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How to Succeed as an Independent Practitioner and Still Have a Life

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How to Succeed as an Independent Practitioner...And Still Have a Life
Learn Tips for Making Life as an Owner Easy

Too many independent practitioners work hard and yet spin their wheels. Many are only a few minor adjustments away from real success. Learn proven strategies and step-by-step approaches that can make the difference between just getting by with your business and succeeding.  
You'll learn how to:

  • Use your profession as a tool to enhance your personal life.
  • Set ambitious goals and achieve them.
  • Develop a business plan.
  • Get the right people on your team and keep them there.
  • Delegate effectively.

Bill Collier, with St. Louis-based Collier Business Advisors, LLC ( has real-life experience starting, growing, buying and selling successful companies, using his own money. He knows what it's like to have to "make payroll." Collier is a business coach, consultant, professional speaker, author and entrepreneur. His book, "How to Succeed As a Small Business Owner..and Still Have a Life" reached the #1 Book on in the "Work/Life Balance" category in 2007.

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