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@Ali_Davies I love that, Ali! Very good advice.
1 week, 4 days ago on A Trick for More Stable Cash Flow
@BerniXiong Thank you so much for sharing your story, Berni! Great to hear about your successes with this strategy.
1 month ago on Why Small Biz Owners Should Partner With Non-Profits
@DawnMentzer I agree, Dawn. Anyone who needs to be seen as a thought leader or innovator should consider blogging. It takes time but can definitely be worth it.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Is Blogging a Good Idea for the Solopreneur?
I too loved this post from @TRU_Vitality so much @BerniXiong. It is such a dis-ease of our time that the first thing we tell people is how busy we are - like that is some kind of indication of self-worth or importance in the world.
4 months ago on Delicious Idleness: Dolce far Niente
@NegroLandin So glad you got some value from the post. @loubortone is the best!
4 months ago on Video Marketing Mistakes: 6 Rookie Missteps
Great article @swoodruff - I learned this lesson the hard way. I got absolutely killed by a client who was a bad fit, and now with this business, I am extremely careful about only working with the right clients. In fact, I stress this with my small biz clients and am constantly quoting Michael Port's Red Velvet Rope Policy to them.
6 months ago on Not All Business is Good Business
@CassieRandall I totally agree, Cassie. I think every entrepreneur goes through a period where they have to get distance from the people who don't support them personally or their professional goals. It can be quite a shock that sometimes close friends and family members may be some of the people you need to define boundaries with.
Do you agree @TRU_Vitality ?
7 months ago on 4 Quick and Dirty Entrepreneurial Lessons
@TheRelationshipInsider Awesome! You are exactly right.
7 months, 4 weeks ago on 35 Business Phrases that You Wish Would Go Away
@Ali_Davies Good one, Ali! Even people who are called gurus sometimes really hate that term.
8 months ago on 35 Business Phrases that You Wish Would Go Away
@RobBiesenbach Nice. I like the stools idea. You make a good point.
8 months, 2 weeks ago on How to Make Sure That Your Event Panel Doesn’t Suck
@KarrieLandsverk LOVE it, Karrie! Thanks for sharing. What do you think about that @caroljsroth ?
8 months, 2 weeks ago on Why I Hate the Phrase Small Business
@TheRelationshipInsider Yep. Drawing a blank too. And I really enjoy a good word game. Darn....
@rosemaryoneill HA! Love that!
@Adam Drake CFA Better than what I am coming up with. Thanks!
8 months, 3 weeks ago on Why I Hate the Phrase Small Business
@jbrosky That is lovely, Judy. Thank you so much for sharing!
8 months, 4 weeks ago on What Would Dad Do? 7 Simple Lessons for Better Business
@Ali_Davies All great points, Ali. I think I sell "possibility." It took me years to did deep enough to find that. Thanks @BiggSuccess for the great post!
9 months ago on What Do You Really Sell?
@Carmen Rane Hudson Carmen, I am afraid I have to disagree with you on that. Please see my interview with Michael Port about the Red Velvet Rope Policy. http://www.carolroth.com/blog/michael-port-red-velvet-rope-policy/
9 months, 2 weeks ago on All Things to All People Marketing
@marylynn3 I agree! Excellent tips and techniques here. I hope they will contribute again.
9 months, 2 weeks ago on When No Doesn’t Mean No
@SteveWoodruff I think the people who are the most afraid are new service providers who think working with anyone with a "pulse and a checkbook" (as Michael Port says) is the way to go. It isn't. It makes you exhausted from spreading yourself too thin, and it makes you irrelevant. Loved the post @bradshorr
9 months, 3 weeks ago on All Things to All People Marketing
@Britt Raybould Brilliant! Love that, Britt.
9 months, 3 weeks ago on The Power of Persistence