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Lindsay Gomez

Before branching out with my own business, I spent over 10 years in the office products industry developing consumer products. In fact I worked for my family’s business and was planning to take over the company in the future with my siblings. But funny how plans usually have more twists and turns then you anticipate…. It was the desire to help people on a more personal level that led me from the corporate world to my work with small businesses. Although my career and life goals changed, my work in office products truly shaped and developed my love for the aesthetic and branding, the need to always provide a superior customer experience and it is where I honed my 1:1 management skills, by working with co-workers, customers and outside vendors. As someone who works with online businesses, my clients vary dramatically at times, but my #1 love is to work with coaches – life, business, career, leadership. Why you may ask? Well, the work that coaches facilitate is so deeply personal to me. They are the people that pulled me from a really bad professional and personal situation. (Remember how I said I worked for my family’s business, well unhappiness at work quickly invaded all aspects of my life.) My life coach made me see that I had amazing talents to share with the world. And here I am today… loving my work again! When not providing amazing client care (and performing the occasional magic trick or two), you can find me taking a stroll with my super supportive husband and our two rescue pups, catching a Gilmore Girls or Kitchen Nightmares marathon, or geeking out over all things organization.

I Had To Put My Mask On First

You might have noticed that I’m posting this on a different day and time then what you’re used to. Oh, and that you didn’t hear from me at all last week.  I wasn’t ignoring what was going on around the world.  It’s that I had to put on my own mask first.  The very short of it is that I was on vacation while the pandemic was declared and got stuck on a cruise ship that was rerouted 1100 miles. We made it home two days later than anticipated to then be placed in a 14-day at-home quarantine. And now […]

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Just Say NO

I’m getting straight to the point today.  Because I’m a straight shooter and you know I like to tell it straight up in a no-nonsense way. The reason you’re constantly running yourself ragged, plowing through one unfilling project after the next and sitting in countless snooze-fests, also known as meetings, is because you’re not doing it right.  The “it” I’m referring to is your ability to say “No.” You’re so preoccupied with what other people might think if you turn down that seemingly fabulous invitation.  Or overly concerning yourself of what others are doing and if they’re doing IGTV, so […]

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How to Strengthen Team Communications

Last week, we walked through the 4 must-haves to streamline your business operations.  Three of the four are hard systems tools for Project Management, Schedule Management, Inbox Management. Whewww, that’s a lot of managing going on, isn’t it?!? The last recommendation of Team Communication might have caught you a bit off-guard, though.  So I want to unpack that a bit this week because it’s simultaneously the simplest and most challenging part of running your business.  It’s simple because now you’re aware of what to look for, where the gap might be, how to set-up your business to flourish. And challenging […]

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4 Must-Have Systems in Business

What do you do when there perpetually seems to never be enough time? And always feel behind the eight ball? And are putting out fires?  Most times, the false urgency we give to our days is caused by not having a structure in place to the business of how to run your business.  This is a fixable issue.  Even better – streamlining your business operations doesn’t need to be a yawn.  In fact, you can use the structure you add to your business to allow you the freedom you crave.  I know that typically I share a story demonstrating why […]

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What to Pay Your Independent Contractors

Do you want to clone yourself? What I mean is, do you dream of the day when you aren’t the sole provider of your service?  Where you can help more people because it isn’t only you delivering your services?  I know, how freakin’ cool would that be, right?  Many business owners have a vision of helping more people. And yet, they get tripped up at an easy-stages step in the process.  How much do I pay an independent contractor who isn’t on the admin side of my team but actually working directly with clients, facilitating my work?  Oh it’s a […]

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Why Are You Here?

On a regular basis, women ask me, what do they need to do to achieve their goals?  These women are smart and fierce and savvy. They aren’t looking for a one-and-done solution or quick fix. They know that won’t stick.  Yet, they understand that there are key actions you can take to create the results you want faster and with more ease.  So I ask, “Are you acting as if?” It sounds simple and almost childish (or maybe it’s just me – the phrase “as if” was all over the place during my tween years).  But truly, do you… Act […]

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Don’t Scratch That Itch

A colleague forwarded me a video from Simon Sinek riffing on millennials in the workplace. (You can catch the full clip here.) It’s not what you think. Although, if you’re familiar with any of Sinek’s work, you likely know where he was headed.  Part way through the conversation, he laid this one on us: “Everything you want, you can have instantaneously. Everything you want, instant gratification. Except job satisfaction and strength of relationships. There ain’t no app for that. They are slow, meandering, uncomfortable, messy processes.”  Truthfully, this speaks to much more than the generation of millennials. It speaks to our […]

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What I Learned About Business From My Rock Heroes

Quick question – are you a fan of Game of Thrones? Yes, you say – sweet! What about 00’s country music? Not so much. Well, that’s okay.  How about 90’s rock? Okay, now we’re getting somewhere.  Whether you’re a fan of GoT or country or rock music or none of the above, you’ll appreciate this story.  As the final season of GoT was coming to a close, the creators of the show partnered with Fender Guitars to create a collection of GoT-branded custom guitars. One unique guitar for each main family on the show, showcasing their house’s sigil.  And then, […]

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