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Why You Need Both Small Goals and Push Goals goals systems

This month we've been focusing on goals, a CRITICAL part of running a successful business! Last week, we talked about the importance of reviewing your yearly goals. And some of those goals may be a PUSH goal for you! What are those? They are goals that push you out of your comfort zone, that...

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5 Tips for Reviewing Yearly Goals goals systems

Can you believe we're into the second quarter of this year already??! WOW! And if you've read my blog regularly, you know I'm ALLL about constantly reviewing and assessing your business so you stay on the top of your game! So at the end of every single quarter, I review my yearly goals to see...

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How to Make Your Goals Personal goals systems

We all have moments where we look at our goals and wonder if they're still relevant. Or WHY we even wanted to work towards a goal in the first place! Sometimes we set goals based on someone else's expectations - or because we think we're SUPPOSED to have that goal. That's an especially common...

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How to Make More Money financials systems

It's fantastic when you love what you do - it makes the work worthwhile! BUT - it's called "business" for a reason. You started your company to make MONEY. Sometimes we forget about that, or we put it to the side and assume it will take care of itself. But you have to pay close attention to your...

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Focus on Cash Flow financials

Did you know that a company can be profitable and STILL go out of business? Your company can look profitable “on paper” but not have enough actual cash to pay operating expenses like your, payroll lease, and utilities. Nothing kills a business faster than a lack of cash...

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What to Understand About Markups and Margins financials systems

Even the most experienced business owners can get confused about two of the most important financial terms - markups and margins. It requires a much deeper dive into your company to get to the heart of each one, and why they are SO important. But having a strong understanding about how...

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5 Key Financial Reports for Your Business financials systems

For most creatives, any topic that has to do with finances is NOT one they really want to talk about. But the accounting side of your business is where the money gets made. It's as critical to your company's success as your creativity is!! So, make THIS the day that you really...

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Filling that Client Pipeline clients marketing

The key to running a smooth - and less stressful!! - business is by having a full client pipeline! You want to be able to look ahead for the next 12-18 months and know that your income will be solid and you'll be busy. But this isn't a task that can just be reviewed and then checked off of a...

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4 New Ways to Think About Marketing marketing small business tips

Marketing should be one process in your business that NEVER stops. In fact, just about everything you do is marketing, from how your phone is answered to how you present yourself to a client. Of course the most important tools in your marketing kit are a fabulous website that represents your...

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4 Strategies That Will Reset Your Business business goals financial planning for small businesses

In a recent blog post, I talked about how you can get back in the driver's seat for your company. Too often in this business we feel out of control, and that keeps us from moving toward our goals with CONFIDENCE. If you're in that place now, where you need to reset everything and move forward,...

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Getting Back in the Driver's Seat business systems small business goals

Did you know that 43% of people stop working on their resolutions by the end of January?! It's true!! So have you already stopped working toward the goals you set for your business? If you have, you are definitely not alone. We tend to let other things get in the way, including just the...

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How to Stick to a Project Timeline business systems small business organization

There is nothing that makes a client crazier than finding out their project is going to be delayed...again. We've all had to deliver that bad news, and it is NOT fun. Not only can it create a domino effect with your OTHER projects, but having major delays can also mean a very unhappy customer....

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