Video Biz Tip on Time Management

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Today's Tip is about Time Management - Entrepreneurs MUST be good at it to Grow Their Business I recently gave everyone a tip about accountability where I talked a little about Google Calendar and time blocking, but I’m finding there are many entrepreneurs who could do a better job at keeping track of their time. Here’s what I mean by that. I’ve made several appointments with business owners; a few were my clients but most of them were not my clients, where the other person missed our appointment! Why? Because they hadn’t noted it correctly in whatever system they are using or they simply failed to make a note of the appointment. This is a problem that can lead to a huge … [Read more...]

What is Kat Up To in May 2016?

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May Event Highlights I started my month networking with powerful women while getting inspired at the Women Who Rock Event in Los Angeles. I followed up that event by attending Craig Duswalt’s RockStar BOOK Camp in LA. There were so many great ideas and tips at this event, I outlined my next book the same day! And along with learning some new tips, I met so many like-minded people at these two events. You have heard me say this many times. Going to several events each month helps to get you more exposure because you have an opportunity to talk to more people who could be your prospective clients! I'm speaking at several Events this month on the East Coast! I’m returning to … [Read more...]

Love & Money Club – Guest Expert for April 2016

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Our Love & Money Club Guest Expert this month is Women Wellness Expert, Robin Treasure! How are you managing Stress? Do you know that stress can zap your energy, stimulate your food carvings and cause you to be less productive?   Our Love & Money Club Guest Expert this month is Women's Wellness expert, Robin Treasure who will be speaking about The R’s of Stress Management: Resiliency, Reduction and Responsiveness (vs. Reacting) Robin will share simple techniques to help you reduce and eliminate your daily stressors. What you'll walk away with from this call: How to become resilient to whatever comes your way; The key mindset that every entrepreneur needs to … [Read more...]

Video Biz Tip – Here’s how to Get Out of A Funk

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Today's Tip is to help you GET OUT of your FUNK! Many entrepreneurs have a tendency to "get into our own heads" a little too much or sometimes we let things negatively affect us. This is something I call “getting into a funk”. We sometimes get discouraged or frustrated or unhappy, hurt, or sad. Maybe it was something someone said, did, or didn't do that put you in a funk for a while, a day, or even longer. If you had your entire day planned and you let something get to you, it could affect your productivity. Getting into a funk could result in your not getting the things done that you needed to do. One thing I recommend is to have someone to talk to. And if you are in a funk and … [Read more...]

On the Road Again – Where’s Kat Speaking this Week?


Another busy week for this entrepreneur speaker - but you know I wouldn't have it any other way! I’m SO excited to be speaking tomorrow at the Public Speakers Association Virtual Summit.  My presentation is “Jumpstart Your Business in 90 Days or Less!”  This will be a great way for you to learn how to stop stressing about what to do in your business & how to do things you should be doing in your business so that you can pay your bills. I’ll teach you an easy system to start, grow, run and market your business that allows you to attract more of your ideal clients consistently for more cash flow.  Sounds good, right?  So join us tomorrow, Wednesday, April 20th at 10:30a PST.  Click here … [Read more...]

Video Biz Tip – Save Money to Make Money

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Today's Tip should help you keep more of the money you make because when you SAVE money you MAKE more money right? Are you wondering if all the things you pay for every month in your business or your personal life are really necessary expenses? Well one year in my business I added up all those monthly charges and fees at it equalled over $1000/month! At the time I was in a place where I literally couldn't afford to pay all of my bills....I had to choose which to pay and which not to pay! I had to sit down and see what I could cut or where I could SAVE or switch in order to KEEP more of the money I was making! You may want to do this too. If you need to make more money, one way … [Read more...]

Video Biz Tip – Why Join a Mastermind or Hire a Mentor?

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Today's Tip Should you Join a Mastermind or Hire a Mentor? YES, if you hire the one that's right for you and your learning style! As a solopreneur, you are aware how you are alone in your office, right? You are alone to make decisions, to plan, to envision the big picture. You have to learn what you need to do to grow your business. You have to begin to know what you don’t know. There are so many people out there who think they can get a business card printed, put up a website and they will make hundreds of thousands of dollars by suddenly becoming an entrepreneur. WRONG! It’s not that easy. A very small percentage of entrepreneurs may do well fresh out of the starting gate, but most do … [Read more...]

Video Tips about Networking – Part 2

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Today's Tip - Key Things You Should be Doing When you are Networking! Last week I explained why you should be networking more, what you need to be doing when you network and why it’s important to go to several events.  Today I’m going to talk about some key things you should be doing.  These are things I teach to my clients and with those who are in my Live Big Mastermind Group. For those of you who have a hard time remembering all of the things you should be talking about when you meet someone at a networking event, here are some great tips. Create a Cheat Sheet. Write a list of all of the key things you need to remember to talk about while you are networking.  Read it before you go … [Read more...]

Happy Easter and Very LAST Day to Register


Happy Easter! I'm in Washington state where my in-laws live to visit for an extended Easter Weekend. I hope you're doing something fun too? And after a week with my 7 year old step-daughter Riley home too - what a joy as a home-based entrepreneur right? Having to entertain a young kid 24/7 when they're home from school. I was pretty smart though, I scheduled myself pretty light this week, or when we had her, I could enjoy too right? Hopefully you've caught some of my live Blabs in the last couple weeks - there have been 3 total, boy do I love the Blab format, it's fun! If you want to catch any replays you can check out my Blab profile here. I love sharing information … [Read more...]

Tips to Generate More Leads When Networking

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Today's tip is this...Network in Person! If you are not making enough money and don't have enough clients, you've got to do something quick! The #1 most effective strategy when you need clients FAST is to go out and network with people, learn more about them and about their needs. You may not be comfortable with networking initially but you'll need to work on getting more comfortable so you can go out and network with others in person. If you want to build a business, you HAVE to be in a sales and marketing mode when you are talking to people. So do what you must to get over your being shy or uncomfortable when meeting or talking to new people. Networking is simply a skill that you can … [Read more...]

Love & Money Club Guest Expert Call w/ Kim McLaughlin

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I want to remind you of today about my Love & Money Club Guest Expert Call  - it happens Thursday, March 24th at 3 pm PST  This one is going to be one for a lot of you who struggle with procrastination, lack of motivation and implementation even. My Guest this month is: Kim McLaughlin, MA with  The Topic Is: Emotions + Thoughts = Behaviors: How are you Behaving? Ever wonder why you behave in a certain way? Learn how to use your emotions as a way to understand what is really behind your behavior. Kim shows us we do not have to disown or discount our feelings, but use them for greater understanding and adjustment of our behavior. Combining your emotions with … [Read more...]

I’m the Guest Host on Blab Tomorrow!

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Have you tried Blab yet? I’m on Blab again tomorrow - Tuesday, March 22nd! At 9:00 a.m. PST tomorrow, I’m going to be the Guest Host on my friend, Tim Gillette’s Radio Show and I’m so excited! Tim’s show is on the Star Wide Radio Network and is happening live on the radio while we are on a live video Blab. The show lasts for about an hour and we will be talking about building a “Rockstar Business Doing What You Love”. Sounds like something I have a lot to say about, right? I'm taking lots of guests too. So, if you show up, I'll put you in the video hot seat for a few minutes! Just imagine the amazing exposure you can get during this show. Be prepared to share a quick tip with our … [Read more...]

15 Seats Left for Speaker Success Bootcamp April 2-3, 2016!

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There are so many ways to market and grow your business, get clients, and make money these days but being a speaker is one of the easiest and fastest ways – trust me! Whether you’re comfortable speaking or not, there is a way to get more comfortable so that you can make this one of your top marketing strategies. IT'S TO ATTEND MY NEXT LIVE SPEAKER SUCCESS BOOTCAMP! Using my Proven Formula: 6 Steps to Transforming Yourself Into a Dynamic & Profitable Speaker, YOU CAN DO THIS! There are 2 ways to get more info right now to see if this is something you MUST ATTEND: 1)  Listen to a recent interview I did with my friend Walt Grassl on his Stand Up & Speak Up radio show where we … [Read more...]

Make Money from Speaking – Join me on Blab 3/16

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Do you Want to Make More Money From Speaking? Just click on this link to subscribe to this Blab and tune in on March 16th at 3pm PST OR go there and listen in to the replay and get all the tips we all shared! I love sharing information about all of the ways there are to market your business, get clients, grow your business, and make money doing what you love.  These days, one of the easiest and fastest ways to do all of this is to be a speaker.  I’ve been speaking in business for almost 14 years and I’m also the Queen of Follow Up!  That’s how I built my multiple six-figure business!  I know “HOW” to get clients and make things happen to increase leads and sales and also what to do to … [Read more...]

Big Mistakes Speakers Make When Crafting Your Talk


I watch these mistakes speakers make all the time. It's a shame to see frankly because if you don't do well with the flow of your talk, then you won't probably see the sales in the back of the room or as a result of you speaking. Also on this video I share the 4 components of a good, effective introduction of your talk. If you skip over these you could LOSE your audience right from the start!   This is not good. Are you leaving money on the table too because YOU aren’t ready? You haven't really crafted your talk to sell? Listen in to today's video to double check that you aren't making these mistakes most speakers make and that you have your introduction of your talk in … [Read more...]

The 5 Basics to Get Booked to Speak

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Want to know the 5 Basic Things you need to Get Booked to Speak? Most entrepreneurs and speakers do NOT have these 5 things ready to go and yet you want to get BOOKED to speak more! You have to be more prepared to speak, not only with your talk and what you plan to say in your speech but in order to get booked in the first place. I'm a speaker booker myself. I offer opportunities for people to speak at my live events, for my Love & Money Club membership program and teleclasses, for my Blabs and also the local Sacramento Speaker & Entrepreneur Network that I run on meetup. Want to get booked? Sign up here if it's for the local Sacramento meetup or email me direct for other … [Read more...]

Speakers – Get Paid Even if it’s a No Fee Gig!

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My friend, Alicia White, Founder and Creative Director of Back of the Room Productions™, helps speakers, coaches, consultants, and business owners give their message legs long after they leave the stage through professional branding and powerful products. From speaker sheets to back of the room products, clients receive high-level graphic design and expert branding strategy that leads them to business and speaking success! Today, I'm sharing her post that gives speakers insight about how to get paid even if you are not being paid to speak at an Event, Meeting or Conference.~ Katrina Sawa There was a time when a public speaker would be hired to speak to an audience. Speakers like Anthony … [Read more...]

Monetizing in the Back of the Room for Speaking

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Are you monetizing good enough in the back of the room when you speak? Most speakers do NOT do well in the back of the room. Most entrepreneurs don't even have table displays when they speak. That is always something I negotiate to have for wherever I speak so that I can have a place to direct people and then speak with them about what I have to offer and more. Then on top of the table display, you have to have a very effective follow up system to follow up with all those prospects who don't take action with you that day but maybe will if you connect with them further. I make most of my sales in the follow up you know! You could be leaving THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS on the table by NOT … [Read more...]