The Downfall of Many Small Businesses

Shiny object syndrome is the downfall of many small businesses. Especially solo entrepreneurs. You’ve got to focus. I could end this post with that sentence, because in all seriousness, focus is as imperative to your success as knowledge or skill. Focus. The information available to you today, especially via the Internet, is overwhelming (understatement). Methodologies […]

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How to Enjoy a Guilt-Free Holiday from your Business

I don’t know about you, but for me thinking about “taking a holiday” from my business used to be an impossible thought. It can feel like the pressure is ON full force. All the time. 24/7. There is always more to be done when it comes to building my business. There is always something being […]

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The Key To Fearless Self-Promotion

What happens when you leave a potted plant unwatered? Does it thrive? Not hardly. That poor thing becomes the next fire’s kindling. Your business without self-promotion is that plant without water; it will die. We all know this; it’s no secret, but hoards of people feel as though self-promotion is a light breeze away from […]

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3 Adventures to Nurture Your Creative Side

As the caretaker of your business, it’s up to you to feed it new ideas and fresh insights. But sometimes it feels like your well has run dry, and finding an inspiring idea is more difficult than squeezing water from a rock. Which is why it’s imperative to your mental health and the success of […]

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9 Tips for Sustaining Momentum in Your Business

It’s exciting to begin a brand new business. You jump in with both feet and you’re off and running. But eventually you hit an unexpected bump (or two or three). You find yourself stalled. Or just plain overwhelmed. The next thing you know, you’re frustrated or confused and all momentum comes to a halt. Momentum […]

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Delegation: The Secret Sauce to a Successful Business

You’re at a point in your business where the majority of the day-to-day work falls to you, and it’s rare that you assign tasks to someone else. Maybe there is no one else to assign tasks to. You realize you’re holding yourself back from expanding to the next level, but delegation feels like an insurmountable […]

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Why You MUST Market Yourself and Your Business

Picture this; you’re sitting in a dark corner of a coffee shop when you spot your dream guy (or girl) sipping their double cappuccino at a table on the other side of the room. You know they’re the one. You have to meet them. You’ve been waiting for someone exactly like them to walk into […]

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How to Cultivate Appreciation in Your Busy Life

Running your business can be a veritable rollercoaster of emotions. When clients, money, and new ideas are flowing the high is almost untouchable, but that feeling of elation is often followed by moments of doubt, fear, and blockage. Every piece of that cycle is normal, but having a solid thread of appreciation to return to […]

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I Love Imperfection

Oh yeah, you read that correctly. I love imperfection. And while it hasn’t always been true for me in the past, it’s an amazingly freeing and empowering development in my life. I used to feel like I had to hide my imperfections or work until I got things “just right.” But no more. Don’t get […]

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Ever Feel Like An Imposter in Your Business?

Do you feel like no matter how much of a success your business ends up being your efforts will never be good enough? If so, you’re not alone. And you may have what is referred to as Imposter Syndrome. This syndrome is defined by having feelings of inadequacy that persist despite evidence to the contrary. […]

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