The Undeniable Truth About Good Luck & Successful People

There’s a lot of problems with the concept of luck. We hear from some entrepreneurs that they didn’t expect their success — they just had a stroke of good luck. Some people chalk their business failures up to incredibly bad luck. Luck stands on the foundation that it is unexpected, random, and changes the course of your life. It’s very...

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Entrepreneurship: What Life Looks Like When You Abandon The 9-5

If you want to figure out what kind of person you are, then quit your job. Leaving behind the predictability of a 9-5 is the ultimate definition of “sink or swim.” When I put it like that, it can sound like a fun challenge with many rewards. Entrepreneurship in recent years has been romanticized and the lines become more blurred every year. When are...

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There Are 5 Types of Successful Entrepreneurs: Which Are You?

Even though we are all different and have taken different paths to get where we are today, as entrepreneurs, we definitely have one thing in common: Life is better. No successful entrepreneur looks back and says I wish I never started my own business or I wish the whole process had been easier. We are grateful for the wins and the losses, the struggles and...

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The Hustle Room 7/8/17 : News & Updates for Creative Entrepreneurs

I created the Hustle Room because quite frankly, it’s missing from the Internet. Most entrepreneurs have no idea what’s going on in the business world, and it’s important to keep updated so you can make better decisions for your small business. Updated every Thursday. I encourage you to use the comments to spark conversation on some of...

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Top Picks: The Perfect Desk For Your Home Office (Under $300)

Behind your desk is where small ideas become big realities. Your home office should be a room infused with inspiration — with your desk as the glue that holds it all together. Whether you prefer a simple, sleek design or bursts of color, there’s a desk for you. These desks are my top 5 picks for a tight budget! All of these desks have been...

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The Art of The Start — How to Execute Your Best Ideas

Here’s a contradiction for you; I love what I do, but most of the time I don’t want to work. It’s kind of like working out. Most of the time, we dread the period before we start, but by the time we’re halfway through, we’re thankful that we took the time to do it. Afterwards, you feel better… more accomplished. But the...

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What Should Your Morning Routine Look Like As A Business Owner?

A morning routine can be summed up in one word — necessary. Keep in mind that I’m using the term, “morning” very loosely. Depending on your lifestyle, I’ve heard really good arguments for alternative sleep schedules like segmented and triphasic sleep. When I refer to a morning routine, I’m talking about what you do in the first 1.5 hours after...

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How to Stay Motivated When You Want to Give Up On Your Goals

The choice to give up always sits just on the horizon. Beckoning to you. It feels close enough to reach, but far enough that getting there would certainly be a sacrifice. The feeling of wanting to give up is not new to me — nor is it in my distant past. It’s a struggle, and I still have those moments. There is no magical milestone to define when the...

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The Top 3 Qualities That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur

How does one become business savvy? Is it in you from birth or is it something you learn through a ton of experience? It’s a question I’ve wondered about for years. And while I don’t know if it’s possible to be born with the qualities you need to succeed as an entrepreneur — I do know that they can be learned. Entrepreneurs are...

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