"Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen."

Brene Brown

Are unrealistic expectations getting in the way of your success?

By Patty K

Get Rich Quick promises still work. We’re surrounded by them. When reality doesn’t match the fantasy, the discouragement can derail your business.

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What do you write in an email newsletter?

By Patty K

What separates newsletters that get read (and acted on) from newsletters that get deleted? What I learned by analyzing several of my favourite newsletters to see what made them so effective and engaging.

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13 ways to break the isolation by collaborating with other small business owners

By Patty K

Being self-employed doesn’t mean that you have to do everything alone. Here are some ways to join forces for marketing, support and accountability.

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Want to sell more? Start with understanding how people decide to buy

By Patty K

One of the most effective things you can do for your marketing is to consider everything from your potential client’s perspective and match your sales and marketing process to their buying process.

When you do this, you won’t feel or be perceived as “pushy” – instead, you’ll come across as helpful, knowledgeable and respectful.

Let’s start with looking at how buyers buy.

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Offering a valuable service? You don’t need to use manipulative sales tactics.

By Patty K

Do people actually want and need the service you provide? You don’t have to resort to manipulative sales techniques!

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Not quite making a living with your business? Here’s where you need to focus.

By Patty K

A lot of popular business advice is meant for mature businesses. If you’re still in the early stages, it won’t work because you’re not ready for it. Here’s where to focus instead.

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feeling stuck? 9 tips to get you back into action

Feeling stuck? 9 tips to help you get back into motion

By Patty K

Sometimes life gets in the way and our business progress comes to a halt. Here are 9 tips to help you get back on track and moving again.

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How do you know if there’s actually a market for your amazing new idea?

By Patty K

If you build it, they may not come. DO NOT invest a ton of time, effort or money on branding, website design, graphic design or product development until you’ve proven to yourself that what you’re offering is marketable. Do this first!

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The Science of Getting Rich

By Patty K

The universe is made of an intelligent formless substance, ready to do our bidding. Inspiring business advice from 1910. When the law of attraction meets massive action.

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