Stepping Into Big
Blueprints for Taking Action NOW                                              1/20/12  
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It's Time 
To Get Off The Hamster Wheel!
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Just being in motion will never get you to your Big. To do that, you need to be sure you're doing the right things, in the right order, for the right reasons.

Enter the Take Action Now System (tm). 

This seven-step system clarifies the activities that are mission-critical to your success. It then walks you through a process for creating step-by-step action plans to implement those key activities.

The result? You get off the hamster wheel of motion-without-progress and get on a more direct route to more clients and more money.

Forget about being busy; start getting focused by downloading your no-charge PDF version of the Take Action Now System (tm) today.
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There's a saying that knowledge is power.  I dispute that.  I say power comes from applied knowledge.


However, I can't argue that acquiring knowledge has to come before applying it.  And while book learning certainly has its place, we business owners are more likely to enjoy and benefit from "real world" lessons.


If you're ready for some practical new knowledge but don't want to attend the school of hard knocks to acquire it, see what the following tools can do to set you on the right path.

Tip of the Week
Know the personality of your business and convey this in all your marketing materials. 
We've probably all heard it before: "People do business with people they know, like, and trust."  So, make it easy for your prospects to get a jump on knowing you with this simple (though not necessarily easy) exercise.
Identify three words or brief phrases that describe your company's personality.  (Mine are powerful, in motion, and fun.)  Use these words as a framework within which you create all your marketing materials, including you logo, your Twitter handle, your blog posts...anything that serves to brand you and your business.
A Really Good Resource

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There's a lot of evidence that a regular meditation practice provides massive benefit - physical, emotional, and mental.

On my own, I'm a lousy meditator, so I was delighted to come across the Summer 2011 Meditation Challenge: Create Your Soul Profile, developed by the Deepak Chopra Center for Wellness.  This program walks you through three key questions of self-discovery: Who am I?  What do I want?  What is my purpose?  
Whether you're looking for spiritual growth or a healthier bottom line for your business, getting answers to those questions is a powerful step in the right direction.
How's This for Success?   

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Fabienne Fredrickson captures the essence of her work in just two words: Client Attraction.  Through coaching in the areas of mindset and marketing, she helps women entrepreneurs play a much bigger game.  This deep knowing of what she offers and who she's here to serve enabled Fabienne to create a company that was recently named to the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies in America.  Woohoo! (Did I mention that I'm a member of Fabienne's Gold Mastermind Program?  It pays to learn from the best!)

Thanks to my friend Flickr.


Here are this week's heroes who graciously allowed me to use their images, posted in the Creative Commons area of Flickr, in this issue of Networking Nuggets
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Learning is an essential element of growth, both personal and professional.  But if we're not willing to continually broaden our knowledge and our horizons, to renew and re-invent aspects of ourselves, we shrink instead of grow.  To paraphrase Bob Dylan: "They not busy being born are busy dying."   

Wishing you a lovely, endless cycle of birth and growth...

Stepping Into Big

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