Be a “Yes, and” Small Business Owner

Be a “Yes, and” Small Business Owner

Are You Stopped by “Yes, but” Thinking? When presented with the unknown, something that feels like a stretch, something you honestly don’t want to do or don’t know how to do – but you know you should do it – what is your first reaction?  Or, when presented by an exciting new idea you love and then uncertainty and fear set in, how do you […]

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Dr. Seuss: If You Never Did, You Should.

“If you never did, you should. These things are fun. And fun is good.” ~ Dr. Suess Grow by Trying New Things! In life and small business, make it a point to try new things. This is where growth happens!  And as Dr. Seuss says, “If you never did, you should!” You might not like all of them, but you might LOVE some of them. […]

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Moving Your Small Business Forward During a Pandemic

Moving Your Small Business Forward During a Pandemic

Success is Rarely Accidental Even during a pandemic, you and your small business can move forward and grow. How can you, as a small business owner, make that happen?  Get a positive mindset, understand that results require action, be persistent, and then take our #BeTheRiver Challenge. Together, they will help you grow your business! Remember, it’s your business, and it is frankly up to you. […]

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Your Friends Matter More Than You Know

Your Friends Matter More Than You Know

If a friend doubts how successful you will be with your business, and voices that doubt to you…repeatedly… it just may be time to give them the boot.  You do not need their negative energy as you are launching and building your business during “normal” times. You certainly do not need their negative energy in 2020. The Naysayers You know who I’m talking about, right?  […]

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What If You Asked, “What if”?

What If You Asked, “What if”?

Solve small business challenges by asking, What If?

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Let Your Business Grow

Let Your Business Grow

As a business owner, have you held fixed ideas about what products and services you *should* offer and how you *should* deliver them?  Is there room for growth? Are *you* what is holding your business back?  Maybe. Personal Growth Is Essential Unless you are living in a bubble, it’s a pretty safe bet you have given these questions some serious thought in the past several […]

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How Are Your Video Skills? It’s Time to Level Up!

How Are Your Video Skills? It’s Time to Level Up!

We all know that video is an important marketing tool for today’s small business owners, right?  Do you…really?  Let’s check it out. The Case for Video Biteable.com gave some interesting stats about video…eye-popping, actually.  Okay, they sell video creation products. You can begin with a free, introductory “Make a Video” service, and I’m pretty sure they keep trying to upsell you.  Still, these stats are […]

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Critical Small Business Tips to Tame Overwhelm, Including an Attitude Adjustment

Critical Small Business Tips to Tame Overwhelm, Including an Attitude Adjustment

Tips to help you tame small business overwhelm caused by day-to-day small business tasks that are out of control. Start with an attitude adjustment.

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Four Ways to Conquer Fear When Starting a Business

Four Ways to Conquer Fear When Starting a Business

You want to start a business, but fear raises its ugly head and stops you.  How do you even begin?  What if no one buys your product or service? What if people laugh at your idea? What if you fail?  What in the world do you know about marketing (or finances or management or networking or whatever)?  Breathe. Just breathe.  First, you are not the first […]

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Free Small Business Consultation: Are You Ready To Do Better?

Free Small Business Consultation: Are You Ready To Do Better?

Do you want to do better in your business in the next 12 months than you did in the last 12?  Are you serious about making changes and improving? Do you want to stop wasting time and money?  If so, let’s talk. What Is A Free Small Business Consultation? A free small business consultation is the best way to tackle your challenge, whatever it is.  […]

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