Category: Entrepreneurial Asking

Price It Right

You may have started your business for a whole variety of reasons:  flexibility, passion for your mission, totally by accident. But you stay in business for only one:  it makes money. If you don’t make money, you’re out of business.

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Crank Up Your Courage In An Hour

If you are tired of resenting your clients, or feeling like some kind of a sham for asking for what you’re worth, I hope you’ll join me for 5 Ways to Crank Up Your Courage to Ask for–and Get–What You’re

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Simplify Your Life! No Really…Simplify Your Life!

We hear it every day. “Buy this product/blueprint/system/whatever, and simplify your life!” Now really, how can buying and having more stuff make your life simpler and easier? I hear it from women all the time, “I have everything I’ve ever

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A Financial Advisor, A Rabbi and A Women’s Advocate Walk Into A Bar…

Last week I had my annual meeting with my financial advisor. He’s a great guy, really knows his stuff. And believe it or not was a philosophy teacher in his former life. After we go over my numbers (which are

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Let the No’s Go

Many professional women in my life have been asking the same question over the last couple of weeks: What if someone unsubscribes from my list? The tone of their questions is usually full of fear, like, “Oh my gosh. Some

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March Forth!

Today is March 4th. Which is a homonym for March Forth! Let me make an argument for doing just that. Awhile back I met a friend and colleague for lunch. We were going to continue a previous discussion about how

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You Don’t Need Money to Support Yourself

Got your attention, didn’t I? Of course you need money to support yourself (and anyone else who is depending on you). However you don’t need money to support your Self. Many of us who ask for money on a regular

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Do You Need a Super Bowl Ad?

Following our discussion of the words we use to ask for money… Some of your discomfort around asking for money may come out of the words you’re using. Being less than direct can make you feel like you’re trying to

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What Are You Asking For?

Now, those of you that know me well may have read the title of this post with a New Yawk accent, and a slightly obnoxious attitude. Like, “Whaddya askin’ for?” And expecting it to be followed closely by, “Who wants

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Solid Advice on Asking…From “American Idol”?

As much as it may pain me to admit it here, I watch “American Idol“. I enjoy living vicariously through the candidates (the ones who get through to Hollywood, of course!), and listening to the comments from the judges. Every

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