Entrepreneurs In This New Decade Need To Be Organizational Architects

As I was researching for this piece, I came across an article at entrepreneur.com that speaks clearly to the needs of the business owner as we create and move into the future. Anyone starting a business now is going to be guided by different motives since the pandemic and now…

How To Help Your Business Work Better As A Team: Outsource, Delegate, Ask

One thing I’ve noticed that many, if not most entrepreneurs have in common is the “I can do it all” trait. That trait goes hand-in-hand with the confidence and work ethic necessary to start a successful business. However, another thing I’ve noticed in my work with so many entrepreneurs is…

Business Success Is More Within Your Control Than You May Think  

In the midst of a global pandemic that appears to be wreaking havoc on businesses of every size, the title of this piece may have you thinking that I’ve lost a few marbles. Stick with me, though, and let me explain. It has been my experience, and the experience of…

Tough Times Show You What You’re Made Of

This pandemic has business owners wondering if they’ll still be viable once we get to the other side of it. Businesses of every size are being affected. And those that are in their infancy, well, they may or may not make it out of the gate. Historically, the toughest of…

Preparing Yourself And Your Business For The Post Pandemic Climate  

COVID19 has brought life as we have previously known it to a bit of a standstill. Many of my clients describe feeling disoriented, losing track of time as if we are all on an extended pause. For those of you who were in the early planning stages or had recently…

Thinking Like Einstein Or Frankenstein Is A Choice

In my life one of the most important things I’ve learned is that there are very few things within our human control. We don’t consciously control our heartbeat nor our liver function nor our digestion. (Our unconscious mind controls all of those functions and helps us remember how to do…

A Sense Of Balance Needed More In Chaotic Business Climate

A pandemic has thrown everyone around the world off-guard. Many small and micro-businesses in the medical supply industry here in the U.S. in particular are functioning in a fight or flight mode. For those that have efficient procedures and legal policies in place this could be a profitable time for…

Helping Small Business Owners Become Legally Strong

  Many new business owners today are hobbyists who followed their dreams into a business. If you have entered a business venture this route, chances are you may think you’ll be able to avoid legal issues or solve them on your own as they come up. I would strongly urge…

The IRS Expects You To Prove That You Have A Real Business

With the April 15th tax deadline getting closer, many people who have turned their hobbies into businesses may be thinking there are all kinds of business deductions they will be able to take. Well, before you get too excited, let me forewarn you that the IRS has ways of determining…

Tips To Create Written Agreements For “Do-It-Yourself” Business Owners

Although most new and small business owners have heard about the importance of written agreements with co-owners, service providers, contractors, and clients, many elect not to bother with them until they have learned the hard way about the importance of establishing clear rules of engagement. Any successful business operation requires…