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Create a Networking Plan to Build Relationships That Matter

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago.  The second best time is now.” This Chinese proverb holds true for networking too. Whether you have been in business for a while or are a newcomer, it’s important to maintain and nurture your business relationships with intention and...

3 Steps to Get Your Business Back on Track

March is a good time for a re-boot. When you leave your computer in "hibernate" for days on end rather than logging off, eventually you have to do a full re-boot and usually navigate some error messages as well. It's like that for business owners too.  The longer you go...

Five steps to increase revenue, even if you hate sales

I have noticed a common theme among business owners and practice leaders: the desire for more clients and the aversion to "selling." This dichotomy presents a challenge for these leaders. This issue is especially prevalent among attorneys, CPAs, and engineering firms, though I have seen it in other industries too....

Are You Treating Your Sales Team Like Your Operations Team?

  You have to measure your sales success. It sounds easy, but in reality, measuring successes in sales can be difficult. Although the job is to close sales, measuring the progress can’t come down to the number of sales and looking at profit margins. You have to consider things like...

How will you make 2018 a year to remember?  Five essential steps to turn your New Year’s resolutions into business results

Here we are at the beginning of a new year with lots of advice and articles about how to make this the best year yet.  Rather than comparing years and adding the pressure to make it the best year ever – I recommend looking at what it will take to...

A Different Way of Celebrating Goals

  There are plenty of great blogs published every year about setting – and sticking to – your goals for the next year. It’s usually about changing your mindset, setting attainable goals along the way and finding a support network. We know, because we’ve written that same blog in years...

Three Essentials of an Extraordinary Leader

There are many books, trainings, and Ted Talks about Leadership how-to’s, must-do’s, and never-do-that-ever’s, but the simple truth is that effective leadership is an inside job. Whether leading small teams or thousands, leadership always begins with YOU – the leader. You are the CEO of your own life, whether running...

7 Tips for Marketing Your Business During the Holidays

  In theory, most of want to wait until after the Thanksgiving tryptophan wears off before we start thinking about holiday shopping, but the reality is that shops were stocking candy canes before the clock struck midnight on Halloween. And you probably noticed that, on November 1, your inbox was...

Managing the Growing Pains of New Leadership

  Fitting a new leader into an existing team is always hard. Even when you promote from within, there are growing pains as the team adjusts to a new management style, new goals and new expectations. But how you deal with employee complaints about a new manager? And how do...

Mindfulness: An Important Tool for Your Business Toolbox

Many business leaders get stuck on the treadmill of “doing” and find ourselves busy being busy. We have discussed previously the idea that a business owner must wear or manage many “hats” and how exhausting or overwhelming that can be at times. It is essential to develop a practice of...

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My background in sales; marketing, public relations, and advocacy, spans small business, start-up, non-profit and franchises. I've led teams and coached individual business owners to maximize their productivity and regain their enthusiasm for their work and their lives.

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“I’ve been working with Kim Ellet in the Strategic Business Owner group coaching program for just a few quarters now and have already seen a 28% increase in my business over prior year. I’ve signed on new clients with larger projects and am achieving my goal of putting together an effective team to support my business growth. Gaining clarity about my business, where I want to go and how to get there has made a really big impact for me so far. It’s exciting to see things happening that I set my sights on early in the process.” ~ Beth Davis Pitt, CPA

Atlanta, GA

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