5 Tips for Tackling Cold Calls

You don’t know the answer until you ask, as the saying goes. But that doesn’t make the idea of cold calling potential clients any less dread-inspiring for most of us. A few tips to get you on track….

1) Face that worst-case scenario!

So, someone hangs up on you or says something not so nice. That’s not nearly as embarrassing as walking into a big presentation in mismatched shoes… or getting pulled over for speeding the one time you wear your pajamas to drop the kids at school… or strolling around with toilet paper stuck to your shoe all day, is it?? Face the fear – and jump in! Continue reading 5 Tips for Tackling Cold Calls

Spring Clean Your Business in 5 Satisfying Steps!

Spring is in the air – but if spring cleaning your garage or closets doesn’t have you too excited, check out my easy suggestions for spring cleaning your business.

1) Deep clean that e-mail in-box!

For the next week, turn off the phone and turn on some music for the last 10-15 minutes of each work day and start sorting, filing, and deleting. The feeling of accomplishment after just the first session will encourage you to come back for more. Continue reading Spring Clean Your Business in 5 Satisfying Steps!