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A Sneak Peek!

This’ll be the last newsletter we put out together under the Business BreakThrough Institute banner.

We’re going through some BIG changes.

But not to worry. While the changes are big for us, as a reader of these newsletters, you probably won’t notice any real difference in terms of content or style. We’re going to keep doing what we’ve been doing.

So, what’s going on?

Barbara will be putting out one newsletter each month under the Business Breakthrough Institute masthead featuring a mix of life, business, health, and peak performance topics.

Denise will be sending out two newsletters a month … one focused on life issues called Life Lessons, and a business newsletter, called Business Insights, focused on how to expand and manage your business.

The difference is Denise’s letters will be coming to you from her new creation, Check it out!

So, what’s the shuffle about?

Well, we love working together. We’re the best of buds and we really complement each other in terms of personality, work style, and overall thinking.

AND … we found that more and more, we were gravitating toward separate areas of interest.

Barbara really loves providing marketing consulting, as well as business development coaching and training to lawyers, CPAs and other professional service providers and their firms. Barbara is also all about helping people achieve Peak Performance in their personal and business lives via nutrition, exercise, and other aspects of healthy, supercharged living.

Barbara will be maintaining the BBI brand and retooling the Business BreakThrough Institute to reflect the change of focus. The new website will debut soon.

The main focus of Denise’s work has become helping professionals in private practice build their businesses, primarily by speaking. She’s launching a new initiative to provide expanded coaching and training options in this area.

To do what she’s doing and market it effectively to a niche market, it has to be personalized … with her as the expert And, she needed a new website to showcase what’s she’s offering. We’re pulling the wraps off in this newsletter, so you can be the first to get a peek!

We understand that’s all our internal stuff and probably not something you’re keenly interested in, but we wanted you to know, so when you see different looking things in your inbox, you’ll understand who it’s coming from and why.

But, just as important, we think there’s a key learning here for you as well.

We could have continued with the status quo … with a lot less hassle. But when you see something’s the right thing to do and the only reason you can see for not doing it is because it looks challenging or problematic, close your eyes, take a deep breath, and go for it. Otherwise, you risk getting stuck in limbo, unable to move forward with purpose and energy.

We’re glad we’re making the changes, even though the process of re-branding caused quite a few occasions when we were ready to pull our hair out in frustration!

But never frustration with each other … just over the challenges of creating new stuff.

We’re as close as we’ve ever been. We will still collaborate, strategize together, and help each other … and you … in any way we can. We can’t imagine a world where we didn’t.

So, wish us luck, and keep an eye out for us in your inbox.

And one last thing. THANKS for being a loyal reader.

All the best,
Barbara and Denise

P.S. Oh! And here’s a free gift from Denise. You’re the first ones to get a sneak peek to her Speaker Success Kit. It includes a 32-page e-book, The Top 10 Mistakes Speakers Make That Undermine Their Message and Ruin Their Results! and a two-part Audio Guide.

Meet Denise: Denise Hedges is a Business Development Coach and Speaker Coach for small business owners who want to be more comfortable, confident, and successful with their sales and marketing efforts. She specializes in helping them use speaking as a way to dramatically improve their results!