Category Archives: Small Business Tips

Featuring tips on managing and running your small business efficiently.

5 Tips to Achieving a Better Work-Life Balance

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Juggling. The one sought after trick that we tried effortlessly to master as children. Keeping those little balls up in the air while keeping your motions in sync. I don’t know about you,  but my juggling acts always found the balls tumbling to the ground while my parents continued clapping in an effort to encourage […]

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One Can Be the Loneliest Number…

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You’ve become fatigued with doing a job for someone else. You’re grinding away while someone else reaps the hefty rewards. The thought of taking this show on the road has entered, crossed, and climbed the walls of your mind for quite some time now.  You’re sure you’ve mastered this hamster wheel and how to navigate it. […]

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Self Employed Entrepreneurs or Deadbeats?

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Networking and trade shows aren’t really my cup of tea, but I decided to give it a shot and see what all the hype was about. I attended a networking event for young entrepreneurs. There were plenty of colorful and interesting attendees that really sparked an attraction. My experience immediately went rotten when a head […]

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The Not-so-Blue day after Blue Monday

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The dreaded third Monday of January is a day that has been dubbed the “most depressing day of the year.”  Ironically, the bleakest day of the year has gotten over 20,000 news mentions. The media enjoys doling out depression. Social media has created numerous viral posts about the dispiriting day that is Blue Monday. The […]

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Organizing Your Business for the New Year

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It’s already 2017 *cringe*. Of course, as you do every year, you look at yourself, your business, and your life and think – where did the time go? Well, at the risk of sounding like an over played infomercial, this could just be YOUR  year! The year to make everything work for you. To make things run […]

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Unconventional Tips to Help you Land your Dream Job

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Statistics show that there are approximately 150 applicants for every job posted. That leaves us all with the burning question: How will I ever land that dream job with so much competition?  It can be a daunting experience to try and rise above the competition. Sometimes unconventional methods can help you see things from a […]

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Techniques to Keep You Focused at Work

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First of all, let me reassure you. It’s normal. It is perfectly ordinary to lose focus on a task that you are trying to complete at work. Something creates a distraction, and you spend quite some time trying to finish up with said distraction before you can complete the initial task at hand. Quite disquieting. Once […]

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How to Create a Richly Successful Blog

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You’ve poured your heart out onto a page, positive that your extensive expertise on the topic: Why Squirrels Prefer to Cross the Street as a Car is Approaching will be a nail-biting page turner. Contrary to your steadfast beliefs, your blog failed miserably.  Not one like or share, and only 3 avid squirrel lovers read it. […]

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Ensuring your Business is Holiday Ready.

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Summer has barely ended, and we’re already throwing Holiday tips at you. Where is the mercy? Well, if you are a small business owner, you know that preparing your business for the Holidays is a task that must be taken on earlier rather than later. Ensuring that your business is qualified to navigate through the […]

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Miscommunication and Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

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Let’s not beat around the bush. Leadership, conflict, and miscommunication are closely connected. If that is not the case in your workplace, then chances are you are working with robots, and this blog definitely isn’t for you.  Don’t panic. Conflict shouldn’t be feared. It should be embraced. It is quite commonplace for employers and employees to […]

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