Motivation

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Launch4Life writes about a variety of topics to help small businesses better market their products and services. This collection of posts fall under the category of MOTIVATION.


Productivity Tips for Entrepreneurs: Getting Out of Overwhelm

Productivity Tips for Entrepreneurs: Getting Out of Overwhelm

Almost every entrepreneur I know is looking for productivity tips. Secret hacks to get more done each day. Ways to get all those endless items checked off our to-do list. It happens to the best of us. We have great plans for our business, sometimes too many different...
Ideas to Build Your Client Service Success

Ideas to Build Your Client Service Success

Do you have clients that are gobbling up a lot of your time?  It’s a struggle to try and create success with your client service, because you get frustrated that your teaching is failing.  Clients are calling all times of the day, because you are not in control...
18 Ways to Beat Isolation When You’re Self-Employed

18 Ways to Beat Isolation When You’re Self-Employed

Being a lonely entrepreneur is tough. If you are the only person in your business you have no one to bounce ideas off with. There is no one to take some of the burden off your shoulders.  And you can feel isolated. Gillian and I are fortunate. We are not only...
Working with Friends – Advantages or Disaster?

Working with Friends – Advantages or Disaster?

There are many advantages to working with friends. The same passion. Two heads instead of one. You can bounce ideas off each other. Spending time together is easy. Longtime friends know each other well, the positive and negative attributes. These may all be the right...
Time Management Strategies to Help Boost Your Business

Time Management Strategies to Help Boost Your Business

Time Management. Doesn’t this feel like an age-old problem? We try to avoid getting distracted during our day. Struggle with setting deadlines and finishing on time. Feeling stressed a lot. We want more time for fun and family. We need time management strategies. Does...
Life Lessons Learned From My Favorite Centenarian

Life Lessons Learned From My Favorite Centenarian

This past Sunday, my husband’s grandmother passed away at the ripe old age of 102. Grandma T, as we fondly called her, lived a long and vibrant life. As a result, she leaves behind an incredible legacy of love, laughter, and learning. Here are some of the life lessons...
Success Secrets for Breaking Through Your Business Struggles

Success Secrets for Breaking Through Your Business Struggles

Business struggles are tough. You feel like packing it in. You are thinking of trying something else. I am sure like me and many others, you have had that moment when you want to throw in the towel. It’s too hard. You are bleeding money. You are working another job to...
Do You Need a Summer Time Goal Reboot?

Do You Need a Summer Time Goal Reboot?

How on earth did it get to be June? Wasn’t it only yesterday we were ringing in the New Year and setting our goals for 2018? The first day of summer is almost here. This might be a good time to take a look at your goals to see how you’re doing. Do a...
It’s Great to Be Grateful

It’s Great to Be Grateful

Joe Girard was great at selling cars.  He’s listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the “World’s Greatest Salesman.”  For 14 years he worked at a Chevrolet dealership just outside of Detroit, Michigan.Just take a look at his stellar record:During his 14 year...
Does Your Business Have a Crisis Design Plan?

Does Your Business Have a Crisis Design Plan?

Steve Jobs had a quote “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” Your business must have a plan that works in every aspect, during the good times, the bad times, and the crisis times. This blog post is about designing for...
Coaching A Dinosaur

Coaching A Dinosaur

One often expects that all business people are savvy with technology tools. But as I have been coaching entrepreneurs, I am often surprised to learn that it is not always true. Many are still living in the dinosaur age, the age before today’s technology. Some still...
Becoming an Idea Machine: My New Year’s Resolution

Becoming an Idea Machine: My New Year’s Resolution

Over the Christmas break I took some time out to kick back and relax. For me, the greatest way to recharge my batteries, is reading. A book I read this past week was: “The Choose Yourself Guide to Wealth” by James Altucher.Not familiar with James Altucher?...
On The Countdown…..90 Days

On The Countdown…..90 Days

Hi today is my birthday, October 1st.  Unfortunately, it won’t be by the time you read this blog, but it is fun to know that my thoughts are written on my special day.  I love that my birthday is October 1st.  Besides the fact that it is my birthday, my special day...
Who You Gonna Call for Advice???

Who You Gonna Call for Advice???

No matter how long you have been in business, occasionally new challenges crop up.  Oh how we wish we had a fairy godmother to give us some advice.  Part of the obstacle might be knowing who is the “right” angel of mercy and other times it might just be plain old...
Climbing Masada With My Sons

Climbing Masada With My Sons

Eighteen years ago – I attended a Motivational Seminar, where the keynote speaker challenged us to go home and make a list of 101 goals.  At that time in my life, I was a stay-at-home mom with young children and feeling rather lost in my life.  However, wanting to...
I CAN! I WILL!

I CAN! I WILL!

What does that title mean?  Kind of a mouthful don’t you think. By the end of this blog you will understand this title. Hopefully anyway. I recently watched a Fortune’s video.  The speaker, Dov Seidman was sharing his thoughts on Artificial Intelligence.  He said that...
Decisions, Decisions: Should I? Should I Not?

Decisions, Decisions: Should I? Should I Not?

One of the most important lessons I have learned in my lifetime was that decisions can change the course of your life.  If you have watched the movie “Sliding Doors” you are aware that had she gotten on the subway her life would have turned out one way, and if she...
I Have Confidence In Me: A Musical Business Lesson

I Have Confidence In Me: A Musical Business Lesson

I am writing this article in Malaga, Spain today.  Years ago, if I wanted to travel to Europe it was a vacation from work.  Now with my new business I can spend time in Spain and still be working.   Having confidence in my abilities and taking a leap of faith has...
13 Principles for Achieving Success in Life

13 Principles for Achieving Success in Life

It seems like every January, I make the same set of predictable goals, like losing 20 pounds, getting to the gym on a more regular basis, or de-cluttering my garage.  Here it is, almost the end of February and I’m no closer to my goals.  I’m thinking that its time to...
Sometimes There Is a Silver Lining in the Cloud

Sometimes There Is a Silver Lining in the Cloud

Recently I rented a condo for my son in Whistler, Canada, so he could take his new bride skiing for her birthday. We made the reservation several months ago, were given a confirmation receipt, and told that all the instructions would be provided about two weeks in...
Janet in Morocco: Adventures of a Traveling Entrepreneur

Janet in Morocco: Adventures of a Traveling Entrepreneur

I have just gotten back to the US from a fabulous two-week tour of Morocco.  It was so fabulous, I just have to share some tidbits with you. It was quite shocking when I got off the plane in Casablanca and someone said “welcome to Africa”.  Most people in America...

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