5 Inspiring Business Books Released in 2016

No matter what type of startup you’re dreaming about, small business you own or company you manage, somebody else has been there/done that before you—at least part of it! The easiest and most cost effective way to learn is from the failures and successes of others. Slip into their shoes!...more

Top 5 Ways to Save Money When Traveling for Business

There’s no doubt about it – traveling for business can certainly be expensive. You’re usually stuck rushing between meetings, discussions, seminars, events, and dinners. Sometimes, it’s nice to have a mini-vacation by staying in a posh hotel or having a fancy dinner with colleagues. It can be exciting to check out a new city, and to find some great souvenirs to bring home.All that is great, but it doesn’t do much for your bank account. Use these five tricks for saving money when traveling for business and you’ll be able to keep your wallet happy and still get some shopping done....more

The ONE Thing Every Business Needs To Do

A couple of weeks ago, I was coaching/consulting/just chatting with a sci-fi-fantasy author to write her bio.She said something that really stuck with me –She has decided that she doesn’t want to be spending her time chasing after all those “things” people are “supposed to do” online. She has no interest to blog weekly, to crush it on social media, or to create a course....more

How to Use QR Codes to Boost Business

With the majority of Americans owning smartphones, now is the perfect opportunity to take your customer-brand connection to the next level. While they aren’t exactly a new concept, the little 2D barcodes, called QR codes, are giving your smartphone-owning customers direct access to your merchandise, services, and business information. They may be looking to check reviews, engage with your business, order more of a product, check your current stock availability, or find out more information about a certain product....more

Entertainment Marketers: How To Stand Out Without Selling Out

  The notorious "casting couches" you hear about in stories of old Hollywood are a thing of the past, but there are still those eager to make a buck off performers desperate for a shot at their big break. Just as there are unsavory sites trolling marketers desperate to attract attention online.But don’t be tricked into accepting less than appealing options. There’s really no need to sell your soul to generate awareness. ...more

The business venture we don't want to fail

About seven years ago, my husband and I decided to go into a business venture together. The stakes were pretty high: We knew that it was a long-term investment and that we would be working crazy hours. We knew that we would not receive any financial gain from it and that once we entered it, there was no backing out. We were signing up for sleepless nights, an increase in marital strain and depression, and potential health risks....more

5 Best Places For Women To Get Their Business Ideas Funded

The year is 2016, and the problem still looms as large as ever. One of its manifestations is a conspicuous dearth of female entrepreneurs in an otherwise booming start-up industry.Image via Pixabay...more

How to Grow Your Business with Less Investment

Entrepreneurship is the latest trend in today’s time. Everyone wants to display their talent and earn for themselves. We love it when we receive the fruit of our hard work. Investing in a business is a risk in itself; it is not just a full-time job, but it includes a fair amount of financial investment based on the nature of work or services you intend to provide....more

How to Set Attainable Goals

In December of last year, I started to really evaluate where I wanted to be in life and what I wanted out of life and most importantly I started to think about how I was going to go about getting there.If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a million times, little by little becomes a lot. Anything in life is ultimately made up of a million little pieces. Each piece builds to make a result. Small accountable actions are what get you to where you land....more

11 Ways Motherhood and Management are the Same

Sarah Haydt Infinite11s www.infinite11s.com www.facebook.com/infinite11s ...more