Last week, I had lunch in a diner. As I was paying, I noticed a sign hanging behind the counter that said, "Don't worry. Our staff is accustomed to dumb questions."
Ha, ha. It’s not funny.
You’ve seen these signs before, right?... Continue
If you want to generate more leads for your small business, I have one word for you: events.
That’s what we do. Just take a look at my small business's website. You’ll see an ‘events’ section and we’ve always got a bunch... Continue
Ask any business owner whether they're interested in getting more leads and 100% of them will say yes. If they don’t, they’re lying. Everyone wants to grow. Everyone’s looking for more work. Everyone wants to add to their list of... Continue
Giving speeches and participating in panels at conferences or webinars are common ways for small business owners to enhance their business marketing. These events help gather attention for their business. But with so many business owners... Continue
When it comes to designing a great slide presentation, be forewarned: I have little creative or artistic ability. I have poor depth perception. I have no vision. I am not an artist. But I've used PowerPoint (and there are many excellent... Continue
No business is as close to its customers as a small business.
As a small business owner, you have personal relationships with many of your customers and understand their unique wants and needs, while sharing a history that allows you to... Continue
“Would you mind if I picked your brain?”
You get this question, I’m sure. You’re an attorney. Or an accountant. Or a doctor. You’re a senior manager or a business owner. You have experience. You have knowledge. And now someone... Continue
Fear of public speaking is considered the most common fear a person can have, even more than the fear of death! But, it’s also a powerful tool to help you market your business and network with other business owners or... Continue
You want to really screw up a presentation? No worries, I can help. That’s because I’ve screwed up plenty. It doesn’t matter whether you’re speaking to a small group of executives, a prospective customer or a large... Continue