Posts Tagged ‘small business’
How the Kolbe Index Changed the Way I Work
Are you a fan of personality profiles? Tests like Meyers Briggs and Strengths Finder have a lot of followers, but my personal favorite is the Kolbe Index because it is about much more than personality and really applies to work. The Kolbe Index is an insightful, overarching test that totally changed the way I viewed…Read More
Delegate, Don’t Abdicate
As I was thinking of April, I couldn’t help but think ‘April showers bring May flowers.’ In that spirit, I decided that I want to shower you with the brilliance of some of my favorite people this month.Read More
Show Yourself a Little Love! 6 Self-Care Tips for Entrepreneurs
What’s the most valuable asset in your business?
I hope you responded with a resounding “I AM!” because you most definitely are.
You’re the moneymaker, the golden goose, the headliner in your own business. You can’t afford to burn out or to be anything short of your very best. Like anything else you value, you need to take care of yourself!Read More
How to Love Your Business When Things Get Tough
If you’ve been an entrepreneur for more than a couple months, you know that business isn’t all sunshine and roses. Sometimes it’s just hard. We lose touch with why we started. We can’t seem to muster up that same joy and drive that fueled us in the beginning.
So how do we fall back in love with our business when it feels like everything sucks?
Here are some things I do when I’m just not feeling it.Read More
Have You Told Your Customers You Appreciate Them? Here’s Why You Should.
One of the most important elements of your business is your audience. After all, without them you wouldn’t have a business! Why not show them a little love and appreciation? People love to feel heard, appreciated, and special. Your audience is wonderful, so your customers you appreciate them!Read More
Goals seem out of reach? Try this!
Some people can keep themselves in line when it comes to getting stuff done and reaching their goals, but others need some sort of accountability system. This can look different for everyone! Some do best with a group to keep them accountable while others prefer a good friend, a coach, or a business partner. There are also those who do just fine with visual accountability like a planner or checklist. It’s important to create a system that works for you, as long as you have some way to hold yourself accountable.
Here’s why accountability so important.Read More
Social media posts need refreshed?
Coming up with content ideas regularly can be overwhelming and time consuming, especially when you’re juggling everything else you do along with several different social media accounts. It’s not uncommon for entrepreneurs to have 4, 5, 6, or even more social media accounts across at least as many platforms. That’s a lot of content to come up with on a regular basis!Read More
The Easy Way To Create SOPs For Your Business
“Organizing is what you do before you do something so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.” ~A. A. Milne SOPs, or standard operating procedures, may fall under the category of “Things I’ve heard about and know I should be doing but haven’t gotten around to doing yet.” Sound familiar? Trust…Read More
What are the leaks in your business?
When was the last time you did a full audit of your business?
If you’re counting up the months (or years) on your fingers, it’s time to take a closer look at your operations and see where things can be tightened up! A business is a moving machine, an ecosystem that requires a lot of different elements, parts, and systems. It can be daunting to take a close look at all of those little details to find the leaks!
Here’s a list of questions and points to consider when you’re looking for financial, time, or energy leaks in your business.Read More
To-Do List Got You Down?
“Proper planning and preparation prevents poor performance.”
This quote couldn’t be more accurate! Have you ever started your day without a plan and ended up bouncing around from task to task like a chicken with your head cut off? Been there. Done that.
Today I’m sharing 5 tips that have helped me tackle my to-do list. I’m confident they can help you as well!Read More