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financial habits

According to Gallup, half of employees are ready to leave their jobs. Some of these individuals might even go on to start their own businesses. While statistics indicate that half of those startup attempts will be unsuccessful, right now the small business optimism index is at its highest level since its inception 45 years ago. […]

Setting the right prices for your services or products is a critical step for any business owner. Set your prices too low, and you’ll struggle to stay afloat. Set your prices too high, and you may struggle to find people who will pay for it. Doing market research on pricing for your market is a […]

Being in business can be tough. You may be doing work that excites you and fulfills your passion, but income fluctuates, markets change, and your customers’ and clients’ needs may evolve as well. One of the most unmotivating circumstances for an entrepreneur owner to be in is when they feel like their business isn’t generating […]

How your business grows

Being a business owner is not for the weak. When I started my own business I had to work very hard to build it into what it is today. Along the way I learned to withstand negativity from other people about why I quit a perfectly good full-time job. But I knew that there was […]

working from home

Working for yourself comes with a lot of temptations, especially if you work from home. There’s tv, website after website, and even housework to put before your actual freelancing work. Plus, when you need to do all your own marketing, accounting and the actual work, it’s easy for your work day to get derailed. You’re […]

I recently announced to my email list that I’m quitting my podcast for now. Actually, I turned it into a teachable lesson where I explained how it’s okay to quit a project. I even encouraged my list to share some of the things they were quitting with me. To my surprise, many of them responded […]

Office Supplies Home

After a couple of years going to a coworking space, I’ve decided to cancel my coworking space membership. This may come as a shock because I love my coworking space membership, but sometimes certain expenses no longer make sense. Although I’m going to miss having a coworking space membership, I know the time has come […]

money habits

I do a lot of consultations in my business. Most of the time, small business owners come to when they don’t know what their next business move is. In fact, “I don’t know what to do” is a sentence I hear a lot. In this age of social media, we also have shiny object syndrome. […]

Departments to consider outsourcing

I celebrated my first year business anniversary in January. Running an event company as well as a freelance writing business means I juggle a lot of responsibilities, and my first year was a 12 month long learning experience. There was a lot of stress, a lot of tears, and the most money I’ve ever made […]

I have a confession to make. In the last few weeks, I haven’t felt excited about business. In fact, I’ve felt bored by my own work. Granted, I think a part of this is because my birthday is next month. I always get introspective and start questioning everything right before my birthday. I’m also turning […]

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