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NAWBO, Loretta & Emerald Harvest Consulting

This video was shot in 2008 at the NAWBO Convention in Phoenix.

It surfaced on the internet today, a little over one year from it’s creation.

Here’s the description they posted.

“This enthusiastic business coach has made her mark on her community of women business owner as she is also the newly elected President of the NAWBO Phoenix, Arizona Chapter.”

I Want More Clients

Come hear me present, I Want More Clients!

Wednesday, Jan 7
Asian Bank
668 N. 44th Street, Suite 123, Phoenix 85008 near Loop 202 & 44th Street Presented by the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce Ethel Luzario, President, (602) 549-1011,

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Do you need more clients? Better clients?

Do you feel like you’re spinning your wheels with your marketing efforts?

Would you like to make more money with less efforts?

People in many businesses get the best results from active, time-dependent marketing strategies such as outreach, networking and referral-building rather than passive, money-dependent strategies such as advertising.

Assess the effectiveness of your current approach and refine it to land new clients in this hands-on, interactive workshop.

Discover . . .
how you can avoid the biggest mistakes professionals make in their marketing find out about the FIVE THINGS you must do to build your business FAST, concentrate on marketing strategies and tactics that will work best for you, and reduce your anxiety about marketing so you quit procrastinating and START MAKING MORE MONEY!!

Strive to Arrive and Thrive

I’m pictured here with Brittanee Perkins, the 2009 Miss Black Arizona (and former Band student of my husband, Karl) along with Rozan Latham, Miss Black Teen Arizona.

I attended the Phoenix Black Chamber Awards Banquet last week and noticed two ‘princesses’ walking through the crowd. Then said to myself, “Hey I know one of those princesses!” So I want over to congratulate them.

One of the first things Brittannee said was “Wish us luck!” I said, ‘Luck? For what? You just won!’

She replied, “We’re going to compete at Nationals!”

Forward progress depends on goals. What will you strive for next year?

Here are some tips to help you get on your way:

Release your limits & let go of negative thinking

We often talk ourselves out of ‘going for it’ before we even begin.  We think we can’t so we don’t try.  They guess what?  We won’t!

Consult your heart & unleash your dreams

Your heart knows best.  Your brain will try to talk you out of your dreams in order to ‘protect’ you from failure. Don’t listen to it.

Lay out a plan

You can’t just snap your fingers and make it so.  You need to figure out the steps to reach your goal.

Get the resources you need

Don’t try to do it alone.  You’ll exhaust yourself.  There are people around you who want to help and who would love to participate with you in some way.  Take classes if you need more knowledge.  Outsource as much as you can

Get to work

As one of my clients, John Ficorelli, sales executive extraordinaire, said “It’s one thing to have a plan.  It’s quite another to actually execute it!”

Take some time over the holiday season to intentionally dream and plan for next year.  Extract yourself from the hustle-bustle and give yourself a gift – the highest, best future you are meant to live.