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90 Day Game Plan

90 Day Game Plan

It's the beginning of the 3rd quarter of the year and that is why I want to talk about a 90 day game plan.  I know things are not the same as last year, but it's interesting and surprising how well our businesses are thriving during this economic crisis. Do you have...

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Time for BeachWork!

Time for BeachWork!

Nothing gets me more excited than heading south to warmer climates during the cold winter here in Canada. So, it was time for BeachWork! But this BeachWork was different and even more important than just enjoying the warmer weather. Why? Because I was with my amazing...

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Side Hustle in The Gig Economy

Side Hustle in The Gig Economy

I have talked about the value of having a side hustle, and earning additional income alongside your current day job. The funny thing is, that I was already doing the side hustle back in my early years. When I left high school, I had 3 jobs while putting myself through...

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Habit Your Way

Habit Your Way

Today is not about "have your way" but instead "habit your way!" Habits.  Some are good, some are bad, some are effective and some are totally ineffective. “Good habits are formed. Bad habits we fall into.” - Source unknown Some we have to write down to follow them,...

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Take Time To Think

Take Time To Think

The holiday break is a great opportunity to take time to think - to think about all things including your life and your business. And believe me, we all need to do this. But most of us don’t. So why don't we?  As Mike Michalowicz says in his book Clockwork, "hard work...

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Do You Believe?

Do You Believe?

Do You Believe? At this time of year, many children are thinking about Santa Claus and hoping he will bring them what they have on their wish list.  They are so excited and that’s why they can't sleep on Christmas Eve. All because they believe in something very...

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Investing in Yourself

Investing in Yourself

Today's article is all about investing in yourself. Just last week, my team and I attended our industry conference that is held in Vegas every year. I learned a long time ago that the best thing I could do was to continuously do things that improved myself.  I don’t...

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You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

You don’t know what you don’t know.  Last week, I wrote about starting a side hustle or home-based business to generate more income for you.  I am passionate about doing this and one of the ways I started my side hustle was through the network marketing business...

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Start Before The New Year

Start Before The New Year

Yes, it's time to start before the new year. I have talked about this before and I will talk about it forever because I believe in being in business for yourself. December is indeed the time to start your side hustle or home-based business, if you don't already have...

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Entrepreneurs Can’t Succeed Without This

Entrepreneurs Can’t Succeed Without This

I learned a long time ago when I was a young franchise owner, a newbie and fresh into business, that there was something I had to work on everyday.  I realized early on, that entrepreneurs can't succeed without this. Yep... I had to work on myself!  I was fortunate...

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What My Granddaughter Taught Me

What My Granddaughter Taught Me

Today, I want to talk about what my granddaughter taught me. Just this past weekend, she turned one year old. I vividly remember experiencing first hand, the home birth my daughter went through with a mid-wife, her husband, and her two dogs nearby, all assisting her!...

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Don’t Try To Be An Expert

Don’t Try To Be An Expert

I think many of us strive to be an expert in something.  It kind of goes with how we are brought up and educated.   And it kind of goes hand in hand with having a career and being a professional. I know my husband wanted to be an aviation expert and professional.  And...

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Don’t Let These Hurdles Get in The Way

Don’t Let These Hurdles Get in The Way

As an entrepreneur and home based business owner, do you feel like you are jumping over hurdles most days? I know, I certainly was and it's sure doesn't make it easy. Today, let's talk about them, so you can deal with them head on and be more productive and get better...

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The Power of Generosity

The Power of Generosity

How many times have you heard it’s not the gift but the thought that counts.  Well this all comes from the concept and power of generosity.  The fact that you thought enough of someone and gave them a gift is what matters, not the actual gift. And you gave without...

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Doing Your ABC’s?

Doing Your ABC’s?

With every business, no matter what it is, there are certain things that are so basic and so important, maybe even so vital, to the success of the business. So are you doing your ABC's?  Let's get to it, so that you can start to apply these each and every day.  First,...

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The ‘No Excuses’ Attitude

The ‘No Excuses’ Attitude

The 'no excuses' attitude starts with my business story, where I took my business profits and turned them into smart real estate investments which resulted in a $2 million dollar + portfolio in just 5 years. This was the beginning of building real wealth and my desire...

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Lead Me. Follow Me. Or Get The Hell Out of My Way.

Lead Me. Follow Me. Or Get The Hell Out of My Way.

“Lead me, follow me, or get the hell out of my way!” I love this quote from General George S. Patton, the famous World War II Army Commander. Patton was definitely a successful military leader, but he was also a follower, following the directions of his superiors to...

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The Know Like Trust Factor

The Know Like Trust Factor

How effective is your marketing? How do your prospects become potential customers?  Are you implementing The Know Like Trust Factor? The bottom line is, people do business with people they know, like and trust. But, how can you build those relationships quickly in...

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Focus on ‘Good Debt’

Focus on ‘Good Debt’

Focus on ‘Good Debt’ One of the biggest problems and one that keeps most of us up at night is Debt.  That is why I wanted to talk about it this week. In reality, if you could avoid getting into debt that would be ideal. Debt stresses us out and stats indicate that...

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Don’t Get Bummed Out

Don’t Get Bummed Out

Don't get bummed out. Living in another country is always a learning experience.  You get to be part of a distinctive culture, meet new people, and in most cases see a different outlook on life than yours. You really don’t have a choice when you are immersed in...

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Is There Light at The End of The Tunnel?

Is There Light at The End of The Tunnel?

Is there light at the end of the tunnel? I was reading an article this week about how millennials are under severe financial stress with no light at the end of the tunnel. The sad thing is, this situation is not just for millennials.  Many people are suffering from...

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Time To Step It Up

Time To Step It Up

Okay summer is over.  The kids are back in school.  Yay! They are excited and ready to get going with their new school year. You are hopefully refreshed and energized too, and ready to get back at it.   So now is the time to step it up in your life and business. What...

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Refurbish & Upgrade Yourself

Refurbish & Upgrade Yourself

Refurbish and Upgrade Yourself This past month my husband and I have been doing some renovations of our home, something that has been long overdue.  We finally made the decision to just get on with it and stop putting it off. This got me thinking about ourselves, our...

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Franchising vs Network Marketing

Franchising vs Network Marketing

Franchising vs Network Marketing I love social media because it allows me to follow so many different types of people - business leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, etc. One of the people I follow is Emily Vavra, a very successful entrepreneur in the network marketing...

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The Power of Deeper Conversations

The Power of Deeper Conversations

The Power of Deeper Conversations Just this week, I experienced how deeper conversations really do work with members on my team. It would have been so easy to ask a few superficial questions about how they're doing, but I knew I had to go deeper. I managed to make a...

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