Burn Your Ships!

The phrase “Burn your ships” references a historical event that happened in the year 1519 during the Spanish conquest of Mexico.  the Spanish commander, Hernάn Cortéz, scuttled his ships upon arriving in the new world. This act of destroying his own ships sent a very clear message to his men: there was no turning back. … Read more

Measure Your Progress

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One of the most powerful tools to help you achieve your goals, or form new habits, is to track and measure your progress. Many people will set a goal and identify the action steps they need to take but that is often when the formal part of the goal setting process ends. Keeping track of … Read more

3 Benefits of Using Data Analytics to Run and Grow Your Business

From improving your marketing campaigns to increasing your company’s cash flow, there are a number of benefits of using data analytics in business. Through the gathering and examining of business data, for instance, you can better identify business trends, new opportunities for growth, and potential red flags — and in turn make smarter business decisions … Read more

How Having a Coach Helps

Need a Coach to Walk Through Your Plan?

How does having a coach help? In the past 30 years, business coaches went from rare to common. If you have thought about hiring a coach for yourself, but you are still on the fence about how having a coach helps, here are some positive benefits and outcomes you can expect to experience by working … Read more

Average Is Easy

Average

Average is not bad. We all have our strengths and opportunities. In between our strengths and our opportunities are lots of things where we are average and that’s fine. But being average is easy. It is comfortable. What about the areas where you are performing at an average rate, and you know you could be … Read more

How to Find, Manage, and Retain Remote Freelancers

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by Guest Contributor: Tina Martin of Ideaspired.com Freelancers are the secret weapons of many successful small businesses — they enable you to expand your offerings without the expense of full-time employees. With online job boards and communication tools, it’s possible to find top-notch talent in countries as far away as India for affordable prices. A … Read more