How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others | 4-min Fast Track Video Ep #35

Do you ever notice what other people are accomplishing … and then feel like you’re not good enough?  You’re feeling good about things, and then – poof! – you find yourself feeling overwhelmed, out of place and insecure.  Why the heck does this happen?

We tend to always think the grass is greener on the other side.  Guess what?  It’s not.

Comparison – a silent confidence killer.

I found myself in this position a couple of years ago, and it was not a fun position to be in.  It kills your confidence, your motivation and your self-worth.  That’s why I’m sharing my personal […]

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Why Customer Appreciation Matters | 4-min Fast Track Video Ep #6

Are you sharing the love with your new AND existing clients?  People tend to get so focused on how to bring in new clients that they totally miss the boat on appealing to their existing client base!

Never underestimate the power of some genuine customer appreciation.

When we care as much about our customers’ businesses as we do our own, that love and gratitude does not go unnoticed.

I’m sharing my insight on how I personally show my customers how much they matter……and how this can be hugely beneficial to growing your online business!

You’ll learn:

The importance of building rapport
Why this is well worth your time
How this leads to […]

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An Amazing Way to Monetize Your Business Monthly | 4-min Fast Track Video Ep #5

Looking for a fun and easy way to monetize your business? The thought of creating new ways to grow your online business can be so overwhelming.  Fortunately, there are very effective ways in which to do this while keeping your sanity ….. and offering incredible value to your customers.

I’m getting into detail about creating a monthly video training program for your audience.  If you think this sounds like a much bigger project than what you can take on, please give the idea a chance.  I promise you, it’s not nearly as complicated as you might think!

In fact, this is something that you […]

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Why You Need to Survey Your Audience | 4-min Fast Track Video Ep #4

How well do you know your audience? Are you confident that you know exactly what your potential customers want and need?  With just a little added effort, you can be creating content – and offering products and services – that are making people happy ….. and helping to monetize your business!

I’m sharing why you need to survey your audience, the exact steps you’ll need to take and how it will make your life EASIER!!!

My focus is on:

How to approach
Survey frequency and length
The one question that should ALWAYS be included
What to do with the information you get back

If you want to take the […]

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Nothing But Gratitude!

While recently sitting at my mother’s kitchen table in Tucson, Arizona, I was overcome with gratitude and wanted to share some of my thoughts as a way of saying thank you.

A few week’s ago, you’ve were likely bombarded with emails and ads promoting Black Friday sales, Flash Sales, Limited-Time-Only sales and so forth (and it’s just the beginning of what’s to come…).

I don’t judge that, but I won’t be offering you anything today except gratitude.

Thanksgiving week is always a very powerful week for me, and this last one was no exception. That’s why I take most of the week away from […]

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Do You Hold Back to Protect Yourself?

I read a really good blog post last week, and it inspired the heck out of me. I HAD to share it with you….

Christine Cress is the name of the leadership coach who wrote this amazingly insightful blog post titled “Was He Ever Invested?

You really, truly, should make time to read this…

In the post, Christine shares a story about her tween son who had a summertime mentor/friend. This young man is a college student who comes to work on ‘special projects’ with him. (Amazing idea, parents!)

Two weeks into this fast-forming and fulfilling relationship, Christine’s son excitedly asked her if […]

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How to Deal with the Loneliness of Being an Online Entrepreneur

I don’t know about you, but I sometimes feel discouraged or confused – looking for indicators I’m on the right track.

Yesterday I was sitting on my back porch thinking about how my business has never been better. Our team is thriving and loving the work. Our clients are thrilled at our performance and hiring us for more projects. We are up 40% over our best year ever.

Yet, I found myself looking inward and looking for validation that I’m on the right track.

You know those times?

Nothing was wrong. I was just searching for encouragement.
(Oh we humans are funny creatures…)

Being an online […]

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Authentic Leadership: Leaders Aren’t Born, They Are Made

A good quote and reminder for you:

“Leaders aren’t born they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.”
~ Vince Lombardi

As we march the sometimes lonely solopreneur journey to business success, there is suffering and doubt marching by our sides. We wonder if we really have what it takes to make our dreams and goals a reality.

You do have what it takes…

You have a great responsibility…

People ARE watching and listening to you (even when you are convinced otherwise).

Authentic Leadership is something […]

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3 Quick Productivity Reminders to Stay on Your A Game

The demands on an entrepreneur are at an all time high and the intensity is only rising. To-do lists are getting longer and customers expect results faster which means you are being forced to manage your time – every minute of it – otherwise your business will crumble.

If you want to stay on top of your A game, these are some helpful tips:

My highest productivity tip is to “get it done in the moment.“If a task comes in that takes me less than 5 minutes, I immediately knock it out. That could be an email request of someone needing a […]

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Q&A: How Much Free Content Should You Give Before Asking for the Sale?

Tom Rubens, www.theaccountabilityfactor.com, submitted a question for the “Ask Amber” Podcast asking what is a good balance between giving away valuable free content, versus when it’s best to ask for the sale.

This is a great question that a lot of my coaching clients ask me. You definitely want to offer free content as a way of proving your value, showcasing your credibility/expertise/experience. But you also want to monetize and make sure you’re not just giving away the farm, right?

All of this is explained (with a detailed strategy plan) and more in this Authentic […]

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