October 2015


Business Cards or Bonfire Material?

Guest post by Zach Taylor You should know what business networking is and what it isn’t. Per the Meriam-Webster Dictionary, networking is defined as the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions; specifically: the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business.  Conversely – Networking is NOT about how many business cards I […]

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Top 10 Mistakes Business Owners Make

Guest post by Kim Stoneking, President of the Vantage Group Based on surveys and discussions with many coaches and consultants, here is my top 10 list of the most common mistakes made by business owners. These are not in any particular order. 1. Failure to plan: including vision, mission, purpose, values, crucial objectives and tasks […]

Mastermind Group: What, Why and How

Post by Tommy Richardson/Performance Coach and Director of Training and Development at Rainmakers Ever been in a group 5-10 individuals that encourage you to improve in your business and personal life, (raise the bar)? A group that challenges you to reach more of your potential, to reach more of your dreams and goals – a group […]

Entrepreneurial Success

3 Ways to Grow as an Entrepreneur

Guest post by Tina Jaynes, CEO and Founder Jaynes Consulting, LLC  As a business owner, growth expert, and life-long learner, I have come to love the show “The Profit.” The show focuses on serial entrepreneur and investor, Marcus Lemonis, as he helps save jobs and grow struggling businesses across America. Simply put, if he thinks […]