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Guest Star Post: How to Instantly Get Your Energy, Creativity and Confidence Back

By: Stephanie Friday October 21, 2016 comments Tags: product creation, Time management, Mindset, Motivation, Inspiration

Guest Star Post: How to Instantly Get Your Energy, Creativity and Confidence Back

There was a very recent time when I had a serious slump in my creative efforts. There were SO many projects I wanted to work on, ideas I wanted to bring to life... but I was working 11.5-hour days, and I didn't have the energy for any of the things I longed to create. To make matters worse, instead of restoring my energy, my free time actually left me feeling MORE tired than I was when I finished work! Then I found the source of the problem, and it made such a big difference that I wrote a guest article about it for MotivationEarth.... Read More


Guest Star Post: 8 Things Successful People Never Do

By: Stephanie Friday October 14, 2016 comments Tags: team building, Time management, Mindset, Motivation, Inspiration

Guest Star Post: 8 Things Successful People Never Do

Building great success doesnt require rare luck, rich parents, or perfect opportunities but it DOES require a certain set of skills and mindsets. If youve been working hard for success, but not experiencing the results you desire, check out this list of 8 things successful people never do, and what they do instead in order to reach their big, ambitious goals. ... Read More


Guest Star Post: How to Take the Right Opportunities, Without Burning Out

By: Stephanie Friday September 30, 2016 comments Tags: Time management, Mindset, Business planning

Guest Star Post: How to Take the Right Opportunities, Without Burning Out

Do you know how to identify the opportunities that are right for you, and to say "yes" to them, without over-filling your schedule and burning yourself out? If you want more opportunities to grow your business and improve your life, but your full calendar often causes you to say "no", or if you've been taking too many opportunities and leaving yourself struggling to keep up, today's Guest Star blog post is for you. In it, I'll reveal how to determine which opportunities will move you toward your goals and which ones are merely... Read More


How to Help Your Team Avoid the 6 Deadly Customer Service Sins

By: Stephanie Tuesday September 27, 2016 comments Tags: team building, Time management, Customer Service, Public relations, leadership

How to Help Your Team Avoid the 6 Deadly Customer Service Sins

Customer service is one of the biggest factors in making or breaking a companys reputation. If a customer feels supported, understood and valued by your staff, theyre more likely to trust you, like you, and recommend you to their friends and peers. But if your customer service team ignores or mishandles their questions, it can leave them feeling helpless, frustrated or taken advantage of, and some clients respond to this by covering the internet in negative reviews. Because potential clients often rely on reviews for their buying... Read More


How to Stop Giving Away Too Much of Your Time for Free

By: Stephanie Tuesday August 30, 2016 comments Tags: Time management, Marketing, Lead attraction, Consultations

How to Stop Giving Away Too Much of Your Time for Free

A few weeks ago, I came to a realization: I was spending WAY too much time on unpaid consultations. I don't like to create isolated pieces of copy that don't actually get results. If someone hires me to write a blog post, I want to know if they have ways to get people looking at that blogpost, and a good offer and landing page they can use to monetize that post. So when I have my initial consultation with a client, I not only discuss what they need for the itemfor which they're hiring me, but I also explore their entirelaunch plan. If they... Read More


How to Stop Wasting Your Time, and Focus on the Activities that Bring Income

By: Stephanie Friday August 19, 2016 comments Tags: Time management, success

How to Stop Wasting Your Time, and Focus on the Activities that Bring Income

Are you starting your day in a way that will bring you income and success, or are you setting yourself up for frustration and wasted time? One of the questions that Loral Langemeier is often asked is,How do you start your day? In todays Guest Star blog post, she reveals how she starts her day in a way that sets her up for success, and how she focuses her time on activities that bring her revenue, rather than the actions that are merely distractions from her real goals. So if you often find yourself staying busy all... Read More


Guest Star Post: Avoid Burnout and Grow Your Company Faster by Outsourcing the Right Tasks

By: Stephanie Friday August 12, 2016 comments Tags: team building, Time management

Guest Star Post: Avoid Burnout and Grow Your Company Faster by Outsourcing the Right Tasks

When coaches and entrepreneurs start to grow their businesses, they often find themselves in a difficult position where they're too busy to handle their everyday tasks, but not making enough money to hire full-time employees. At this point, you have three choices: 1. Keep trying to do everything by yourself, and burn yourself out. 2. Take the financial risk of hiring a full-time employee, even if you may not need to yet. 3. Outsource a portion of your work to a part-time contractor. If you have too much work to do each day,... Read More


Guest Star Post: How Sole Proprietors Can Take a Real Vacation Without Losing Business

By: Stephanie Friday June 24, 2016 comments Tags: Time management, Customer Service, Public relations, Business planning

Guest Star Post: How Sole Proprietors Can Take a Real Vacation Without Losing Business

When you dont have a team in place, it can be a challenge to take time off from your business. ​Youre the only point of contact between your clients and your company, so if youre planning to disappear for a week or so, some extra preparation is required to make sure you dont disappoint or lose clients. In todays Guest Star blog post, youll discover the important steps you need to take to prepare for your vacation, as well as how to keep getting sales while youre gone without frustrating the people who purchased your... Read More


Guest Star Post: How To Get a Virtual Assistant To Follow Up With Contacts

By: Stephanie Friday June 17, 2016 comments Tags: Marketing, team building, Time management, Client attraction, Public relations, leadership, Lead nurture

Guest Star Post: How To Get a Virtual Assistant To Follow Up With Contacts

For many business owners, following up with their numerous contacts is a daunting, time-consuming, but necessary task that gets chronically neglected. Fortunately, you can save yourself a lot of time and effort by delegating this job to a Virtual Assistant, so you only spend your time on contacts who are actually interested in talking with you. ​In todays Guest Star blog post, youll get step-by-step instructions for finding quality VAs, vetting them, and integrating them smoothly into your business, so you can reclaim your... Read More


Is the Quest for Perfection Hurting Your Business?

By: Stephanie Tuesday June 14, 2016 comments Tags: product creation, Time management, Mindset, Motivation, Inspiration

Is the Quest for Perfection Hurting Your Business?

Have you ever had a time when three simple words gave you a much-needed kick in the butt? Yesterday, I was talking with my friend, Helen Brahms, when she shared this quote: "Production over perfection". That phrase really struck a chord with me, because while I'm getting better at letting go of my perfectionistic tendencies, I often wait until I think I can do things perfectly or almost perfectly before I do them at all. As a result, some things simply don't get done for days... weeks... months... even though a "good enough"... Read More



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