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  • The Internal Thinker and External Thinker Dynamic

    Winning has been defined in many ways, such as the first to finish in a race or to gain victory. The definitions, however, infer someone will lose. If you apply the same win-lose mindset to the sales process, you’ll end up pushing or trying to persuade your prospects. Push sales creates a situation where your The post The Internal Thinker and External Thinker Dynamic appeared first on Excellerate Associates.

  • Giving Up To Get

    We don’t typically like to give things up. Letting go is hard sometimes. Have you ever noticed when you let go, when you give things up, in your life and your business, good things come to fill the void of what you left behind? So many times, as business owners, we’re looking at adding things...Read More

  • How Opposites Can Work Together Magnificently

    With pandemic measures, like physical distancing and stay-home orders, people modified their work habits to navigate the new reality. That meant creating different strategies for getting along in new work spaces. So, how did people adjust to their new environments? If you’re not getting your natural wiring met each day, it can be draining. The The post How Opposites Can Work Together Magnificently appeared first on Excellerate Associates.

  • Overcomplicating Things

    We’ll be wrapping up the last day of the “Business In 2021 And Beyond™” event in a couple hours. It’s been so inspiring for me. I’m always amazed by what people are doing, the impact they’re making and how they do it. One thing I’ve noticed is most successful people don’t overcomplicate things. They keep...Read More

  • How Can You Recognize Whether You’re Merely Interested or Committed?

    American Author, Kenneth Blanchard wrote, “When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when it’s convenient. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.” His words are profound. This quote prompts the question, how can you recognize when you’re interested versus committed? Interested starts exercising every January. Committed makes health The post How Can You Recognize Whether You’re Merely Interested or Committed? appeared first on Excellerate Associates.

  • Are Your Dreams Dead?

    Have you given up on your dreams? Have the day-to-day things in your business zapped some of the joy out of what you do? Maybe you’re just not feeling “it” like you used to… I’m hearing a lot of business owners talk about how tired they are right now. Tired of the grind, the day-to-day...Read More

  • The Little Things

    When I had a radio show, I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Charles and Dr. Elizabeth Schmitz. They are the #1 love and marriage experts, researchers and award-winning authors of numerous books, including Building a Love That Lasts. I’m struck by the extensive research they conducted with married couples over six continents who had The post The Little Things appeared first on Excellerate Associates.

  • What Changes Do You Need To Make In Your Business

    How often do you take a step back, look at your business, and think about what changes you need to make? Most of us don’t do this often enough. We’re so busy working IN our businesses that we forget to work ON our business. Change is constant and inevitable. If you want something different for...Read More

  • What is The Future You’re Living Into?

    What is the future you’re living into? “I’ve always wanted to write a book.” “I need to hire someone.” “I’ve always dreamed about starting a foundation.” What do you think these statements are missing? You would be right if you said a date. And, they are missing more than that. The statements are missing a The post What is The Future You’re Living Into? appeared first on Excellerate Associates.

  • The Same or Different?

    Do you want more of the same in your business or do you want things to be different? Maybe you want both. A combination. Some things might be going well so you want more of that. While other things need to be improved on, so you’d like those things to be different. Do you sometimes...Read More

  • 2 Important Areas of Change

    In the changing world things are changing all the time. For you, changes continually take place inside and outside of you. Inwardly, you have your thoughts, feelings and physical body. Outwardly, people, things and situations change daily. Some changes you’re consciously aware of and others, you might not be aware of them. If you had

  • From Confusion to Certainty: Practical Tools to Scale Your Business

    As your company grows, notice when there’s confusion. Confusion about who is responsible for certain tasks or areas of responsibility. If you step away for a period of time, notice if your team is confused about who to report to or who can answer their questions in your absence. Notice when you’re overwhelmed with questions, The post From Confusion to Certainty: Practical Tools to Scale Your Business appeared first on Excellerate Associates.

  • Perception vs Facts

    Our perception about things isn’t always the same as what is actually real and true. I was talking to a client the other day and she was satisfied with a promotion but not happy about it. Until we started looking at the actual numbers… and not her perception of what had happened. So many times,...Read More

  • 3 Priorities to Pandemic-Proof Your Business

    With over 20 years of mentoring and coaching business leaders, I found that many business owners take a bits-and-pieces approach to growing their business. You wake up in the morning and wonder what else you can do to find new clients. If you see a networking opportunity, you attend. If someone says to join this-or-that The post 3 Priorities to Pandemic-Proof Your Business appeared first on Excellerate Associates.

  • Heart. Hunger. Hustle.

    Do you have that in your life or your business? All of it… And do you go after it every single day? Do you show your heart in your business? Are you hungry? Do you hustle to get where you want to go? Do you go for what you really want or do you just...Read More

  • Covid Restrictions Causing Conflict and Pain?

    Since Covid began have you been noticing new and different aches and pains showing up? Are you dealing with more conflict in your relationships? What’s causing that? Now that my book launch happened, I’ve been excited to be thinking of ways to share my book with the world. This week I learned of different things

  • One Effective Habit to be Highly Productive

    Thousands of books have been written on highly effective habits to make people more productive. To become more productive, you may have even tried excessive amounts of caffeine or purchased the latest organizing binder with mixed results. With almost 20 years showing business leaders a systems approach, there is one habit that makes a real The post One Effective Habit to be Highly Productive appeared first on Excellerate Associates.

  • R-U-N…From The Herd!

    Are you a leader or a follower? Probably both… Even in your business you sometimes lead and sometimes you follow. Just be careful WHO you follow. ALWAYS be the leader of your own thoughts. Of what you intentionally put in your head. And… what you allow others to put in your head! The six inches...Read More

  • What Happens to Your Human Wiring When Experiencing Sudden Change?

    If there is one thing that is constant today, it is that the business landscape is in perpetual state of flux. Some changes can be more jarring than others, like the sudden shift to moving your workforce to remote working, the passing of a key employee, the unexpected resignation of multiple employees, or the crash The post What Happens to Your Human Wiring When Experiencing Sudden Change? appeared first on Excellerate Associates.

  • Ways To Make More Money in Your Business

    How do you make more money in your business? Especially if you don’t have a big ad budget or a lot of money to invest? Increasing profits is the name of the game in business. One way to increase profits is to increase your prices. That’s the first way most people think about when they...Read More