Interesting article if you are considering overseas manufacturing. Article: Shark Tank's Lori Greiner on the No. 1 Mistake to Avoid When Manufacturing Your Product Overseas image by Logan Alexander Source: Entrepreneur.com There have been multiple stories the last few years of when things go wrong with overseas manufacturing. In this article, Lori Greiner of Shark Tank suggests using [...]
About Yvonne BryantYvonne Bryant is CEO and owner of consulting firms (2014) Yvonne Bryant International llc and (2012) Motus Design Group llc. She started her first business, database development and data entry services for international non-profits, over 20 years ago. As CEO of Yvonne Bryant International llc, Yvonne is on a mission to help creative entrepreneurs and experts build and grow profitable businesses. She works with them to improve productivity (your backend systems, processes, marketing, time management, work/life balance), products (your products and services), profits (your pricing strategies and overall business plan), and presence (your leadership and communication skills). She is the 2011-2012 District 26 Toastmaster of the Year for Leadership Excellence and Service for Colorado, Wyoming and Western Nebraska. She has established two Leadership Institutes in Western Colorado. Yvonne is a Certified Small Business Consultant with the Colorado Small Business Development Center Network and she holds a certificate in E-Business. She is in the process of completing her Executive Coaching Certificate with the Center for Executive Coaching. In her free time, Yvonne volunteers in her community as Vice-Chair on the Dillon Planning & Zoning Commission. She enjoys spending time with her husband Evan and their yellow lab Cheyenne hiking in the Mountains of Colorado and riding dirt bikes.
The ASK Game - Having FUN while ASKING for support! The ASK Game - Having FUN while ASKING for support! Who says you can't have fun in business while learning new skills? One week to stronger ASK skills and stronger sales conversations! Darla LeDoux of Aligned Entrepreneurs challenged some us to play this game for a week. The [...]
Who is your tribe of people that you spend the most time with? We hear about tribes in the business world it seems everywhere. So what is a tribe? Seth Godin defines a tribe as: a group of people connected to one another, connected to a leader, and connected to an idea. For millions of years, human beings have been [...]
I learned about Scope Seep while working as an architect and project manager. Like scope creep, it is one of those subtle things that on the surface looks harmless...like you are just being nice and adding exceptional customer service. Below the surface, it is insidious as it eats away at your business and profits. SO what is scope seep? Scope [...]
Did you know that most small businesses are only marketing to the 3% of buyers who are actively looking for their products or services? 3% are actively looking or shopping for your products or services. This is where most of your competition is also marketing. 7% are open to the possibility of buying your products or services, they haven't actively [...]