The Best Way to Pay Yourself as a Business Owner

  Knowing how to pay yourself as a small business owner may seem simple, but there are quite a few options when it comes to doing it right. The information below will help you learn the basics of how to pay yourself as a small business owner, but we highly recommend talking to a tax … Continued

Business of Blogging Part 7: Create a Budget for Your Blog

This post is part of the popular Business of Blogging series. If you’re looking to start a business online, or if you’re looking to grow your business with a blog, the information provided here is a good place to start. More and more of today’s business is being done over the internet. Shopping, consulting, taking … Continued

6 Tips for How to Handle Work During the Holidays

It can be hard to stay motivated during the holidays.  There is so much to do with end of year reports due, Christmas parties, never-ending projects, and last minute gift buyers.  Don’t let those dissuade you from good business practices. Here are some realistic tips for how to keep your business running smoothly during the … Continued

How to Transform Customer Problems into Opportunities

  We’ll get right to it. Whether you’ve been a small business owner for sometime or you’re fairly new – customer problems are the norm. We’d like to say that once you get into the groove and have worked out the kinks of your business or new venture, customer issues went away, but it just … Continued

When to Forget Your Goals & Focus on Your Obstacles

  It seems like goals is a buzzword in business these days. We hear about solopreneurs achieving lofty aspirations and turning their side hustle into a corporation almost overnight. We read about the best tactics for corporate goal setting and how to implement change, and we’re constantly focusing on how to beat our stats, implement metrics … Continued

Why You Need to Learn to Tell Your Story

  Stories are just words. So why are they so important? Studies show that the average American hears or reads 100,000 words every single day. Findings from studies dating back decades have shown that 80% of what we learn is gone within 24 hours of our hearing it. That means that many of the message … Continued

How to Create Daily Rituals that Help Propel You To Success

We’ve heard it before. The effect daily rituals have on success is quite the topic among high achievers. The concert pianist who practices scales and muscle memory exercises mercilessly to help hone their craft. The athlete that visualizes winning a gold medal, scoring the winning goal or breaking a world record in efforts to maximize … Continued

7 Tips on What Not to Do as a Small Business Owner

Being a small business owner is hard.  We balance personal life, work, and everything inbetween just trying to make it through the day.  Because of this, it’s easy to take shortcuts or let things slide. Here are a few ideas on what to steer clear of or at least know what you’re getting into so … Continued