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5 years ago I decided to become a writer. It started as a casual hobby. I’d go for a run down by the Columbia River and then I’d write a short story about that run. I’d write about how I struggled but kept going and then eventually found a rhythm. I’d share some insights about how that experience relates to life.
Shakespeare, it was not.
I mean I was typing words into a document and creating sentences. But my writing didn’t really engage the reader or pack a punch.
So I signed up for a writing workshop in Taos. I went to that workshop and then another. Then I hired a writing coach. I took some writing classes online from Creative Live and from various copywriters.
But my writing...
When you have a small but mighty team, everyone matters – and when even one person leaves, it can have a huge impact.
More often than not on a small team, everyone is doing the work of at least three people, so the ripple effect of someone leaving at a small company is much bigger than at a large company.
So, how do you keep people happy and engaged, and most importantly, on your team?
In today’s episode of the Sales Fiction Podcast, we’re kicking off the first of a 3-part series on developing your team and keeping them happy.
There’s a common fear when it comes to investing in your team as a small business owner, and that is that if you spend time and energy developing talent,...
Do you ever feel like you are moving backward in business?
Or that even if you do manage to get ahead, progress is quickly stalled out by the distractions of life and the demands of your schedule?
You work hard in your business, so it can be frustrating to feel like you are starting from square one with each new client or project you take on.
So what’s missing? Momentum!
Think of it like exercising...
Fitness and movement is something I hold quite dear to my heart, but lately, I feel as though I’ve lost a lot of that momentum around my own physical health.
It used to be that working out didn’t require a lot of effort or willpower on my part. It was just something that I did automatically - a...