11 Jul 2016

10 Ways to Motivate Yourself

These are 10 of my most tried methods for self motivation. The best part? If you are in need of some self motivation, you don’t need to do all 10. You can just pick and choose which ones
2 Mar 2016

Building a Better Small Business Part 4: Ready, Set, Action

We are now in Week four of our 4 weeks to building a better small business series. In the first week of this series, we talked about capturing your assumptions and best guesses about your business idea. We covered
23 Feb 2016

Building a Better Small Business Part 3: Making Time

I knew I had to make time. It hit me even harder the day I tried to fit into my red dress. It was just as lovely as I remembered it the day I first pulled it off
15 Feb 2016

Building a Better Small Business Part 2: Taking Your Ideas for a Test Drive

When I was about to graduate with my Bachelors in Business Information Systems, I was faced with a tough decision. The University had arranged interviews with an aeronautics company and pretty much all my classmates who walked into
7 Feb 2016

Building A Better Small Business: What is Your Hypothesis?

We are finally in Week one of our 4 weeks to building a better small business series. I hope you are just as excited to get started as I am. In this week’s post we are going
4 Feb 2016

4 weeks to building a better small business

February is going to be an exciting month for all of us. I will be doing a 4 part series starting Monday on step by step actionable posts to help you build your small business idea or re-evaluate your existing
26 Jan 2016

Do you know where you are headed?

Do you know where you are headed? No matter what direction you are headed, it pays to occasionally hit pause and reassess if the path you are on will take you forward, backwards or lead you right back to the same
19 Jan 2016

The first 3 lessons in business I ever learned

I learned my first 3 lessons in business when I was 8 years old. It all started with a business idea I picked up from school. The Business Idea It was a hot and dusty afternoon in Government
11 Jan 2016

Top 9 lessons learned about Getting back on course

If you are like me and sometimes find yourself with too many things to juggle or feeling that your life is pulling you in one too many directions, you might find useful my top 9 lessons learned about getting back
4 Jan 2016

Happy New Year. Now let’s set some goals

It’s resolution time. Perhaps this year you are not feeling exactly pumped. Maybe you are looking back and recall starting the last year in much the same way; a few goals here and there feeling motivated and determined but somewhere