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June 24, 2009

What Message Are You Sending?

Every day we’re sending unspoken “press releases” telling people where we’re at, who we are, how we feel about them, and how we feel about life. […]
June 23, 2009

Leadership Rocks – Part Two

Plenty of leadership opportunities come up every day of our lives, many at our jobs. For instance, imagine that you’re in charge of convincing your boss […]
June 22, 2009

Leadership Rocks – Part One

If you own your own business, you’re probably a natural-born leader.  Now that doesn’t mean that you show up every day in a new Tahari suit […]
June 20, 2009

Q&A: How can I leverage my time with OPE? (Other People’s Energy)

You can best leverage your time, meaning get more done in less time, by helping your team members know what you need and expect. This means […]
June 19, 2009

Problems + Pain = Profit (Pay Attention to Spot Opportunities!)

Creating financial freedom and strategies for success is POSSIBLE! The world is one imperfect place. That’s the good news. Every day new messes are created that […]
June 15, 2009

RIDING THE WAVES OF LIFE AND BUSINESS – PART 2

Probably the most important comparison I can make between surfing and business is HELP!  Surfing is NOT the kind of thing you should do alone.  Even […]
June 12, 2009

Riding the Waves of Life and Business – Part 1

I’ve been tweeting a lot about surfing the last few days – and I’ve gotten so much feedback that I thought I would share about what […]
June 11, 2009

RELEASE in order to FOCUS — A tool from Christine Comaford

Hi gang! I posted this as a tool to my Facebook Group, but I thought that my blog followers would definitely appreciate it as well.  Last […]
June 3, 2009

Wanted: PEOPLE

In today’s economic climate, it is essential to have a seasoned team, a fast path to revenue, and a staged rollout plan. When it comes to […]
June 1, 2009

Sales and Marketing 101

Okay, the other side of $$$ is sales and marketing. Here are the questions to help you determine your sales/marketing plan: • What are your lead-generation […]
June 1, 2009

Financing and Fundraising

For the next few days, I’m going to focus on the MONEY end of things. (Which is a topic that needs FAR more than one blog. […]
May 31, 2009

Great Video of Multimillionaire Christine Comaford – Let’s Talk about Financing

May 29, 2009

Focus on Growing your Business – SUMMARY

Remember, the bottom line is this: unless your top priorities are the following, you simply cannot build and keep a successful business. #1 •Business Plan. Pain […]
May 29, 2009

Focus on Growing your Business – Part Three – Covering the Basics for Funding

There are 10 areas for which you must be able to explain your business in order to navigate the myriad of financiers, advisers, potential and current […]
May 28, 2009

Focus on Growing your Business – Part Two – The Business Model

Let’s talk about your business model. But before I drill down into it, it’s story time: I spoke recently with two entrepreneurs. They’d built successful companies […]
May 28, 2009

Focus on Growing your Business

I know we talk about business model a lot, but there’s simply no way to get around the BASICS of growing your business.  To expand your […]
May 25, 2009

Monday Q&A – Mentoring Programs with Mighty Ventures, Inc.

Okay gang – one more for the Monday Q&A.  I’ve had a TON of questions about the upcoming summit and where it fits in the mentoring […]
May 25, 2009

Monday Q&A – Writing a Marketing Plan to Attract VC’s

Well, it’s Monday Q&A again!  Here’s one of my favorite questions from my last free biz-building call because it’s focused on FINANCING – one of the […]
May 24, 2009

Examples of Needle Movers – Part Two

Okay, now let’s show an example of some ACTIONS required to achieve each needle moving RESULT.  Remember, along with FUNDING, this is a HUGE topic that […]
May 24, 2009

Examples of Needle Movers – Part One

Okay, I’ve had a lot of feedback over the last two days about my Needle Mover Blogs.  This is an area I’ll cover EXTENSIVELY at my […]
May 22, 2009

Q&A Friday: Building A Great Email or Newsletter List

Here’s another great Friday Q&A to offer you strategies for success that will TRULY build your online presence AND your revenue. Q: How to build an email list. […]
May 21, 2009

A Monthly Planning Template to Support Your Needle Movers

Let’s create a Monthly Planning Template to help you stay focused on your own needle movers.  Grab a piece of paper and place it lengthwise or […]
May 21, 2009

Building a Branded Expertise (and yes, you are an expert!)

There are so many ways to poise yourself as an expert in your field.  The first step is, of course, to decide what your field is!  […]
May 21, 2009

Needle Movers

Okay, in case you’re new to this, your needle movers are the 2 or 3 tangible results that, when achieved, will change everything for your business, […]
May 19, 2009

Social Networking Tips – Maximizing your Facebook Profile

Okay, here’s my usual Wednesday Disclaimer:  For those of you who have run past your 5K friend limit on Facebook, have a rockin’ FB Group and […]
May 19, 2009

Some Quick and Dirty Advice on Networking and Branding – Creating a Signature to Remember

One of the simplest ways to promote yourself (and easiest to forget) is your signature line.  Okay, email is the obvious, but besides your website, be […]
May 18, 2009

Harvesting a Great Team – Part Two

Okay, like I started to tell you this morning, NOW is an amazing time to ADD to your staff.  There are a TON of biz-building stars […]
May 18, 2009

Harvesting a Great Team – Part One

Yes, there’s a recession going on, but there are some GREAT opportunities out there for business owners, especially when it comes to resources – specifically, “human” […]
May 15, 2009

What’s Your DREAM JOB?

In this economy, the ONLY sure way to have success is to BUILD it yourself.  The days of devoting your life to a company and having […]
May 15, 2009

How do you start a social networking presence?

Today’s social networking world can be amazingly overwhelming to new biz builders (and old biz builders for that matter!).  Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook, MySpace, Ning, PerfectNetworker, Jekyll, […]