Category: Entrepreneurship & Small Business

Thriving as a Female Entrepreneur in the 21st Century!

~by Donya Zimmerman~ As a female entrepreneur, you must learn to discover the “true you”. You cannot be like anyone else if you want to have a thriving business. You must know your niche and how to get your message across to your ideal customers. Being a “true entrepreneur” involves being genuine, unique and different. The…
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Increase Your Business Success With the Power of Positive Thinking

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ It’s no secret that with entrepreneurship brings huge amounts of stress, but learning to maintain a positive business outlook can be a learned skill. It will help to stay upbeat, productive, and help keep order and balance in life. Here are the best ways to maintain, and even increase, a positive attitude to…
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Beware the Social Media Trap

~by Haley Gray~ LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat, Pinterest… the list goes on. There are so many different social media platforms that it boggles the mind. It used to be that you could advertise on the TV or radio, and know that you were reaching most of your target audience. Nowadays, that’s not true anymore,…
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Listen to Your Heart, for Business’ Sake

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ So many times in business we do things that don’t feel right – because we don’t listen to our heart or conscience. The cool thing about being a business owner is that you get to listen to your heart, and to take your business in the direction that your heart wants…
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How to Stay Organized & Productive While Working at Home

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ When you started your business, you figured that you’d be able to have the best of both worlds: throw in a load of laundry between clients and do the dishes between conference calls. Now that you’ve been home for a while you’ve seen that it’s not possible to keep both the…
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Answer the Phone!

~by Haley Gray~ If I can give any entrepreneur one piece of advice, it is to answer the phone. You need to have a consistent way to answer all of the calls you get, and follow up on those calls. Ditto for emails that you may receive. Every time you get an email or phone…
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How I Became a Best-Selling Author

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ One of the more interesting things I did this past year was to write and publish a book. I used Best Seller Publishing, and wrote a book called Choosing a Caregiver – Expect the Best & Know How to Ask for It. In my book I provide information that I wish…
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3 Instant Life-Lessons Taught By Selling Girl Scout Cookies

It’s Girl Scout Cookie season! It’s the 102nd anniversary of the Girl Scouts, and as I’ve been helping to sell these delicious baked treats, I’ve also thought about the lessons the girls learn every year while selling their cookies. It’s more than just being able to earn badges… selling Girl Scout cookies actually teaches valuable…
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New Year, New Vision!

~by Maria Marc~   Vision is what you will become. So what do you see? At the dawn of a new year, most of us feel energized to steam ahead into a better year. But do you know where you are headed? Having vision helps you stay on track regardless of crises and challenges that…
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Are You Doing What Your Business Really Wants?

~by Ling Wong~ When was the last time you ask your business – “hey what do you want?” Have you ever checked in with it to see if you are taking actions that are in alignment with its vision? When you feel stuck or uninspired, when you are spinning your wheel or feel like you…
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