The 5 Challenges of Being a Female Business Owner

Can women business owners expect to generate the same or higher profit as male owners? How has COVID impacted business outcomes?

Lets take a look at some facts about why female business owners face unique challenges, along with practical ways to offer support.

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Ideas for Adapting Your Business [Podcast]

If you are facing a crossroads, this could be a great opportunity to create a better version of your business. This episode provides 9 ways you can adapt to market changes, including how to evaluate both emotions and useful data for making risk intelligent decisions.

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7 Ideas for Job Flexibility During the Coronavirus Epidemic

The COVID-19 virus continues to spread rapidly, and it has brought many countries to a standstill. With rising concerns for health and well-being, many governments have placed restrictions on travel, public meetings, restaurants, schools, and daycare centers in order to lower the risk of infection among the most vulnerable members of our society.

What does this mean for business owners?

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Featured Practitioner: Jacob Corley, LMT, FRCms of Optimal Function and Wellness

For my 3rd interview in the Featured Practitioner series, I speak with an ultra-marathoner in Colorado whose treatment methods set him apart in the massage therapy field.

Keep reading to find out more about how he decided on this specialization and why he’s passionate about helping clients!

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Featured Practitioner: Chris Flaig, LMT, CTB of Revive Therapeutic Massage LLC

This is the second episode in the Featured Practitioner series, in which I talk to a Licensed Massage Therapist in the great state of Texas who serves athletes from adult to geriatric age.

I’m so excited to share his story with you!

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29 Medical Conditions that Make an Excellent Niche Focus

There are all sorts of reasons to consider limiting your marketing focus. In the healthcare field, it’s especially uncommon for practitioners to choose a niche… but that means there are many opportunities to stand out in a sea of competitors.

If you are looking for ideas on how to reach patients more easily and create a distinct online presence, you can start by focusing on a particular medical condition.

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Niche Markets FAQs Part 1 of 2: Basics

This is the 4th of a five-part Facebook Live series on topics related to business development and strategic planning.

Many of my clients are independent healthcare practice owners who have trouble growing their business in a healthy way. I find that practitioners often struggle to attract patients who fit their philosophy and goals. Not every customer is Ideal; some potential customers can actually take value away from your business.

The best way to attract the right customers—those who are interested in your services and eager to pay for the value you provide—is to focus on a Niche area. This is a specific set of services or products that meets the needs of your Ideal Customers and solves their unique problems.

Watch my Facebook Live video, where I discuss ways to increase the effectiveness of your business, and how to stand out in the marketplace. Or read a transcript (including bonus content!) below.

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Analysis of the Disclaimer from a Direct Sales Company

Direct Sales companies, also known as Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) and Network Marketing, are growing exponentially. (Check out a list with hundreds of MLMs around the world.)

But despite their popularity and far-reaching impact, the MLM business model is often predatory, unethical, and at times illegal.

In this post, I want to evaluate the Disclaimer of one MLM company to shed some light on how this model works, how these organizations view risk, and why you should proceed with caution.

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