Being small business owners, we tend to feel we need to do everything. And, for the most part, we do it all. But, when dealing with an expanding business, it takes us time to adjust to the growth in our own businesses. Our routines are off schedule. We run behind. And tasks can be overlooked and forgotten. I know for me, this is one area that I need to deal with now. I am grateful that my business is growing, but I need to manage my schedule a bit more closely. So, here is how I dealt with my … [Read more...] about An Expanding Small Business and Big Picture Thinking
Did you ever look for information online and just get frustrated about where to go and what to look for? There are so many reference blogs and sites on the Web that it can be overwhelming for a small business owner like yourself. Lucky for you, here are my favorite reference websites. Reference Websites for small businesses startups IRS.gov for updated information on tax and payroll information. Yes, I know, you may be thinking that the IRS site is too complicated to use. It has gotten a lot … [Read more...] about 8 Small Business Reference Websites Every Owner Must Use
Did you ever wonder why you are not getting to where you want to be in your career or business? Taking risks and steps to be uncomfortable is so important to get you to that point that will help you expand beyond and move forward. Many things can stop you from getting to where you want to be in your life. You could be scared. Scared of failure. Scared of succeeding and not being able to handle it. You could feel you are not worthy. Not worthy to succeed. Not worthy to make a difference. … [Read more...] about What Is Stopping You From Getting What You Want?
Many small business owners work from project to project, day-to-day, and never stop to look at the big picture when it comes to their business. This will not only burn small business owners out and lose focus on what the company offers, but it will also make the small business less productive and efficient. I manage several clients at once and to do this without going crazy; I create short-term and long-term goals to help me determine where I want my business to go and what I want to … [Read more...] about Small Business Owners: Always Look at the Big Picture!