5 Things Making Your Business Look Unprofessional

Many people spend large amounts of time on creating a professional personal identity and then forget that the look of their company needs that same attention. You may have unwittingly caused your business to come off as unprofessional or at best, amateur. Why do you wear a suit or a dress to work? Likely, it is because […]

Managing Remote Employees

Hiring remote employees, or “telecommuters,” and—the other side of that coin—working remotely, are concepts that are becoming more and more normalized in modern workplace environments. In addition to a growing freelance economy and “work flexibility” becoming a higher priority for many, smart companies are learning that hiring good help is always the smart thing to do […]

9 Ideas to Grow Your Business

It helps to have fresh ideas, whether that’s for a recipe for dinner or for ways to grow your business. Business owners work hard and typically remain busy. But at some point, it pays to reassess your goals and your strategies and discover whether your business is where you want it to be and also, […]

Steps to Better Business Goal Setting

We all tend to get too caught up in the hectic day-to-day busy-ness that feels as though it is taking us where we need to go, yet distracts us from the fact that we need measuring sticks, we need markers, we need objectives and goals if we are going to make a success of our […]

4 Questions Small Businesses Ask About Web Presence

Small business owner? Well, you aren’t the only one asking these questions. Many small business owners wonder just how important web presence is to their brick and mortar. Technology is moving at high-speed; it’s easy to feel lost when it comes to the newest marketing methods.   I just paid for a new website 5 […]

How To Break Bad Habits In Business

Some people crack their knuckles. Some have a sweet tooth. Some cuss. Some let the dishes pile up in the sink. We all have our bad habits, but most of them probably don’t affect our lives in any material way, or are balanced out by our beneficial characteristics. This is okay! It’s part of what […]

18 Business Must-Reads Recommended by Business Magazines

“Learning never exhausts the mind.” Leonardo da Vinci Successful entrepreneurs and business owners spill their secrets in these business must-reads! Check out which books inspire these thought leaders, as brought to you by some of the top business magazines. “You cannot open a book without learning something.” Confucius   Inc.com The Power of Broke by Daymond […]

5 Responses for “You’re Too Expensive”

When a client says you are too expensive, they aren’t saying, “No.” Not necessarily. And if you haven’t been told that you’re too expensive, it might be time to reconsider your prices. That might indicate that they are too low. In most fields, professionals are finding that many people are getting their niece/nephew/cousin-once-removed to snap […]


Owning your own business is an exciting venture.  As a business owner you can live the dream of being your own boss, making your own way, and plotting your own destiny. You may even have the satisfaction of knowing that your business helps to sustain the lives and families of employees who work for you. […]

5 Ways to Find Wholesalers

  Starting a retail or service business? Looking to form relationships with wholesale suppliers? That task can be a challenge if you are just getting started because there are currently over 400,000 companies in the U.S. wholesale distribution industry. So as you can imagine, finding and forming trusted relationships with wholesalers takes time and research. So […]