Here’s What Happens When You Love the Competition. It’s a Good Thing.

When I owned my coffee house (2001 to 2004), people frequently asked me if I hated Starbucks. I didn’t. After all, Starbucks is responsible for re-introducing the culture of coffee in the United States and for establishing it in countries where the café culture never before existed. Starbucks put the romance into the coffee experience.…

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3 Surprising Things Your Business Coach Wants You to Do

I’ve had more than my share of clients call in at session time and say, “I don’t know what to talk about today.” My reply? “Awesome! It’s going to be an amazing session.” Since people often misconstrue business coaching as an accountability pact with a second person, it’s understandable that a client may feel compelled to bring…

5 Harmful Lies Entrepreneurs Tell Themselves (and how to stop doing it)

Stop the self-sabotage! Once you accept the truth behind the value and worth of your services, prospects will pay more–much more. You’re an expert. In the most rudimentary language, this means that you know more about your topic than the average person, especially your target market. It also means that the sharing of your expertise will help…