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Transparency as a Business Owner

This week's guest post comes from Caroline Johnson, Founder of Line Writing Co. Being a business owner is tough. There are constant demands to not only complete what you have set out to do, but to stand out in a crowd. Sometimes it can seem like we’re stuck in a sea of people who do exactly [...]

Transparency as a Business Owner2019-02-05T07:43:23+00:00

Office Reset

Check out this great guest post from Darlene Illig on how to organize your office. Living organized can only happen with good systems in place. Ideally, these are put into place to help one be more productive while making day to day life a little easier. When life gets busy, it’s the systems we created [...]

Office Reset2019-01-29T08:38:39+00:00

Becoming Extraordinary: Rising Above Your Limits

What do you think makes a person extraordinary? Most of us believe that the inherent gifts and talents found in extraordinary people are what makes them extraordinary. But it is so much more than that! Extraordinary people accept what they have been gifted and feel gratitude for these gifts. More importantly, they cultivate and nourish [...]

Becoming Extraordinary: Rising Above Your Limits2019-01-29T07:56:01+00:00

Band-Aid for Bashfulness: Squash Obvious Signs of Nervous Anxiety with 3 Techniques By Audrey Ryan

Anxiety about social situations lies on a spectrum.  Even if you’re not suffering from a pervasive anxiety disorder, you’ve probably experienced shyness or feelings of not wanting to stand out before. That's what I’m talking about here, the irritating nervousness that sometimes shows up in public places when our bodies sense that we are out on [...]

Band-Aid for Bashfulness: Squash Obvious Signs of Nervous Anxiety with 3 Techniques By Audrey Ryan2019-01-15T13:59:26+00:00

An Exclusive Interview with Roy Yamaguchi – From Aspiring Chef and Small Business Owner to Running a Restaurant Empire

An Exclusive Interview with Chef Roy Yamaguchi Chef Roy Yamaguchi started as a chef and over the years has built the Roy’s Restaurants empire. A James Beard Award winning chef, restaurateur, television personality, cookbook author, and philanthropist, he has uniquely branded his modern Hawaii-inspired cuisine. Trained at the Culinary Institute of America, he took his [...]

An Exclusive Interview with Roy Yamaguchi – From Aspiring Chef and Small Business Owner to Running a Restaurant Empire2018-12-12T13:41:05+00:00

5 Ways to Reduce your Legal Bill – By Mike Hook

Most entrepreneurs go into business because they have a great idea – a product or service that they believe they can sell. The act of going into business is risky in and of itself. You’re putting your time, money, reputation, and relationships on the line. The business world is a scary place, especially when you’re [...]

5 Ways to Reduce your Legal Bill – By Mike Hook2018-12-17T12:04:05+00:00

7 Tools To Increase your Team’s Productivity – By Michelle O’Riordan

When your team is productive, the whole company wins. Morale goes up, as does output, and your bottom line improves. However, all kinds of small value tasks can decrease efficiency in the workplace, from a slew of emails to unnecessary in-person meetings, to the wrong tools that slow us down. Fortunately, we’re in 2018, and [...]

7 Tools To Increase your Team’s Productivity – By Michelle O’Riordan2018-12-17T12:07:45+00:00

Small Business Owners: Taking a Vacation Will Help Your Brand, Not Hurt It! – By Patricia Claybrook

We use sunscreen to protect our skin. We create passcodes to secure our belongings. And plan vacations to unwind the mind and avoid burnout. So why, then are small business owners so afraid to unplug? In a 2017 survey by OnDeck Capital, only 32 percent of SBOs say they generally plan time away. We get [...]

Small Business Owners: Taking a Vacation Will Help Your Brand, Not Hurt It! – By Patricia Claybrook2018-12-17T12:17:24+00:00

Finding Another “You” – Overcoming a Business Owner’s Scariest Moment – By Bruce Baker

For the most part, people start their business because they are be exceptional at what they do. Be it a Baker, Heavy duty mechanic, Welder or Dentist, most are initially energized to get a business up and running because they do it well or can “do it a lot better” than their previous employer did [...]

Finding Another “You” – Overcoming a Business Owner’s Scariest Moment – By Bruce Baker2018-12-17T12:20:55+00:00

5 Awesome Automation Tools That Will Help Your Small Business Right Now – By Melissa Goldstein

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of… automation. If you’re a small business owner (and marketer by default) the thought of drafting content, proofreading that content, scoring graphics, and scheduling social posts is just how it sounds – a lot of steps and a lot of time. Meanwhile, the call of summer begs you to enjoy [...]

5 Awesome Automation Tools That Will Help Your Small Business Right Now – By Melissa Goldstein2018-12-17T12:21:26+00:00