Effective Communication and Sharing Your Message

Effective communicationEven the most important information in the world is useless if you aren’t able to share successfully with your audience. Effective communication means your target, whether potential clients, employees or prospective business partners, fully understands your message. What can help you share your message more effectively? Read on for a few tips!  Continue reading

Delegating to Success

delegatingAs your business grows, delegating tasks quickly becomes a necessity. Managing multiple clients, projects and tasks means you can no longer do it all. But when it comes time to turn responsibility over to someone else, many solopreneurs are understandably resistant. Your business is changing, and even though it’s for the better, change is still hard. This week I’m sharing a few of the tips that helped me learn to navigate the power of delegation and work more efficiently. Continue reading

Reconnecting With Your Passion for Your Business

Passion for your businessWhen you started your business, most likely you approached everything you did with wide-eyed enthusiasm and a passionate belief that you were going to change the world. Feeling this excitement and passion for your business is natural and important, because starting a new company, big or small, is a huge undertaking that ultimately will test the limits of your abilities, patience and endurance. Continue reading

4 Productivity Tools to Help You Stay Organized

Productivity ToolIn the business world, using productivity tools and business systems to stay organized is an absolute must. With so much information presenting itself and vying for your attention, finding ways to organize your day and keep moving forward can be difficult.

At C3, we love organization, streamlining processes and sharing that information with you! This week we’ve put together a list of four productivity tools that will keep you organized and ahead of the game. Continue reading

The Importance of Using Business Systems

business systems

As with any business, yours will be more successful if you have efficient, worthwhile business systems in place supporting the vision of what you want to accomplish. Finding helpful business systems can be difficult and require a period of trial and error, but once you find what works, stick with it! Don’t let yourself be distracted by every new shiny tool that comes along. If you do, you’ll find yourself paralyzed as you use all your energy and resources implementing system after system. Continue reading

Automating Your Business

automating your business

You may think you’ve been automating your business processes properly, but let’s try a thought exercise: Think about how long it takes to fill out a paper form, get it approved and forwarded to the appropriate destination. That may seem pretty simple, but if you multiply these actions by 100, with separate approval plans and different destinations, what was once a straightforward process is suddenly a nightmare of paper, logistics and potential mistakes. Even in a small company, these types of inefficient business practices can cost time, money and opportunities! This is why automating your business and using Process Documents is so important. Continue reading

The Next Step: Using your Business Experience

 

Next StepOwning a successful business requires hard work, dedication and time. At a certain point, though, you’ll be able to sit back, take a breather and let your business grow on its own. When this time comes, many are left with a looming and difficult question to answer: what now? For successful business owners, sharing their experience, knowledge and wealth with others is often the natural next step.

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