Posts filed under: Back to Basics

  • Two people signing partnership agreements
Guest blogger: Dominique Navarro, JD, LL.M. Most are familiar with the couple who fall in love, get married, build a life, and invest in a house, automobiles, retirement, children, and Fido, the family dog.  Unfortunately, we are also familiar with the...
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  • Woman stepping off ledge
February 19th, 2016 marked my third year judging for Minnesota Collegiate DECA’s MN State Competition. As I was reflecting on what to write, I found the post [below] from two years ago. Back then, I was employed full time by...
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  • pile of business cards
Have you stared at that pile of business cards after a networking event and thought to yourself, “Now what?” If you have, you’re not alone. Many of us struggle with follow-up after a networking event. The three reasons I address in...
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  • Are you listening?
I found loads of resources about what to do to engage clients, customers, and employees as I began my research for this third post in the three-part series that started with 3 Notes to Scale Up Your Sales. The one piece of...
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  • woman networking with business card
One of the major keys to winning at networking is to change your mindset. Instead of leaving all of the heavy lifting until after the event, do it up front. Turn the whole process on its head! Start to prepare...
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  • Strong boy
As we approach my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving, I wanted to reprise a previous post about defining your strengths. My gratitude begins with acknowledging my strengths, building on them, and allowing them to fuel my confidence. Be as thankful for your...
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Welcome! You have found yourself on the Intentional Growth Strategies site because you are ready to take your business to the next level. It’s true, you have almost limitless opportunities to work with consultants, coaches, and trainers to find your...
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