Mikko Honkanen — August 31, 2017 Follow @MikkoHonkanen — August 31, 2017 snicky2290 / Pixabay The metaphor “bootstrapping” has been around for nearly 100 years. It’s the idea that you pull up your boots and use your own resources to get to where you need to be financially sound. It’s an often-used term in the … Continue reading Tips for Bootstrapping Your Business
Megan Ritter — August 26, 2017 Follow @megmarieritter — August 26, 2017 StartupStockPhotos / Pixabay Getting a business up and running normally takes a significant amount of money. Usually, it’s more than an entrepreneur can comfortably afford by themselves. In such cases, the standard course of action is to take out a loan. Banks represent … Continue reading How to Write a Business Plan Banks Can’t Resist
Amanda Abella — August 18, 2017 — August 18, 2017 Maklay62 / Pixabay A big complaint among freelancers, business owners and consultants is the inability to predict monthly revenue. While inconsistent cash flow is likely in the beginning stages, at some point you start to wonder if you’ll ever figure it out. The Importance of … Continue reading How to Create Monthly Revenue In Four Steps
Susan Friesen — August 15, 2017 Follow @eVisionMedia — August 15, 2017 InspiredImages / Pixabay Why Gratitude is One of the Biggest Keys to Success No magic pill, wand or formula was applied in creating this success story. While Social Media can have many benefits to business growth, there’s an underlying, negative-based energy many people … Continue reading Is Jealously the Biggest Culprit in Thwarting Your Business Growth?
Spencer X. Smith — August 15, 2017 Follow @spencerXsays — August 15, 2017 Shanon / Pixabay In many of our businesses, August is a slow month. People take their final opportunities to goof off while the weather is warm and our kids are yet to start school. Before the post-Labor Day rush back to work, … Continue reading Feeling Like Business is Slow in August? Here Are 5 Ways to Maximize Your Results
Colleen McKenna — August 10, 2017 Follow @Colleen_Intero — August 10, 2017 Free-Photos / Pixabay In a recent conversation with a new human resources vice president, I listened as they explained their struggles to craft their employer branding message. They are a mature company with a stable history, exceptional products, excellent service and a forward-thinking … Continue reading How to Develop Your Employer Brand
Jody Glidden — August 7, 2017 — August 7, 2017 congerdesign / Pixabay Whether you work for a massive firm or a one-person practice, your revenue potential is limited only by the new business you can bring in or your bandwidth to handle the work. For those looking to thrive and grow, the key is … Continue reading Build Your Accounting Firm with 7 Ideas from Leading Accounting Firm Business Development Experts
Jeff Bullas — August 4, 2017 — August 4, 2017 geralt / Pixabay Fixed mindsets irritate me. You know what I mean. Heard the conversations. We have always done it this way. It is just a fad. As we reinvent business and try to change, the foibles of the habitual human become evident. Calcified thinking. … Continue reading Want To Grow Your Business? 10 Hard Questions You Need To Ask
Dave Brock — July 29, 2017 Follow @davidabrock — July 29, 2017 MartaCPST / Pixabay It seems in nature, as well as business there is a rhythm to the way things work. Disrupt that rhythm and problems start to occur. We use all sorts of terms to describe that rhythm. In science we describe this … Continue reading The Importance of Establishing a Cadence
Nick Jaworski — July 26, 2017 Follow @NBJaworski — July 26, 2017 AlexanderStein / Pixabay You may be surprised to hear this, but the majority of businesses that contact us don’t have sustainable business models. You always hear the statistic that 80% of new businesses fail in the first 5 years. Most business actually eat … Continue reading Do You Have an Actual Business or Simply a Money-Devouring Pit of Despair?