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Why Women Make Less Money Than Men

The oft reported statistic is that women, on average, make about 79% of what men make for doing equivalent work.  (For more details, AAUW is a great resource.) Is that fair? Nope. We can improve this situation, if we are willing to do what we can do. Once upon a time, I left my [...]

Why Women Make Less Money Than Men 2016-12-01T14:55:07+00:00

You, Me and a Budget Spreadsheet

Budgeting.  UGH. I call it the "B Word" because so many people are resistant to the word BUDGETING. Nobody wants to Budget, right?  Budgeting is all about deprivation and doing without.  It's like...gulp...dieting. Budgeting doesn't have to be a soul-sucking, frustrating experience.  The way I teach it is fun, easy and powerful.  From Main Street [...]

You, Me and a Budget Spreadsheet 2017-01-23T21:18:04+00:00

How To Raise Your Prices

Year end is a great time to consider the year to come.  Review the wins and losses and vow to make 2014 even better.  Update your Budget.  Consider what costs are going up. Health insurance?  Yep.  Retirement benefits?  You aren't getting any younger.  New trucks?  Hey, it's time.   Then, create a top line Sales [...]

How To Raise Your Prices 2017-01-23T21:22:40+00:00

Phenomenal Financial Blast!

Anthony and Rose joined me and Shauna (aka Sha-nomenal!) and the Phenomenal Team at Howard Partridge's Inner Circle program in Houston.   There, we hosted the FUNomenal Financial Blast.  Owners from 21 companies cleaned up their financials, crunched budgeting numbers, determined selling prices and explored the Financial Quick Check report.  Super Nerdy Fun!  And powerful [...]

Phenomenal Financial Blast! 2016-12-01T14:55:13+00:00

Why Kooky Family Businesses Matter

Recently, I chatted with Monaica Ledell of MommyBreadwinner.com about what it takes to be successful in business.  We agreed that a winning business of your own can expand peace, prosperity and freedom.  It can also help make the house payment and pay for dance lessons.  Here’s the interview.  Lots of tips and a few rarely shared [...]

Why Kooky Family Businesses Matter 2016-12-01T14:55:14+00:00

3 “Aha” Takeaways From My Business Planning Retreat

Wow.  It is the 10th annual A.G.E. Business Planning Retreat.  Al Levi, Gail Gudell and I have met every year since 2004 to review our respective business plans.  It’s our time to reflect and recommit to our highest intentions. This year we met at Al’s place in Scottsdale, [...]

3 “Aha” Takeaways From My Business Planning Retreat 2017-01-23T21:51:41+00:00

Time is Money – Spend it, and Sell it, Wisely

“I would willingly stand at street corners, hat in hand, begging passersby to drop their unused minutes into it."  ~Bernard Berenson Our most precious commodity is time.  You can always make more money.  You only have so much time.   In order to be successful in business, you must account for your time:  the time you spend [...]

Time is Money – Spend it, and Sell it, Wisely 2016-12-06T19:59:36+00:00