THE BLOG

How To Do Business On Your Own Terms

Today, I want to discuss how entrepreneurs can do business – and create success and freedom – on your own terms. Let's begin by talking about assumptions. I want to share a story with you. This morning, we arrived at the studio to film BernadetteTV, and it was clear,...

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Fresh Start September

Fresh Start I want to let you in on a little secret: My favorite part of the year, after January, is September. Why? Because it's the perfect time for a fresh start! It's a new opportunity to reach your biggest goals, to make your New Year’s Resolution happen. It's a...

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The Power of Decision: Time to Get Personal

The Power of Decision It's time to get personal! Today I'm sharing the single most important tool when it comes to transformation in any area of your life: the power of decision, or choice. When you make a decision, or a choice, to transform, everything changes. If...

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Ethical Bribe Secrets and Examples: How to Grow Your List

Ethical Bribe Secrets Today I'm sharing information that I usually share only with my paid clients. It's all about a fabulous proven method for growing your list and getting people who are interested to raise their hands and make themselves known to you: the ethical...

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The Fear Of Failure – The Fear of Not Being Good Enough

The Fear Of Not Being Good Enough In my 20 years helping clients market their businesses, go out and get new clients, and step up and play a bigger and bolder game, there is one fear that comes up over and over again: the fear of not being good enough, or the fear of...

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What’s Your Business Plan?

What's Your Business Plan Today, I'm asking the question, what's your business plan? If you're an entrepreneur, and you want to reach your objectives, you need a plan – and you need to work it! Let's rewind the clock a few years, back to the moment I believe was a key...

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If Not You Then Who? Your Mission.

If Not You Then Who? You know you're meant to do something great, right? Maybe you know exactly what your mission is. Or, maybe you haven't figured out just what it is quite yet. Today I'm offering a little bit of entrepreneurial inspiration and motivation. Whether...

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Confessions of a Recovering Lone Ranger

Confessions of a Recovering Lone Ranger I stand before you a recovering lone ranger. Yes, I'm confessing. If you started your own business, you probably have an element of lone ranger in you, too. That inner belief - the willingness to go it alone - is what it takes...

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Are You Selling The Wrong Thing?

Are You Selling the Wrong Thing Do you ever feel frustrated because you are really promoting your offerings, and it seems people just aren't interested? You may have started to wonder if you're selling the wrong thing! If so, chances are you need to change the way...

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How To Handle Criticism

How To Handle Criticism One of the topics I feel passionately about as an entrepreneur is criticism: specifically, how to handle criticism. In fact, I feel so passionately about it that when I had the opportunity to talk with Richard Branson, I asked his advice on...

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How To Position Yourself As A Problem Solver

How To Position Yourself as a Problem Solver If you are a coach, consultant, or any other service provider, you may truly believe you're selling your expertise. If you often leave a sales meeting without making a sale, though, your marketing mix may need an overhaul -...

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How To Get Speaking Engagements At Conferences?

How to Get Speaking Engagements at Conferences On a recent episode of BernadetteTV, I shared a special strategy for getting more business by speaking. As sometimes happens, I received a question in response to that episode: "How would you go about getting speaking...

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Is Your Business Idea Viable?

How to determine if your business idea is viable. A lesson in market research So, you want to become an entrepreneur. You have a great idea for a business, and you're really excited, because you've researched it, too! There seems to be a gap in the market, and you're...

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What’s The Difference Between Giving Up and Surrender?

This week:  The Difference between Giving up and Surrender - When It Comes to Your Intention: Are You on the Verge of an Entrepreneurial Breakthrough? As an entrepreneur, you may not even realize you're on the verge of a breakthrough until the moment comes when you...

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Is Your Subconscious Mind Pushing Clients Away?

I know, I know. Right now, you're thinking, "Of course not, Bernadette! I want more clients." Okay, let's get real for a minute. You may want more clients consciously. But is your subconscious mind actually pushing them away? Could you be sending subliminal messages...

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How to Solve Your Empty Calendar Syndrome

How to Solve Your Empty Calendar Syndrome If you've been an entrepreneur for any length of time, chances are you've experienced the vicious feast or famine cycle. At times, you are so busy you can hardly keep up with your bookings and appointments. Then things quiet...

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Is It Time To Hire Help? How to Hire a Virtual Assistant.

How to outsource and hire a virtual assistant As an entrepreneur, you've probably discovered that you can't do it all … because when you do, you become overwhelmed, routine things fall through the cracks, and your business gets "stuck." So what do you do when your...

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Are You Missing Opportunities?

  Are You Missing Opportunities As an entrepreneur, you probably face new opportunities all the time, right? And how often do you tell yourself things like: "This seems pretty good, but what if something better comes along? I think I'll pass on this." Or … "I don't...

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The Power Of Intention

The Power of Intention Most people think that to get what they want in life they have to take massive action. Of course the action you take matters, but you can supercharge the process by harnessing the power of intention. This week’s episode of BernadetteTV is about...

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Are You Ready To Receive?

Think of something that’s you’d like to improve in your life. Your relationship? Your health? Your finances? Your home? Now here’s a question for you – how ready are you to receive what you say you want? You see, there’s a difference between stating you want something...

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So What Do You Do? Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

If you've ever attended a networking event, this one innocent question may have made you feel a bit deer-in-the-headlights: "What do you do?" Your answer, often known as your elevator pitch, is a great opportunity. You can use it to attract ideal clients, engage...

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How To Increase Traffic To Your Website

Do you ever feel like you're the best-kept secret in town? You know you're great at what you do, but your website is full of tumbleweeds rather than stampedes! You put up a beautiful site, but you barely get any visitors. Sound familiar? If so, I'm so excited to be...

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