Goal Setting, Santa-Style!

A Ho-Ho-How to! Been dealing with any of these issues lately?: Picky (and very demanding) clients Extensive list and behavior tracking Managing a diverse team of workers Tight, looming deadlines Impossible travel schedule With the holiday season in full swing, it occurred to us that we already have a shining example of someone who deals […]

A moment to say “Thanks”

Maybe it’s just the human condition – always striving for more. For something better, faster, different. And yes, that mindset has its advantages, helping us push forward and achieve greater. But, from time to time, we need to stop: to stop and appreciate what we have, to stop and recognize what we’ve achieved, to stop […]

Save Some Summer Sunshine

If only every day could be a day at the beach – that warm glow on your skin, salty air on the tip of your tongue, relaxing sunlight that seeps deep into your bones. For business owners, that “me” time tends to be the catalyst that kickstarts new endeavors. You gain a sense of renewal […]

Delegation Will Set You Free

Sure, delegating responsibility can be scary. We get it. But do not make it an excuse not to do it. To help ease into it, having a game plan going in makes a world of difference. Too often people hire and delegate without knowing how to make the most of their additional help. We’ve seen […]

Top 10 Mistakes We’ve Seen Business Owners Make (and How to Avoid Them)

Hopefully, you’ve heard this one: Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes. – Oscar Wilde. For many business owners, starting out on their own is a whirlwind of triumphs and setbacks, successes and mistakes. And that’s OK – for as you know, mistakes are the best ways to learn. But when you’re like […]

Can You Help Us Stay Accountable to our 2018 Goals?

  Is it just us or did 2017 fly by? It feels like just yesterday we were discussing the best ways to de-stress during year end and looking forward to a squeaky clean 2017. And now here we are, on the precipice of 2018 and readying ourselves to take the plunge into a new year yet again. […]

7 Tips to Secure a Successful 2018

So, you’ve cast aside the idea of a corporate 9-5 and working on someone else’s terms. You’re a business owner, and we know what that means. What you did took tenacity, courage, and let’s admit it – a small dose of insanity (but a small dose is necessary for us entrepreneurs!). Now that you’ve got […]

Top 5 Technical Tips to Take Back Your Time

Top 5 Technical Tips to Take Back Your Time By: Kelly Louro Here’s an honest question for you – how much of your week so far has been productive? And we mean like, really productive. The kind that prompts you to take that nice, deep breath of accomplishment after you’ve finished? We’d wager it’s pretty […]

Before You Hire An Assistant, Read This

Is good help hard to find? Not if you know what to look for… For business owners who are trying to take their businesses to the next level, an administrative assistant is a necessary step in that growth. And once you find the right one, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without them! A good […]

How to Use Technology to Build Strategic Partnerships

How to Use Technology to Build Strategic Partnerships “Where are you?” is a relatively new concept that’s crept into the forefront of our conversations. Before cell phones, this wasn’t much of an issue. “Where are you?” would be answered with an incredulous, “Where do you think I am?” as you sat at your desk with […]

Assembling Your A-Team: How to Build Successful Strategic Partnerships

Assembling Your A-Team: How to Build Successful Strategic Partnerships Dog-eat-dog. Rat race. Survival of the fittest. Nothing we haven’t heard before. Nothing that we haven’t all internalized and let dictate our world and business views. But, are these views affecting how we should be doing business? Needless to say, competition is not non-existent. As living, […]