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Micki Vandeloo
  • Female
  • Bartelso, IL
  • United States

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Micki Vandeloo's Discussions


Started this discussion. Last reply by Dorethia Jan 5, 2015. 12 Replies

I scheduled a webinar through Eventbrite tonight and used join.me for screen sharing and freeconferencecall.com for the call (so I could record and send out).  I was on at the correct time, but no…Continue

How much to charge for writing a series of business articles for a local, rural newspaper?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Micki Vandeloo Dec 29, 2014. 9 Replies

In order to increase my visibility in my local area and gain more writing experience, I am proposing writing a series of business articles for a county newspaper.  Each one would be 700-1000 words in…Continue

Tags: marketing, Writing

Mastermind Groups - Should I participate in one for awhile before starting my own?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Schwab Nov 11, 2014. 3 Replies

I have been considering starting a mastermind, but have recognized that the only one that I currently participate on is the Coaching Mastery mastermind group and I have only been on one call.  For…Continue

Tags: writing, mastermind

A Tale of Two Companies - The REST of the Story

Started this discussion. Last reply by Guy fukunaga Sep 19, 2014. 9 Replies

http://youtu.be/K8veiuUbkOwI talked about Paul Harvey at the end of the last post.  I then realized that some of you (maybe many) may not have ever been…Continue


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Profile Information

How did you hear about 48Days.NET, and what do you hope to get out of being a part of this community?
Coaching for Excellence event, blog, podcast
What is your current work situation? Employee, self-employed, generating any income on your own?
Own a grant writing and coaching consulting business.
And then...what is your goal/dream for your work life?
To live a life that fulfills my family and personal dreams as a result of my consulting work.
How about your personal life? Any specific goals or achievements or dreams you are pursuing (or want to pursue)?
Exclusively write and coach (no other job), let my husband farm as a career rather than a hobby, travel when we want and where we want
What would you say are your strongest talents? How are you 'wired' and what can you offer to the world (it's OK if you don't know yet, but knowing is key to pursuing your dreams!)?
My ability to break complex problems and grant applications into "bite size" pieces, experience with project planning and manufacturing/technical experience
Do you have a website presence anywhere?
If you have a product or service to promote (now or in the near future) this is your shot to state it! Say all you'd like:
My new book, "THE For-Profit Grant Writing Guide", will be coming out in mid-September, online project planning and coaching services to follow
Feel free to share your Twitter name, Facebook page, and any other social media way to connect with you!
@lakeviewgrants - Twitter facebook.com/lakeviewconsulting - Facebook linkedin.com/in/lakeviewconsulting/ - Linked In

Micki Vandeloo's Blog

How Going Smaller Made My Company Bigger - New Direction for Lakeview Consulting

Posted on June 16, 2016 at 10:14am 1 Comment

48 Days Community - This is my last Lakeview Consulting blog post.  I will continue coaching, training and grant writing for the manufacturing community, but no longer for nonprofits.  Find out why I decided to take a new direction in this article.

When I started my grant writing business in 2013, I thought any business was good business. I took on non profit and for profit work.  I heard a lot about niche…


Remember and Be Thankful! Special Memorial Day Post!

Posted on June 2, 2016 at 7:07am 2 Comments

Last week, out of the blue I got a call from a colleague who I had mentored about a year ago.  She called to tell me thank you for helping her get her business started and to report her exceptional progress since we last talked.

I hung up and felt the…


The ABC's of a Great Grant Team!

Posted on May 25, 2016 at 3:46pm 0 Comments

I recently attended a training class.  As part of the class, we were asked to transport 3 tennis balls from the first person to the last person in our team of 19, with all team members touching the ball, in the shortest amount of time.  We started in a line, and recorded a time of 30 seconds.  Our instructor…


3 Simple, Inexpensive Tools to Track and Manage Multiple Grant Projects

Posted on May 18, 2016 at 12:26pm 1 Comment

Well, how many of us look like the woman above?  On a daily basis, we often juggle multiple responsibilities and projects, including grant proposals, reporting and deadlines.

I often get asked by other grant writers how I manage multiple projects for my grant writing business.  Many grant writers, and…


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At 7:32pm on May 13, 2015,
Group Leader
Jevonnah Ellison

Hi Micki!

I just wanted to send you a quick note of personal thanks for being a member of Professional Women of Integrity.

I value the gifts that you offer and thank you for sharing so freely of yourself with our group. You are such a gift and blessing to so many. 

I hope you have an incredible day! Your best is on the way.

Encouraging you today,

Jevonnah "Lady J" Ellison

Your Leading Purpose Strategist

At 4:19am on September 21, 2014, John Henderson said…

Hello Micki,

Welcome to the 48Days community. We are glad you are here. My name is John Henderson. I like to take some time each week and welcome new visitors.

You will find this place to be a wealth of advice and information. You can read blogs by other members, start your own, jump into a discussion in the forums, join one of the great groups for a more focused conversation and much more.

I am the group leader of Lifewise Transitions. We help people realize their dreams by giving them focused advice on their specific obstacle. Does technology, motivation, focus, your past or any other hurdle stand in your way?  We can help.

You can join the conversation here Lifewise Transitions.

Again we are glad you're here. If you want to become the best version of yourself you're in the right place!


At 1:44pm on September 5, 2014,
Group Leader
Lynne Watts

Welcome to 48days and congratulations on your book!! This is a great forum for getting support and encouragement from others with similar interests. I hope you will consider joining a group that I started, A Called Woman. We are all about empowering women to discover their dreams and make them reality.  This month we have a free teleseminar on Who Plucked the Apple from my Tree? (or where did my passion go?) Drop by and sign up, join in the discussion and get involved. Hope to see you there! 

At 10:52am on September 5, 2014, Camilla Kragius said…

Thank you Micki! It was wonderful to meet you too! I can't believe it's been a week already. Looking forward following your journey!

At 4:53am on September 4, 2014, Erin Casey said…

Hi Micki,

Congrats on your new book!!

I wanted to send a quick welcome from the Write it Forward group. We're glad you're here!

The group's discussion forum is packed with information. It’s a great place to ask questions and to get feedback on your work and ideas. If you haven't already, jump into the conversations and let us know how we can help you reach your writing goals.

Happy writing!

Erin Casey
Need some inspiration? Want to craft a credibility-building book? Connect with me at mywritersconnection.com and get 5 tips for beating writer's block plus ideas and resources to help you write your book. 

At 2:58am on September 4, 2014,
Group Leader
Stephanie OBrien

Welcome to the 48days.net community Micki! You will find encouragement and support as you grow your platform or gain clarity for your next career. I'd love to have you join my group, purposeful, passionate, and prosperous where we share strategies, struggles, and victories in our businesses and careers. You could also visit my website movedbypurpose.net 

At 8:13pm on September 3, 2014,
Group Leader
Kent Julian


Thanks so much! Glad my "chocolate-lemonade" skills served you well :)

Live It Forward,
Kent Julian

PS In case you're interested, I offer Goal-Setting That Actually Works! to those join the SHOW UP AND SHINE Movement (both are free). You can join by using the box at the top right side of any page on the Live It Forward website. I think you'll get a ton out of both resources.

At 3:37pm on September 2, 2014,
Group Leader
Jevonnah Ellison

Welcome Micki!

Thanks so much for joining Professional Women of Integrity! Congratulations on your book, The For-Profit Grant Writing Guide! I know you will find incredible value from the amazing women here. I post every Thursday, but feel free to jump right in and start sharing with other fantastic leaders like yourself here. Again, welcome!

Jevonnah "Lady J" Ellison

At 6:10pm on September 1, 2014,
Group Leader
Kent Julian

Welcome Micki,

I try to take time each week to welcome new members to 48Days.Net. So, let me say "welcome" to you! I know you will find this to be a great site filled with people who are experiencing true success in both life and work.

I'd like to point out that one of the best places to connect with other liked-minded people here is in the GROUPS section. There are groups for just about every interest you can think of, and if you can't find a group that interests you, you can start one. Groups are my favorite part of 48Days.Net!

Finally, it sounds like you are interested in writing. If so, consider joining the Write It Forward. There are some great discussions going on that will likely be very profitable for you.

Plus, you might want to check out Speak It Forward as well. It's another group I'm involved with that has a lot of activity taking place.

Again, enjoy 48Days.Net. It's a great place to be!

Live it forward,
Kent Julian

At 4:25pm on September 1, 2014, Jon Schober said…


It was a pleasure meeting you at CWE. I'm glad to see you've joined the 48 Days community. There's tons of great people here, so get engaged in the groups and let me know how I can help you live a life without restraint.

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