Leading Edge

Extraordinary leaders, extraordinary results 

Great leaders never stop challenging themselves to develop their skill set, model best practices, and inspire others to do the same. The purpose of this blog is to help you to build on your strengths, increase your effectiveness and create high impact results–whether you’re a self-employed professional, a new or aspiring manager, or CEO.

Bold Business Owners THINK BIG And WORK SMALL

Bold Business Owners THINK BIG and WORK SMALL

When you're self-employed your DO list never seems to shrink.   It's always up to you to make sure that you're generating enough profit from your work to pay the bills…

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Fearless Freelancers And Solo Professionals Focus On Excellence

Fearless Freelancers and Solo Professionals Focus on Excellence

Self-employment tests your courage and commitment every single day. Trust me, I know.    Success or failure is up to you. Lack of focus, negative work habits that pull you…

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Are You Ready To GET SERIOUS About Growing Your Business?

Are you ready to GET SERIOUS about growing your business?


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Are You A New Leader Lost In The Weeds?

Are you a New Leader Lost in the Weeds?

If you're new to leadership after years of serving as a technical expert, taking on responsibility for other people--in addition to completing projects on time and on budget, serving clients,…

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Does Your Marketing Plan Need An Overhaul?

Does your Marketing Plan Need an Overhaul?

"If you orient your entire business to serving customers, you will be more successful.  This means you don't sell your services. Rather, you use your skills to help customers meet…

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Are You Ready To RAMP UP Your Business?

Are you ready to RAMP UP your business?

"Action expresses priorities."  (Mahatma Ghandi) "Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important."  (Stephen R. Covey) We're almost into…

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The Key To Greater Business Success Is Taking The Time To Hire The Right People

The key to greater business success is taking the time to hire the right people

"Never hire someone who knows less than you do about what he's hired to do."  (Malcolm Forbes) "Great vision without great people is irrelevent." (Jim Collins) "Time spent on hiring…

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When It Comes To Marketing Your Professional Services, Are You A Marathoner Or A Sprinter?

When it comes to marketing your professional services, are you a marathoner or a sprinter?

"Either you run the day, or the day runs you."  (Jim Rohn) When I think of marketing my services, I remind myself regularly that I'm in it for the long…

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Are You MASTER Of Your (career) Domain?

Are you MASTER of your (career) domain?

"Switching from one career to another can be scary, but it can also be a thrilling experience.  Look at it as an opportunity to really go after what you want…

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Are You Struggling To Attract More Business?  Identify Your Daily Marketing Habits.

Are you struggling to attract more business? Identify your Daily Marketing Habits.

"Good work habits help develop an internal toughness and a self-confident attitude that will sustain you through every adversity and temporary discouragement."  (Paul J. Flyer) "When obstacles arise, you change…

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What Are Your Leadership Best Practices?

What are your leadership best practices?

No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.  (Andrew Carnegie) Leader. Manager. Task master.  How do…

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I can't believe it's June!  Where does the time go?  If you're goal driven--whether it's a list of New Year's resolutions, work or business deliverables, or some other form of…

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Just Do It

Just Do it

If you find that your work days seem to get away from you, make it a habit--starting TODAY-- to refocus your priorities on a DAILY basis. The keys to staying…

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10+ Ways To Revitalize Your Career NOW

10+ Ways to Revitalize Your Career NOW

Is your career advancement at a standstill?  Not sure what to do next?  Here are 10 ways to get your career moving in a positive direction: Forget job titles and…

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