Category Archives for Defining Your Services

Leave Your Mark, Not A Mess

I’m a major sucker for reality shows like CBC-TV’s Dragons’ Den, a show where entrepreneurs pitch a panel of five potential investors, for a stake in their company. I guess I like to live vicariously through the Dragons’ who get to tell awesome entrepreneurs how great their idea is, and tear into the ones that […]

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The Savvy Snippet: Conceit vs. Confidence

There is a difference between conceit and confidence. Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done. — Johnny Unitas If you want to get the business, you must instill this kind of confidence in your potential clients. In order to instill it in others, it must first be […]

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30-second Intro: 3 Biggest Mistakes

Seeing as I haven’t given birth yet, I figured I’d mosey on over to LinkedIn Answers and pose a new question: What are the 3 biggest mistakes entrepreneurs make when giving their 30-second intro? As usual, the responses received so far have been insightful and informative. Want to join the discussion? Click here to post your […]

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Do You Have a 30-second Intro?

For the first time, I posted a question on LinkedIn, not really knowing what kind of response I’d get. I don’t know what’s taken me so long to discover the Q&A feature on LinkedIn (thanks to Lara for the suggestion), but I’m sure glad I did. My question was a simple one: Do you have a 30-second intro? So […]

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