Evolving Business Blog
- Reduce Meeting Times: Highly-Effective Leaders Keep in This in Mind When Meeting With Their Team
It might not surprise you to learn that research shows meetings have increased in length and frequency over the past 50 years, to the point where people spend an average of nearly 23 hours a week in them, up from less than 10 hours in the 1960s. While the meetings are longer, the better question The post Reduce Meeting Times: Highly-Effective Leaders Keep in This in Mind When Meeting With Their Team appeared first on Excellerate Associates.
- Pattern Interrupt: Why You Repeat Behaviors That Don’t Serve You
Many of the core issues that face business leaders today have to do with people interactions. There are all kinds of characteristics and attributes that shape our interactions with others. One of the interesting aspects is your unique human wiring that is at work influencing your thoughts and actions. We all have a human wiring The post Pattern Interrupt: Why You Repeat Behaviors That Don’t Serve You appeared first on Excellerate Associates.
- Add A New Income Stream With Very Little Effort
Continuity programs are a great way to generate revenue for your business. And what’s better than creating revenue for your business… Creating passive, dependable, ongoing revenue that you can count on being there month-after-month and not doing any more work. Subscriptions, continuity, membership programs… They’re all the same thing – just different words to describe...Read More
- Life’s Little Surprises
Do you ever get so focused on one aspect of your life or on some little thing that you want that everything else sort of gets out of focus or fades to the background? Like most things, this has both positive and negative effects. Focus is almost always a good thing… unless you’re focusing on...Read More
- Why Your Company’s Contribution in the World is Important
My clients have said that one of my superpowers is connecting seemingly disparate ideas. It’s probably why I’m so passionate about taking a systems approach, which is a holistic approach that connects all pieces of a business. One of the key pieces in successfully scaling a business is getting connected with your Contribution in the The post Why Your Company’s Contribution in the World is Important appeared first on Excellerate Associates.
- Burnout is not a Badge of Honor: A Lesson in Self-Care and Leadership
I remember when burnout first hit me. It was a subtle process. It happened over years. (Years ago when I worked for a company.) It happened gradually. Longer days turned into longer weeks turned into longer months. I would get rewarded with promotions for what I thought was dedication. My hard worked paid off. Then, The post Burnout is not a Badge of Honor: A Lesson in Self-Care and Leadership appeared first on Excellerate Associates.
- Half Baked or Halfway There?
As of today, we are officially into the second half of this calendar year. Are you wondering where the first six months of the year went? Are you halfway to your 2021 goals? Financial and otherwise. Or do you have to hit the accelerator now and play catch-up? I hear it all the time… “I...Read More
- Company Culture: The Subtle (And Not So Subtle) Disconnects
Research indicates that modern candidates rate company culture as one of the most important factors when considering career opportunities. Yet, for many business leaders, the idea of creating a company culture is a nebulous concept. What is a Company Culture? Simply defined, a company culture is a set of values, beliefs, goals, processes, attitudes or The post Company Culture: The Subtle (And Not So Subtle) Disconnects appeared first on Excellerate Associates.
- The Best Week of Your Life
Last week was literally the best week of my life. What does that have to do with you? Everything… Because you can choose to have your best week too. I made the decision to completely unplug while I was in Cocoa Beach, Florida last week and be fully present with myself and my love. I...Read More
- How Are You Winning at Company Culture After Covid?
At first glance, you might expect company culture to take a downward spiral after covid. The world-wide shift for many companies to remote work, decreased onsite interactions, and uncertainty threatened to tear apart the invisible glue that holds companies together. You might be surprised to learn that the average culture rating across companies actually rose The post How Are You Winning at Company Culture After Covid? appeared first on Excellerate Associates.
- Take A Break… You Deserve It
Nothing says rest, relaxation and rejuvenation to me like sand, the beach and crashing waves! When was the last time you took time off to enjoy and just kick back? No laptop, no cellphone ringing off the hook, no emails! Just you and whatever you love to do to unwind and let loose… Time to...Read More
- Courtesy Reminder: Speaker Lab Master Class Registration Ends Friday
If you’re inspired to level up your presentation skills and learn a process that shows you how to authentically connect with your audience and engage them to take inspired action, join us in the Speaker Lab Master Class on Friday, June 18, 2021 (plus two online Feedback Sessions). As a courtesy reminder, registration closes this The post Courtesy Reminder: Speaker Lab Master Class Registration Ends Friday appeared first on Excellerate Associates.
I don’t love doing cardio work. I do it because I know it’s good for me and I always feel better afterwards. I often challenge myself when I’m doing cardio… and sometimes I play games with myself as I walk. This weekend as I started out, my plan was to do three miles. As I...Read More
- When Speaking, How Do You Connect With Your Audience Leaving Them Wanting More?
One of the best things to draw in new clients, quickly establish credibility, and create and create exposure for your business is speaking. Whether you organize your own workshops on a regular basis or get booked to speak in front of groups or associations, it works well to consistently fill your prospect pipeline (and it’s The post When Speaking, How Do You Connect With Your Audience Leaving Them Wanting More? appeared first on Excellerate Associates.
- The First Step To Becoming a Better Speaker
When I started my business, I added speaking to my marketing mix. It seemed like a natural extension of the training I had done for decades. At first, it didn’t go well. By not going well, I spent a lot of energy but not results to show for it. There were annoying things I was The post The First Step To Becoming a Better Speaker appeared first on Excellerate Associates.
- The Beginning of Summer And…
Are you working all week this week or are you taking Friday off to turn your 3-day weekend into 4? Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer for many. I have a feeling this year there may be a lot of celebrations and get togethers that we haven’t been able to do in a...Read More
- The Speaking Process
Picture this: You just made the decision to add speaking to your marketing`. You are thrilled because you have a shot at getting in front of a room filled with your ideal prospects. You spend some time working out the content. You figure you’ll wing the rest. You deliver your speech and are quite pleased The post The Speaking Process appeared first on Excellerate Associates.
- Oops… Change of Plans
As a business owner we’re sometimes, most times, the bottleneck. We’re the ones who keep things from getting done as quickly as they otherwise might. If there is no other reason for us to move out of the way of the daily operations of our business – this is a great one… and there certainly...Read More
- 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
- 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