People often tell me that they get tripped up when it comes to content creation and trying to validate their work because they question whether what they have to say is good enough and if it provides real value. I always tell them the same thing, it’s not about you.
At some point during the evolution of your small business, there’s a good chance you’ll find yourself getting whacked repeatedly in the face with problem after problem. This will continue until you realize just how much your leadership matters. Leadership isn’t a title. It’s a way of being. It’s a decision you make whether you’re
I grew up in Haliburton, a small town in rural Ontario that likely has more professional athletes per capita than any other small town in Canada. The outside of the arena—where I watched more hockey games as a kid than I can count—is filled with murals celebrating the likes of various hockey and football superstars.
Are you able to listen to someone else’s point of view when you’ve already formed an opinion on the matter? Have you ever made a mistake and felt the burden weighing heavily on your heart? You know you need to say something but it’s hard to find the courage to start? You’re a tiny bit
Ever been a bystander to an opportunity or problem? Last week, we were sitting outside having a glass of wine while watching the sunset over the Bay of Fundy.
A big idea is not a strategy until you’ve formulated a plan on how to bring that idea to life. Yes, big ideas are fun, and they get your creative juices flowing with hope and possibility. However, you need to master the art of executing so you can make an idea a reality. Most business
Are you wasting your valuable resources? This week, I had a valuable conversation with a client about turkey. Stay with me on this, I promise you’ll be enlightened… Would you ever go to the grocery store, buy the largest turkey they have, cook the turkey and all the fixings, serve yourself one plate – and then
It was early morning, and the first message in my LinkedIn inbox was a sales pitch from someone I hadn’t met before. I brought up the fact this person had never talked to me before pitching something I didn’t need… and they blocked me. They called my response “rude and unnecessary”. Read any sales book, and
Day 13 of being quarantined, overly sensitive about not wasting food and 3 very ripe bananas sitting on the counter, begging to be used – so I decided to make banana bread. I googled recipes, I messaged my friend Josephine who makes the best banana bread ever, and I stumbled upon this recipe online. I
How many online community groups are you a part of? Chances are, more than one – and each has a different purpose too. Online groups are incredibly useful for building a stronger community – while retaining a customer base. If you aren’t leveraging this way to add value to your business, you should consider it.