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I Had To Keep Stopping To Catch My Breath

If there's anything I love to do, it's to walk. and walk. and walk.
I was so excited that my kids and their partners had arranged a hike for the day after we arrived in Colorado for holiday celebrations.
I figured it'd be just another walk.
It was only a 4-mile loop to climb the trail on Lucy Mountain, so it'd be a breeze.
Oh, Man! Did I underestimate the effect of the altitude that day! I'd been in Colorado less than 24 hours, so, of course, my body was not ready to acclimate...
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5 Distinctions That Drive Profits:: Brittany Drozd

5 Distinctions That Drive Profits
Brittany Drozd

Click here for access to the interview.

First off, Susan offers her thoughts and some tips on list-growth strategy using a ‘freebie”, a sign-up form, and a simple welcome email.

Here’s a link to download a worksheet on creating your lead generator.  


Then, we get to experience the wisdom of Brittany Drozd talking about the 5...

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My Bucket is Full - (and a gift for you)

My Bucket is Full

I live with an attitude of gratitude - which makes my life feel abundant every, single day.
I am blessed with good health, strong community, loving family, and, oy, so many interests to keep my mind engaged.
The work I do to support my clients (all of them, transformation creators) sends ripples of good out into the world - That is my main motivation - my mission - my "Why". 
I appreciate you and the work you do in this world.
My wish for you...
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A Tale of Two Authors

Once Upon A Time, Two Women Wrote Their Books….

I want to tell you a story about two authors that I know.   Let’s name them Tracy and Lisa.


 Tracy knew she wanted to write a book and she knew how much hard work it was going to take to write that book. As a person focused on productivity, she was quite sure that she had the system to get that task completed in a timely manner.

 She knew exactly what she had to do.

She had her book...

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Enjoy the Journey - Get Into Growth Mode

Today's conversation with Digital Marketing Guide, Susan Finn, will shed some light on how to take your business out from under the sale mode and into the growth mode to actually increase revenue.

Her expertise and Rise Above Noise signature 5-pillar process provide her clients with a growth strategy that is generous while it attracts, nurtures, and converts. 

Her method is a proven guide to helping others build that "know-like-trust" we all want with our current and potential...

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Personal Relationships and Referrals

Rise Above Noise - Digital Marketing Strategy
Personal Relationships and Referrals

Matt Ward, The Breakthrough Champion, focuses on building stronger relationships, and how we can use them to connect with others. 

I was honored to be one of Matt's first podcast guests on the Mass Business Connections Podcast.

Here's a Partial Transcript of our conversation.

On setting up systems and sales conversations:

First of all, setting up processes has helped immensely - just having the scheduling calendar so that you’re not going back and forth and losing...

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September 2021 Marketing and Holiday Planning

Don't hate me.... but, it's true.

Can you feel it? A slight change in the air. A crispness that you don’t remember being there a few days ago. Or maybe a shift in smells and sounds around you? 

It’s true. Autumn is coming. The first day of fall is September 22nd and it’s time to start talking about the holidays. Okay, maybe not all of the holidays — that’s for a different post. For now, let’s just talk about some September holidays and newsletter...

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Rise Above Noise with an Email Marketing Strategy

Have you worked hard to create great content but are getting frustrated by the lack of engagement? If you feel like your content is going unnoticed, or not having the impact it should – then tune into this episode of The Live Stream Show, hosted by Brad Powell of Awesome Videomakers and featuring Susan Finn of Rise Above Noise. 

"What is the most generous way you can show up?

Who is that person that really needs to hear from you?

What does he or she need to hear?


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August 2021 Marketing and Holiday Planning

With August now upon us, we enter into the last month of summer. This may be the last chance to take advantage of the beautiful outdoor weather before Fall. If you’re looking for ideas on how to end the summer season with a bang, these tips should help make your business a hot spot in August.




This is actually one of my favorite topics to share. And, it's one that usually gets a good bit of engagement. Share your favorite books...

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July 2021 Marketing and Holiday Planning

What’s your plan to prevent existing customer relationships from melting away in the summer sun?

What about a strategy to bring the heat against your competition and gain more customers?

Whether your focus is to engage your existing audience, grow your list, or both, the tips below should help you keep your cool this July.



The name of this holiday speaks for itself. Whether you want to offer a free trial, a buy 1-get-1 sale,...

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