It’s really nice to be able to work in a team environment. Whether it’s looking for a business partner, hiring employees, or selecting sub-contractors, your team is an extension of your business and ultimately, a reflection on you as a business owner. I have experienced the good and the bad. … [Read more...] about Finding the right team members: 5 mistakes that cause business owners stress
It is the dream of the entrepreneur to be able to take their family on a vacation while their business is operating without them and making money on its own. Imagine sitting on a beach and not having to worry about what is happening back home. The reality is when your business is starting out, it … [Read more...] about Paid vacations for business owners: 3 mistakes that prevent business owners taking paid time off
Many people have really unique and creative ideas for a product. They go full steam ahead and spend a ton of time to develop maybe an app, create a service program or spend money to manufacture a product only to realize that people are not buying it. They end up wasting their time and hopefully not … [Read more...] about Launching a new product or service: 5 mistakes to avoid hard learned lessons
On every journey we go on - whether it’s a vacation or the path to be a successful entrepreneur - there is no perfect road map and there will always be things that get in our way that we did not expect. Whether you are not getting results from a marketing campaign, or you are trying to deal with a … [Read more...] about Overcoming Challenges in Your Business: 3 ways to Transform a Difficult Situation to Your Advantage
My husband and I celebrated our 27th wedding anniversary last week. Someone commented on my anniversary post that “How you do anything is how you do everything” and said I was an inspiration. In fact, a few more people also said the same thing. Interestingly, I never thought of myself as … [Read more...] about How to improve your business relationships
Have you ever been stuck in meeting after meeting and feel like nothing is getting done? You’re spending so much time in meetings that you don’t have time to do your work! Are you someone trying to do absolutely everything yourself? “Meeting Bloody Meetings” is an old classic … [Read more...] about Getting the most out of your meetings!