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Back to School Time – What does it mean for your business?

Back to school can bring a mix of emotions. Were you that kid who dreaded the end of summer, the loss of fun and freedom, getting up at the same time (early!) every morning? Maybe you were the kid who couldn’t wait to start the new year, the new teachers,...

Do Your Numbers Add Up to Business Growth?

It’s a no-brainer that running a business is a balancing act – balancing management, sales, operations, human resources and a life outside the office too. So how do you know if you are on the right track and that your business is actually growing? It’s in the numbers. Here are...

READ – your Strategic Selling Process

I work with many business owners who have streamlined systems and processes for operations and customer service but have not put a sales process in place. A simple sales process that garners results is READ. R – Relate. Since we typically do business with people we know, like, and trust,...

Improve Business Relationships Through Intrinsic Validation

Growing a successful business boils down to relationships.  Without relationships, there would be no business. What would it be like with a team that communicates clearly and is engaged? What if you had referral partners who really “get” your business and make valuable introductions, or clients who are raving fans...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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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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