You have great business ideas and opportunities coming to you everyday. Yes, even those of you in slumps have them. But having great ideas and opportunities doesn't always equal money in the bank. Even random acts of networking, marketing and planning don't necessarily mean any new business will come your way.
But wait, don't give up!
With a little intention, planning and strategy you can monetize all of your random acts of inspiration.
Let's take a speaking opportunity as an example. I'm offered many opportunities to speak on the radio, tele-summits, and interviews. I always say yes, no matter how big the crowd, when it's something I can do over the phone. If it's an in person gig, I'm super picky because it involves more of my time, energy, arranging childcare, putting on make up, possibly driving in traffic, flying on planes, etc.
Why do I say yes? Because I truly enjoy this way of delivering my message, it's easy for me and I see it as money in the bank even if the results aren't immediate. [Read more...]