Your Most Powerful Tool Is Your Mind…

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If you are old enough to remember floppy disks, syntax errors, bits and bytes and Dos, you will also remember thinking and wondering why you didn’t get every piece of information that you needed pouring out at your request. Unfortunately, we were reminded that what you put in, is what you get out. That is […]

Business Or Expensive Hobby

  Here’s the scenario…you decide you have something that will solve a solution for others.  You’ve researched the market through surveys, focus groups and lots of connections. This is what you’ve been put here to do and so now you do as Nike as reminded you for decades and you “Just Do It” and voila […]

Getting Your Message Out

When you start a new business, one of the first things you do is to create a product or service that is ideal for your target market.  You set the price, you have the features and benefits and you are ready to rock and roll.  Until you realize that you don’t know how to let […]

What Would You Do-Over?

I was thinking about some of the things that have happened in my life, both the amazing and the not so much fun times.  I started daydreaming about the woulda, coulda, shoulda ways the outcome might have been different and realized that things happen just as they are supposed to and that everything we do […]

Making Your Sales Relationship Into A Selling Relationship

              Making Your Sales Relationship Into A Selling Relationship Building relationships requires time, effort and patience. It requires a strategy unique to each situation and prospect. It doesn’t mean developing a shrewd approach to ingratiate yourself with your prospects. If your approach is not heartfelt, it won’t work because […]

Top Women CEOs on How Innovation Drives Business

According To A Recent Article In Forbes, Today 26 Fortune 500 Companies Have Women CEOs. This is a great improvement over the past, and it bears study as these women have some interesting things to say about business in general and how innovation works to drive business growth. According to Denise Evans, a VP of […]

5 Tips to Empower the Entrepreneurial Woman

Entrepreneurial Women Are A Special Group.   We sizzle with excitement and we are always busy and full of ideas! However, sometimes we may feel that our joy is stolen and our potential drained by those who want to keep us down. Here are five tips to empower any entrepreneurial woman and get her motivated […]

Staying Focused!

It’s the beginning of a new year and everyone is looking for answers to their challenges. You know the challenges that you had at the beginning of last year that have not been addressed and carried them forward… Hundreds of new programs appear online and offline, that you feel have the answers you need and […]

Shopping For A Candidate

Everywhere you look, listen or read the elections are in front of you. Everyone has a different opinion as to which candidate should hold the highest position in our country.  More than that though, the focus seems to be on the “Gender Gap” In one article it stated that if only women voted they would […]

How Women Can Get Ahead: Advice From Female CEOs

Sometimes the differences between men and woman are slight and sometimes they are quite obvious. Women now make up approximately 50% of the workforce and believe it or not some of the same issues that women faced decades ago are still challenges for women today. Women are looking for certain things that will make a […]

So What’s Next… For Me?

It’s always funny when someone suggests something for you to do but doesn’t actually do it.  Like someone talking to you about sales but has never sold anything, or a choreographer that has never danced. Last week I gave you some thoughts to consider and told you that if you shared your thoughts with me, […]

Dallas Business Journal Features SIAS

In case you missed it, a few weeks back I was featured in the Dallas Business Journal. The post was restricted to subscribers of the DBJ until recently. Now you can see the post by clicking here. (In some cases you may be asked a simple 1 question survey before you can see the content… […]