Category: Entrepreneurship & Small Business

5-Step Guide to Starting Your Own Business Successfully

Deciding to start a business is an exciting, pivotal moment in an aspiring entrepreneur’s life. It’s also when the real work begins to turn an idea into a profitable business model. There are many different ways you can approach the business launching process. In this five-step guide, we’ll cover how you can start planning and…
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How to Find and Hire Top Talent for Your Startup

Running a startup can be a rewarding process, but if you ask any successful business leader, you’ll know that no business is successful because of one person. You will need a collaborative team that will work hard to meet a common goal. As the leader of the business, you have the responsibility of recruiting top…
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Why Facebook Live Videos are a Powerful Marketing Tool

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . Facebook Live Videos are one of the newest tools that Facebook has unleashed on the world, and it is a massively powerful tool for promoting your business. When you use Facebook Live on your business page, anyone who has liked your page has your Facebook Live pop to the top…
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Thinking of Quitting your Business? Read This First

Remember back in the early days of your business, and you could envision yourself steadily growing your business? In this vision you poured your heart and soul into your business and you were rewarded with your business loving you back – giving you more time with your family, creating financial stability, and providing a place…
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Managing Client Expectations

We’ve all been there: our best client calls asking for a sit-down regarding the last project or purchase. As a business owner, it’s a stomach-dropping moment; mind racing over the past delivery: Did we mess up? Did the product fail? Were we good enough? It’s never a happy ownership moment when the client initiates a…
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Communication and the Female Entrepreneur

~by Margo Schlossberg~ It was a Tuesday, or maybe a Wednesday or it could have been a Thursday because at this point, it did not matter. I was on the phone again to my friend Lori in Los Angeles, complaining about communication issues with a client.  Had it ever occurred to me to speak directly…
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Why a High Turnover Rate is Dangerous for Your Business

High turnover may not seem especially damaging, but make no mistake; it is one of the most harmful qualities that a business can have. Inability to keep employees around for extended periods of time not only lessens the productivity of a workplace but also speaks to deeper problems within the business. In order to help…
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How To Make Your Business More Energy-Efficient

~by Kara Masterson~ As people around the world become more conscious about resources and environmental impact, businesses have become more conscious about their energy-efficiency. Whether the motivation stems from environmental awareness or the financial impact of energy use, the solutions for improvement tend to be the same. Here are a few ways that your business…
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Make Money Faster

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ Have you ever wondered how to get a business profitable, to make money faster, with more in your pocket? If you’re an entrepreneur, you’ve probably experienced that feeling of having too many choices to make for your business. You’re the one in charge, and there are so many different combinations of…
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Why You Need to Create Systems for Your Business

~by Marina Darlow~ Clearly, any aspect of your business can benefit from having a system. But your time and brain space are limited, and you’re not in the business of *creating systems*, right? Unless you are, in which case you probably don’t need this post. Go have a lunch break. If you have been exposed…
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