December 12, 2018

 Workflows and scaling go hand-in-hand, and scaling a service-based business requires that those workflows be easy to follow and easily repeatable. And with them, you can easily scale your service-based business. On this week’s episode of The Sassy Strategist, Rhonda Melogy, productivity consultant of Business Plan of Action is sharing some behind-the-scenes of what…

December 5, 2018

One of the (many) great things about being a business owner is that you get to name your salary. Not in the “I want to make $1 million right out of the gate” way, but you really do get to own your salary. But it’s a tough place to get to, especially if you’ve never…

November 21, 2018

Hiring can be a stressful event for any business owner, but maybe even more so for small business owners. The business is so small that every hire has to be the perfect fit, or you risk a culture shift in your organization. Ultimately, you want to prevent problems before they happen. It’s so crucial to…

November 14, 2018

Are you the type of person with all the ideas? It’s like you have an idea fountain in your brain that keeps ideas pouring forth. But are those ideas working for you? If you’re a business owner, chances are you’re great at coming up with ideas. It’s what you do. You have five amazing ideas…

November 7, 2018

If you’re like the rest of us small business owners, this is what your day at work looks like: You answer emails. You set up meetings with your clients. You write a pitch for a new prospect. You track down outstanding payments from clients. You make calls to vendors you’re working with. You work on…

October 31, 2018

A lot of us need to delegate and don’t, and when we do we’re not always as effective as we should be. Sometimes it’s the fear of someone not being able to do the task the “right” way (which is actually key for not doing it “your” way). Sometimes it’s not know what you need…

October 24, 2018

Some tasks are just not worth it for you to do yourself. Not in your business, and not in your life. If the alternator goes out on your car, chances are you’ll take the car to the shop to have an expert work on it. If one of your kids falls and breaks a bone,…

October 17, 2018

Everyone who’s followed me at all knows that I love to talk about delegation. But before you can delegate anything, you need to have systems in place so your team members know what to do and how to do it. On this episode of The Sassy Strategist, I’m talking to Melissa Morris, a business operations…

October 10, 2018

You were sick of being a slave to the system and being trapped in a corporate 9 to 5 with nothing to look forward to but two weeks of vacation a year and missing out on milestones in your own kids’ lives. You decided you didn’t want to spend the prime of your life building…

September 26, 2018

“Niche down” is advice a lot of business coaches give their clients as a way to find more clients and build a solid business. It’s also advice that scares a lot of business owners. By definition, to “niche” is to identify a specialized area to focus on–a very specific segment of their industry. This smaller…