When the Knot Becomes the Noose
Are you in business with a spouse or significant other or do you know people including family members who are? If so, you may understand there are some very unique challenges in these types of businesses that require attention.Are Your Entrepreneurial Money Skills Equal to Your Artistic Talents? Part 1
As an artist, you have many attributes and qualities that are not easily found in your non-artistic counterparts. Although it’s argued that everyone has some artistic abilities waiting within themselves, the difference is that YOU have taken the necessary thoughts and the steps to hone your unique talents.Business: It’s an Invitation to a Red Carpet Event
Launching and growing a business as a woman entrepreneur takes time and a great deal of effort including the big play on your inner person. The launch is just like preparing for a life changing ball.What Can You Release – So You Can Really Focus?
Is your to-do list a mile long? When there is more on your plate than you can handle – and honestly, when isn’t there? – what you need is a “go-to” plan. You need to create an environment (in your head) that will allow you to focus and get your projects initiated, implemented, and finalized.Grow Your Business By Just Saying No
I was at the gym recently and one of my friends turned to me and said, “Carrie, I need you to write about change.” She was finding that she was no longer satisfied with the decisions she felt she was being forced to make out of habit and to meet of other people’s expectations. It got me thinking about business.Tip From an Entrepreneur – Get Yourself an Office
One of the most important lessons I learned the hard way is that if you have at least one employee or there are two or more of you in an organization, that an office is a requirement. There are business incubators that offer a variety of office packages, including a single office, with a phone, and that will give you a mailing address. Reasons You Need to Get an Office: Accountability – You will have a much better idea of how long people are working, and what they’re up to.Why Take Risk As an Entrepreneur?
Risk taking is probably one of the least favorite parts about going into business. But as in every life venture that can bring huge benefits, it is inevitable and ever present. So why are starting and seasoned entrepreneurs willing to bet at high stakes?Happiness = Realtiy – Expectations
According to the formula (Happiness = Reality – Expectations), a failsafe way of sustaining high happiness levels is to maintain low expectations. This formula suggests that one’s happiness levels are inversely proportional to one’s expectations. So if you have low expectations you can’t, in reality, help but be happy for any over-delivery. It also suggests that by setting up your subconscious for poor or substandard outcomes, you will be happy with your current reality. However, we know most people are not happy with their current reality and often want more or better in their life.How Does Organizational Leadership and Laws of Attraction Work Hand in Hand?
Without positive thinking, you can’t accomplish much as a leader. How can you lead a team to success if you are constantly negative as per the progress of your team. Bringing the moral down will just accentuate the issues and not allow the staff to be productive and take the company to the top. As being their leader, you need to always be the one encouraging your staff for suggesting new ideas, new approach, new concept so they can feel they are an integrated part of the organization. Once you are able to accomplish this task, you will see a huge difference at the bottom line profits. Stay positive.How to Find Inspiration Elsewhere (When You’re All Tapped Out)
I followed blogs of people I admired, went to conferences, and just got around people who inspired me. I saw women entrepreneurs using technology to run their businesses, and it ignited a fire in me to do the same.5 Time Management Strategies That Separate the Best From the Rest of the Entrepreneur Pack
How many times a week do you find yourself saying something like this? “Things are good. I’m just so busy.Solo-Preneur or Small Business Owner – Which One Are You?
This is a question that gets asked often. And it surprises me how many business owners consider themselves solo-preneurs, even with revenues well over $0.5m and even as high as $1m.