Who Said You Need to Have All the Answers?

The fear of not having an immediate answer to a question used to paralyze me.  Remember in school when you were afraid the teacher would call on you for the one question you didn’t know the answer to? A question would be posed and you’d look down at your desk and frantically pray, “No, no, no, please don’t call on me. Not for this one. Please no, not me.” It can be traumatizing to some kids, if they live in fear they’ll look foolish in front of their peers.

How to Find Happiness

We search for happiness and struggle to cope when challenges come into our lives. This holds us back from continuing to build our success.

My newest blog post Happiness is Within Your Power shares simple ideas that allows us to remain in the present and not fear our challenges, .

Fall Will Soon Be Upon Us!!

Welcome to August! Are you ready for Fall sales?  If you are in a home based company/direct sales you are probably already anticipating the arrival of new Fall and yes, I am going to say it, Christmas Season catalogs.  Business is getting ready to pick back up, kids are getting ready to go back to school, and NOW is the time to start laying that foundation to make these next few months your best selling season EVER!

I want to share a 3 things that you can do now to get your business set up for the fall.

Progressive Prospecting

A couple of times each week, I am asked the same questions by entrepreneurs and business owners. How do I get my prospecting to work? How do I find clients? What are the best ways to prospect? How do I get referrals? What’s the magical formula? I felt it was time to tackle this very popular subject so I collected my thoughts and prior advice provided.

Betting The Farm Your Backups Are Safe?

It’s only natural that when you hear of a disaster you think it couldn’t happen to you.

That’s why, even though we’re told constantly that we should diligently maintain a working backup recovery system because all our company’s data could be lost in an instant, we tend to brush off the advice.

Why Choose The Small Business Community Network (SBCN)

How does someone know what's a good organization and how it can assist them? Difficult question for some but I have the answer. Ask the people who are part of the organization and those people will share why they are loyal & ho wthe organization has helped them.

Businesses need to know what they are doing well and what they can improve on. 2016 sees the SBCN celebrating it's 13th year in business, and co-founders Dave Ockwell-Jenner and Linda Ockwell-Jenner are the backbone of the organization and make it a very friendly, affordable and educational experience for everyone.

The Social Sweetheart Linda Ockwell-Jenner



  Introducing the new me. I worked on a slow re-branding process over the past couple of years. Nothing too drastic because I am still happy with Motivational Steps my speaking and consulting business I started in 2001.

Top Financial must dos for Millennials

Millennials – a term used to describe people born between 1980 and 2000 along with Generation Y or the Echo Boom -- are expected to have the same impact as the Baby Boom generation on politics, the workplace, culture and business* — and, in fact, are destined to reshape our country and possibly the entire world.