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Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur?

The thought of starting your own small business can be a little scary, if not downright intimidating. Still, there are many great reasons for you to give it a go. It is "easier" than it ever has been to start and run a business.

The Science of Persuasion

Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say "yes"-and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Robert Cialdini is the "go to expert" in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion. His thirty-five years of rigorous, evidence-based research along with a three-year program of study on what moves people to change behavior has resulted in this highly acclaimed book.

What Makes Us Happy?

Do you wonder what makes us truly happy, and how our concept of happiness changes as we age. Watch Jennifer Aaker, General Atlantic professor of marketing, discuss her research into What Makes Us Happy! I work with business owners to help them make more money while working less!

What is Guerilla Marketing?

We are so overwhelmed with advertising everywhere that it becomes hard for businesses to create marketing that stands out. Guerilla Marketing is a great way to make unusual, surrealistic visuals and situations that passers by will remember. Here is a selection.

Management lessons from Abraham Lincoln.

I watched the movie about Abraham Lincoln the other day. It is a terrific character study. With examinations of his character, his actions, and his leadership style. The New York Times has an article about the management lessons that can be learned from Abraham Lincoln.

Success begins with Mindset.

In this talk you will learn: * What does responsibility have to do with our power. * What does ice have to do with lasting personal change? * 7 Things Failure is NOT!: How successful people, DEFINE failure differently * What steps can you take to improve your life TODAY?

How to get all the clients you will ever need!

Are a business owner who would like all the clients you'll ever want and a marketing plan strategy to support that goal? Watch the video and I promise you'll get some ideas on how to do that! I work with business owners to help them make more money while working less!

Have you ever been asked to lower your price?

Have you ever been asked to lower your price? I know; a silly question. Of course you have! How do your respond to this question? Do you take it at face value? Or do you recognize that you are being tested and that every buyer wants to feel like they got a deal?

Key Concepts: Drive The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

The question of how to avoid meaningless labor and instead find fulfilling work brimming with a sense of purpose is an enduring but, for many, elusive cultural ideal.

Business Coach: Why and When

W5 Coaching, Vancouver BC

Which is more important: Content or Context?

Perhaps this might help you think about your challenge.... Imagine taking a group of kids from various parts of this country and placing them in a classroom seated at desks and blind folding them. What would be their reaction to a car backfiring from a busted muffler in the parking lot below?

Symphony of Science: Asks us to be at our best!

John Boswell, of the "Symphony of Science," came to TED2012 and made this remix of the speakers onstage. It is an inspiration and asks all of us to be our best.... By John Nieuwenburg I work with business owners to help them make more money while working less!

Quality of your education.

Self education is a form of Leverage in Business. "Commit yourself to lifelong learning. The most valuable asset you'll ever have is your mind and what you put into it." -Brian Tracy: Motivational speaker and author This is another favourite! "Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune."

What does pain have to do with selling?

There's really only one reason why money exchanges hands for goods and services. It's pain! The sooner we realize that customers are feeling pain, and the sooner we begin relieving their pain, the quicker we can land a sale. The first step is to believe that your customers are in pain.

Here Are 10 Things You Can Do to Foster a Culture of Innovation and Creativity...
  1. Live in the possibility. Know that every problem has many possible solutions. Stand in the belief that you and your team can find a better way to do anything you put your minds to. Practice CANI-Constant and Never-Ending Improvement. 2. Always question what you do and why you do it.
Are You a Creative or a Reactive Leader? Test Yourself

Good leaders, some experts say, are creative rather than reactive. In other words, they anticipate future demands & trends and make new products or tailor the ones they already have to suit that future. For many reasons things are changing very rapidly, these days.

"Have To" or "Get To"

Who knew that two simple words could change one's mindset, perspective and approach to work and life? Just two words have the potential to enhance joy, productivity, performance and change a complaining voice to an appreciative heart. So often we say things like, "I have to take the kids to practice."

W5 Business Coaching

Looking at getting a Business coach? Vancouver Business Coach W5 Coaching can get your business supporting your life. - Page 18

What is the best you; you can be?

W5 Coaching, Vancouver BC

Key Concepts: Be Do Have

One of my favorite phrases is, "You've got to be before you can do and do before you can have." In short, you have to be a person of character and do the right things, and then you can have the things you really want.

Key Concepts: Advice For The Road

By Dr. John C. Maxwell If you were to sketch your life on paper, using only a solid line to represent your journey, what would it look like? If you were totally honest with yourself, your line (like mine) would probably include many U-turns-occasions when you started going one way and then had to stop and change directions because your original plan wasn't working.

Key Concepts: The Hidden Agenda

You pitch something every day. When you have an idea. When you sell a product or service. Have to convince someone to come alongside your thinking on an issue? Well, you have to present your point of view in order to have it accepted.

Is your website mobile friendly?

With more people accessing websites using their smartphones, making sure you website is readable on a phone is not something you can ignore. Load times, readability and images often render differently on a smaller screen. If a website is less functional when viewed on a phone versus a regular PC or laptop, many mobile users will simply leave a site.

Tips on Writing from David Ogilvy

How is your new year's resolution to read more and write better holding up? Have keep your commitment to blog more? Here is some advice on writing from one of modern history's most legendary writers, David Ogilvy. Ogilvy who founded the advertising agency that still bears his name is the original "Mad Man."

How Good Do You Really Have It?

Global Rich List is not a new site, but when I discovered it this week, I thought I'd give it a whirl. The idea behind the site is simple: type in your annual income in pounds, dollars (US or Canadian) or euros and the site will spit back your wealth rank compared with all the people on the planet.