Archives for January 2013

12 GREAT Tools to Manage Your Time, Your Team and Your Projects

Entrepreneurs are great at coming up with ideas for new and innovative projects. Completing the project, however, can be quite the struggle.

Choosing the right tools can be the difference between a good idea and a goal achieved. The right tool will put an end to duplicated work, wasted time, lost documents and lost accountability.

How so? Consider what the right tools can do for your project: Read more about 12 GREAT Tools to Manage Your Time, Your Team and Your Projects

Focus Now – 3 Tips to Channel Your Energy and Get Your Work Done!

step by stepCan you relate to this:

“How do I train myself to be able to focus like a laser and do things in a step-by-step process that makes sense?”

This is an excellent question because left un-checked; this habit will create a never-ending cycle of wasted time, wasted effort and unfinished projects that lead to an unprofitable business.

If you’re struggling with this challenge, here’s what you need to do: [Read more…]

3 Marketing Projects You Can Complete THIS WEEK to Increase Your Income

Unfortunately being a fabulous interior designer, virtual assistant, financial planner or whatever profession you happen to be doesn’t make you an automatic marketing expert. (Wouldn’t it be great if it did?)

So as you strive to be of service to those who need you and generate an income to meet your personal goals, you often find yourself struggling with which marketing strategy, tactic, etc. will best suit your needs.

The great thing about the basic principles of (smart simple) marketing is that they are easily customizable and transcend all barriers. No matter how long you have been an entrepreneur, how tech savvy you are (or not) or what type of business you have, certain strategies ALWAYS work. Read more about 3 Marketing Projects You Can Complete THIS WEEK to Increase Your Income

Creating a Successful Business, One Completed Project at a Time

Emeryville, CA (PRWEB) January 11, 2013 – Marketing coach and consultant, Sydni Craig-Hart, will hold a complimentary webinar to help small and solo business owners to bring their great ideas into reality. In “How to Finish What You Start and Achieve Your Goals!” attendees will receive thirty minutes of specific, actionable information that they can use to kick-start their business and achieve more success in 2013.

This training event is ideal for owners who have excellent ideas but never find the time to complete their projects. It will offer insights into eight keys that Sydni has used in her own business, and with her coaching clients. Participants will learn essential skills to stay focused, complete important projects and create more money in their business. The live session is targeted at solving a common problem for many entrepreneurs: not completing what they start. It will answer questions like, “How do I find the time in my already busy schedule to see my projects through?” and “How do I stay organized without being overwhelmed?”

The webinar will take place on January 17, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. (Pacific) / 12:00 p.m. (Eastern). Interested small business owners who want to take action on their most pressing project are encouraged to register for the event at http://www.smartsimplemarketing.com/finish-what-you-start/.    [Read more…]

How to Finish the Marketing Projects You Start

I learned from one of my first mentors, Michael Port, that being successful in business is really about starting and finishing projects. He also taught me that most business problems are really personal problems in disguise.

That means that if you struggle with procrastination and finishing what you start in your personal life, this problem can easily plague your business. You’ve got to get a handle on it; otherwise your work and your income are going to suffer severely.

Fortunately, learning how to complete your projects is entirely within your reach, no matter WHAT your background happens to be. The only thing you need to bring to the table is a willingness and commitment to developing new behaviors.

Here’s how you do it:      Read more about How to Finish the Marketing Projects You Start

Easily Attract Clients In Your Own Backyard

The power of the Internet affords many of us the opportunity to reach prospects and work with clients around the world. There’s a lot of value there, but that sometimes can cause one to forget that there are plenty of people right in their own backyard who (and are looking for) their products and services.

In this week’s video I share 3 simple suggestions that will help you to get clients in your own local area. It’s only 2:49 minutes, and you’ll learn some online and offline methods that you can easily implement in 2013

What will you implement in your business this year? Share your thoughts by leaving a comment below!

Goals. Resolutions. Ideas. Projects.

UntitledWhatever you call them, you have a list of things you’d like to tackle to grow your business and achieve your goals.

Especially right now so you can get your year off to a great start.

Unfortunately, staying focused, sitting in your chair and actually doing the necessary work, is easier said than done.

I get that. So, I want to help you out!

This is how you finish what you start

Join me for a FREE webinar (it’ll just be 30 minutes) where I’ll teach you a simple step by step process for planning, executing and completing any project you have in front of you.

This is how you finish what you start

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5 Keys to Setting Goals That ACTUALLY Get Accomplished (SSMS Episode 90)

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Subscribe to Sydni's PodcastSmall business owners are great at coming up with ideas! But we’re not always very good at finishing the projects we start and turning our ideas into results. Without proper planning, one can easily get overhelmed by a new project and give us, thus missing out on the very rewards they were so excited about in the first place! Listen in as I share 5 proven tips for setting and achieving goals that create more success in your business.

How to Finish What You Start and Achieve Your Goals!

If you want more clients, more profits and more freedom in your business, the BEST thing you can do is choose ONE strategy and see it through to completion.

Unfortunately, this is where most entrepreneurs are struggling and as a result leaving tens of thousands of dollars in revenue on the table – simply because they don’t finish what they start.

If you would like to actually complete a project for a change and enjoy the results you’re looking for, I’ll help you. Join me on Thursday, January 17th for a FREE 30-minute webinar on “How to Finish What You Start and Achieve Your Goals!”

Click HERE for access info.

I’ll “see” you there!

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How to Set Goals You Will Actually Achieve

Entrepreneurs are great at coming up with ideas! But we’re not always very good at following through and turning our ideas into reality. Too many business owners fall in love with an idea or project, but then quickly become overwhelmed when it’s time to execute. Thus they give up and never reap the rewards they were so eagerly seeking in the first place!

Overwhelm leads to paralysis and unfinished projects. Don’t let this keep happening to you! You need a better way to approach your goals. Follow these five steps to reach your goals and create more success in your small business. Read more about How to Set Goals You Will Actually Achieve