What Do Hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc and Running a Business Have in Common?

On a gloomy, misty morning—our second day on the famous Tour du Mont Blanc—I forced my feet into my still damp hiking shoes, fighting the feeling of disgust. I’d been so excited about exploring the tucked-away paths of the French, Italian, and Swiss Alps, but the thrill was fading. . .fast. I tried to keep it alive as I sat in a chair and fantasized about the...

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1 Simple Trick for Creating Great Clients

We’ve already seen the amazing benefits of a carefully designed client intake process that clarifies the step-by-step process you’re going to use to get clients the best results. Now I want to turn you on to another simple strategy. Providing new clients with a Welcome Packet is the perfect way to ensure they have a great experience working with you and...

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What My 3-Year-Old Son Taught Me About Systems. . . .

As a child, I never wanted the summer to end. My brother, our 2 cousins, and I always spent 3 blissful months with my grandparents in their tiny Ukrainian village. I was responsible for the entire gang.  To keep the boys occupied, I’d come up with a themed game.  Our Summer Adventures  One year we had a farm. After cutting out and gluing together the houses and...

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My Not-So-Secret System to Building Prosperous Relationships

When I first launched SystemsRock, I never would have believed it if someone told me that being a business owner was going to bring up the same issues I was facing in my personal life. Running my company was going to be an amazing experience that I enjoyed from the comfort of my home. Yes, I’d have to be more disciplined now that I was in control. But I never...

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Small Business Marketing Ideas 101: My Secret Key to Building a Prosperous Business

Want to sneak a peek inside some superstar small business marketing ideas? Here’s the first one: It’s not systems. Well, not entirely. Honestly, I never thought this was going to be the key.  I had no idea! In fact, when I started SystemsRock, I believed all I had to do was become the very best in my field and master the art of getting people to my site. A...

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Why We Resist Systems and What to Do About It

*I Have a System* I bet you’ve heard from someone you admire that their secret to achieving something exciting is in the system they’ve created. If they’ve shared the system with you, you probably noticed that it didn’t necessarily involve technology or complex diagrams. In fact, the “system” was really just a sequence of...

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