Blog 2017-02-28T15:38:09+00:00
TueFeb. 20th
  • Ellen Rohr and Howard Partridge

Create a Rockin’ Business

Ellen Rohr and Howard Partridge Greetings! Howard Partridge and I go waaaaay back. He was in the audience in one of my first ever seminars. I was pretty nervous, and it was the first time I ever offered books in the back of the room. After my program, he hustled over to buy [...]

TueFeb. 6th
  • PHCP Pros Max and Hot Rod Rohr

The Rohr Family Business

My husband, Hotrod, and our son, Max, have never had a cross word.  Pretty amazing, right?  We won the lottery when it came to Max.  He is a fine, funny, honorable, smart, kind and caring young man.  And, Hotrod has always appreciated him and enjoyed spending time with him.  The two of them are different [...]

TueJan. 2nd

The Art of Not Finishing Things

I'm reading the new biography of Leonardo DaVinci by Walter Isaacson. Fascinating! I'm learning about the Renaissance, and Italian politics in the 1400s, and the interesting ways art impacted warfare and power. It was a perfect environment for a man like Leonardo. I've discovered that he was driven by curiosity! He wanted to know how [...]

WedNov. 29th
  • Stop Lying About The Money

Are You Lying About The Money?

Happy Holidays! For many, this time of year is a mixed bag of emotions.  Yes, it's wonderful to spend quality time with friends and family.  Yet, there is a lot of pressure, too.  Making sure the gifts and the food and the decorations are just right.  Trying to uphold traditions, even those [...]

FriOct. 27th

Business UN-Complicated: What’s Ahead for You and Me!

Charge more than it costs.  These words changed my life.  My mentor Frank Blau taught me that my selling price should be based on my costs of doing business, not on what other companies were charging.  That blew my mind.  Up until then, I thought you had to charge “what the market [...]

MonOct. 2nd

Do What Al Says: Build Your Operating Manuals

Greetings! I want to brag on my friend Al Levi (aka The 7-Power Contractor) for a minute. He and I have known each other about 150 years — a long, long time. He is one of the best people I’ve ever met. Al is motivated by helping contractors find more success with [...]