By the time Friday afternoon rolls around, I feel like I've hit a wall. My focus starts to go onto other things like baking, sewing, house shopping, hiking, getting the garden ready....anything but business-related tasks. Though I'd LOVE to dive into these more meditative projects, there is an endless list of things I need to address for my company. Apparently, we're supposed to work until 5 pm, AT LEAST, if we want to advance our careers. Or so we are told in "Lean In" according to Sheryl Sandberg COO of Facebook. But, all I want to lean into are the red forest cupcakes that I'm dying to make!...
Marketing tasks can become cumbersome, inconsistent, and downright exhausting if you don't have the right tools. But we want to help. Firefly Strategies uses several marketing management tools to help clients streamline their marketing efforts and create systems that save time and bring in results.
Below, we share our top 5 marketing management tools along with links to access those tools right away. So, you can start producing consistent, relationship building marketing campaigns that save time, increase productivity, and bring about BIG results for your business or organization...
Inspiration, motivation, passion, and mission are all precursors for success. These things help launch the idea, product, program, or service and give us the start for achieving success. But how do you actually get there? How do you get to the kind of success that goes viral and starts trending, the success that is big, bold...and for some...sustainable?
It comes from taking consistent action. One swim stroke, one step, one breath, one word, one brushstroke, one phone call, and one email at a time. This is continued for the long haul, taking at least 6 months to a year or two, or even more, to see the results of your efforts.
It takes heartened commitment and sometimes it can be painful. So how does one do it? What is it that keeps us from derailing and getting off the path? Many think it is inspiration or motivation that drives consistent action, but no so...
You may or may not know this already, but you are in the midst of a movement. It's huge. In fact, it is reshaping our economy into a brand new structure, where YOU can play a vital role. We are in what I like to call the Entrepreneurial Era and you either already are or have the opportunity to be a trailblazer in this movement. My passion and mission are to help you succeed as an entrepreneur, for you to truly tap into that trailblazing potential.
It's not just those of us starting businesses that are participants in this era. No. You can and are part of the movement whether you are a nonprofit leader or an employee in a small business. You just have to hone into that entrepreneurial mindset. When you do, the sky's the limit.
I liken entrepreneurs in the new economy to fireflies. Small yet significant, trailblazing, and building community. When they all come together, what a beautiful result! I've discovered simple tenets for igniting the entrepreneurial mind-set and succeeding in the Entrepreneurial Era. Are you ready to step fully into that movement? Then read on...