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Every small business owner that I met is very excited when their business grows and the time comes to hire extra help to manage their day to day business activities. This happened to me too. I remember the day when I could say I hire employees in my business. ...read more
In preparing for my upcoming book "Going Out On A Limb", I began compiling a list of all of the lessons I felt I learned through many business challenges and failures. A friend suggested that I begin sharing them with you now. When I started my first business I asked...read more
Recently in August 2018, the Small Business Administration of the United States published some interesting Small Business statistics. It appears entrepreneurs are doing their best to produce new jobs. The SBA defines a small business as those independent companies...read more
Bull’s Eye Branding Step 1 in creating your marketing plan was to determine which value your customers will feel when they purchase from you. You should have already decided this message before you start your branding plan. To recap, you selected one value to sell...read more
Statistics show 85% of all businesses fail within the first few years of startup. These numbers have not changed in over two decades. What can you do to beat the odds of failure and make your business a success? Consider hiring a professional business consultant....read more
My marketing planning methods are as Easy As 1-2-3. Over my entrepreneurial career owning four different companies in a variety of industries, I learned how to quickly set up a marketing plan! I believe a company's marketing plan is the foundation for business...read more
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Books & Publications
Check below for my newest publications.
Where Entrepreneurs Learn What it Takes to Grow a Successful Business
Going Out On A Limb
A new book written by Darlene Ziebell, highlighting lessons learned from forty years of entrepreneurship in a variety of industries. Book will be available late 2018.
Business Startup Advice
Learn how Entrepreneurs Bootstrap their way to the top!