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Your Strategic Planning

Posted by on Jun 2, 2015 in Firefli News, Small business news, Strategic Planning | Comments Off on Your Strategic Planning

Your Strategic Planning

For any business to be successful, the CEO’s and business executives must or should start with a strategic plan. I recently attended a speech put on by Toni Newman by our Local CAPS chapter meeting (she is our National President) and I received a couple of reminders at her “Survival of the Fittest” talk where she reminded us that we need to be original and be sure to have solid, good signature keynote speech. Your Strategic Planning First of all it reminded me to really take a look at what I am doing. The strategic plan for my...

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How To Choose A Career

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015 in Career Coaching, Firefli News | Comments Off on How To Choose A Career

How To Choose A Career

Career coaching has been part of my business for many years, and so when I was introduced to Talentoday, I was intrigued. How to choose a career is a question many people ask, either when they are in school, or when they are in transition, looking for some direction more in line with their personality and motivation.  Doing what you love during the day, adds empowerment to a person, and adds enrichment to your life. Coaching certification has been important to me in the past, and Talentoday’s integration with Social Media added some...

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Sharon Evans with Lisa Nichols

Posted by on Nov 22, 2014 in Author News, Firefli Media News, Small business news | Comments Off on Sharon Evans with Lisa Nichols

Sharon Evans with Lisa Nichols

A friend asked me this week if I knew Lisa Nichols.  The reason?  She was taking some training from her and wondered if I knew her. Her name sounded familiar to her so when I said yes, she started tell me all about her.  She mentioned that she had been in the movie “The Secret” and had also taught some training for independent business women. When she told me all about her, I mentioned a few things….  Lisa and I co-authored a book, with several other very powerful women.  She learned this book co-authoring method from Jack...

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Strategic Planning For Success

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Firefli News, Strategic Planning | Comments Off on Strategic Planning For Success

Strategic Planning For Success

Strategic Planning is the process that most companies, entrepreneurs and career professionals use to plot their route to success. There are many common processes to do this, but in a nut shell, it all boils down to a few common steps: 1) Assess the past (current state) 2) Rank the outcome and focus on the opportunities, threats, strengths and weaknesses (S.W.O.T.) 3) Assess the data 4) Chart the course (future state) 5) Create an action plan 6) Create measurable checkpoints 7) Start, and regularly measure, assess and adjust. Strategic...

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Head Start for your 2013 Business Strategic Plan

Posted by on Dec 17, 2012 in Firefli News, Small business news | Comments Off on Head Start for your 2013 Business Strategic Plan

Head Start for your 2013 Business Strategic Plan

Season’s Greetings… I’ve been remiss in adding regular posts on this my flagship site, and I hope today I can make up for lost ground. Have you already started making your 2013 wish list for your company?  A business strategic plan that you can start to get excited about? You’ll need to dig out the strategic markers you tracked in 2012, and if you didn’t do that, you’ll want to determine which key numbers you’ll watch in 2013.  Is it the number of hours you spent prospecting?  The number of posts and...

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Business Transformation for Firefli

Posted by on Oct 2, 2012 in Firefli News | Comments Off on Business Transformation for Firefli

Business Transformation for Firefli

What’s new with you?  Is your business growing? How about your team?  Are they advancing? I’ve spent so many years working in the Enterprise Architecture space, and while I love doing that, I’ve been called on so many times lately to help people transform their business. Now, I don’t profess to be a manufacturing expert, nor do I state I’m some financial wizard, but I have helped many people with ideas to grow their businesses. My background is in information technology but I received a double major and the other...

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Firefli News and a Happy New Year for 2012!

Posted by on Jan 5, 2012 in Firefli News | Comments Off on Firefli News and a Happy New Year for 2012!

Firefli News and a Happy New Year for 2012!

Just wanted to wish my visitors a Happy 2012!  I’ve got several BHAG’s in store for 2012, and hope you have planned some big goals too.  If not, why not check out my blog post at my author site and set how you can get that done in an hour. Group Coaching, as well as three new EA courses are on the slate for 2012, and I’ll be publishing news about them more frequently.  I’ve also purchased and am in the process of implementing a new automated system for keeping in better contact with those who are interested in my news,...

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Group Productivity Boot Camp Now Scheduled

Posted by on Mar 30, 2011 in Architect Boot Camp News, Productivity Coaching | Comments Off on Group Productivity Boot Camp Now Scheduled

Group Productivity Boot Camp Now Scheduled

As promised earlier this year, Firefli finally has a public group Productivity Boot Camp scheduled for May 3rd, 2011. Why is this significant?  This has previously been marketed to individual businesses and now having a group event has made this available to groups outside of individual companies, and enables a group-thinking environment, as well as a more cost effective way to learn. Take a look at the page that describes this event.  Want an extra 10 hours or more in your week?  Don’t wait! Sharon Evans Certified Productivity Coach,...

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New Enterprise Architecture Book Released

Posted by on Jan 7, 2011 in Firefli News | Comments Off on New Enterprise Architecture Book Released

New Enterprise Architecture Book Released

It’s about time!  At least that’s what I hear.  After nearly two years, the 368 page book I’ve been working on for 15 minutes here, and an hour there has finally been published.  Zoom Factor for the Enterprise Architect:  How to Focus and Accelerate Your Career went to press for it’s pilot edition November 24, 2010.  The first copies were in my hands within the week, thanks to my lightning quick printer/publisher.  I just so happen to find a couple of typos and then the fun began. If anyone thinks PDF is a simple...

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Winnipeg Enterprise Architect Talks Webinars

Posted by on Jul 7, 2010 in Firefli News, Small business news | 0 comments

Winnipeg Enterprise Architect Talks Webinars

A funny thing happened to me on the way to the golf tournament… Well – actually while enjoying a beautiful sunny day with two of my favorite clients at the Women’s Business Owners of Manitoba golf tournament is more precise. Some time ago I gave Martin Cash of the Winnipeg Free Press an interview at the Technology in the 21st Century Seminar day. For some reason, I can’t help but think he might have passed my name on to Sandy Klowak. I like Martin and read each piece he writes in the business section of the local...

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