When you structure your life, this way, you are able to run your business in a way that's more profitable. And it definitely helps Drive the results that allow you to scale more quickly. Everything that we do at Beyond Common is about setting up these types of systems and strategies because we know that the more confident you are in what you do every day in your business, the greater impact you're able to have in the world. That is what our mission and vision is totally based on so that we can help you achieve those results that you've been looking for. That's what we do. I encourage you to take the first step in this process of getting clear on your goals.
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Is Sleep deprivation Causing poor performance and productivity?
Between an endless “to do” list at your business, family obligations, a global pandemic and constantly scrolling through your phone at all hours of the day or night, it’s easy to shortchange the amount of sleep you need. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, healthy adults should get a minimum of seven hours of sleep each night, with a recommended range of between seven to eight hours. Lack of sleep has been linked to many diseases — from cancer to Alzheimer’s — as well as obesity, diabetes, and poor mental health.
Have you been guilty of saying I am not creative or slightly envious of your creative friends, or admired artists, musicians or writers?
Don't forget, creativity is so much more than whether you can draw or paint.
In a work situation, it can be about innovation and improvement, and in our personal lives it can relate to coming up with solutions to life’s challenges. Many of us are actually more creative than we realize and there are several ways you can actually boost your creativity and make innovation a key part of your business!
How Successful Business Owners Handle The Responsibilities of Owning and Operating a Business
In Today's blog, I wanted to discuss another important topic that impacts business owners -- the great responsibilities and obligations on their shoulders.
The new coalition, named Small Business Rising, is seeking changes to federal policies that they claim favor large businesses like Amazon and put them at a competitive disadvantage.
Don't Underestimate the Power of Negative Thinking and what you Need to do as "The Leader to Overcome it!"
Have you ever been so worried about what you should do that you can't finish what you need to do? Or have you ever heard things like "I wish I didn't have to go to work today!" or "God, this day is dragging!" or "That customer was a pain in the neck!" or "I never do anything fun" or "My job sucks the life out of me!" If you've ever had any of those thoughts -- or heard them from your colleagues -- they may be a bigger problem than you realize!
Remember that thoughts become things no matter what!
Think about ways to drive negativity out of your company and rebuild the sunny optimism that you felt the day you decided to become a business owner.
CONTINUES ITS 2021 SEASON WITH SEVERAL EXCITING SHOWS
Is your company filled with good people who could improve their performance? Do you see untapped potential in your team members, but aren't sure how to propel their performance to the next level? If so, let's take a minute to reflect on strategies to help you motivate your existing workforce and attract the very best people to your organization moving forward.
Women have lost jobs at a higher rate than men, and have been more impacted by the pandemic than men, according to data compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau
The most recent Women in the Workplace Report by management consultants McKinsey & Company found, for the first time, that 1 in 4 women was considering stepping out of the workforce or downshifting their careers. This study of 40,000 employees concluded that if every woman who was considering quitting her job or reducing her workload actually did so, two million women would exit the US workforce. Women in senior roles, working mothers, and women of color were most at risk.
Mistakes are actually Stepping Stones to Success!
Have you ever heard the saying "without failure, there would be no success?" Think about it -- challenges, setbacks and failure are a part of our lives. The key is to learn from mistakes without excessively dwelling on the facts that caused the setback in the first place.
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What if I told you there was a place inside your business that drains you and your company of revenues, increases your costs, and sometimes even creates dissension in your business?
This location creates distractions that interfere with productivity and team building, while also adding to your aggravation levels and increasing the expense of operating your business.
Drum roll, please ... in case you haven't figured it out yet, we're talking about your BROKE room well other people call it a break room but I call the BROKE room -- where toxic gossip infects your company and employees are paid to waste time. But more importantly, when was the last time you devoted attention to how your break room could be retooled to serve your purposes, instead of being a "BROKE Room?"
Ever wake up after getting plenty of sleep and yet you feel exhausted? After feeling this way, you realize that something has to radically change, but you aren't sure exactly what.
The first thing to do is be very strong and courageous and not lie to yourself.
- Ask yourself what is working?
- What is not working?
- Is there a gap between where I want to be and where I currently am in my business?
If you need to go outside of your inner circle for that, then that's when you need to do to get a really honest answer and not lie to yourself. You can hire a coach or get an accountability partner outside of your friend circle. We are just not designed to point those things out to ourselves, that is why they are called "blind spots." We all have them in both our personal and professional business life.
Trust me if you already knew how to do it, you would have done it.
Secret to Unlocking hidden Potential to achieve more Growth and Success in your business.
Have you considered setting up an advisory board for your business?
I am a huge advocate for advisory boards. I have always used them in all of my businesses and I truly believe they are a key link to achieving long-term and sustainable success in your business.
Less than 2.5 percent of all venture capital goes to women and many female business owners face systemic challenges in building their businesses. Scaling a business can be a lonely and challenging endeavor, especially without a deep talent pool to assist. Now, however, many organizations are stepping in to eliminate barriers to success.
Avoid the temptation to stay in your pajamas all day—as comfortable as they are, they won’t look professional for your Zoom call, and could give the impression that what you have to say isn't important or that you do not value other people’s time.
Here is the top 5 most important things to do before you go live on Zoom.
- Get Dressed
- Do your hair & Makeup
- Arrive early just like an in person meeting
- Adjust your lighting
- Look people in the and connect just like in person
If you don't take the time to reflect on this and learn from your mistakes, it is going to show up again and again in an uglier way, in a different way until you actually learn the lesson. 😂😂😂😂
One of the biggest mistakes that people make when they’re planning and goal setting is not to take the time to learn from their mistakes. It takes a lot of courage, it takes tremendous heart. It takes you not bullshitting yourself. It takes you not lying to yourself and having the courage to dig deep enough to realize, you know what, this is my fault and I own it!
If you need help getting clarity and focus and starting a practice of reflection.
I have created the Beyond Common Goal-Setting Guidebook and Training to walk you through the step-by-step process.
Everything is broken down 90 day periods because 90 days keeps it top of mind, keeps it fresh, keeps us interested, and we can achieve much more in 90 days than we really think we can by applying these goal-setting principles and essentials so that you can really achieve your best life, and become the best version of yourself. The person you were designed to be.
How to get access to Free Money for, Women Business Owners who need to know you are Eligible for Dozens of Grant Programs.
One of the largest sources of financing for small businesses, the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA), also helps women entrepreneurs launch new businesses and compete in the marketplace through several grant programs. The SBA also sponsors about 100 Women’s Business Centers nationwide, designed to help women entrepreneurs with business development and access to capital.
Dozens of grant programs are available to assist Female Owned Businesses.
What does getting Clarity and Focus in our Personal and Professional have to do with Business Success anyways?
The biggest mistake I see business owners making when it comes to goal setting and planning is they don't really spend the time on reflection.
Once you take the time to reflect on specific goals, you will gain clarity and focus into how to get there, and what each team member needs to do to help you achieve your company objectives. And that brings us to the second key: to make sure your entire team is energetic and that they are assisting you each day to implement your vision.
How a Coach, Accountability Person, and Masterminding helps you Achieve Extraordinary Results!
In this blog post, we will uncover why involving others in your goal setting can help you achieve your goals and objectives quicker and faster than you ever dreamed possible. Once you have established some objectives, partnering up with an accountability person can be extremely helpful.
Sometimes when you're the boss and you're always holding other people accountable and checking in on everybody else, sometimes it just feels really good to have to check in with someone and have them check in on you and your progress. Then as the boss, you can say, oh, look, I did my homework, you can give me a star. Sometimes it's just a good thing to have that accountability person. You can take that accountability person situation a step further and hire a coach.
Over the past few years, I have been getting better all the time at organizing my computer files, and this year I have decided to stay a lot more organized week to week with all of my marketing photos and graphics.
Running a modern business in 2021 requires a lot of content and it demands Beyond common organizational skills.