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
Isn’t it astonishing when you consider that the year is coming to a close? It was only last week – or so it seems – you were making plans for the upcoming year.
Nothing is more frustrating than working 'round the clock and not generating an output equal to the input in your business. Granted, it's common to invest on the front end of your business but, eventually, you want a return. You want to see the business grow.
Running a business is not for the faint of heart or the weary of spirit. In addition to the stamina required to run the race, there are skills that make growing your business a little bit easier.
Recently, HubSpot published a blog titled 9 Agonizing Business Skills You Need to Grit Your Teeth and Learn. It put my brain cells on full throttle to write about the real business skills to master to move your business to the next level.Read More
Any ambitious, results-driven small business owner knows the challenge that comes from being mired down in a process.
Whether it involves clarifying one's brand, narrating the company's core story, or articulating the benefits of your service, working to completion on business development projects such as these, can feel as if you're walking through quicksand.Read More