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10 Productivity Tips to Make the Most of Your 1,440 Minutes

“Everyone on this planet is given the same 24 hours in the day. The question is: what do you choose to do with yours?” -Anno Sensei Are you using your 1,440 minutes wisely?  You, me and Beyonce all have the same amount of time.  So, what makes someone more effective with their day?  The result of what they do every day. There are a million time-saving life hacks, here are my top tips from my own experience.   Try out a couple for a week and … [Read More...]

3 Keys to Building a Successful Business

I’ve worked with a lot of small business owners over the year. I’ve seen businesses grow head over heels year after year and I’ve seen others struggle or completely fail. The statistics aren’t very encouraging. Only 4% of businesses survive past 10 years. I’ve wondered what makes one company thrive and another fail. Is it the industry? Is it the economy? Is it the level of risk the business owner is comfortable with? Yes – I believe these all … [Read More...]

Write. It. Down.

I’m a commercial litigator. Fighting over contracts is what I do almost every day. It still amazes me how often I see smart, successful business people making simple mistakes in their transactions that end up costing them thousands of dollars in damages, settlements, and legal fees. Over the next several months, I’ll be offering tips that you can use in your everyday business that will help you avoid these pitfalls. In this first … [Read More...]

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Member Spotlight: Inna Korenzvit

Member: Inna Korenzvit     Business: KORE Bookkeeping Solutions, LLC Who are your ideal clients, what is the problem they have that you help them with, and how does it affect their lives? Our ideal client is a small business owner who does not have resources to keep a professional bookkeeper on their staff full time. They see their bookkeeping as a necessary evil, which does not add value to their business, and as a result either … [Read More...]

Entrepreneurship Offers Women a Unique Opportunity to Find Balance

Adapting Your Business Plan, Adapting Your Role: Entrepreneur, Wife, & Mother

Guest post by Elizabeth Groh, Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Faculty Development for Tempe, AZ-based Western International University Life is marked by those moments of epiphany that change our course. Mine came at an altitude of about 3,000 feet in the back of a news helicopter. I’ll never forget that night: I was sitting mere inches away from my male colleague, trying to maintain a shred of privacy. Although reporters and … [Read More...]

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5 Tips to Influence Without Authority

Guest post by Felicia Davis, author of the book, The Leadership Mastery Formula Leadership has taken on new meaning and much greater challenges in the last decade and being able to influence, even when you feel powerless, is a must. The VUCA environment that we are in now makes being a leader even tougher, but with the right communication and influencing skills, it can be done. People bring a vast amount of skills, experience and points of … [Read More...]

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Content Marketing Strategy: How to Create Lasting Value in 2016 and Beyond

We live in an information-driven economy. Creating content – the right content, on a regular basis – is essential. Doing so can also get expensive, but you can’t afford to be left behind, so how do you keep up and still stay on budget? Here’s how you can maximize your content marketing strategy so you can do more with less. Create Evergreen Content While there’s a place for content about the latest happenings, the content marketing strategy … [Read More...]

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3 Keys to Building a Successful Business

I’ve worked with a lot of small business owners over the year. I’ve seen businesses grow head over heels year after year and I’ve seen others struggle or … [Read More...]

Adapting Your Business Plan, Adapting Your Role: Entrepreneur, Wife, & Mother

Guest post by Elizabeth Groh, Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Faculty Development for Tempe, AZ-based Western International University Life is … [Read More...]

Close the Sale at Hello!

Guest post by Lorraine Bossé-Smith, founder of the F.I.T. Leader Formula and a certified professional behavior analyst (CPBA) Some people feel that they … [Read More...]

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Adapting Your Business Plan, Adapting Your Role: Entrepreneur, Wife, & Mother

Guest post by Elizabeth Groh, Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Faculty Development for Tempe, AZ-based Western International University Life is marked by those moments of epiphany that change our course. Mine came at an altitude of about 3,000 feet in the back of a news helicopter. I’ll never forget that night: I was sitting […]

Create Your Vision Path in 2016

By Laura Dornbusch You are thinking this should be an article for January, but read on and it will become clear why we should readdress our New Year’s Resolutions. As you look back on 2015, do you feel satisfied with your results or do you stare at a familiar unorganized disarray path of unfulfilled dreams? […]

Challenging Digital Boundaries

If your doctor only glanced at your chart before telling you that you have cancer and that you need surgery, you’d likely get a second opinion. If your surgeon greeted you on the morning of surgery and told you that he was awake the night before answering emails from the hospital’s chief of staff, you’d […]

10 Productivity Tips to Make the Most of Your 1,440 Minutes

“Everyone on this planet is given the same 24 hours in the day. The question is: what do you choose to do with yours?” -Anno Sensei Are you using your 1,440 minutes wisely?  You, me and Beyonce all have the … [Read More...]

My Business Changes Lives, and NAWBO is Where I’m Meant to Be

Why did I join NAWBO Phoenix?  When I created my business in 2013, I was approached by a new BNI Chapter looking for 20 members to obtain a charter.  As a new business owner, my abundance in BNI was multifold: … [Read More...]

Paid Sick Time is Coming. Are You Prepared?

Arizona has joined a handful of states in enacting a mandatory paid sick time law.  Under Arizona Proposition 206, nearly all employers in Arizona will be required to offer employees mandatory “paid sick time” … [Read More...]

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