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What If You Had A Crystal Ball For Your Micro Business?

What If You Had A Crystal Ball For Your Micro Business?

Running a small or micro business is tough. There are a lot of decisions being made daily, and once you think you understand what your customer wants, things change. Wouldn’t it be great to have a crystal ball for your business to help handle your cash flow to avoid future pitfalls? (more…)

Who Are You Doing Business FOR?

Who Are You Doing Business FOR?

Most business owners start their business with an idea and a dream to make it big.

We take our passion, spend hours designing a business card, a website, or the inside of a store. We buy all the supplies and inventory we can think of, and then tell our Facebook friends and family about our new venture hoping for a flood of eager customers.

However, the majority of business owners don’t spend nearly enough time on critical aspects of their business that will attract the right customer.

While there are numerous other tasks and planning that need to be taken care of (like a business plan, financial planning, developing a brand, etc.), the one thing that is overlooked by nearly every business,ย and in my opinion is THE most important aspect, is… (more…)

Needs Of A Micro Business

Needs Of A Micro Business

When I first made the jump from home-based, direct-selling independent contractor to starting my own company, I was excited to be a part of the Small Business Owner “club.” I was a real entrepreneur building my own dream!

I started with $500 in my pocket and an idea.

Since I didn’t know anything, I looked for resources everywhere I could, especially free ones. I found a few helpful resources here and there, but I soon discovered that the other “small business” owners had much bigger budgets and bigger businesses than I had. (more…)

I Just Want To Write

I Just Want To Write

Do you ever have an identity crisis, either personally or in your business?

I have had some significant changes professionally over the last 16 months, as I’ve been trying to rediscover myself. Coming from years in sales and retail, I never thought being a writer would be possible. (more…)

For The Love of Learning: Why I Write

For The Love of Learning: Why I Write

That is certainly great advice at times and for certain aspects of one’s business, but when it comes to being a content writer and business coach, eating from the proverbial smorgasbord gave me understanding and experiences that were the seed of my writing career.

My life motto is ANCORA IMPARO. It means, “I am still learning” and was spoken by Michelangelo when he was quite elderly. How impressive to have a man of such caliber and one who accomplished so much still keep a humble, teachable spirit.

Learning is more than acquiring knowledge. Learning is about soaking the marrow out of life and then involving as many people as possible in your discoveries and enthusiasm.

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