Category Archives: Image & Identity

Online Reputation Protection: 4 Reasons to Care What Google Says About Your Business

Productivity takes a hit if you have to spend time cleaning up a mess.  The bigger the mess, the more time gets wasted on clean-up.  Needless to say, preventing or containing messes can boost productivity and give you peace of … Continue reading

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Filed under Coaching, Gail Z. Martin, Image & Identity

Who’s Your Gladys? How to Turn Even the Most Difficult Customer into Your Biggest Fan

Today’s guest post is an excerpt from the bestselling business book by Marilyn Suttle and Lori Jo Vest, “Who’s Your Gladys? How to Turn Even the Most Difficult Customer into Your Biggest Fan” To celebrate the release of the paperback version, … Continue reading

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It’s Difficult to Change

Doing things the way you’ve always done it will get you what you’ve always gotten. It might be difficult to change, but running on auto-pilot can’t change the outcomes. Check out what is on auto-pilot, and decide if that is what you want, or not. Continue reading

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Filed under Image & Identity, Intentions, Intuition, Motivation, Personal Transitions, Social Media

Got Your Big Girl Panties Game On?

Sheryl Eldene, MA, MBA Put on your Big Girl panties and go for the gold. Women often do business “politics” with pull-up diapers and wonder why they aren’t achieving the goals they set out. I’ve been wondering what the difference … Continue reading

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Filed under Business Planning, Image & Identity, Inner Coach, Motivation, Sheryl Eldene, Uncategorized

The Wrong Thing Well -OR- the Right Thing Poorly?

Sheryl Eldene, MA, MBA I’ve learned an important lesson this quarter, and it’s about the “Hard Work” part of the Big Dreams and Hard Work we talk about here. I’ve always been a focused, hard worker – you know that … Continue reading

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Filed under Balance, Image & Identity, Sheryl Eldene, Strategy

Flash your · · · — — — · · ·

By Sheryl Eldene, MBA, MA Before the era of 911, everyone knew the Morse Code for SOS, (· · · — — — · · ·).  Since we don’t use that anymore, I’m giving SOS a new meaning: SIGNS of STRENGTH. Master these 7 Signs of Strength and … Continue reading

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The Golden Rule

by Tish Times I have lots of meetings. I meet with prospective Corporate Members, I meet with job seekers, I engage with vendors, I talk to entrepreneurs. I make it a point to learn something from each interaction that I … Continue reading

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Your Calling Card

by Jacqueline Wales If you’re an author, why build a website? Well simply put, it’s your calling card. The place you want people to come to read your excerpts, to interact with you, and to build your credibility. But not … Continue reading

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Building trust through C’s

By Sheryl Eldene, MA, MBA As we all prepare our plans for second quarter, I thought this might be a good time to think about the essence of personal marketing.  Since marketing is about relationship, here are eight key areas … Continue reading

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An Awesome Attitude Can Make a BIG Difference

by Deborah Shane How important is attitude? There is an expression that “when you look at challenge differently, it starts looking different to you”. There are a few people lately that are amazing examples to me of “attitude in action” … Continue reading

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