Answers for: Goals/Motivation

Boost Your Marketing with the Buddy System


Article by C.J. HaydenRemember back in grade school when the teacher asked you to hold hands with a friend on field trips? The idea behind the buddy system is that it’s much harder to get lost if there are two of you traveling together. When you get into trouble, your buddy can help you out, Read more

Year-End Review and Planning Exercise


Tool/Example by C.J. HaydenThe waning days of the year are the perfect time to look back at what you’ve accomplished this year, where you are now, and where you would like to go next. Set aside some time to conduct a year-end review of your life, career, or business with this thoughtful exercise. Read more

Making Time for Marketing


Article by C.J. Hayden“I don’t have time to market.” It’s a common complaint from self-employed professionals. When you are the only one who can serve the clients, manage the business, and perform all the sales and marketing functions, time becomes the most precious commodity you have. Read more

How can I use Get Clients Now! with my team?


Q & A by C.J. HaydenThere are many ways you can use the Get Clients Now! book and program as a helpful tool for learning and motivation with your sales team, business development staff, marketing reps, franchisees, or network marketing downline. Read more

Is Procrastination Holding You Back?


Article by C.J. HaydenWhen you look at your marketing to-do list, do many of the items on it look all too familiar? Have entries like “call Donna Sanchez” and “follow up with Floyd Corp.” been copied from a previous week? Putting off unappealing tasks may be human nature, but for an entrepreneur, Read more

Make a Better Living Doing What You Love


Audio by C.J. HaydenIn this audio workshop with C.J. hosted by David Bush of eLifePlans, you’ll learn a winning formula for how to get clients or get hired in any profession. If you sometimes feel trapped between the desire to earn more and wanting to do work you really enjoy, Read more

Stuck! A Metaphor of Mud and Snow


Article by Grace DurfeeHave you ever been stuck? Ever been in a rut that you couldn’t get out of easily? Ever felt that the harder you tried, the more you spun your wheels and the deeper you buried yourself? Read more

Why is it important to have a market niche?


Q & A by C.J. HaydenIndependent professionals often struggle with trying to identify their market niche or target market. Sometimes when you are struggling to accomplish something, it can be helpful to look at why you are doing it in the first place. The core reasons for getting it done can frequently provide guidance that all of the tactical how-to’s can’t offer. Read more

Marketing along the Path of Least Resistance


Article by C.J. HaydenDo you find sales and marketing to be a constant struggle? It doesn’t have to be that way. The most successful professionals make it look easy because they have found a way to market themselves that is effortless. Perhaps you have tried to copy what those successful people were doing, and it didn’t work for you. Here’s why. Read more

Marketing Lessons from an Amateur Gardener


Article by Joan FriedlanderHave you noticed there seems to be a fine dance between taking specific strategic actions to cause your intended results, and having an attitude of faith and trust in order to allow the results to manifest? Read more