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3 Success Habits to Master For a Smooth-Running Business

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This month I’m celebrating 14 years running my own small business. I love my business but boy those first few years of trial and error were ROUGH! Around year five as my business began to hit the high six figures I realized that the way I had built my business would not work to continue […]

4 Things Thriving Entrepreneurs DON’T Do

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There’s a lot of struggle and busyness out there amongst entrepreneurs. Yesterday as I was leading my monthly MoneyDNA call one of my clients said, “Melanie I’m so busy and overwhelmed keeping up with my current level of success — I can’t imagine how I can ever handle MORE success.” You see my client had […]

3 Biggest Fears Plaguing Entrepreneurs

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Do you know what the top three fears entrepreneurs and small business owners are plagued by? In my experience of teaching entrepreneurs how to dissolve the barriers between automatic success and pervasive struggle there are three fears that crop up over and over again.  Fear # 1. Fear of success. No surprise here, right? Well […]

5 Lessons 2013 Provided Me on Failure, Success and Thriving

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Every year as part of my New Year process I review my biggest learnings –the good, the bad and the surprising experiences that caused me to learn and grow. I share these life lessons with you in case my “a-ha’s” can be a guiding force in your own evolution as an awakened leader and visionary […]

4 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should NOT Delegate

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I’m sure you’ve heard many times from different experts that delegating can help you grow your business quickly. I mean just this last week I saw at least 25 articles alone espousing the benefits of having other people implement your marketing tasks, alleviate you from tasks you put off, and speed up the process of […]

5 Revolutionary Concepts that Catapulted my Success

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Over the last 14 years of running my own business I’ve learned quite a few  concepts that made a significant difference in accelerating my revenues over and over again. Now you may have heard them before but to me, when they were revealed to me, they revolutionized the growth of my business. Here are five […]

My Five Smartest Choices that Catapulted My Success

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Every day you have an opportunity to make choices about what you will spend time and money on in your entrepreneurial endeavors. Looking back over my 12 years as an entrepreneur, I made a LOT of bad choices and failed a few times along the way. I think if you aren’t failing then you aren’t […]

How Disorganized Entrepreneurs Repel Sales

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Most of the entrepreneurs I know started their business because they either had a passion for their work or they wanted the freedom to call their own shots in their career. But the reality that hits sooner or later is this. Passion alone is NOT enough to run a successful business. The creativity most passionate […]

The Entrepreneur’s Secret to Speeding Up Progress

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When I first started by business I felt like I was crawling with a big anchor attached to my foot – progress was VERY slow. The frustrating thing was that I could “see” what big success would look like but between learning what needed to be done and the fact it was just me trying […]

3 Essential Traits of “Optimized” Entrepreneurs

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With over 400 million entrepreneurs in the world, it would be hard to believe that less than 50% are prosperous. But it’s true. Less than 50% of people in business for themselves are actually generating a profit, let alone optimizing their results. Even more alarming in my experience is that less than 20% of entrepreneurs […]

My 5 Biggest 2012 A-Ha’s about Life, Success and Fulfillment

Right about this time every year I share what I learned about myself, business and life in the previous year. If you look back at my blog you’ll probably notice that the posts tend to be very personal, open, and honest.  As I look back at 2012, I am beyond grateful to have opened my […]

3 Questions That Unleash Entrepreneur Genius

We are facing an epidemic of stress-related illness in our world. The quest to get ahead (or just keep up) seems to be wreaking havoc on our health. 1 in 8 business owners have some form of burn-out: chronic fatigue, adrenal failure, and depression. In Japan, suicide and stress-related deaths are at an all-time high. […]

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