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  • One Fast-Food Chain Fail We Can All Learn From When Implementing Systems

    Best-Selling Author of E-Myth Revisited, Michael Gerber said, “Let systems run the business and people run the systems…People come and go but the systems remain constant.” There are many examples of systems at work, including our human wiring systems, eco systems, and even marketing and social media systems. Some of the most profitable businesses started The post One Fast-Food Chain Fail We Can All Learn From When Implementing Systems appeared first on Excellerate Associates.

  • Downsells…

    Downsells… Upsells… Cross sells… All really good things… when done right! There’s a company I buy things from occasionally. Not expensive stuff – about a $20 item. After you complete the sale there’s an offer for a similar item for about 50% off. If you say no, they offer you the same item… now for...Read More

  • How to Master Audience Engagement During Your Next Speaking Opportunity

    Your professional success is often based on your ability to present clearly, powerfully, and authentically. Whether you are a business owner promoting your brand, corporate professional enrolling others in an idea, or forwarding a cause, speaking takes know how. When you think about it, speaking opportunities happen in a variety of places. They happen in The post How to Master Audience Engagement During Your Next Speaking Opportunity appeared first on Excellerate Associates.

  • BIG Cheesy Grin! Oh, YES!!!

    As I started to write this, I realized today is a very special day and all I could do was sit here and smile… One of the BIG Cheesy grins that takes up your whole face! You know what I mean, right? And, then I couldn’t stop smiling – – – I still have the...Read More

  • Maximize Your Speaking Opportunities By Design Not By Luck

    Whether you are presenting to an audience of ideal clients, being interviewed by an influential podcaster, or meeting with your internal team, these important opportunities take know how. You have a chance to promote your brand, communicate an idea, or forward an initiative. Each of these events could be the greatest opportunities or the biggest The post Maximize Your Speaking Opportunities By Design Not By Luck appeared first on Excellerate Associates.

  • Happiness And Your Business

    Why is a marketer, a coach, a strategist and implementation specialist talking about happiness? As much as I’m known for all of those things, I also do a lot of work around mindset with clients. And I’m constantly working on my own mindset with books, tapes, seminars and more. Staying positive isn’t always easy in...Read More

  • Your Presentation Process

    Picture this: you are thrilled because you have a shot at getting in front of your ideal audience. To enroll them in your idea, you spend some time working out your content. As you deliver the presentation, you assume that you’ll figure out the rest. You deliver your speech and are quite pleased with your The post Your Presentation Process appeared first on Excellerate Associates.

  • Winging Your Presentation Isn’t a Strategy

    People of all ages, occupations, and experiences struggle with public speaking. Although 77% of the US population feels some anxiety, some business professionals will play off their natural orator abilities and wing it then wonder why they are not getting the outcomes they wish they would from a speaking engagement. Winging your presentation isn’t a The post Winging Your Presentation Isn’t a Strategy appeared first on Excellerate Associates.

  • An Amazing Week

    Wow! Ever had one of those kinds of weeks? In a good way… Touching souls this week at the Shift-It Bootcamp™. It’s amazing how doing what you love makes you feel. I’m finishing up today with my highest-level clients in an all-day Mastermind. It’s a great way to wrap up after a live event. Then,...Read More

  • Speaking Tip: Share Your Signature Story

    One of the best ways to quickly establish credibility and connect with your audience is through sharing your signature story. A good way to develop a solid connection with your audience is to share a core story or message that is an authentic expression of you. Creating that signature story is the secret that all The post Speaking Tip: Share Your Signature Story appeared first on Excellerate Associates.

  • More Shifts Are Coming…

    The Shift It Bootcamp™, starts on Monday, May 23rd at 9am Eastern time. This topic is so relevant right now because there are some BIG shifts coming. Soon! Are you ready? Have you prepared? Were you surprised by Covid or did your business thrive? History repeats itself and if you know what to look for...Read More

  • Define It. Design It. Market It.

    Just like your human wiring, your signature is like no other. It’s unique to you. You may not realize it, but your company also has a signature asset that defines your approach, process, product, or model so that it is easily understood. Yet, many businesses don’t take the time to define it, design it and The post Define It. Design It. Market It. appeared first on Excellerate Associates.

  • Are You Fully Optimized?

    Do you think about optimization in your business? Do you have a checklist or system you go through after every promotion and event so the next one can be better? Do you analyze what went well? What could have gone better? Do you ask yourself if you will do the promotion or event again? Most...Read More

  • Beliefs Are An Interesting Thing, Aren’t They?

    Beliefs are an interesting thing, aren’t they? Beliefs are a state of mind in which you regard a thing to be true. It makes sense that if you regard a thing to be true, you’re more likely to take action consistent with that belief. Some beliefs support us to open and grow, while others keep The post Beliefs Are An Interesting Thing, Aren’t They? appeared first on Excellerate Associates.

  • The Key To Business Growth In 2022

    What’s the fastest way to grow your business? It’s not tricks and tactics. It’s not the latest bright shiny object or fancy software that’s just come out. It’s not by hacking funnels or anything else in your business. You grow your business first by leverage. Then you can scale. There are a lot of ways...Read More

  • A Simple Way to Magnetically Attract Clients

    Have you ever found yourself listening to one of those infomercials and being truly captivated by the message even though in your head you might have thought, “This is so hokey. They’re really embellishing how difficult it is to clean with a regular mop?” Just as that thought pops into your head, they make several The post A Simple Way to Magnetically Attract Clients appeared first on Excellerate Associates.

  • The Machine You’re Missing

    Do you ever wonder how some people seem to get so much done? They seem to be everywhere. You always seem to be seeing new content from them It seems like they’re machines. Implementation… Execution… Get Stuff Done… Fast! Completions! There are keys to implementing and getting things done that make life so much easier...Read More

  • Meeting Your Competing Commitments With Grace and Ease

    Meeting your competing commitments with grace and ease, can occur impossible. Ask anyone how they are doing. What is the typical answer? I’m so busy. Followed by I got a lot going on. We all have full lives that can, at times, collide: ⋙ Leading Your Business or Career ⋙ Managing Your To Do List The post Meeting Your Competing Commitments With Grace and Ease appeared first on Excellerate Associates.

  • Do You Use MAPS?

    I can remember driving down the road as a kid, with mom looking at a map, giving dad directions. I don’t think he ever fully trusted the directions she gave him. And I recall a fight or two over it. I must have gotten my map reading abilities, or lack thereof, from my mom. For...Read More

  • Move Forward FAST!!

    Are you looking for ways to get things done faster? Or more efficiently? And still have it represent you and your business well… D-i-s-c-i-p-l-i-n-e… It’s not a word people like but it’s a good one. You don’t have to work 10, 12, 15-hour days. As a matter of fact, you shouldn’t be! Not on a...Read More