New Year’s Revolution

New Year’s Revolution

No, that’s not a typo in the title. Resolutions are easy; most of us make them at least once a year. A revolution, on the other hand, is something you may not have made since you started your business. Launching a new business is actually quite revolutionary....
Entrepreneurs, You Can Do This

Entrepreneurs, You Can Do This

I often hear from entrepreneurs that they are struggling. Running a business is hard work. Marketing and sales can be uncomfortable or even scary. You frequently don’t know where your next client is coming from. It can make you feel pessimistic, or even worse,...
What If You Were Wrong about Marketing?

What If You Were Wrong about Marketing?

Lately, I’ve been playing the “what if you were wrong” game with my coaching clients. It goes like this: Client: Jane at XYZ Company hasn’t called me back. They must not want to hire me. C.J.: What if you were wrong about that? Client: Hmm,...
An Entrepreneur’s Thanks

An Entrepreneur’s Thanks

I’m thankful for the freedom to set my own hours, Thankful to use the full breadth of my powers, Thankful for customers who provide me with work, Thankful I can say no to serving a jerk, Thankful for my team who helps me succeed, Thankful to have “take a...
In Search of the True to Life Business

In Search of the True to Life Business

There is some territory I am feeling compelled to explore these days with my readers, clients, students, and colleagues. I want to talk about the true to life business. Those of you who, like myself, are small business owners, solo entrepreneurs, and self-employed...

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