Growing a Business By Burning It Down

Happy 2018!  In this season of new beginnings and resolutions, the key to progress, achieving goals, and success is not doing MORE, but CHANGING what you are doing.

Many clients come to A Better Place Consulting because they want different results from their business (and lives).  Yet many are a little resistant to the change required to obtain those results.

To really make a change in your business you have to commit to not just making changes in your business but in your personal life as well.

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To Do List Conquering Worksheet

It's time to stop fearing our to-do lists. 
Let's commit to stop over scheduling and then being disappointed that we were unable to keep up with our unrealistic expectations.

Let's commit to stop being overwhelmed, even to the point of being paralyzed, by our to do lists.

Let's commit to conquering the really important, urgent items and shedding, delegating or delaying the items that aren't important.
Don't wait for the new year.  Start this practice with me today.  Download my To-Do List Conqueri…

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FAQ: Transformational Business Book Recommendations

7 Transformational Books Recommended by RVA Business Leaders
  1. Outside In by Harley Manning
  2. EntreLeadership by Dave Ramsey
  3. You are a Badass by Jen Sincero
  4. How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie
  5. The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferris
  6. The 3 Gaps by Hyrum W. Smith
  7. Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi

transformational business book recommendations

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Why You Should NEVER Discount

I was speaking with an extremely successful business woman about Black Friday and asked if she was running a special for her retail stores. Her response was brilliant.
“I sell quality items for a fair price. In order to provide a discount, I would have to jack my prices up just to slash them. That makes no sense, but that is what most people do. Overprice everything so they can say they are giving you a discount or having a sale.”
This made me think about Apple,  a company that classically never…

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All Good Things Must Come to an End

We are told from the time we were young that all good things must end. Yet there is such negativity around most things that end in life. Death, quitting, termination, break ups, etc. I believe that how we deal with those things can be true test of our character. In business firing people, quitting, termination, business closures are all discussed in a negative standpoint.

What if Closure is Good?

Endings often bring feelings of frustration, anger, confusion, and lack of closure. But if we consid…

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Why Core Values are Important to Your Business?

With every single client, no matter how large or small we start with the foundation of core values.
I would argue that these values are the single most important part of starting, re-branding, succeeding, hiring, and client acquisition in any company.

Why are core values so important?

For Your Clients

You cannot identify your ideal client without knowing what values your company is built on. For example, if you own a medical practice and have a core value of integrity- having clients who want to…

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Why I Will Always Live With My Parents

In 2013, my husband was living in Germany and I was in Virginia when I got the brilliant plan to invest in a house. It seemed like the right timing but I knew that I did not want to live in house alone with our young daughter until he came home so I decided that we would buy a house large enough for my parents to move in with us and when he returned we would purchase another house for just our small family.
Fast forward to 2017 and we are still smushed under one roof only now there are 2 more do…

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Sales is a Dirty Word

Why did they stop putting “salesperson” on a business card?

When I went from a Director of a medium-sized company to a Director of Business Development for a much larger company, I thought I was being given the responsibility of being the visionary for the future of the company. I did not realize that “business development” was really just a fancy way to say that I was their salesperson.

Had I read closely, I would have seen that my job description was to increase numbers, sales, and clients, all …

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Success Tip #8: Elliot Roth

Today's Success Tip is from Elliot Roth, CEO Spira Inc..  Elliot will tell you something that you may hear often and honestly I quite agree!

Success Tip #8 Elliot Roth, CEO Spira Inc.

Q What is your piece of advice?
A There's two things that stop someone; giving up and not having enough money. When you consider that money is merely converted time, the only thing getting in your way is yourself. Never give up and you can move mountains.


Q What is your favorite thing from 2016 (accomplishmen…

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Success Tip #7: Laurel Holland

I sure hope you have found these last few weeks full of wonderful tips, accomplishments, enjoyment of what each does for themselves as well as for others.

I'm not done yet!  Take a moment, stop what you are doing and read this tip!

Success Tip #7 Laurel Holland, Author of Courageous Woman: Live Your Inner Power

Q What is your piece of advice?As a Life Coach, my role is to help people get to their own best advice within. I truly believe that everyone has the answers that they seek within th…

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