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Accelerate Success

Accelerate Success

| August 10, 2009 | 2 Comments

Take time regularly to work on your business, not in your business is a statement  we often hear as business owners.  There was only one time that I heard of a couple who took this to its ultimate meaning.  Each year, from year 1, they took a whole month off, to think and plan their [...]

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Outrun The Elephant

Outrun The Elephant

Wow, it’s the second quarter already.  Where does the time go? I don’t know about you, but I’ve been looking at doing some things differently. I decided to run with North San Diego Business to help you discover the many no-cost and low-cost marketing and business building tools online. Now is time to think about [...]

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VDAY 2009, The Vagina Monologues Comes to San Diego

VDAY 2009, The Vagina Monologues Comes to San Diego

| February 19, 2009 | 1 Comment

I recently had the opportunity to interview Dana Bristol-Smith, Speak For Success, about the Women’s Leadership Institute and the fundraiser she’s holding for the Institute on Monday, February 23rd. The Vagina Monologues, directed by Liv Kellgren, featuring Denise Yamada and extraordinary San Diego Women plays at the Lyceum Theatre on Monday, Febuary 23rd. The Vagina [...]

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MindMasters Brings the CEO Roundtable To Your Business

MindMasters Brings the CEO Roundtable To Your Business

| December 29, 2008 | 0 Comments

When Barbara Eldridge formed a personal mind master group of entrepreneurs, it was to find the support and exchange of ideas she felt necessary to her business success. As a franchisee of Success Motivational Institute, Barbara helped small business owner set goals for their business. Yet, she found they needed more. They needed support, resources, [...]

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Strategic Planning Webinar, Part One

Strategic Planning Webinar, Part One

On Friday, June 6th Barbara Eldridge, Mind Masters was my special guest in Conquering Digital Divide, presenting "Strategic Planning for Your Business, Part One". Take a listen and let me know what you think by leaving a comment below. Visit The Digital Divide page for upcoming Free Friday webinars.   Launch in external player   [...]

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Microsoft's Office Live, Small Business Event

Microsoft's Office Live, Small Business Event

| April 17, 2008 | 1 Comment

On Tuesday, April 15th Microsoft held "Vision to Venture", an event bringing together women from all over San Diego County to share ideas about starting and growing your small business. Microsoft introduced their Office Live Small Business service for budding entrepreneurs, or solopreneurs as I like to refer to us! There were four excellent speakers. [...]

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Speaking Your Brand

Speaking Your Brand

| February 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

Customers make the heart of your business beat with their desire to choose products, services and experiences that meet their needs, fit their values, engage their emotions and respond to their desires. Your role is to transform prospects into customers and customers into fiercely loyal advocates. As your own marketer you have to be heard [...]

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Make Yourself Known in the Market Place – Carve Out Your Place

Make Yourself Known in the Market Place – Carve Out Your Place

| February 12, 2008 | 2 Comments

According to Alan Kay from Disney’s R&D Department: "When you … offer unique value your competition cannot, then you … make headway by giving your ideas away." You can expand your visibility by disseminating information as one of your prime marketing tactics. Don’t make the same mistakes most small business people do, and think that [...]

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When Do You Incorporate?

When Do You Incorporate?

| February 5, 2008 | 0 Comments

One of the questions I often get from my members is, "when is the right time to incorporate"? The answer is often the question of liability that one needs to take into consideration before deciding which entity best suits ones business needs. Do you have employees that put you at risk driving your business vehicle [...]

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Keeping It All Together – Managing Your Priorities For Business Success

Keeping It All Together – Managing Your Priorities For Business Success

| January 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

Here we are in the second month of the year, are you already finding yourself coming and going, wondering how to get done all the things your business demands of you? Is it more like being in a batting cage with things coming at you, rather then in the game playing to win? Over the [...]

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