Author: Kim Dawson

August 23, 2018

Passion… drive… a desire to fill a need.  Wanting to be your own boss, freedom to be creative, and a natural instinct towards entrepreneurship. Cash flow projections, business plans, and financing. All things needed to start, run, and grow a successful business. But no matter how much of a fire you may have in your belly, or how…

July 9, 2018

I got my first lesson in sales as a small business owner when I was 7 years old selling my arts & crafts door-to-door in my neighborhood. Yes, the entrepreneurial bug hit me early. I would knock on doors, introduce myself, show them my product line, and ask for money. You can say I learned…

February 15, 2018

You have tons of ideas in your head but aren’t quite sure how to get them done. Are they the right things to do in your business? Are they going to get you the results you need? Not every action will get you results, and often your actions can get clouded by other things. Before…

January 18, 2018

I’ve been thinking about the term “scalability”, and how I think many small business owners react to this term. What does it mean? Is it only for those looking to build big companies? If I want to stay small, but make more money for my time, can I still scale my business?   I answer these…

November 9, 2017

Feeling Overwhelmed with Your Business? Feeling overwhelmed by too much to do, can actually make you even less productive! It’s a vicious cycle. Here’s my take on how to overcome this and start making progress.     Like this video? Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE!

November 7, 2017

Are you feeling overwhelmed by marketing your business in what appears to be a saturated market? Do you feel unnoticed in the world of social media, and unclear about how people can find you?   Take a listen and learn what it takes to differentiate yourself in a competitive market, and start taking action and…

November 7, 2017

  Photo: What should I name this little fellow? Caught him out of Boston Harbor. I put him back in the water, but we said hello to each other first.[/caption] [Wrote this back when I was opening my fitness studio…way, way, back. Some great tips that haven’t changed.]   So now the dreaded task of…

November 6, 2017

[Photo taken in 2012 when I first tried Ziplining in Vermont. I was really high in the air…maybe you can tell.]   People are drawn to confidence.  We’re attracted to those who carry themselves in a manner where you can sense that they genuinely feel good about who they are, and what they can accomplish….