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Success Coach Carolyn R. Owens knows exactly what it takes to succeed. In her leadership blog she shares her wisdom about personal and professional success.

Organizing a Successful Business Event

By Carolyn R. Owens | Apr 7, 2019 | Comments Off on Organizing a Successful Business Event

One of the best ways to build connections, boost your brand and get our business’ name out there is to host a business event. However, many business owners shy away from doing so because they think it will be a lot of hard work, and there is obviously a lot of pressure for events to […]

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Ensuring Your Small Business Can Run Smoothly Without You

By Carolyn R. Owens | Apr 5, 2019 | Comments Off on Ensuring Your Small Business Can Run Smoothly Without You

One of the biggest challenges for business owners is letting go as the business grows. At some point, you realize you can’t do everything and be everywhere. If don’t learn to let go, you will find it very difficult to ever be away from your business. If an emergency were to happen and you do […]

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Here’s How To Retain Your Employees

By Carolyn R. Owens | Apr 3, 2019 | Comments Off on Here’s How To Retain Your Employees

At a time when many industries are experiencing a shortage of skilled labor, retaining the best and brightest employees is more crucial than ever. Not only is a highly qualified employee likely to consider working for a competitor,  finding and training a replacement is estimated to cost roughly double their annual salary. A high turnover […]

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Eight Things To Consider Before Exhibiting At An Event

By Carolyn R. Owens | Apr 2, 2019 | Comments Off on Eight Things To Consider Before Exhibiting At An Event

If you’re thinking of taking your business a step further by exhibiting at events, there are a lot of things you need to think about before you make your final decision. While they can be an incredible source of sales and research, you need to be sure the hard work you put in is worth […]

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Finding Essential Business Advice

By Carolyn R. Owens | Mar 31, 2019 | Comments Off on Finding Essential Business Advice

It’s not always a commonplace or justifiable to hire a business consultant or coach to help guide you through your struggles and success. They often have high fees, and sometimes might not be as perfect for your industry as you might expect. Of course, the vast majority are excellent and will have highly-developed training programs […]

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What Would You Like Your Brand To Be Known For?

By Carolyn R. Owens | Mar 29, 2019 | Comments Off on What Would You Like Your Brand To Be Known For?

No matter how you choose to act, or how small you might like to play things, your business will gain a reputation. But, here’s the thing you need to understand – you have a choice. Do you let your reputation grow naturally, or do you take proactive control over it? There are pros and cons […]

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Building A Team That Delivers Excellent Results

By Carolyn R. Owens | Mar 27, 2019 | Comments Off on Building A Team That Delivers Excellent Results

  The success of your business isn’t the result of one individual – it’s a team effort. But building a great team is harder than it seems. It takes time, finding the right people, plus great leadership to build your dream team. As a leader, you’ll want your team to be the best they can […]

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Four Investments That Can Make A Difference In Your Business

By Carolyn R. Owens | Mar 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Four Investments That Can Make A Difference In Your Business

As the saying goes, in business you need to spend money to make money. Anyone starting their own venture goes into it knowing it won’t be free, there are all types of costs involved. From selecting office space, hiring staff, buying equipment, stock and more, it can all add up. However, on top of these […]

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On Time Deliveries – It’s All About Business Logistics

By Carolyn R. Owens | Mar 25, 2019 | Comments Off on On Time Deliveries – It’s All About Business Logistics

Many businesses will utilize second-hand services to deliver their products. For some, it’s much more cost effective to deliver the products themselves. Some of the factors you will need to consider are the type and size of the product you are delivering, State regulations, vehicle storage space, and the destinations you deliver to. For example, […]

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Ten Reasons Why Customers Don’t Buy From You

By Carolyn R. Owens | Mar 24, 2019 | Comments Off on Ten Reasons Why Customers Don’t Buy From You

The purpose of every business is to sell something, whether it is a product, a service, or maybe both. When a company fails to fulfill this role, it could result in its downfall. After all, if you don’t make any money, you won’t be able to cover the costs involved in keeping a business up […]

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