pie? Not so much. . .

It happens to all of us. If you’re in business long enough, you’ll experience a big screw up. I’ve had my share of them despite putting into place stellar (ha!) organizational processes to mitigate. Human error – It bites you in the butt every time. How can we navigate out…

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