Alyssa Gregory's Blog – December 2011 Archive (5)

3 Ways to Kick Goal Setting Into High Gear

We all know we should be focusing on our goals on a regular basis, but the start of a new year carries so much hope and possibility that it's the perfect time to refocus and even start with a clean slate. Still...that doesn't mean goal setting is easy.

One of the biggest challenges with goal setting is often finding the time to sit down, without distractions, and envision what you want to happen over the next year. Then, of course, creating a plan for achieving it isn't always a piece…

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Added by Alyssa Gregory on December 28, 2011 at 3:44pm — 2 Comments

5 Things You Must Do Before 2012

This past year has been an excellent one, but I am ready to welcome 2012 with open arms.

Before I do, though, I will be doing these five things to close out the year for my business. What things make it on your must-do year-end list?

Read article: 5 Things You Should Do Before Ringing in the New…

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Added by Alyssa Gregory on December 14, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Mentally Preparing for 2012

Common themes in December are gift ideas, goal setting and year-end wrap-ups. I have written or will be writing articles on all of those topics myself.

But what about slowing down and giving yourself a chance to adjust your mindset for the New Year so you can start it on the right foot? For…

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Added by Alyssa Gregory on December 9, 2011 at 4:52am — No Comments

How to Use Google+ Hangouts

I am still stumbling around Google+, trying to learn the ins and outs. That's one of the reasons I love this post by Emily Suess on Google+ Hangouts and how you can use them in your business. She lists seven ideas -- easy ideas you can start doing today. I think I see a Bonfire Hangout coming in the…

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Added by Alyssa Gregory on December 6, 2011 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

101 Small Business Gift Ideas

It's time to start shopping, and if you're like me, that thought may give you a headache. Well, I wanted to make it as painless as possible for you this year, so I compiled a long list of business gift ideas to get you started.

Here are 101 gift ideas for clients, employees, or anyone involved in business. I included a little bit of everything from tech toys, to office furniture, to business books, to low-budget items, and even a few luxury items. Happy shopping! 

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Added by Alyssa Gregory on December 1, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

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