Goal Setting

When to Break Up with Your Financial Adviser: Five Red Flags Every Entrepreneur Should Know

A great relationship with your financial adviser is a bit like a relationship between partners on an episode of The Amazing Race. The two of you should work as a team, outlining the terrain of your life, plotting your goals and objectives, identifying the obstacles and plans to work around them, and celebrating your success. That’s why it’s so critical to pick an adviser you … [Read more...]

What You Need to Know About Finances Before Starting Up

As a startup founder, you will go through numerous stages, including launching a business, securing funds, polishing up your business model, collecting customer feedback, recruiting employees, and acquiring customers. But before all of that, you need to ensure your business’ growth, by having a solid financial plan. Having a financial plan gives you the opportunity to boost … [Read more...]

Tips for Scaling Your Service Contracting Business

Your contracting business may have started small, but as you’ve taken on more work, you’ve realized your pressing need to scale and hire on other contractors, or even become a contracting agency. While growing your business is an exciting prospect, it can also be a daunting task to learn how to scale appropriately as you grow. If you’re looking to scale your contracting … [Read more...]

3 Success Tips for Solopreneurs that Are Somewhat Counterintuitive

This year I feel more motivated than ever to not just run my business, but to take it as far as it (and I) can physically go. Maybe even a little further. Not that I haven’t had similar goals in the past, because I have. This year, they just feel more intense. Like I’ve somehow found this ball of unbridled energy deep in the pit of my gut and want to use it as fuel to … [Read more...]

5 Eco-friendly Changes All Businesses Should Consider Implementing

It is up to us all to make changes that help our planet. It is being polluted with toxic gases and climate change issues are worsening. As well as playing our part as individuals, businesses can make a huge difference. Here are five eco-friendly changes all businesses should consider implementing.  Go Paper-Free  This isn't likely to come as a surprise. With the advancement … [Read more...]

Make Your Vision Statement Relevant

“A vision helps to inspire and capture aspiration and assist people in overcoming the inherent incohesion associated in moving away from the familiar.”  So wrote Benjamin and Rosamund Stone Zander in their excellent book The Art of Possibility. Yet, most organizations’ vision statements do the exact opposite, leaving staff bereft of any kind of inspiration that could produce … [Read more...]

Business Building Blocks: How To Write A Business Plan

When you are first starting out in a new industry or niche, it can be easy to neglect some essential things while focusing on brainstorming and creativity. However, at some point in the early stages, it is imperative that you put some of your ambitious plans on paper. Constructing a business plan is one of the most important things you must do for the early success of your … [Read more...]

How to Manage Your Money Better

We live in a society that is built on capitalism, and this system will not function properly without money. People have to work in order to enjoy what life has to offer. But even those who do tend to have a lot of money problems. There are certain things which can help you with having better money management skills. It starts with some simple tips. If you have not had a … [Read more...]

The Pros and Cons of Using a Goal Setting App

In 2018, mobile device users downloaded around 194 billion apps according to the Business of Apps. Additionally, on an average day, most people spend roughly 3 hours interacting with these apps, with their three favorites taking a majority of that time. While social apps such as Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram are among the most popular globally, it’s not uncommon for … [Read more...]

The Power Of Setting Unrealistic Goals

Discussions around goal setting often revolve around setting realistic goals. What if I were to tell you that setting unrealistic goals can lead to revolutionary changes in your mindset and then your life? It’s essential to make sure you can take steps to achieve success, but it’s equally important to find the right balance and push the limits of what you can accomplish. The … [Read more...]