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Why you Need to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

Posted May 22, 2019 - Emma Mills in Uncategorized

Do you have a habit of comparing yourself to others? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many of us can’t help but compare ourselves to others. It’s a habit that we need to intentionally phase out. Comparing yourself to someone else, whether it’s a family member, a close friend or a celebrity, isn’t good for your […]

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How to Increase ROI from a Self-Development Course

Posted May 15, 2019 - Emma Mills in Uncategorized

Self-development courses and books have the power to help you grow as a person and discover what you want out of life. In business, they can supply you with the tools you need to build a roadmap to achieve your goals and move your business forward. But, none of it is worth it if you […]

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How to Avoid Unproductive Micromanagement

Posted May 8, 2019 - Emma Mills in Uncategorized

Whether you work with one full-time person, one external part-time person, or one virtual person, the one thing that could be holding you back is not letting them do their job. In short, if you find yourself micromanaging a team member, what’s the point in doing half of their job for them? You might as […]

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Posted May 1, 2019 - Emma Mills in Uncategorized

When problems arise in our businesses, it’s all too easy to blow things out of proportion and react in a negative way. We can become so consumed by our businesses that even when we take time off, our minds are still locked in ‘work mode.’ Take me as an example. I recently celebrated a birthday […]

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What Small Business Owners Need to Focus on to Grow their Business

Posted April 24, 2019 - Emma Mills in Uncategorized

Only 50% of small businesses survive their first five years. With statistics like that, it’s easy to worry that yours will be next to go out of business. But, there’s one simple thing you can do to make sure your small business is built to stand the test of time. As business owners, we often […]

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How Niching Down Can Help Grow Your Business

Posted April 17, 2019 - Emma Mills in Uncategorized

Is carving out a niche for your business the secret to long-term success and scalability? I think so, which is why we used the principle laid out in Gary Keller and Jay Papasan’s book, “The One Thing” to niche down and focus on targeting one specific type of client. The results of our marketing experiment […]

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3 Quick Steps to Deal with Overwhelm

Posted April 10, 2019 - Emma Mills in Uncategorized

As a business owner, overwhelm practically comes with the job description. When we talk to a new client and discuss some of their issues and how we can help them, overwhelm is something that comes up 99% of the time. The age-old saying, “too much to do, too little time” holds a lot of truth […]

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How to Build a High-Performing Team

Posted April 3, 2019 - Emma Mills in Uncategorized

We recently celebrated Mi-PA’s 11th birthday (happy birthday to us), and we had a festival-themed party at my house. The whole team came over, we had fantastic props, and it was an amazing night.   It was such a great night that it got me thinking about teams and what it takes to build a […]

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Why It’s Okay for Business Owners to Say No

Posted March 27, 2019 - Emma Mills in Uncategorized

The first quarter of the year has come and gone, and if you’re anything like me, you’re probably asking yourself where on earth the time went! But, the question you should be asking yourself is whether or not you achieved the goals you set out to accomplish within the first three months of the year. […]

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Why Team Building Activities Are Worth It

Posted March 20, 2019 - Emma Mills in Uncategorized

Not all work on your business has to be serious. You don’t have to be sitting at your laptop all day to be productive. Although it might not look like it from the outside looking in, team building is some of the most valuable work that your team can do together. Team building is an […]

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