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Peers, friends, and mentors surround us. One of my mentors is Jim Woolley, my SCORE mentor and friend. I started my marketing consulting practice in 2009 and my business shifted for the better when I incorporated his advice.
Haven’t heard of SCORE? SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for nearly fifty years. Because our work is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and thanks to our network of 13,000+ volunteers, we are able to deliver our services at no charge or at very low cost.
The irony is what holds most businesses back may be leadership and a good coach. Jim is one of my coaches and what makes it work for me is that he reinforces my mother’s wisdom: “Never Underestimate, and always Embrace Opportunity”. This advice is solid for life as well as in business leadership. This is Jim's Tandem Skydive.
Also, here is some advice from Seth Godin for all of us trying something new: Yesterday's over.
Time to keep moving forward and embrace what both today and tomorrow will bring,