The Best Business To Be In.. Be Yourself

This topic may not sit well with some of you reading this or it may strike a cord that will make you look deep inside and say Holy Cow I am doing the same thing in my business! “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ― Oscar Wilde...more

Want Your Business to Succeed - Get a Theme Song

If you are a new entrepreneur, and want your business to succeed, get a theme song and then go live the words of the song while running your business.In order to be successful as business operators, entrepreneurs must find a way to get the entrepreneur, employees and even the customers all working together, on the same team. One way to get people working together and thinking the same thoughts is through music. This is the idea with theme music in movies and television....more

Six simple steps to network like a pro

Whether you own a business, or are looking for a new job or next opportunity, networking is a must these days. But, networking functions aren’t for everyone. Many people aren’t keen on standing in a room filled with strangers, and feeling like you’re asking and answering the same questions with every conversation.  If networking doesn’t come naturally to you, take heart. There are some simple steps you can take to improve this critical skill and make any networking event work for you: ...more

Learn to Juggle When Dealing with Employees

It is thrilling to be able to run a healthy business by learning to juggle when dealing with employees. Most entrepreneurs know they have all kinds of responsibilities to their employees....more

8 Ways a Mompreneur Should Be Like the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals

8 Ways Entrepreneurs Are Like the San Antonio SpursAre you a big basketball fan? I happen to be a Laker's fan (even though I have never lived in Los Angeles). My team is not in the NBA finals, but analysts have predicted that the Miami Heat will destroy the San Antonio Spurs in the final game (this is just a prediction). This gets me to my point of how you (as a business owner) should be like the San Antonio Spurs....more

How to Channel Your Inner Small Business Superhero

Small business owners and superheroes have much more in common than you think! With great power comes great responsibility, and entrepreneurs are responsible for so much on a daily basis that concerns their business, the staff employed there, and the customer base. Sometimes this much responsibility can seem overwhelming, but rather than give up or slack off, it’s a much better idea to channel your inner superhero and save the day for your small business!1) Stay flexible....more

Do You Give Yourself Enough Time & Space?

You promised yourself that you’d leave the office at a sane time for the upcoming weekend or that long-awaited vacation, but do you?  Or do you try to do “just one more thing”? Sound familiar? You decided to be your own boss because you wanted freedom and flexibility. But, are you giving it to yourself? ...more
It actually depends on what type of business that you are in. I have had multiple businesses ...more

Debt - Get a Healthy Attitude About It

It is thrilling to help your business by taking a healthy look at debt. Often entrepreneurs are afraid of debt. This fear of debt can prevent entrepreneurs from growing their businesses as they should. However, once an entrepreneur has a healthy understanding of debt and its place in business, there is opportunity for growth. It is important to understand that every business has debt....more

4 Ways to Grow Your List of Prospects

When you own your own business you must constantly be working to grow your list of prospects. It's called keeping your pipeline full. If you don't take consistent action your numbers will simply dwindle over time. In this post Linda Daley shows you 4 ways you can continuously and consistently grow your list. ...more

Success: It's Not About the Destination

We've all read the quote about how it's not about the destination, it's about the journey. Success is in the process, the road that leads to where we're going. Most of us nod our heads, agree, and then go about marching headstrong toward the destination without noticing much along the way. That's why I truly love this post from Denise Wakeman about success being a journey. Not only did she live this truth on a personal and visceral level, she is now bringing that same energy to her work. I had the pleasure of hearing her speak about her epic journey in person as part of a live conference a few weeks ago and truly wanted to share it with this community. ...more