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How to UN-Complicate Communication!

We have 24 hours a day to create the life and business we want. While we can't manufacture more time, we can revisit how we spend it.  In my companies (and yours?) we can leverage time by streamlining communication. It's challenging enough to stay in good communication with the ones we love and live with.  (Are [...]

How I got UNstuck today…

I'm in the process of overhauling our online content, our website and how we communicate with you. I am super excited about it. We are creating video and streamlining content and business tools. You are going to get the best of my best. I can't wait to share it with you! But today it got [...]

Ready to Go Paperless?

You get a tablet!  You get a tablet!  At Zoom, now every team member has a tablet.  On it:  The Operations Manual.  The Price Book.  How To Videos.  Invoicing and Payment Collection.  The Top Projects Lists and updates.  The Scorecards.  Testimonials and Job Evidence Manuals.  Access to the internet, videos, Google apps, email, texting…whatever they need to solve problems and serve customers. […]

5 Tips for Financial Goal Setting!

“What’s the point of setting financial goals?  I have no idea what will happen each day for sales.  Unexpected expenses crop up all the time, too.  If it’s just a ‘guess,’ then why bother?” That’s what one of my clients just shared with me.  I appreciate his candor and his frustration.  However, if you want tomorrow to be better than today, it starts with intention and imagination.  So, set financial goals…no matter how awkward it is.  As you clarify your intention and take aligned action, you will make those dreams come to pass.  It’s OK if it takes a little longer and costs a little more than you hoped. Here’s more help!  I put together 5 Tips for Financial Goal Setting.  Enjoy! […]

To Build a Rockin’ Culture…Skip the Pep Talk

I am blogging on behalf of Visa Business and received compensation for my time from Visa for sharing my views in this post, but the views expressed here are solely mine, not Visa’s. Visit http://facebook.com/visasmallbiz to take a look at the reinvented Facebook Page: Well Sourced by Visa Business. The Page serves as a space where small business owners can access educational resources, read success stories from other business owners, engage with peers, and find tips to help businesses run more efficiently. Every month, the Page will introduce a new theme that will focus on a topic important to a small business owner’s success. For additional tips and advice, and information about Visa’s small business solutions, follow @VisaSmallBiz and visit http://visa.com/business. “If you want to provoke a vigorous debate, start a conversation on organizational culture.” ~ Michale Watkins – Harvard Business Review, May 2013 Maybe it’s like pornography.  We know it when we see it.  Or, when it comes to organizational culture, feel it. Perhaps culture is to an organization what attitude is to an individual. Attitude:  a manner, disposition, mental position or feeling with regard to a fact, state, a person or thing.   Certainly we want employees with good attitudes.  Their energy contributes to a rockin’ company culture.  But when it comes to pro-actively developing a positive, powerful company culture, or improving our employees’ attitudes, we have it backwards. […]