I’ve been asked several times to make the distinction between promises and to-do lists. Here’s one way to look at the difference. When setting your sights on a goal you wish to reach in the future, you will typically lay out an action plan that includes the steps you will take to get from here [...]
Work at home moms are still somewhat of a novelty in our society. The concept is growing, but has not yet reached many women in the corporate world. Many times when a successful work at home mom is “discovered,” she becomes an inspiration to her community and may be asked to do an interview on [...]
Posted by Kimberly Ellis in Franchise
If you’ve ever dreamed of owning your own business, you’re not alone. The desire for the autonomy and financial security that being your own boss can provide has never been more prevalent than it is today. There are many reasons for this but a main one would have to be that as big business gets bigger, the value of the individual employee is diminished and people are fed up with being disposable. Owning a business is a great way for a woman to take charge of her future.
One way to become a business owner is through franchising and the franchise industry is at an all-time high. There are more franchised businesses than you can possibly imagine.
How often do you register for classes and courses that promise to share success strategies and secrets to help you grow your business? How many books and products do you buy with the hopes of learning from experts in the field? If they’re successfull, they must know things you don’t know or you’d be more [...]
Whether you are saying no to a colleague asking you to do something, or saying no to a potential client that you really don?t want to have, the ability to say no gracefully is a key skill when you are in business as a solo entrepreneur. Here are four quick steps to learning this skill.
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