Wondering if you should start a nonprofit? Have you asked the question – Should I start a non profit? It’s gonna help people that really need the help. They are under resourced and I want to give back. Well, if you’ve already even thought about this question, I want you to listen to today’s podcast […]
Prove that you have a business. Earn your first check. Gain your first three sales. And be stuck with a check you can’t cash because you ain’t got a legal structure. It might seem counterintuitive to much of the advice that you read about start-ups. But hear me out on why I’m suggesting you start with […]
“Help me make more monnnneeeeeeeeeeyyyyy!” Many people start businesses because of a moment of “Eureka”! They are in love with (Blank). Someone asks them to provide (blank) and hands them dollars for a job well done. The person providing (blank) thinks “I love this stuff and someone PAID me to do it?”. So they hang up […]
I attended a group biz plan pitch and had an “aha” moment about the importance of having a solid mental game. I watched 5 groups pitch business plans ideas. They were innovative. Well researched. HUGGEEE focus on creating a positive impact. And what caught me off guard was that they were teenagers who were presenting!! […]
Dislike marketing? Rather be spending time DOING your business rather than finding customers? I get it. Check out my suggestions in my first post. We are not going after perfection here. But you need a plan. So have fun with your strategy day first and then come back to Step #2 and #3.
I used this tip when I first started using social media. Focus. Focus. Focus. Stop trying to do EVERYTHING all at once. Yes, yes, yes, I know the things on your list seem important. But are they really putting money in your pocket? Far too often, we focus on too many things. We miss out […]
Think you have what it takes to start a business? Of course you do. But you need to examine a lot more than just the traditional check lists for your business plan or your ability to display some highly hyped entrepreneurial characteristics. For example, how is your health? Yup. Bet you didn’t think that one […]