I come across many businesses on a daily basis, and some of them follow my philosophy and some of them look at me as though I'm an alien. I tell people all of the time, to keep their businesses simple and focused-slow and steady wins the race! But, time and time again, I'm met with … Continue reading 5 Methods To Sustain A Successful Business!
So many people drink the juice that is social media, and are quickly disenchanted by the dismal ratings and virtually zero client turnovers. Why is that? Isn't social media supposed to be the cure-all, fourth dimension that marketing lacked for so many years? Well, yes! And, no. Social media is the perfect tool to expand … Continue reading Social Media-Is It Working For You?
As women, it's easy to say, "Oh, I'll just do it" or "I'll take care of it" and frankly, there are quite a few men out there that do that too; "Oh, it will take too long to teach you all the nuances of the business, so I'll just take care of it myself." But … Continue reading Delegating Is The New Delegating: What You Should And Shouldn’t Be Doing For Your Business
There have been so many news reports, special editions, etc., on the high unemployment rate and how there just aren’t any jobs available. Being on this end of it (the employer side), I hear an entirely different story; how there are so many jobs available with no qualified workers to take them. So which is … Continue reading Workplace Rules For Fresh, New Graduates
As a small business, I feel it's my duty to help others when they are interested in launching a business of their own. Frankly, I think a lot of our economic problems would be solved if we simply shopped exclusively with small businesses, but I understand that isn't always realistic. A friend of mine … Continue reading
I get asked all the time how I got started. I get phone calls from people I don't know, I get stopped at business events, and I even get questioned when I'm involved in events with my kids. It's as though what I've done is this amazing feat and how could anyone possibly do it? … Continue reading How To Transition From A Full Time Job To A Full Time Business
I had a lot of dreams when I was little. I thought I was going to be all kinds of things. As I grew, I started to define myself and let the stars glaze over my eyes, not really allowing myself to tap into what I really should become-opting to climb the ladder of fame … Continue reading How To Find Your Dream Business
Launching your own business can be both daunting and exhilarating. There’s the charge of taking ownership of your financial future, and the fear that you won’t be able to commit to it for a long period of time. Starting a home business is even more daunting when you realize you really don’t have a designated … Continue reading Five Bad Habits of Home-Based Businesses, and How You Can Avoid From Making Them
Crowdsourcing has gained a lot of momentum recently, mostly because of its effectiveness. Don’t understand what crowdsourcing is? As Bryan Kramer on SocialMedia Today puts it “Crowdsourcing is a new way to collect a community and financing that you can use to bring any project you could imagine to fruition. Whereas the old method of … Continue reading Understanding Crowdsourcing and How It Can Help Your Business
I know this is a touchy subject, but I have to say it “sometimes, the customer is wrong. Very wrong.” There. I said it. I’m not taking it back. Moving on. Of course, as a business owner you have to do your best to achieve customer satisfaction, and this is what you teach your employees … Continue reading The Customer Isn’t Always Right-How To Deal With A Disgruntled Client