Entrepreneuring

Startup Business Ideas, Strategy and Planning

As an entrepreneur, you most likely wear many hats in your day-to-day work. Figuring out how to juggle all of the tasks you have to do, while still maintaining a life outside of work can be a challenge. Entrepreneuring articles focus on you, the entrepreneur, and how you can strengthen your areas of weakness when it comes to business and keeping a healthy work-life balance.

Need Extra Summer Help? What you Need to Know About Hiring Seasonal Workers

For many small business owners, including those in the tourism business or those catering to warm weather activities, summer means “go” time. You wait all year for this busy time, and you don’t want to miss any business because of lack of preparation. In fact, you may be looking to add some extra staff members to handle the extra work. Seasonal employees are defined as … [Read more...]

5 Steps to Making Better Decisions

This article is one in the multi-part series entitled The Entrepreneurial Mindset. Experts suggest that the average person makes thousands of decisions a daily. This includes deciding things such as what to wear, what and how much to eat, whether or not to answer a phone call or text, and more. As a small business owner, you are faced with an even greater amount of … [Read more...]

Dealing With Doubt

Whether or not we like to admit it, we all have a voice in the back of our heads. On some days, it’s an encouraging voice that pushes us forward and drives us to take risks. On other days, it’s a seemingly endless stream of negativity that tells us we should quit whatever we’re working on. As an entrepreneur, listening to that kind of doubt can be the beginning of the end. Once … [Read more...]

4 Guilt-Free Reasons Every Small Business Owner Should Get Regular Massages

Guilt is a powerful emotion that can make you do things you really don’t want to do. Like when you agree to join a local committee even though you barely have time to get your work done as it is, or when you tell a client that you’ll take on a larger project knowing that it is going to cut into your family time. On the flip side, guilt can also keep you from doing the things … [Read more...]

Are You in the Dark When it Comes to Workplace Lighting?

As a mother, I often find myself switching on a lamp when I see one of my kids reading in a dimly lit room. Most of us know that poor lighting can cause eyestrain and headaches. But did you know that improper lighting could impact your work productivity as well? Lighting not only affects how well we are able to see, but it also plays a role in our moods and behaviors, … [Read more...]