Stress! It's the constant companion of most of us as small business owners. It's the mental and physical response to threats or demands — some of which are caused by external circumstances; others from our response to the threats (real or perceived.) No matter the cause, stress is energy-draining and, left on its own for too long, is debilitating.Read More
During a recent conversation with a colleague, the question about the difference between a life coach and a business coach came up. It was an excellent question.Read More
Optimizing performance for our business is a primary objective for any small business entrepreneur. All you have to do is google “better business performance” to uncover 61,400,000 pages of tips, tools, and techniques. From better accountant to employee engagement to business models, the options are endless . . . and a bit overwhelming, I might add.Read More
It begins innocently enough. An idea is sparked. The fire of business ownership is lit. Before long, what was once a mere idea, takes root and begins to flourish. Clients are acquired. Initiatives are launched. Revenue grows.Read More
Every business needs one. And, every business has one. The question is whether or not your business strategy was selected on purpose.
The majority of small business entrepreneurs make up the 78% of the enterprises in the U.S. Although some have staff or freelancers to help implement their initiatives, most are juggling all the intricacies of business.Read More