The reason many business or marketing plans are never implemented is because they just include a list of numerous tasks on paper. Don't just have a plan. Don't just make a list. Put deadlines and timelines into place. Have daily actions associated with turning your plan into profits for your business. Have regular meetings with key people to move both the strategy and plan forward with assignments, responsibilities, actions and expected outcomes. To learn more, read Secret #4, Budgeting for Growth, and Secret #7, Strategy into the Plan, in my book, 50 Marketing Secrets. To order the book, CLICK HERE!
ARE YOU PURSUING SUCCESS OR SIGNIFICANCE? This is the question I ask in my July Me, Myself & Inc. column in Sophie Woman's Magazine. A special thanks to Joan O. Wright, whose book UP - Pursuing Significance in Leadership and Life, inspired my topic for this month. CLICK HERE to access the magazine and go to page 27 to read the column. For more information on the book, go to www.uppursuingsignificance.com.
ARE YOU INNOVATING DISTINCTION IN YOUR COMPANY? My July BizGrowth 5.0 column in Business Today discusses five areas to look at in the way you are branding and distinguishing your business for greater competitive advantage and differentiation. CLICK HERE to read the column.
BIG DAY AT THE LAKE NEEDS BOAT HOSTS IN DENVER: The celebrity bartending event I participated in in June raised over $4200 for Big Brothers Big Sisters' Big Day at the Lake event to be held July 21st on Lake Norman in North Carolina. The organizers shared with me that they still need several boat hosts in the Denver area willing to bring some lake fun to deserving kids while supporting a good cause. CLICK HERE to learn more about being a boat host and participating in the event July 21st. Boat hosts must register by July 13th, this Friday.
LISTEN, LEARN & SHIFT IN YOUR BUSINESS!: I was interviewed by Gail Martin on her Shared Dream podcast discussing how small to mid-market companies can shift and realize growth opportunities through "coopetition." CLICK HERE to listen or download the podcast.
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Author, Strategist & Chief Marketeer
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