Category: Resources

Five Ingredients of Successful and Happy Business Owners

If you’re reading this, it’s likely you’re already a business owner or perhaps you’re just starting out. Running a successful business is rewarding to be sure, but it’s not an easy task. One of the challenges that many owners face is finding a work-life balance. Many people get so laser focused on building their company that it read more

The Pocket Guide to Being a Better CEO

Running a company is tough and it gets more complex when you add additional team members. You then become responsible for the welfare and happiness of these people (as it relates to their work environment and relationships). But what happens if managing people isn’t your strongest skill? You could hire someone to become your right read more

Reaction Dos and Don’ts When Working with Your Team

Whether you work with a remote team or in an office environment, actions always speak louder than words. This is especially true of the visual cues that many of us share with our fellow team members. Good or bad, your reactions speak volumes about how you truly feel about something. Here are some Dos and Don’ts to keep in read more

Bright Shiny Objects

As a business owner, it’s imperative to stay ahead of the competition. The only way to do this is to *follow up on every idea and new innovation you can within your industry.* At least, that’s the mistake many of us can make. Its called “SOS” or Shiny Object Syndrome. It can cripple your ability read more

How Leadership Teams Make Your Business Better

Most of us are part of a team. Whether it’s the traditional 9-5 office work team, a remote distributed team, or even our family team at home, someone on your team is likely designated as the leader. In this post, I’m going to talk about why the traditional single team leader scenario may not be the read more

Manage Distractions & Make Them Part of Your Workflow

Distractions. We all have them. This is especially true for the entrepreneurial and work-from-anywhere types like me. One of the keys to success as a work-from-anywhere type is figuring out how to manage these distractions and make them part of your workflow, instead of allowing them to sabotage your focus. It can be difficult, but read more

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Build Your Own Website

So you want to build your own website. There are HUNDREDS of services and DIFY (do it for you) setups out there that promise instant websites. Many offer free or very cheap solutions for business owners wanting to toss up a quick online presence. These free sites are great for a quick proof of concept for an idea, or read more