Tag: Grow Your Business

January 8, 2019

As a business owner, you know you need to market your business. But as a solopreneur, it feels like just one more thing you have to do in order to stay afloat. When business is good, there’s not a lot of time for marketing; when business is slow, there’s little motivation for marketing. It’s really…

December 26, 2018

Pricing. It’s one of the most-talked about topics in small business. You don’t want to charge too much, for fear that you’ll scare prospective clients away. You don’t want to charge too little because you won’t be profitable. It’s time to take the emotion and stress away from pricing and to start thinking about it…

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 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…

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…

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

  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…