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How to Choose the Right Mastermind Group For You

You will never achieve your full potential in business alone.

This is a statement I truly believe, and one which is not often discussed in business classes, magazines, or blogs. While there’s certainly a lot to be said for bootstraps and self motivation, the truth is, no one can go it all alone and expect to achieve great success in business.

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The Benefits of a Mastermind Group

There is always a synergy of commitment, excitement, and energy when people work together, and this is what a mastermind group is all about. A mastermind group is a peer-to-peer mentorship project that helps members find solutions to problems they face. The concept was launched by Napoleon Hill in the early 90s, when he wrote about how people can work together to grow richer. According to Napoleon, there is power in coordinating efforts and knowledge among others of your industry.

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6 Key Foundations of Selling

No matter what business you are in, creating sales is not some sort of automatic or instinctive process that just happens all by itself. Selling takes effort, and it also takes a plan and faithful adherence to long-established practices that have remained valid for centuries.

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How Your Sales Team Can Get More Leads, Customers, and Sales

The top three challenges faced by today’s leaders are identifying good leads, getting responses from prospects, and converting those prospects to sales. These three tasks are the life-blood of any thriving organization. After all, when sales are good, everything else is good.

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How to Turn Your Idea into a Business in 2018

Most of my posts, podcasts, and coaching relate to those who already have a business started, but I wanted to take a moment to address another type of inquiry I receive quite often: “how do I turn the idea I have into a business in the first place?” I figure this is an excellent time to address this, as there’s no better time to start a new business than in the new year.

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How to Supercharge Your Marketing in 2018: Part 2

Now that we have the description of our perfect client in place, we also know who to go to.

See, there are really two phases of marketing. The first phase is the guessing part. We guess at who we are targeting and how. But now, we have the “who” part down. What we need is the “how.” This is where your current wow clients come in again.

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How to Supercharge Your Marketing in 2018: Part 1

As we are going into the new year, most business owners are looking into how they can make next year better than this one. One area that is always up for improvement is marketing. In fact, it’s the area that my clients and I spend the most time in, because it effects every other aspect of any type of business you may run. In the spirit of the season for business owners, here’s my tried-and-true method the  supercharge your marketing in 2018.

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7 Ways Businesses Can Prepare for the New Year

The end of the year is generally a milestone for many entrepreneurs and small business owners. It can and should be seen as the perfect time to make sure your business is in good shape to face the new year, and not just be seen as a chance to celebrate making it through another year. To help your business thrive during the next year, these steps should be taken during the next few weeks.

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6 Tips For A Killer LinkedIn Profile

Networking comes in many forms. Word of mouth, cold calling, and cold emailing are all forms of networking. In the Information Age, new methods of meeting people are constantly being created. One of the best ways to generate connections and leads is through LinkedIn. That being said, there is a good, better, and best way to navigate the world of LinkedIn. If one wished to be successful on that platform, it is imperative that the LinkedIn member has a great profile. Below are 6 tips for creating a LinkedIn profile that will assist in generating connections and leads.

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4 Ways to Take Time Off During the Holidays as a Small Business Owner

As a small business owner, you may think you can’t afford to take time off for the holidays. All work and no play, however, could cause you to feel stressed out, undermining the quality of your work. As the boss, you need to take regular breaks for rest and recuperation from your busy schedule. The following tips can help you get the rest you need without compromising your business.

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