April 2012 

Note from Elizabeth




Happy April! I love that spring is here and this is the time for you to tap into your client's excitement at this time of year, too. Your clients can't wait to shake off winter and gain back control, start things fresh, and be ready for summer.  What can you do for them?

My theme for my business this year is Everything Platinum. This means that I'll be stepping up in everything I do.  If you want this, too I'd love for you to join me.  Visit www.TalkToElizabeth.com and we can set up a time to visit.

Have a great month!
Success Story

Why did I wait so long to hire Elizabeth? I was looking for someone to give me the 'kick in the pants' I needed and she does! She gives me direction and actually tells me straight up what to do when I'm stuck. Elizabeth's expertise, common sense, and humor make her a perfect fit for me.


Jill Annis 

Simply Organized, LLC 

Madison, WI 


Not for the faint of heart  
I had no idea when I started my business in 2000 the courage I would need to build to stay an entrepreneur.

Being an entrepreneur is not for the faint of heart.

, it sounds so exciting to start your own business.

And it is.  But I don't think anyone can prepare you for the high 'highs' and the low 'lows'.  And these definitely happen.

If being an entrepreneur meant every day someone was calling saying 'let me hire you, let me hire you' I would not be writing this article.  There are days like that but they can be few and far between.

Trust me, even the most successful have the low days.  I believe what keeps us going is our commitment that what we do makes a better life for someone else.  We cannot let our fears, negative beliefs, and non-supportive people stop us.  We just can't.  We need to have confidence in our self and what we do and we need to build our courage muscles on a daily basis.

Ways to build your entrepreneurial courage muscles:
  • Always surround yourself with supportive people - and I mean always.
  • Trust the process and work the plan. DO NOT go by how you feel on a daily basis.
  • Stop hoping for people to miraculously find you and call you.  Do 3 baby business development steps every day.
  • Get out of your comfort zone.  Actually, being in your comfort zone is not comfortable at all.  Pretty boring there.
  • Hire a coach as it is her/his job to walk with you through and out of your fears.
  • Track your money every day. Stop wondering and guessing about your profit and loss statement.  Get on Quick Books and set it up correctly.
  • On a down day remember 'this too shall pass'.
  • Have a marketing plan in place that you look at every day.  From this plan you will pull your business development steps to take action on daily.   
  • Pay yourself every week even if it the amount is minimal.
  • Believe in yourself. You started this business with a dream.  Reconnect with that dream.  
  • Pray for wisdom.

The biggest difference between entrepreneurs who make it and those who don't is their confidence.  Build you confidence  by building your courage.   


I will act now...success will not wait. If I delay, success

will be wed to another and lost to me forever. This is  

the time. This is the place. I am that person.  

~~Og Mandiino 


Now is your time, .2012 IS YOUR YEAR.

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, thanks for taking the time to read the 'Growing Your Business with Confidence' tip and I'm excited to help you accelerate your success. Of course we want to grow our business and make more money, but let's not forget - the busier we are the more people we get to help. And the happier our clients are the more they will tell others!


Love and confidence,

Speaker  Member of the National Speakers Association

Coach     Mark LeBlanc's Small Business Success Coaching 


CPO       Certified Professional Organizer and Member of the

                National Association of Professional Organizers

Issue: 50 

In This Issue
Success Story
Not for the faint of heart
Elizabeth Recommends
Elizabeth Hagen, CPO

If you're a determined entrepreneur who wants support, is ready to take focused action, and wants to accelerate your success and grow your business - welcome!!
I'm Elizabeth Hagen and I'm here to help.  I've put together the best tips/tools/advice that I've used to grow and maintain a successful organizing and speaking business and I want to share them with you!

Every month I'll be sending you a quick tip for you to implement immediately.  It's all about making a decision, taking action, and staying focused!

I can't wait to hear about your success!

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Award-winning small business expert Elizabeth Hagen is the Growing Your Business with Confidence Coach.

Elizabeth Hagen

Coach - Mark LeBlanc's Small Business Success Coaching Network  

(605) 357-8767