Loving Your Business Blog

Do You Have a Painful Case of Imposter Syndrome?

“I have no idea what I’m doing.”  “Once people see through my facade, my business will crumble.”  “It’s not good enough.” Every business owner has these thoughts. We think other people will realize we’re a fraud, that we’re faking it, and have no

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6 Steps to Make Our Business Work for Us

As business owners, it’s tempting to imagine a future where… Our business runs beautifully without our daily involvement.  We’ve carved out a niche that’s fiercely loyal to our brand, and we’re feeling great about the value our solutions provide.  Our business is consistently

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Why She Can’t Sell Her Business

Sally has a professional services business that generates a profit of $500,000 per year on sales of about $2 million, which means her profit margin of 25% is more than double the industry average in her space (10%).  She takes this profit as

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Are You Playing to Win or Playing Not to Lose?

Are you playing offense or defense in your business? Are you moving forward with confidence and clarity or hesitating because you’re feeling inadequate and overwhelmed?  When we start our business, we’re focused on the future. We’re feeling good because we’re thinking about possibilities.

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The Key to Increasing Our Company’s Value

Increasing our company’s value means decreasing risk.  Business owners are ALWAYS on the lookout for risk. We can’t ignore the obvious, like when demand is down, or our market is shrinking.  But there are other areas where risk lurks, creating a trap. Because

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