Quitting Job

Should I Quit My Job to Start My Own Business?

I am a staunch advocate of following your dreams and achieving your life goals. I feel that everyone should wake up happy and excited to start their day. This is the main reason that I started my coaching business - it energizes and excites me when I help people discover and pursue their passions. At … Continue reading Should I Quit My Job to Start My Own Business?

Tips for Effectively Using Social Media for Your Small Business (For Introverts)

Tips for Effectively Using Social Media for Your Small Business (For Introverts)

If you are anything like me when it comes to personal social media networks, you prefer to stay as far away from them as possible. I passively use video sharing platforms like YouTube on a regular basis and I engage with my friends, loved ones, and clients on WhatsApp quite frequently. However, I never quite … Continue reading Tips for Effectively Using Social Media for Your Small Business (For Introverts)

Holistic Business Plan

The Holistic Business Plan Model

The traditional business planning model emphasizes developing a mission and vision statement, and writing goals, objectives, or values. This model helps business owners assess their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. These elements are important in strategic thinking for business longevity. However, this method does not focus on how these elements align with an entrepreneur's mind, … Continue reading The Holistic Business Plan Model

The Benefits of Employing Your Child in Your Family-Owned Business

The Benefits of Employing Your Child in Your Family-Owned Business

Chances are your child or children already help out a bit in your small business operation. They may do anything from helping to carry, count, or sort inventory to answering phones and relaying messages. These are all work-related duties that they should be getting paid for just like any other employee. Under the provisions of … Continue reading The Benefits of Employing Your Child in Your Family-Owned Business

How Much Should I Charge for My Handmade Products?

How Much Should I Charge for My Handmade Products?

One question that I often get from new entrepreneurs in the handmade and artisan product industry is "how much should I charge"? Individuals who enjoy working with their hands usually love creating things for the pleasure that they get out of it and they often freely share the fruits of their labors with others. Designing … Continue reading How Much Should I Charge for My Handmade Products?