Credit cards can make people nervous with high interest rates, the fear of racking up a balance you cannot pay off, or having your information stolen. You may be used to handling your personal finances in cash and unsure of using a credit card for your business expenses. It is easy to misuse a credit … Continue reading Can A Credit Card Be a Good Thing For Your Business?
Business networking is a business activity where entrepreneurs meet to form business relationships, share information, and help one and other build up their businesses. Joining a business network can be a great step for you as an entrepreneur. People like to do business with people they know and trust. A company doesn’t make decisions but … Continue reading Does Networking Work?
Multitasking is considered a desirable skill, but can anyone really do it and do it well? Research has shown over and over that humans really aren’t as good at doing multiple things at once as we think we are. Technology allows us to do more and more at the same time, but true productive multitasking … Continue reading Think You Can Multitask? You Probably Can’t and Your Business is Suffering
I'm so excited to lead a new networking chapter in Fairfax, Nexco. It was founded by a great group of businessmen whom I consider friends, and I'm honored to have been chosen to be the voice of this particular chapter. I've done a lot of networking over the years, and I hear people say all … Continue reading Tips To Network Successfully
Yes, I know it's been a while since I've posted a blog (sorry about that!) I've been so focused on building the businesses of my clients, I've ignored my home, I'll try to be better, I promise. I've been on quite a journey these past few months. Some amazing things have been happening in Chez … Continue reading How Instagram Can Help Build Your Audience (Even If You’re a Service-Based Company)
Social media can be scary for those who don't understand it; those who do understand it, however, use it beautifully as the tool that it is, and excel in marketing their businesses. But, those who don't understand it, underestimate it too, and by doing that, they end up wasting time and money-two things that are … Continue reading You’re Using Social Media All Wrong-Here’s Why…
Ok, so you've done the networking, and you did so well, you got someone to want to meet with you to learn more about you and your services. YAY! Don't celebrate too soon though; before you start imagining your future together, you have to make sure you nail that first meeting with these crucial steps, … Continue reading How To Convert a Client Meeting Into A Secured Client
The deadline for taxes has long passed, and those who needed to file an extension surely have done so by now. Many of us have already received our returns, and were a little underwhelmed by what we got back (if anything at all). Don't get caught at the last minute next year-avoid these common tax … Continue reading Avoid These Common Tax Mistakes BEFORE Tax Time!
Working from home can be a great solution for solo-preneurs, telecommuters, and those who have small children who would rather work with them than without them, but many don't realize a home workplace can intensify problems rather than alleviate them. Make your home-office a healthy environment by creating physical and mental boundaries. For example, … Continue reading Working From Home Can Be Hazardous To Your Health!
As a kid, my mom must have visited the principal's office and seen my teachers more often than she did my dad. I was considered disruptive, and inattentive; talkative, and incorrigible. As the years went on, school became more difficult to focus on, and I got so stressed out by the whole thing, that I skipped … Continue reading Daydream Your Way To Success!