She was probably 16 at the time, she was a part-time sales associate who worked at Lady Footlocker, I was her Manager. We were standing on the sales floor beside each other when a woman walked into the store. This woman proceeded to look around, and as she walked up to one of the displays, Nikki turned to me and said with a smirk on her face “What are you waiting for, a green light?”
Whatever your goals are for your life and business, the one thing you must remember is that greatness takes time. You can’t do it all in a 90 day year, or mistakenly go from zero to hero in 12 months. Every day people underestimate the amount of effort and work that is required for greatness.
This past weekend, I spoke at the CAPS National Convention in Ottawa. The topic I spoke on was called Supersize Your Business. If you want to supersize your business, this blog post is for you.
What exactly IS reasonably priced? She said, “I’m looking for a business coach who is reasonably priced, can you recommend someone?” Suddenly her Facebook feed was a flurry of comments. One stood out to me and prompted this blog post. The commenter said, “I’m not sure what reasonably priced means to you.”
There are two kinds of buyers in this world, one that shops based on price, the other based on value. And before you dismiss what I am about to say, let me elaborate…
The New Year is on the horizon, it’s time to say goodbye to this year and hello to your future. There is always LOTS of excitement and motivation in the air as one year completes and another year begins. It’s a time for you to spend some time looking at your past year and dreaming of what the new one will bring.
The following is a list of tips for you to review the year past and the year ahead in both your personal life and in your business. These 21 tips are crucial for you to follow if you want to set yourself up for a crazy successful, happy and profitable year.
Can a $20 book really change your life? It can, but it can’t do it on its own. Let me explain…
The author of a book I finished reading walked into the room and I told her that her book changed my life. The week I finished reading it, I quit my job and started on my journey to becoming a full-time entrepreneur. She looked at me and said, “You need to join my big table coaching program!”
Do you remember the very first time you booked a vacation out of the country? The anticipation, the excitement, and the regret if you happened to put that trip on your credit card because you couldn’t really afford it.
I want you to imagine this. You’re in your 20’s and you book your very first trip. You’re young and impressionable and instead of everything going right, it all goes wrong. A five-hour flight turns into a 12 hour day and instead of arriving at your destination in the daylight, you get there at 1:00 AM in the morning.
I’ve been noticing that there is an increase in polarization when it comes to opinions on social media. That polarization in many cases is causing people to shut down and not listen to what the other person is saying. It’s creating division instead of inclusion on many important topics.
This past weekend, I shared an article that was posted on Hockey Feed about P.K. Subban which spoke about an initiative that P.K. has spearheaded in his community to build bridges between law enforcement and underprivileged youth.
Gary Vaynerchuk has been quoted saying “Content is King and Queen.” Yet, the vast majority of people who are struggling in their business, don’t actually have a cash flow or a lead generation problem. They have a marketing problem. That marketing problem is directly linked to creating content.
In today’s world, your content is your marketing. It is how people find you, get to know you and make decisions about doing business with you.