Do you dream of checking statements and dwindling balance numbers? Drive yourself into a frenzy trying to budget as carefully as possible from month to month? Worry that a slow month may very well kill your business? Our guest poster today is Sarah Holt from the Consulting Guru and she’s dishing the best advice on how businesses can avoid freaking out and find their focus on the financial front.
Did you know that most businesses are in the red for at least a few years before they start to prosper? Starting and running your own business can be one of the most challenging things you’ve ever done and from a financial standpoint, it’s easy to let the debt weight on your shoulders rule your mood. But when money is scarce, there are four great ways to keep your chin up, both for yourself and your business! Continue reading →
What inspires big business leaders and entrepreneurs? How do the best leaders at the top, the Donald Trumps of the business world get their drive and motivation? The beginning of a new year is a great time to get your inspiration on and grow your business. How do you do it and not lose sight of what you started along the way? These 4 tried and true tips are the ultimate to keep in mind that successful entrepreneurs everywhere use to get to the top!
1. Set Football Field Goals
Picture a football field. The goal is to run the ball to into the end zone and score, right? Along the way you hit different field markers, 5 yards, 10 yards, 15 yards and so on. You can’t get to the end without passing these markers. The same rings true with goals. What about a Hail Mary you ask? The receiver must run past and the ball must fly over each yard before they reach their destination. Continue reading →